10 Facts You Didn’t Know About Zikhona Sodlaka

Zikhona Sodlaka is a South African actress, singer, performer and television personality best known as the host of a talent reality show “Top Actor SA” on BET.

Here are facts you didn’t know about Zikhona Sodlaka:

1. Zikhona Sodlaka was born June 7, 1985 in Mthatha in the Eastern Cape and grew up in KwaZulu-Natal.

2. She attended school at Excelsior Senior Secondary School in Mthatha and left in grade 9 to complete her matric at Warriors Rust High School in Margate.

3. Zikhona studies Business Admin at Shepstone College.

4. She landed her debut role on SABC1 drama series Tshatsha Season 4 as Zukiswa in 20o6.

5. She also played a starring role on the e.tv soccer drama SHOOTING STARS
season 1 to 3.

6. Zikhona portrayed the psychotic character of Lady Macbeth (Ava) in the SABC 1 Shakespeare dramas Entabeni in 2008.

7. She landed a role on SABC1 soapie drama Generations as Priska (2013-2014).

8. She played the role of Mandela’s mother (Nosekeni) on Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom alongside big international stars such as Idris Elba (who played Mandela).

9. Zikhona is recognized as an influential young woman in her industry and in this country and was labelled face of drama by the SABC.

10. She participate in charitable work and is pioneering her very own foundation (Zikhona Sodlaka Foundation).

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