Cindy Swanepoel (born 15 December 1981) is a well-known South African actress and model. The Krugersdorp-born personality has become prominent for appearing in many television series.

She is very popular for appearing in the popular kykNET television drama series titled Binnelanders.

She also appeared in season four of the soap opera as Buula Botha, Boep‘s rebellious sister in Getroud Met Rugby in 2015. 

Cindy Swanepoel
Cindy Swanepoe is a well-known South African actress and model.
Background Information
Full Name: Cindy Swanepoel
Born: 15 December 1981 (age: 40 years)
Place of Birth: Krugersdorp, South Africa
Nationality: South African
Parents: n/a
Education: BA Drama (Hons)
Alma mater: University of Stellenbosch
Spouse • Husband: n/a
Marital Status: Undisclosed
Occupation: Actress • Model
Net Worth: US$150,000

Early Life

Cindy Swanepoel was born on 15 December 1981 in the mining city of Krugersdorp in West Rand, Gauteng Province of South Africa. Although her parents had her in the West Rand, she was raised in Pretoria.


Cindy Swanepoel studied and completed her studies at Durbanville High School in Cape Town.

After her graduation and matriculation, she enrolled in a degree program in Drama and Arts at the University of Stellenbosch.


Cindy Swanepoel made her debut in acting in the theatre production by Artscape ‘Circles in the Forest’. It was directed by Marinda Engelbrecht.

The production was performed in 2004 at the Klein Karoo National Arts Festival. In the same year, she landed an acting role at the KKNK festival.

In search of more acting opportunities, she moved to the largest city in South Africa ‘Johannesburg’. She made her first television acting debut in the popular series, Egoli: Place of Gold. The gifted actress played July in the show.

In 2008, she appeared in a theatrical production, Houtkruis. The production was directed by Elzette Maarschalk. In 2011, she performed in another production, Stephen van Niekerk.

Eventually, Cindy Swanepoel was cast in production by Alby Michaels titled The Crucible. She has also appeared in other television shows like The Mating Game, Skeleton in the Closet, and 90 Plein Street.

She has also appeared in much local television series like 7th Avenue, Generations, and Villa Rosa. She has secured roles in comedy shows like Pros Street and Laugh Out Loud. The gifted actress bagged a role on the kykNET series, Sterlopers.

In the popular movie titled Getroud Met Rugby, she portrayed the role of Chrystal.

Cindy played starring roles in other films including Nation’s Garage, Ballad for a Single, and The Street’s Bull.

In a collaboration with two partners, she founded ‘Pôkô Events and Productions‘. The company is a film production company that has its primary focus on productions in children’s theater.

In 2013, Cindy Swanepoel landed another starring role in Curl Up and Dye. The show was directed by interdisciplinary artist Sue Pam-Grant. Cindy was cast as Annelize Roux on Binnelanders, a popular soap opera in 2015. 

Personal Life

Cindy Swanepoel hardly discloses information about her private life. Although, it is believed that she is married but has not disclosed anything about her love life and family.

She hosts a party annually on the 15th Day of December to mark the day she was born.

Social Media

Cindy Swanepoel is active across social media platforms including Instagram. 

The stylish 39-year-old actress shares pictures of her and moments to remember with fans. Her lifestyle and choice of wear are out of this world. She can be found online on:

  • Instagram: @CindySwanepoel_ 

TV Shows

7de Laan as Lindie
Geraamtes in die Kas as Chantelle
The Mating Game as Cheryl
Generations as Dr Booth
Sterlopers as Minette Verwey
Egoli: Place of Gold as Julie
Parlement Parlement as Gas-deelnemer
Binnelanders as Annelize Roux
Pandjieswinkelstories as Jong Hester
90 Plein Street as Kim
Laugh Out Loud as Sucker Squad Member
Jongo as Angela Style

Net Worth

Ever since her debut in the entertainment industry, the gifted actress Cindy Swanepoel has made huge. She is estimated to be worth US$150,000.