Andile Gumbi Wiki
Andile Gumbi was a South African actor, dancer, singer and model who was born on Broadway as Simba in Disney’s The Lion King. He is known for his role as Zweli Ngubane in the Mzansi Magic series.
#RIP South African actor Andile Gumbi who has died at age 36 . It’s is reported that he suffered a heart attack while working on a theatre production in Israel.
— IG : TheCircleOnline (@TheCircleOnline) October 25, 2019
Andile Gumbi Age
He was 36 years old as of 2019
Andile Gumbi Wife
He was married and his wife who is known as Mrs. Gumbi.
According to a post by former Bomb Productions producer, Kutlwano Ditsele, former #Isibaya actor Andile Gumbi has died after falling ill and suffering a heart attack in Israel.
— YT: Media Girl Chronicles (@mediagirl_za) October 25, 2019
Andile Gumbi Career
Andile had a lot of talent and still had a lot to offer the entertainment industry. He joined The Lion King in 2004 and has starred in productions in London, Sydney, Melbourne, Shanghai, and South Africa, as well as appearing in commercials for the musical worldwide. He also works in the television program IsiBaya.
Andile Gumbi Family Statement
In a statement issued to DRUM on behalf of Andile’s family, Michelle Harding, of the production, said Andile had died Friday morning after receiving the best medical care.
“On behalf of Mrs. Gumbi and family, it is with profound sadness we share the news that our beloved Andile passed away this morning. Andile received the best medical care possible. We request that the family be given space to grieve and that their privacy be respected in this very difficult time,” she said.
According to a statement posted by the production on their Facebook page, last week on Friday, Andile suffered a heart attack. “In the morning it deteriorated and suffered a cardiac arrest, but the medical staff of the Shaare Zedek Medical Center managed to resuscitate it successfully,” they wrote. The program was suspended last week so they could focus on Andile’s medical care while his wife Hlengiwe was making arrangements to reach her husband.
Andile Gumbi Daniel The Musical Statement
The production confirmed the actor’s ill-health with a post on Facebook that read:
“In the early morning he deteriorated and suffered a cardiac arrest, but the medical personnel at Shaare Zedek Medical Centre managed to successfully resuscitate him. His present condition is critical. It is comforting to know that Andile Gumbi is receiving the best medical care in the world as he is fighting for his life and the medical professionals are trying to determine the cause of his condition. We further ask that people pray for his speedy and full recovery.”
Later, the production released another statement that read:
“We thank everyone for your support and for all the prayers for Andile. Andile’s wife will be with him later today and we hope that her presence will help him in his recovery.”
In their last statement on behalf of the Gumbi family, he passed away in the early hours of Friday morning.
RIP: Stage and screen actor Andile Gumbi has died
The Isibaya star has been in a coma for the last few days after suffering a heart attack while working on a theatre production in Israel
— Kgopolo Phil Mphela (@PhilMphela) October 25, 2019
“It is with profound sadness we share the news that our beloved Andile passed away this morning. Andile received the best medical care possible,
“We request that the family be given space to grieve and that their privacy be respected during this difficult time.
“The family will make a statement at the appropriate time,” said the production team of ‘Daniel The Musical’.
Andile Gumbi Cause Of Death
Andile Gumbi died on 25 October 2019 in Israel. He has died at the age of 34. He passed away this morning. Andile received the best medical care possible.
Andile has died after suffering a heart attack while working on a musical in Israel.
The actor rushed to an Israeli hospital in a critical condition after suffering a cardiac arrest last week.
Andile was performing in a production called Daniel The Musical in the country at the time.
The production confirmed that his wife had flown out to be at his side.