Andile Gumbi (born September 10, 1983 – died October 25, 2019) was a South African Actor, Singer, Dancer, Model, and Social Media Personality from Durban, KwaZulu-Natal. He was best known for his appearance in the television series “IsiBaya”.
The show aired on the Mzansi Magic network. The late actor played one of the recurring roles of Zweli Ntshangase alongside actors like Zinhle Mabena, Sibusisiwe Jili, Jeffrey Sekele, etc.
His appearance as an adult Simba in the Disney long-running stage play called “The Lion King” is also appreciated by audiences a lot. In 2015, Gumbi acted in “The Book of Negroes” (CBC six-part miniseries).
Death Cause, Cardiac Arrest & Details
On October 25, 2019, Andile’s family confirmed that he passed away at the young age of 36 in Israel, as per Wikipedia. The main cause of his death was cardiac arrest. In fact, the artist also remained in a coma for several days before his demise.
The news about the Andile Gumbi’s death was first published by the Mzansi Magic. They confirmed his passing from the actors’ wife. Moreover, the family requested space from the fan so that they can deal with their huge loss.
The incident took place on the 22nd of October 2019 when Gumbi suddenly fell ill and rushed to a local hospital named “Shaare Zedek Medical Center” in Israel. Later, the doctors told his spouse that he was in a critical condition as he suffered cardiac arrest.
He died in the early hours of Friday morning. According to a source, the actor was in the country for his show “Daniel The Musical”. He was survived by his partner and their son.
|Real Full Birth Name||Andile Zam Gumbi.|
|Profession||Actor, Singer, Dancer, Model, and Social Media Personality.|
|Famous for||his show "Mzansi Magic".|
|Age (As of 2019)||36 years old.|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||September 10, 1983.|
|Date of Death||October 25, 2019.|
|Birthplace/Hometown||Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.|
|Sexuality (Gay or Lesbian)||Straight.|
|Sun Sign (Zodiac Sign)||Virgo.|
|House In||South Africa.|
|Social Media Account Stats||Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/a_zam_gumbi/?
TV Show: IsiBaya (as Zweli Ntshangase)
Web Series: --
|List of Movies/TV Shows||1. IsiBaya.
2. The book of Negroes.
|Other Appearances||The Lion King as an adult Simba (stage show).|
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 5' 9".
Centimeters: 174 cm.
Meters: 1.74 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 75 Kg.
Pounds: 165 lbs.
|Body Measurements (Chest-waist-hips)||43-32-36.|
|Shoe Size (UK)||7.|
|Parents||Father: Name not available.
|Personal Life Relationship|
|Dating History?||Not disclosed by the actor.|
|Wife/Spouse Name||Mrs. Gumbi.|
|School||Local High School.|
|Alma Mater.||The Durban University of Technology.|
|Hobbies & Favorite Things|
|Favorite Celebrities||Actor: Will Smith.
Actress: Scarlett Johansson.
|Dream Holiday Destination||Australia.|
|Love to do||Reading, Theatre Play & Artwork.|
|Favorite Food||Mexican Cuisine.|
|Net worth (approx.)||$200K US dollars (As of 2019).|
|Salary, Income & Earnings||--|
Some Lesser Known Facts about Andile Gumbi
- IsiBaya Actor whose real full birth name is Andile Zam Gumbi was born to his parents on the 10th of September.
- He came to this world in the year of 1983 in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Hence, Andile Gumbi’s age was 36 years old, as of 2019.
- After completing his local school education, the artist graduated from the Durban University of Technology with a bachelors’ degree.
- As of relationship, he dated and married his wife who commonly known as Mrs. Gumbi a few years back.
- The former couple also shared a baby i.e. a son (name not available) together.
- He was in Israel at the time of his death for his stage play “Daniel The Musical”. The actor was going to play the character of King Nebuchadnezzar.
- Andile Zam and his spouse flew to the country together.
- She was also present beside her husband 24/7 in the hospital with the hope that it would help him to recover.
- On Instagram, the late artist has a decent fan-following with 17.8+ k followers and often updated his fans with pictures like his personal lifestyle, behind the scenes, vacation trips, etc.