Ntuli Ndabuko was born in 1975 in Kwa- Zulu Natal, South Africa.
He married king Zweletini’s daughter and is royalty. He is also a sought after sangoma and one of the only black artists who paints with palette knife.
Ntuli started painting and sketching at school. His inspiration was his grand father, a painter and sculpture. Ntuli did most of his paintings while looking after cattle on the rising slopes of Kwa-Zulu Natal.
When he came to Johannesburg he was encouraged to continue creating art and landed up at the Johannesburg Art Foundation perfecting his art skill.
Ntuli has a successful career and he is one of the greatest previously disadvantaged artists in South Africa.