Sophie Ndaba Biography, Age, Husband, Children, Awards & Shows

Sophie Ndaba is a South African actress and model popular for playing the role of Queen Moroka on the SABC1 soapie Generations. She was honored with a Duku Duku Award for “Best Soap Actress” in 2003.

Sophie Ndaba Biography

Sophie Ndaba biography
Image: Sophie Ndaba

She was born in 1972 in Soweto and has done voice-overs for cartoon characters in television commercials.


Sophie Ndaba is aged 47 years old as of 2019. She was born on June 29, 1972 in Soweto, South Africa. Sophie spent her 42nd birthday in 2015.


She completed high school in Zimbabwe after which she pursued her modeling career. Her mother sent her to an orphanage in Zimbabwe so she could get a better education than what was available in apartheid South Africa.

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  1. She first appeared on Generations in 1993.
  2. She acted in the series Class of ’92. Supporting roles in Thlaranthlophe, and Yizo Yizo 1.
  3. Cameo roles in local productions such as Egoli and Soul City. Played the role of Queen Moroka in soapie Generations.
  4. Played Harried on the SABC3 casino telenovela High Rollers in 2016.
  5. Signed to Isidingo to play Nkadimeng in 2016
  6. The guest judge in the Miss South Africa 2016 beauty pageant.


Sophie Ndaba Son
Sophie Ndaba Celebrates Her Son’s 19th Birthday

She is a mother to three children including Rudo Ndaba, Shallon Ndaba, and Lwandle Ndaba.

Awards & Nominations

  • Nominated in the category Best Soap Actress in the Duku Duku Awards in 2002.
  • Won the award in 2003, when she was also nominated in the Elle/Sunday Times Style Awards, in the category of Most Stylish Actress.
  • Nomination for the Children’s M-Net Awards, in the category Best Soap Actress in 2004
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TV Shows

City Ses’la – Season 2Queen
Generations – Season 1Queen Moroka
High Rollers – Season 2Harriet
Isidingo – Season 1Nkadimeng
Miss South Africa – Season 58Judge – Herself
Miss South Africa – Season 59Judge – Herself
The South African Music Awards – Season 19Presenter – Herself
Yizo Yizo – Season 1Louisa Tlali
Zola 7 – Season 1Guest Host – Herself


Sophie Ndaba traditional wedding
Image: Sophie Ndaba’s traditional wedding with Max Lichaba

She is married to Max Lichaba, a businessman, who she met Max through his brothers. Sophie initially rejected his advances, because she did not believe he was single.

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The businessman got his family, including his grandmother, to convince Sophie he was serious about her.  He proposed to the actress a few times before she finally said yes.


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