Zakeeya Patel was born on January 8, 1988. She is a South African actress. She won the sixth season of the SABC3 reality competition Strictly Come Dancing, partnered by professional dancer Ryan Hammond. She also had a recurring role on the SABC1 political thriller series End Game.
Zakeeya Patel is famously known as Amita Khan on the M-Net soap opera The Wild and as Dhananjay Patel on the SABC3 drama series High Rollers and have also featured in Closing Act and Painting Water.