Who is Tsidi Makitle who Plays Phumeza from Durban Gen, Is She Twin?

Tsidi Makitle (born August 17, 1998) is a 25-year-old South African actress and businesswoman. She has an identical twin sister called Tsidiso Makitle. 

Makitle rose to fame for playing the fictional character Phumeza in the South African soap opera Durban Gen which airs on e.TV.

Summary of Tsidi Makitle’s Biography

  • Full name: Tsidi Makitle
  • Nickname: Phumeza
  • Gender: Female
  • Date of birth: August 17, 1998
  • Tsidi Makitle’s Age: 25 years old
  • Ethnicity: Black
  • Nationality: South African
  • Zodiac Sign: Leo
  • Sexual Orientation: Straight
  • Religion: Christianity
  • Marital Status: In a relationship
  • Siblings: Tsidiso Makitle and Randy Noluthando Ndlovu
  • Tsidi Makitle’s Net worth: $500,000
  • Famous for: Playing the character Phumeza in Durban Gen
  • Tsidi Makitle’s Instagram: tsidimakitle
  • Facebook: Tsidi Makitle

Tsidi Makitle Hails from KwaZulu-Natal Province 

Durban screen star Tsidi Makitle hails from a village in the KwaZulu-Natal province called New Germany in Pinewood. She was born and raised there alongside her siblings – Tsidiso and Randy Noluthando Ndlovu. The actress is of Zulu descent.

Tsidi’s mother suffered a stroke when they were young, which made her and her siblings devote much of their time to caring for her. Her name and current whereabouts are unknown presently, and there is no information about their father.

Makitle received her primary and high school education from schools within her locality. She earned a bachelor’s degree in Arts from the University of Zululand in 2020.

She has a Twin Sister called Tsidiso Makitle

Tsidi and Tsidiso Makitle are not only twin sisters but also best friends. Tsidiso, just like Tsidi, is a fast-rising actress and businesswoman. She also plays a role in the TV show Durban Gen.

Tsidi first made it to the popular TV show before her twin sister was subsequently introduced on the show as her twin on the soapie. The sisters are absolutely doing fantastic jobs on Durban Gen, and they are a delight to behold.

The siblings have yet to make a collaborative on-screen appearance on any other TV project. The Makitle twins and their other sister Randy own a cleaning, garden service, and product enterprise called Smooth Cleanings Pty Ltd.

Further details about the company, including the year it began operation, branches, and financial report, are not available for public consumption.

The Makitle Twins are Currently 25 Years Old

Tsidi and Tsidiso were born on the 17th of August 1998, which currently makes them 25 years old. Due to their plus-size bodies, many believe the twins are much older than their actual age.

The Makitle twins are so identical that some people actually find it difficult sometimes to identify them by their names when they are together and even apart.

Tsidi Makitle Started Acting after she Graduated from College 

Tsidi made her first on-screen appearance in Durban Gen in 2021 after she left college. She quickly became a fan favorite on the show due to her acting skills and charming personality.

The actress portrays a kind-hearted medical practitioner with a soft voice and good manners who is dedicated to her profession. Her character is the matron’s preferred nurse because of her care for her patients, whom she serves assiduously. Phumeza, who is in her mid-thirties on the show, is married to Detective Sibiya.

Makitle is one of the best actresses in Durban Gen. She plays her role so well that most viewers easily fall in love with her acting skills.

Although Tsidi is yet to bag another acting role in the industry, she has already become a household name and fan favorite among local viewers in the country. Her popularity has immensely grown since she debuted, and her fans are excited about her career growth.

Tsidi Makitle is in a Relationship

Tsidi’s Facebook page indicates that she is dating someone. She hasn’t yet revealed who her boyfriend is nor talked about their relationship in the open.

Due to the adorable babies the actress uploads on her Instagram profile, many people do assume that she is a parent. The kids, on the contrary, are her niece and nephew. Tsidiso, her twin sister, gave birth to them.

Tsidi fondly calls her niece Marshmallow while her nephew was born in February 2023.

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