Sophie Ndaba quits acting after 25 years in the game.
The 49-year-old will be celebrating a milestone by taking a break while focusing on her business.
“I am taking a break to rebuild my business, Sophie Ndaba Events. I want to focus on it.”
Sophie is hurt by her decision despite knowing before time.
“I knew that one day I’d leave to grow in the industry, but it was painful as it was my home,” she said.
Sophie said she took this year off after shooting Family Secret season two for SABC1 last year.
“I am creative because I have talent, even though I didn’t go to school for it,” she said, adding that she started acting at 17 and learnt from people such as Lilian Dube and Sello Maake kaNcube.
Speaking to Daily Sun, the star dropped a piece of advice.
“Go for your dreams and if you believe you have talent, never give up,” said Sophie.
She also became an advocate and motivational speaker after being diagnosed with diabetes which has become a part of her lifestyle.
Ndaba has encountered several health challenges, but she overcame and slammed death hoax.