WATCH: Former ‘Backstage’ actor Dini Nondumo, ‘Tendai’: Where’s he now?


WATCH: Former ‘Backstage’ actor Dini Nondumo, ‘Tendai’: Where’s he now?

What happened to Gqeberha-born actor Dini Nondumo after he exited e.tv’s canned soapie ‘Backstage’ as Tendai?

Actor Dinilesiswe “Dini” Nondumo, who is best known for his role as Tendai in Backstage hasn’t appeared on South African TV for a few years now.


Where is he now?


TVSA reports that actor Dini Nondumo played the role of nightclub manager, Tendai on the e.tv soapie, Backstage in 2002.


The musician and businessman then joined SABC1’s soapie, Generations as Vuyo Nogaba from 2002 to 2005.

He’s also played roles on SABC3 drama series, Hard Copy, and M-Net’s drama series, Snitch.

The publication adds that Nondumo co-owns his own property investment company titled. Motlalepula Investments (Pty) Ltd.

His LinkedIN profile reveals that he works for Standard Bank as “Head of Commercial Insurance at Standard Insurance Limited”


@Cleo04patra: “American soapie casting changes were always so good. But here? You guys have no idea how disappointed I was when they changed the actor who played Tendai on Backstage. Yhu.”

@NewAgeArt2: “Last time I heard he was making big moves with the financial industry. I remember vividly reading an article of this guy doing business with Standard Bank or being in a top position with Standard Bank.”

@theNjabu10: “He works in corporate now. I once read that he was the head of some big corporation in Joburg. Really successful dude this.”

@MercyPumkin: “He married a lady from my village Luka in Rustenburg and Karabo’s mom used to be SABC news reader.”

@llalatwa: “He studied an economics related degree of I remember correctly. He left the entertainment industry for corporate.”

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