Farieda Metsileng (born 31 May 1990) is a South African voice artist, actress, and MTV VJ. She is also a production manager and is known by television viewers for appearing on Isithembiso. On the Mzansi Magic telenovela, Farieda Metsileng (30) played a starring role as Kandy.
The character is good-hearted and his best friend to everyone. Many viewers of television fell in love with her onscreen character and took it to reality.
Many got to know her for the content she shares on social media. Though the actress lost her mother at a young age, she never allowed it to come between her and what she wants to achieve.
She has spent only a few years in the entertainment industry and is fast-rising to being a household name.
|Date of birth||31 May 1990|
|Age||30 years old|
|Profession||Actress, voice artist|
The popular personality told Zalebs that she lost her mother when she was fourteen years old.
In her words, her mother passed away when she was fourteen and she looks exactly like her late mother.
According to her, she thinks that being the carbon copy of her mother made her father love her so much.
Though she said her mother was everything to her and her family, her father is also very supportive. Still, in the interview session, Farieda revealed that her father is her number one supporter.
The MTV Base presenter and television actress, Farieda Metsileng is related to Fatima Metsileng. Fatima is married to Mduduzi ‘Suffocate’ Mabaso, a popular actor in the country.
She landed the starring role of Kandy in Isithembiso, a Mzansi Magic telenovela. Farieda is an actress, production manager, and voice artist.
Playing the role of Kandy was her debut starring role on TV. She is an experienced production manager at Red Pepper Pictures.
Farieda has also appeared in many television series and has never slacked in entertaining viewers.
She landed the role of Lindiwe in 4Play: Sex Tips for Girls. She appeared in season one of the E.tv drama series in 2010.
In 2016, she appeared in Ses’Top La, an SABC1 sitcom, playing the role of Hlubi in an episode.
Farieda was cast in the tenth episode of the fourth season (Episode four, Season ten) of My Perfect Family. The SABC1 sitcom aired on November 9, 2016.
In 2017, she got one of her biggest roles as an actress after she was cast on Isithembiso as Kandy.
In 2021, she landed the title character in uBettina Wethu. The SABC1 comedy-drama series is based on the international hit show Ugly Betty.
She is active on social media and streaming sites like YouTube. Farieda Metsileng uses this platform for updating followers and fans on the lifestyle and careers.
On her IG account, she boasts of over three hundred and sixty-three thousand followers. Her engaging content has gained her many follows.
She also has a Twitter account @Pharoahfi, which has over one hundred and sixty-one thousand followers and is verified.