Nicholas Nkuna

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Nicholas Nkuna
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Born Sipho Nicholas Nkuna
(1989-08-18) August 18, 1989 (age 29)
Nelspruit, Mpumalanga
South Africa
Other names Nicksoul
Education Tshwane University of Technology
  • Actor
  • Singer
  • Songwriter
  • Dancer
Years active 2011 - to date

Nicholas Nkuna (born 18 August 1989) is a South African actor, singer, voice artist and dancer best known for his recurring role as university lecturer Sakhile on the SABC 1 soapie Skeem Saam. He joined the show in early 2015 at the same time as Natasha Thahane, Oros Mampofu and Mlungisi Mathe. Prior to his role on Skeem Saam he was Simba on The Lion King production, which toured the UK and Ireland.

Nicholas has had roles on Erfsonders, Roer Jou Voete, Keeping Score, Rhythm City and the Malcolm Purkey adaptation of the classic play Sophiatown, for which he was nominated for a South African Broadway World Award in 2016, in the Best Supporting Actor in a Featured Role category.


  1. bona, A Victorious Truth With Nicholas Nkuna, 9 February 2019
  2. youthvillage, 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Skeem Saam’s Nickolas Nkuna, 9 February 2019
  3. sowetanlive, Nicholas Nkuna clears the air on his Skeem Saam future, 9 February 2019
  4. mytvnews, Sipho Nicholas Nkuna, 9 February 2019
  5. dailysun, Man of many colours! , 9 February 2019
  6. afternoonexpress, Nicholas Nkuna, 9 February 2019
  7. timeslive, 7de Laan's Nick Nkuna on THAT kiss backlash: We shouldn't be here as a nation, 9 February 2019
  8. TVSA, Nicholas Nkuna, 9 February 2019
  9. zalebs, 'Skeem Saam' actor Nicholas Nkuna's debut album coming soon, 9 February 2019