Nandi Madida (maiden name; Mngoma) was born on March 20, 1988 in the rural town of Maphumulo. She is a South African singer, actress, model and television presenter. She began at the tender age of four to perform, when she was cast as the lead ballerina in a ballet. During her early modelling career, Nandi won many titles including Miss Junior RSA.
She came to be famous with her 2011 release of the single Tonight, which she wrote and had produced by DJ Franky. Nandi went on to to study law – first at UKZN and later at Varsity College.
In 2010 she entered the SABC1 presenter search for the music show LIVE and was one of the four finalists, eventually losing to Minnie Dlamini. In the same year she came second in the O-Access presenter search, which was won by Dineo Moeketsi.
Nandi have appeared in the following TV roles; I Love South Africa – Season 2, Code Green – Season 1, The Road – Season 1, Coke Studio – Season 2 and many others.