Sonia Mbele Biography: Son, Net Worth, Productions, House, Age,, Husband, Pictures, Instagram, Wiki, Twitter, Real Housewives


Sonia Mbele (born 11 December 1976) is a multifaced South African actress. She is best known for playing the lead role in the SABC 2 drama, Phamokate and also in a Beacon commercial.

Aside from acting, she is a producer, motivational speaker, and entrepreneur. She has elevated the spirits and encouraged many with her words and quotes.

She was married to Leslie Sedibe; after the duo divorced, it was a bitter experience and depressing. Sonia was able to heal with time and came out stronger. Her mother was there for her through the bitter times. She overcame and moved on.

Sonia Mbele
Sonia Mbele: Wiki • Biography • Boyfriend • House
Background Information
Full Name: Sonia Mbele
Born: 11 December 1976 (age: 45 years)
Place of Birth: Alberton, South Africa
Nationality: South African
Parents: N/A
Education: N/A
Alma mater: N/A
Children: Donelle Sedibe • Khomo Sedibe • Moss Sedibe
Height: N/A
Siblings: N/A
Spouse • Husband: Leslie Sedibe (m. 2006–2014)
Occupation: Actress • TV Personality • Motivational Speaker
Net Worth: $2 million

Early Life

Sonia Mbele was born on 11 December 1976 in Alberton, East Rand, Gauteng, South Africa.

She speaks five different languages; four local languages Xhosa, Zulu, Sotho, Tswana, and a foreign language English. Mbele became passionate about acting like a very young child. 

She gained much love and support from her parents to pursue her passion. They provided her with education, discipline, and advice. She is a smart and intelligent young woman and is known for her precocious discussions.


Sonia Mbele attended prestigious primary and secondary school in South Africa. She is yet to share with, her educational background, and other qualifications.


Sonia Mbele is a name many television viewers want to see on the cast. She is doing so well in the competitive South African entertainment industry.

She has continued to remain famous and relevant in the industry. The actress has appeared in much local television series and popular movies.

Sonia appeared in a season of the local soap opera Generations as Ntombi Khumalo in 2003. She gained more roles after her impressive performance on the serial.

She landed the role of Thuli in season one of the South African telenovela created by Portia Gumede dubbed Gold Diggers. Later, the talented actress was cast as Thalabi in the telenovela produced by Ochre Moving Pictures titled Greed and Desire.

Sonia Mbele starred as Philane in season one of the South African television drama series iNumber Number. She was one of the judges of the Season 56 of Miss South Africa.

As a presenter, she was behind season 6 of the SABC Crown Gospel Music Awards. She acted as Tuki Ramphele in season one of the series Soap on a Rope.

Sonia Mbele has other acting roles to her name including Alliance, Yizo Yizo, and Zero Tolerance. She is the executive producer of the popular reality television show ‘Real Housewives of Johannesburg’. 

She has also landed many commercial deals and worked with many top brands and clients. She has done commercials with Shield, Vodacom, and Sunsilk.

The actress also played the lead role in the SABC2 television drama show titled Phamokate. She was also cast in the South African Venda soap opera titled Muvhango.

Social Media

The actress has also managed to grow her fanbase on social media. Sonia Mbele is active on several platforms on social media. On her verified Instagram account, she has over 913k followers and over 500 posts.

Most of her posts are about her career highlights, fashion, moments with family and friends, and other activities. She gets huge engagements on each of her posts.

  • Instagram: @thee_sonia.

Personal Life

She is married to the love of her life Leslie Sedibe in 2006. The duo exchanged their marriage vows in the presence of family and friends. The day is a memorable one for both Sonia and Sedibe.

The marriage hit the rock after they filed for a divorce in 2014. Though they did not disclose why they decided to end the union. They had three children together. Though the union was short-lived, it lasted for eight years.

Sonia is a proud mother of sons; Donelle Sedibe, Khomo Sedibe, and a daughter; Moss Sedibe.

Net Worth

Her talents have made a way for her in the show business and gained her many acting roles and commercials. She is an actress, presenter, and producer. Sonia Mbele has an estimated net worth of about $2 million.


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