Shamilla Miller biography: Age, Education, Profile, Filmography, Instagram

Shamilla Miller biography: Age, Education, Profile, Filmography, Instagram

April 24, 2021 0 By Nelson Mbeki

Shamilla Miller (born 14 September 1988; Shamilla Ismael) is a South African actress. She became a popular figure with television viewers for landing the role of Ayesha Ibrahim on Amaza.

On the SABC1 youth drama series, she starred as the underdog in a company of student friends who lives in Muizenberg.

Her looks and her acting style have gained her many roles and opportunities in the entertainment scene. She landed the role of a guest in Season 2 of Forced Love. She was cast as Chanel in the comedy-drama series.


Shamilla Miller biography
Shamilla Miller is a popular South African actress.
BornShamilla Ismael
14 September 1988 (age 32)
Birth PlaceCape Town
NationalitySouth African
EducationBachelor’s Degree in Motion Picture and Live Performance • Acting for Film
Alma materAFDA
BoyfriendClifford Joshua

Early Life

The fan-favorite actress was born on 14 September 1988 and was named Shamilla Ismael by her parents.


She had her high school education at Hottentots Holland High and started in 2001. After four years she graduated in 2005. In 2006, she enrolled at AFDA Film School, South Africa.

In the institution, Shamilla obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Motion Picture and Live Performance. She graduated from the institution in 2009.


She is a professional South African actress and is popular for playing the role of Ayesha Ibrahim in Amaza, an SABC1 drama series.

She landed a guest-starring role on the comedy-drama series Forced Love (season 2) in 2015. 

In the following year, she appeared among other hopefuls in an audition for Top Actor Africa, a BET reality competition. She recorded success after making it out of the competition on the top twelve.

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She has also appeared in several television shows including Riley Morgan in Blood and Water (Season 1). In Dead Places, she played the role of Kelly, a renowned socialite. 

Chanel was the role she played in the Season 2 of Forced Love and Daniella in Season 1 of Isidingo.

In the first season of The Docket, she appeared as a Guest Star and Jenna in The Girl from St. Agnes (season 1).

She was the finalist on season 2 of Top Actor Africa. In the third season of Z’bondiwe (The Chase), she was cast as Hilda Miller. 


According to her feed on Instagram, the beautiful and talented actress is in love. Shamilla Miller is dating Clifford Joshua.

The love birds have been in love for about two years based on sources online. Her boyfriend must be lucky to be in love with the beauty. Maybe we may see her flaunting her wedding ring.

Blood and Water

On the fan-favorite Netflix series, Blood and Water, she was cast as Riley Morgan. The character is the wife of Chad Morgan in the series.

In the movie, she and her husband, who happens to be a swimming coach at Parkhurst High School, were expectant of a child.

Meanwhile, her hubby (Chad) is in another relationship outside his marriage. He was cheating on his wife with his swimming student Fikile, played by Khosi Ngema.

She later discovered that her husband was cheating which led to her leaving him and Chad lost his job also.


  • Amaza – Ayesha Ibrahim
  • Blood & Water -Riley Morgan
  • Dead Places – Kelly
  • Forced Love – Chanel
  • Isidingo – Daniella
  • The Docket – Guest Star
  • The Girl from St. Agnes – Jenna
  • Top Actor Africa – Herself (Finalist)
  • Z’bondiwe – Hilda Miller
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Shamilla is also active on social media and her Instagram account tells a lot about her. On the media, she shares pictures and videos about her.

The verified account, @shamilla.miller, houses over 8.9k followers. The engaging pictures of moments worth sharing have made people fall in love with her. The beauty never fails to share pictures about her boyfriend, career, lifestyle, and more.