Uyanda Mbuli with full name Uyanda Barbara Sibiya was born on December 29, 1978 to Rannie and Tamary Sibiya in KaNyamazane, Nelspruit (Mpumalanga) and grew up between Mpumalanga, Limpopo and Johannesburg. She is a South African marketer, socialite and an occasional actress. The former model and award show host, Uyanda is also a member of the Gauteng Film Office Board.
Guardian Angels Catholic Girls School
University of the Western Cape – Bachelor of Commerce degree
University of Johannesburg – Project Management
Damelin College – Diploma in Sales & Marketing Management
During her modelling career, she won the Miss Cape Town 1996 and Miss Mpumalanga Province 1997 pageants. Uyanda also was a contestant in the Mrs. Globe 2005 pageant, coming sixth overall out of 37 contestants. She won three prizes; the People’s Choice, Contestants’ Choice and Motivator of the Year awards.