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Sophie Ndaba (Lichaba)

Sophie Ndaba (Lichaba) - Johannesburg

Sophie Ndaba

Sophie Ndaba (Lichaba) 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.

She has acted in a few television series such as: Class of 92, supporting roles in Thlaranthlope and Yizo Yizo 1. This was complemented by her cameo appearances in Egoli 1992 and later Soul City. Sophie made her big screen debut in the industry by featuring in hit movie called Gog Helen in 2013.

Undergoing a rapid image transformation after health concerns, the diva now opts for sweetner instead of sugar and is rocking her sexier slimmer image.

Truly a fashion icon, she also joined the The Miss South Africa judging panel in 2015. Along with Magazine editor Kojo Baffoe and former Miss World Anneline Kriel, she was responsible on deciding who is best suitable to represent South Africa.

Her fan base has grown from celeb status to a formidable following, with the extreme of having a fan even creating a fake twitter account.

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
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