Idols SA 2018 Top 16 Contestant: Sandile Skosana’s Profile and Biography

Meet Idols SA 2018 ‘Season 14’ top 16 contestant Sandile.

So who is Sandile?

Full Name: Sandile Skosana

Age: 26

Hometown: Tsakane, Gauteng

The cool crooning Sandile took a second shot at fame courtesy of Unathi by both hands and used the life line as an opportunity to dig deep and remind the judges why he was worthy of a Top 16 spot. Now he’s singing for your votes and eager to colour his performances with his spectacular guitar skills as well.

Representing Tsakane in Ekurhuleni, Johannesburg, Sandile knows the meaning of hard work. He’s already attempted a master’s degree and he’s currently a Research Scientist in addition to studying for his post-graduate certificate in Education. He believes this is the right time to take on Idols.


Favourite Musician: John Legend

My Favourite Song: Umsebenzi Wendoda by The Muffinz

My Favourite Food: uPhuthu naMasi

My Favourite Style Icon: Lately? Khaya Mthethwa!

Favourite Colour: Black

One thing that brings me luck: I think it’s praying about that stressful event. After praying, I feel confident and believe in myself because of the God in me.

One interesting fact that may surprise you: I never wear matching socks! Whenever I do my laundry, I wash all of them at the same time (over 10 pairs). I randomly put them on the washing line regardless of the color, then when I take them off the washing line I don’t pair them in terms of similarity. Too much work!

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