Sipho Mahlatshana was born in Cape Town and matriculated from ID Mkhize High School in 2007. After that he was involved in theatre through Simenye Productions as well as Khalemintwana Productions. In 2008 he studied at New Africa Theatre where he got a chance to do stunt work on the film 24 (Season 7), he also performed in a production at the end of the year called Buckingham Palace. In 2009 he did a few more stage productions including Passionate Stranger adapted from Can Themba’s short story by Mbulelo Grootboom. He also tutored as a cellphone film-maker in township schools.