Royalty Soapie Award 2018 – Complete Winners List!


It was a big night on the 14th November at the 2018 Royalty Soapie Award, which celebrated the best in soapie.

For the past two years the awards were hosted by the City of Durban in KZN and now for the first time, the awards were held in Gauteng’s City of Ekurhuleni at Emperors Palace.

Royalty Soapie Award 2018 – Complete Winners List!

Technical Categories

  • Outstanding Art Direction: Binnelanders
  • Outstanding Directing Team: Isithembiso
  • Outstanding Editing Team: Isithembiso
  • Outstanding Lighting Team: Isibaya

Creative Categories

  • Outstanding Make-up & Hair: 7de Laan
  • Outstanding Wardrobe: Isidingo
  • Outstanding Writing Team: Ring of Lies 2

Supporting Role Categories

  • Outstanding Newcomer: Kope Makgae as Mrekza in Generations: The Legacy
  • Outstanding Couple: Pallance Dladla and Linda Mtoba as Jabu and Zama in Isibaya
  • Outstanding Supporting Actor: Anga Makubalo as Obakeng Zamdela in Isidingo
  • Outstanding Supporting Actress: Kisha Skeï as Lexi Abrahams in Binnelanders

Lead Role Categories

  • Outstanding Soapie: Isibaya
  • Outstanding Female Villain: Lesego Marakalla as Rachel Kunutu in Skeem Saam
  • Outstanding Male Villain: Leroy Gopal as Fynn in Binnelanders
  • Outstanding Lead Actress: Thembi Nyandeni as Mkabayi in Isibaya
  • Outstanding Lead Actor: Motlatsi Mafatshe as Shechaba Moloi in Isidingo

Special Categories

  • Most Popular Soapie of the Year: Skeem Saam
  • Lifetime Achievement Award: Don Mlangeni-Nawa