Siya Beyile Biography

Siya Beyile born Siyabonga Beyile and also known as ‘The Threaded Man’, is a stylist, writer, public speaker, MC and entrepreneur. He is the founder and creative director of ‘The Threaded Man’.

Education Background

Student at Wynebrg Boys High School, Cape Town, South Africa.

Siya Beyile Age

He was born on the 7th December 1993 in Cape Town.

Siya Beyile Career- The Threaded Man

Siya attended Wynberg Boys’ High School on a Culture Scholarship, where he competed in sports such as rugby, hockey and athletics. He was also heavily involved in cultural activities including the choir, debating and playing the trumpet and clarinet.

After matriculating from Wynberg, Siya enrolled at Fashion School, LISOF, where he majored in Trends and Garment Construction. It was during this time that he launched The Threaded Man blog. ue to financial reasons, Siya was forced to abandon his studies but this motivated him to focus on creating a business out of his blog.

With the rapid growth of The Threaded Man on social media, Siya was approached by a private investor who saw a future for The Threaded Man and began mentoring Siya.

In February 2013 he launched his blog ‘The Threaded Man’. The blog has established itself as an online portal that provides men with the latest style trends, introducing them to a trendy and sophisticated lifestyle for today’s metro man including a styling department for TV productions and TV performers.

At the age of 22, he was appointed as the Fashion Director for the South African Music Awards and The MTV Africa Music Awards.

Forbes Africa announced Siya as one of Africa’s 30 under 30 for 2016, GQ has named him as one of the 7 leading voices of African men’s fashion, in 2017 Siya became the youngest African to be on the cover of GQ by gracing the cover of GQ Style., he featured as part of the top 50 best dressed men in South Africa, and he has appeared in various publications such as The Times, Cape Argus, GQ UK , Hypebeast, Vogue, Highsnobiety . In addition, Siya was selected as one of 5 South Africans to attend The Meeting of the Minds: South Africa’s Enterprising Next Generation conference in New York City.

On 6th February 2017 he started a show ‘The Threaded Exchange with Siya Beyile’ which is a weekly 1 hour show on Cliff Central which airs at 11h00

Siya Beyile
Siya Beyile


Jameson Select Reserve Man of Character award at the GQ Best Dressed Awards 2016.

Siya Beyile Girlfriend

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Siya Beyile Net Worth

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Siya Beyile Interview with Independent Media lifestyle writer Nontando Mposo

How has The Threaded Man portal evolved since it was launched?

Siya Beyile: The Threaded Man is a success story on its own, but for every successful blog, there are dozens that fail. When The Threaded Man launched, the idea was that it was just going to be a portal/blog for men’s fashion. Since then it has grown into a full agency, into Africa’s largest men’s fashion and lifestyle portal. Through our styling and consulting divisions, over the past months we have worked on campaigns for big brands such as H&M, Levi’s, Stuttafords, American Swiss, Titan watches and Adidas, to name a few.

You are clearly a creative person, is there anyone or anything that inspires you?

Siya Beyile: It is funny because I don’t consider myself a creative person… I mean I failed at fashion school, haha!

Siya Beyile Video


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