Sophie Ndaba a seasoned, stylish and certainly one of the most successful actresses of our time was born in Soweto. She has taken her popularity with the viewers of Generations and has established herself as an actress, a role model and an emerging creative business woman of good standing amongst South Africans. As undoubtedly one of the most loved and successful actresses of our time and a great entrepreneur, she has become a force not to be reckoned with.
After coming back to South Africa from Zimbabwe where she did her O levels, Sophie had made a decision to take her life to another level and was determined to make it a resounding success, which is when she became a photographic model and later moved on to Acting.
1993 marked the dawn of her main break when she landed the role of Queen Sebobe Moroka on Generations – the number one soapie in South Africa. Sophie affirms that she has grown in the soapie over the past 20years.
In recognition of her excellence and popularity with her fans as the character Queen over the years Sophie has been nominated for various awards including:
Nominee - People Magazine Crystal Awards in 2003,
Nominee - Elle Sunday Times Style Awards in the category of Most Stylish Actress in a Soapie 2003, 2004 and 2005, 2008.
Nominee - Safta Best Soap Actress in 2006,
Nominee - Former Duku Duku Awards for Best Soap Actress 2002, 2003 and 2006.
Nominee – People Magazine Crystal Award for Favorite actress and Most Popular Celebrity 2008
Nominee – You Magazine spectacular Awards 2008, 2010, 2011 in the category Most Popular Female Celeb
Nominee – You Magazine Spectacular Favorite Actress award 2010, 2011
Nominee – Sunday Times Next Generation Brand Survey Awards 2012 – Category Coolest TV Female Star
Latest Nomination - Sunday Times Next Generation Brand Survey Awards 2013 – Category Most Popular TV Female Star
Drum magazine- favorite actress
Won – Duku Duku Award Best Soap Actress Award 2003
Won – Kellogs Star in You Kids Award for Favorite soap Actress 2006
Won – Golden Horn Award for Best comic Actor in 2009
Won – You Magazine Award for Favorite Actress 2010
Won – Sunday Times Next Generation Brand Survey Awards 2012 as Coolest TV Female Star