Alfred Ntombela, born on April 3, 1972, is a former South African actor, comedian, producer, and director, best known for his roles in South African films, alongside Leon Schuster, and for his small stature as an adult. After 28 years in the field, he announced his retirement from acting in 2018.
|Full Name:||Alfred Ntombela|
|Date of Birth:||3 April 1972 (age 50 years old)|
|Place of Birth:||Vosloorus|
|State of Origin:||Ekhurhuleni, South Africa|
Early Life and Education
Alfred Ntombela was born and raised in the South African towns of Vosloorus, Ekhurhuleni, and Gauteng.
Alfred Ntombela claims that his parents divorced before he was born. Before she was separated from his father, his mother was expecting a child.
His mother ran away because she got pregnant for an albino. She fled because she feared being condemned by her community.
Alfred Ntombela’s mother later left him in the care of her aunt a few weeks after he was born. He was privileged that the aunty raised him as her own. His father died before he could meet him, which was unfortunate for him.
Not much information is revealed about the educational background of the South African former actor.
Alfred Ntombela has always desired to be an actor, and his favorite actor is Ken Gampu. He aspired to be like his hero as a child.
He made his desire to play like Ken Gampu public. Ken Gampu helped him acquire a position at Heyns Films in Halfway House, and luck smiled on him.
Later, Alfred Ntombela was offered another post, and Ken Gampu still assisted him in landing it.
Years later, he rose to prominence in the film industry, appearing in various South African comedies. He charmed his followers after making his debut in the comedy film Sweet ‘n Short.
Alfred Ntombela Net Worth
Alfred Ntombela is a legendary South African actor with an estimated net worth of $1million. He retired from acting in 2018.
Alfred Ntombela, popularly known Shorty, is happily married to Promise Malatji, with whom he has two children.
Alfred Ntombela was the subject of a widely circulated rumor in the year 2017. He was rumored to have died in a horrifying car accident.
Alfred Ntombela came out publicly to refute reports of his death.
- Instagram handle: @alfredntombela