Bahle Hadebe

Born: 11 January 2005 (19 years old)
Gender: Male



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Bahle Hadebe is a South African actor best known for his role as Boikanyo in the SABC2 drama series Bone of My Bones.

A Morning Links presenter for the SABC kids show YoTV Mini, Bahle made his screen acting debut in the 2014 short film Thula, which centres around an English South African woman, a young Xhosa girl and her American teacher.

He made his television acting debut in the SABC2 coming of age drama Bones of My Bones, first appearing in the series premiere on 1 March, 2017.

He returned to the show for the second season in 2020.

Later that year he was cast in another recurring role, this time as Spha on the Mzansi Magic telenovela Ring of Lies, making his first appearance in Season 2, Episode 31, which aired on 20 September, 2017.

The following year he appeared in an episode of the international crime drama series Ice, which aired in the USA on Audience Network, in an episode called "Two Ounces" which was filmed in Cape Town (Season 2, Episode 7).

He also had a guest role in an episode of the SABC1 docu-drama series Now or Never which aired on 9 April, 2018 (Season 6, Episode 10).

Later that year he had another recurring role, this time as Junior in the SABC1 drama series Diamond City, appearing in the role from the series premiere on 14 October, 2018.

The show later aired on Netflix South Africa as well, when all 13 episodes were released on the streamer on 18 December, 2020.

In 2019, Bahle appeared in seven episodes of the second season of the international espionage thriller Deep State, which aired on Fox in the UK, playing the role of Seydo Konaté.

He also had a starring role in the short film The Letter Reader, about a young boy from Johannesburg who arrives in KwaZulu-Natal and begins to read letters for villages - then falls in love with one of the recipients.

The following year he landed his first starring role in television when he was cast as family youngster Zakhele Dlamini in the BET sitcom Black Tax, which revolves around a successful professional woman and her family after the sudden arrival of her parents into her modest suburban townhouse.

The series premiered on BET Africa on 21 January, 2020; and on Comedy Central Africa on 22 February, 2011.

To round out 2020 he played the role of Chulumanco on the SABC1 miniseries Amazing Grace which revolves around Grace, a recently orphaned student who turns to prostitution to make ends meet and support her young siblings.

The series premiered on 13 December, 2020, and aired over the Christmas season.

The following year, Bahle landed his second starring role in television when he was cast as Kopano, the youngest sibling, in the SABC2 comedy-drama series Ak'siSpaza, set in a local, family run supermarket.

The series premiered on 8 April, 2021.

Television Roles




Chulumanco (as Bahle Mashinini)




Boikanyo (as Bahle Radebe)

Boikanyo (as Bahle Radebe)

Junior (as Bahle Radebe)


Young Sihle

Spha (as Bahle Mashinini)

Phenyo Bopape (as Bahle Tsepho Hadebe)


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