Siyasanga Papu is a South African actress and entrepreneur popularly known for her current role on Mzansi Magic drama series Gomora as Pretty.
Full name: Siyasanga Papu
Date of birth: 14 July 1986
Age: 37 years old
Place of birth: Pretoria, South Africa
Children: 1 (one)
Siyasanga Papu’s early life, age
Siyasanga was born in Pretoria, Gauteng, in South Africa. Born on 14 July 1986, Siyasanga Papu will be 37 years old in July 2023.
Siyasanga grew up with her mother, who helped her to gain self-confidence at a young age.
She was impressed by many school dramas while in primary, and that’s when her acting passion started.
Siyasanga is also a fine singer who dreams of a music career.
Siyasanga Papu’s family, parents, child
There is no information on the actual relationship status to Siyasanga’s father, whether he is still alive.
However, her mother is still alive and helping Siyasanga when she is down. Siyasanga has one daughter, who is eight years old.
Siyasanga Papu’s husband, boyfriend
Siyasanga is a private person who always keeps her love life away from the public.
Despite having a known daughter, there is no information on the father’s name.
As of now, it’s not clear whether Siyasanga has a boyfriend or husband.
Siyasanga Papu’s career
Despite starting acting very young, it took Siyasanga ages to break through to the television.
She was featured in many dramas in theatre before being featured on television.
Before television, she extensively appeared on the theatre stage, where she toured internationally and locally since 2005. In 2007, she performed in the play Speak Out at the Sheraton Hotel.
In 2008, she performed in the theatre play Ag Man Nee Man on World’s Aids Day.
Then she joined the musical theatre play Jock of the Bushveld in 2010 and played the role of a “mothering hippo”.
2006 she joined the SABC2 drama Hillside and played “Nurse Dineo”. She reprised the position in the second season as well.
Then in 2016, she joined the second season of Mzansi Magic drama Saints and Sinners to play “Of Lena Zondi”. In 2015, I role as Nomathemba in the supernatural drama series The Herd.
In 2018, she made the recurring role of “Fezeka” on the sixth season of the Mzansi Magic soap opera Isibaya.
In the same year, she made the lead role as “Nomathemba” in the Mzansi Magic supernatural drama The Herd.
Then in 2019, she appeared in the Mzansi Magic telenovela with a minor role as “a social worker”.
Later in 2020, she joined the lead cast of another Mzansi Magic telenovela Gomora to play “Pretty” for two seasons.
Apart from them, she made sporadic appearances in the soap opera Generations: The Legacy and Rhythm City.
As a vocalist, she has a 6-piece band and has two Naledi nominations for roles played in musical theatre shows.
Siyasanga Papu’s net worth
Siyasanga has been in the acting business for some time, and her earnings have made her financially stable.
She had been investing in other investments that brought her some cash.
Her net worth as of 2023 is estimated at R600 000.