Interesting facts about Cindy Mahlangu ‘Siyanda’ from The Queen 

Fans of the hit soap The Queen can all agree that the actress Cindy Mahlangu who played Siyanda had something special about her.

Aside from being stunning, the actress who played Siyanda in The Queen performed so well in the role that it’s difficult to picture anyone else in the position.

This article uncovers a few amusing facts about Siyanda from The Queen that you may not know, as well as debunks some of the rumors you may have heard about her.


Her real name is Cindy Mahlangu

Cindy Mahlangu is the stunning actress’s real name, despite the fact that most of her fans know her as Siyanda from The Queen.


She was born on November 21, 1996, in Standerton, Mpumalanga, and was raised by her parents and siblings, but little is known about her parents and siblings.

She made her debut career on The Herd

Cindy Mahlangu made her acting debut in Mzansi Magic’s supernatural blockbuster series The Herd, portraying Dumazile.

She has also acted in numerous films and television shows, such as the critically praised Netflix original series Blood and Water, in which she portrays Zama Bolton, and Phamza on Kings of Joburg, for which she won a Best Supporting Actress award at the Hollywood and African Prestigious Awards (HAPA).


Is Siyanda from The Queen a mother in real life?

Cindy Mahlangu recently welcomed her bay with football player Bongani Zungu who plays for Bafana Bafana.

She posted for the time zone father’s day her baby with the player confirming he’s her baby daddy.


Cindy Mahlangu and Bongani Zungu have had a turbulent on-again, off-again relationship that has been plagued by both of their cheating scandals.

Is Cindy Mahalangu related to Sandile Mahlangu?

Besides both being talented actors and sharing a surname, Cindy Mahlangu and Sandile Mahlangu are in no way related.

Sandile Mahlangu has appeared in Rhythm City, Isithembiso, Scandal, and the How To Ruin Christmas trilogy, among other programs and films.

She has been featured on the cover of Essays of Africa 

Cindy Mahlangu, nicknamed Siyanda from The Queen, is not only a skilled actor, but she is also stunningly lovely, with an attractive face and form.

Along with her co-stars from The Herd, she was featured on the cover of Essays of Africa Magazine’s December Issue in 2018.

She is educated

Cindy Mahlangu is more than a lovely face who can correctly memorize lines. According to reports, the talented actress is also well-educated.

Mpumalanga was where she had her primary and secondary education. She went on to seek tertiary studies in Johannesburg and is now a certified financial accountant.

Why did Cindy Mahlangu leave The Queen?

Cindy Mahlangu declared her departure from The Queen in 2020, however she later returned.

Following a tweet from famous entertainment pundit Phil Mphela, we learned that Mahlangu resigned from her role as Siyanda on The Queen in November 2021. Her motives for leaving the show are unknown at this time.