Celebrities You Didn’t Know Are Pastors.


People sometimes gets wrong perception about celebrities, they look at them and make judgements about the type of people that they are, based on the characters they play on-screen and the controversies they are associated with.

Contrary to that, many are completely different people to the characters we see on TV. The same can be said for some actors who we have discovered are actually Pastors in real life.

This article will take you through some of the notable media personalities who has devoted themselves to the work of God.

Sello Maake Ka-Nkube.

Sello Maake Ka-Nkube as an actor has been on our screens for years, playing a number of different roles.

He is mostly recognised as Archie Moroka on Generations, and has also played on e.tv’s Scandal as Stan Nyathi.

However, outside acting, Sello is a man of God who is a preacher in a church called The Christ Centred Church Episcopal.

Phindile Gwala – Ngandu.

The former Muvhango actress who made a name for herself on the SABC2 soapie when she played Nonnie, hails from Eshowe in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.

She is currently on e.tv’s Imbewu, where she plays the role of a Fikile. She may be fiery on the telenovela, but in real life she is a pastor.

She was raised in a Christian home, where both her parents are pastors so it makes sense why she would also take that route.

Nonhle Thema.

Nonhle Thema, is a South African actress who has spent most of her years living in the United States.

She is mostly labelled on social media as ‘an arrogant celebrity who had a painful downfall’.

However, the former Zabalaza actress turned over a new leaf in 2018 when she was reported to be training as a pastor under the guidance of seniors at Rhema Bible Church.

In 2020, she reinvented herself and got back to the screen when she had a stint as ‘Cleopatra’ on Mzansi Magic’s Gomora.

Connie Sibiya.

The Muvhango actress who plays the character of Hungwani Mokwevho, was reported to have began the year off on a good note as the newly elected bishop of her church which was founded by her husband.

Connie’s husband, Dr Abraham Sibiya, is the archbishop of the African region at Saint Athanasius of Alexandria

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