Hlubi Mboya, also known as Hlubi Mboya-Arnold, was born on 2nd March 1978 in South Africa[3][4]. Her full name is Hlubikazi Mboya[3][6]. She is a well-known South African actress who has gained recognition for her portrayal of Nandipha Sithole in the soap opera Isidingo[3][6]. She took over the role of Nandipha Sithole on Isidingo from Manaka Ranaka in 2002[3][12].

Hlubi Mboya attended Rustenburg Girls High School[3][4]. She has been married to Kirsten Arnold since 2015[11]. Besides her role in Isidingo, she has also appeared in the 2016 film Dora’s Peace, for which she won the SAFTA Award for Best Supporting Actress and received a Golden Horn Award for ‘Best Supporting Actress’ in a Feature Film[2]. Other notable works include her role as Ntombizonke Bapai in the 2021 South African mystery and thriller film, “I Am All Girls,” directed by Donovan Marsh and written by [11].

In addition to her acting career, Hlubi Mboya is an AIDS ambassador and has been featured on the covers of several South African magazines, including True Love, Glamour, and Elle[15]. She is also involved in social justice activism and serves as an Executive Director[21].