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Zakeeya Patel

Zakeeya Patel, born on January 6, 1988, in Durban, South Africa, is a notable actress and presenter known for her roles in “Isidingo,” “7de Laan,” and “High Rollers.” Of Indian and Coloured descent, she graduated from the University of Cape Town with a BA Honors Degree in Theatre and Performance. She debuted in “Isidingo,” and later gained recognition in “Dancing with the Stars.” Patel continued her career with roles in films and series such as “Material,” “Shadow,” and “The Girl from St. Agnes.” She married economist Rob Price in 2017 and moved to Los Angeles in 2019.


Famous Name: Zakeeya Patel
Full Name: Zakeeya Patel
Gander: Female
Age: 35 years
Height: 5 feet 1 inches
Weight: 52 kg
Birthplace: Durban, South Africa
Nationality: South African
Current Residence: Los Angeles, USA
Net Worth: $5 Million
Famous for: She is most popular in serials Isidingo and High Rollers

Zakeeya Patel


University: University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa

She additionally graduated with a BA Honors Degree in Theater and Performance from The University of Cape Town.

Height, Weight, Body Stats:

Eyes Color: Black
Hairs Color: Black
Body Shape: Slim
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn


Debut Year: 2012
1st Tv (Show): The Wild (2013)
1st Movie/Drama: Material (2012)

Zakeeya Patel

In 2005, she played the part of ‘Samantha Sharma’ in the TV drama Isidingo. What’s more, she turned into the victor of the Season 6 of the South African rivalry Dancing with the Stars. In 2012, she showed up in the satire film Material. Also, she showed up in show High Rollers. In 2014, she showed up with the stage play Emotional Creature in which he got the chance to work with acclaimed American lobbyist and essayist Eve Ensler.

In 2018, she also acted in the film The Docket. She showed up in the Netflix unique arrangement Shadow. In the same year, she also acted in the Showmax’s thrill ride film The Girl from St. Agnes. In late 2019, she played a role in the film 3 Days to Go. In 2020, she featured in the continuation of 2012 film Material named as New Material.


  • Material (2012) (Aisha Kaif)
  • Nothing for Mahala (2013) (Nurse Taz)
  • Die Pro (2015) (Jasmine Farat)
  • The Jakes Are Missing (2015) (Nancy)
  • 3 Days to Go (2019) (Candice)
  • New Material (2020)

TV Serials:

  • The Wild (2013) (Amita Kahn)
  • Previously on Childrens Hospital Africa (2013)
  • High Rollers (2013) (Dhanni Rangila)
  • 7de Laan (2014) (Video Blog Girl)
  • Big City Love (2014) (Buhle Patel)
  • Skwizas (2014) (Lydia)
  • Isidingo (2015-16) (Samantha Sharma)
  • Thula’s Vine (2017) (Kim K)
  • The Docket (2018) (Lexie Patel)
  • The Girl from St. Agnes (2019) (Sharon McMahon)
  • Shadow (2019) (Sarah)

Married Life:

Husband: Rob Price
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Husband Rob Price

She is married to an economist Rob Price in 2017. And she currently lives in Los Angeles, USA.

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FAQs about Zakeeya Patel Actress

Who is Zakeeya Patel?

Zakeeya Patel is a South African actress and presenter. She is best known for her roles in the series Isidingo, 7de Laan, High Rollers, and for her role in the film "Material"​​.

What is Zakeeya Patel’s background?

Zakeeya was born on January 6, 1988, in Durban, South Africa. She is of Indian descent on her father's side and Coloured descent on her mother's side. She graduated with a BA Honors Degree in Theatre and Performance from The University of Cape Town​​.

What has Zakeeya Patel done in her career?

She started her career in 2005, playing the role of 'Samantha Sharma' in the television soap opera Isidingo. The show later became highly popular. In 2006, she became the champion of the Season 6 of the South African competition Dancing with the Stars. In 2012, she appeared in the comedy film Material and played the role 'Aisha Kaif'. In 2019, she appeared in the Netflix original series Shadow and in the Showmax's thriller film The Girl from St. Agnes​​.

What is Zakeeya Patel’s personal life like?

Zakeeya married economist Rob Price in a multicultural interfaith ceremony in November 2017. They moved to Los Angeles, California in December 2019​​.

What is Zakeeya Patel doing currently?

Zakeeya Patel has moved to Los Angeles to further her career in Hollywood. She has shown enthusiasm about the changing face of Hollywood and has expressed interest in playing a wide variety of roles, including in intelligent comedy like The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel. She has also recently promoted the South African film Material 2, in which she reprised her role as Aisha Kaif​​.