12 Actors and Actresses who are Sangomas.

12 Actors and Actresses who decided to take their calling to become Sangomas.

12 Actors and Actresses who made the decision to follow the footsteps of their ancestors and becomes Sangomas. Here is the list of some of actors and actresses below.

The list of actors who are Sangomas.

Latoya Makhene
Baby Cele
Lerato Mvelase
Bongani Masondo
Nandi Nyembe
Magi Noninzi Williams
Treasure Tshabalala
Thandeka Dawn
Oratile Maitisa
Mlungisi Mathe
Shoki Mmola

Dakalo Molope


1. Latoya Makhene

Tshidi from Generation whose real name is Latoya Makhene is a fully qualified Sangoma. She received her calling at the age of 18 in 2002. In 2003, she graduated and is practising as a Sangoma in her private practise.


2.Baby Cele

Baby Cele who is known as Gabisile from Uzalo is a Sangoma. She took the calling from ancestors, her late mother was a traditional healer and grandfather an Inyanga.


3.Lerato Mvelase

Sibongile Zungu on Isibaya whose real name is Lerato Mvelase went to train to become a Sangoma 2015. She is now a traditional healer after spending 6 months training.


4.Bongani Masondo

Bongani is known as Mangaliso on Skeem Saam. He became a qualified Sangoma in 2011 at Margate in KwaZulu Natal ( Kwanzimakhwe).

5. Nandi Nyembe

MmaZwide whose real name is Nandi Nuembe is a Sangoma. She started when she was only 17 years old. From then she practised as a Sangoma.

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6. Magi Noninzi Williams

Cuba from Rhythm city, real name is Magi Noninzi Williams is a traditional healer as well. She acted on different drama series including Rhythm city until it came to an end.


7. Treasure Tshabalala

Nomsamo actor known as Timothy Gumede is a trained traditional healer. He has a lead role from 2006 to 2008 on telenovela sitcom Nomsamo. Also he is well known for his deep voice on radio.

8. Dawn Thandeka King

Mangcobo from Uzalo is a Sangoma. She started her training in 2009 she takes her calling as part of her career.

9. Oratile Maitisa

Eunice on Skeem Saam is a Sangoma. She shared the news on her Instagram and that she received her calling to become a Sangoma.

10. Mlungisi Mathe

Mlungisi Mathe who is known as Mkay on Skeem Saam is a Sangoma. He revealed that he is a practising traditional healer.

11. Shoki Mmola

Celiwe Kunutu on Skeem Saam is a Sangoma a . She started practicing as a sangoma after her divorce, from her allegedly abusive ex-husband; actor Sello Sebotsane

12. Dakalo Molope

Dakalo Molope is an upcoming actress who happens to act on Scandal as Motshabi.
Dakalo life changed eight months ago when she was required to attend initiation school in order to complete ukuthwasa and become a sangoma. Her homecoming and graduation as a sangoma took place recently, and she also celebrated her 16th birthday.

She followed her calling and traveled to ephehlweni, an initiation school, eight months ago to learn and understand her gift and calling. She was balancing school, work, and initiation school at the same time. It was difficult for her, but she had to ponder and accept that she is not like other teenagers.