Siyabonga Shibe was born on 23 February 1978.
After he matriculated, Siyabonga studied drama at Natal Technicon.
His first acting role was in the international feature film, The Stripes Of A Hero and the role of Sifiso in the TV series Gaz'lam followed.
After filming season 1 of Gaz'lam, he acted in the feature film James' Journey To Jerusalem (2003) for which he won a Best Male Actor award at the Jerusalem International Film Festival.
His other TV credits include roles in the 2004 mini-series Human Cargo, Mthunzini.com and the British series Wild At Heart. He controversially resigned from Mtunizini.com in September 2007, claiming he wasn't being paid enough.
In 2006 he appeared in the feature film The Trail, playing the role of Mad Dog.
From 2007-2008 he played the role of the wheelin’ and dealin’ lifeguard Mandla Nyawose on the SABC1 drama series Bay of Plenty.
In 2008 he played the role of Thami in the second season of the SABC1 drama series A Place Called Home.
In 2010 he joined the cast of the e.tv soapie Scandal!, playing taxi driver Fila.
|A Place Called Home - Season 2||Thami|
|Ashes to Ashes (2015-2016) - Season 1||Kgosi|
|Bay of Plenty - Season 1||Mandla Nyawose|
|Doubt - Season 1||Captain Dube|
|Gaz'lam - Seasons 1-4||Sifiso|
|Generations - Season 1||Joshua|
|Home Affairs - Season 4||Zakes|
|Isidingo - Season 1||Detective Nelson Xaba|
|Is'thunzi - Seasons 1-2||Matthews|
|Madiba - Season 1||Chief Jongintaba|
|Mtunzini.com - Season 1||Waxy|
|Rockville - Season 5||Kalashnikov|
|Scandal! - Season 1||Kila|
|Silent Witness - Season 12||Maidstone|
|Stokvel - Seasons 1-2||Richard|
|Uzalo - Seasons 3-7||Qhabanga|
|Wild at Heart - Season 1||Themba Khumalo|
|Z'bondiwe - Seasons 1-3||Detective Bheka Shabangu|