Lindie Strydom profile

Lindie Strydom played the role of Karin in the famous soap opera, Egoli.

Lindie Strydom (born 16 March 1978), née van Eeden, is a South African actress, presenter, and motivational speaker. She is best known for playing Karin Schoeman Edwards on the M-Net soap opera Egoli: Place Of Gold.

Lindie Strydom
Lindie Strydom biography
Lindie van Eeden is best known for her role as Karin Edwards in the soap opera Egoli: Place Of Gold.
Short Profile
Full Name:Lindie Strydom (née van Eeden)
Born:16 March 1978 (age 36 years old)
Place of Birth:Oudtshoorn, Western Cape
Nationality:South African
Education:Hoërskool Framesby, Port Elizabeth
Spouse:Johann Strydom (m. 2002)
Children:Paul, Hugo, and Nina
Occupation:Actress, presenter, motivational speaker
Years active:1977 – date
Known for:Egoli

Early Life

Lindie Strydom was born on 16 March 1978 in Oudtshoorn, a town in the Klein Karoo area in the Western Cape province of South Africa. She grew up in Mosselbay. 

In 1996, she attended and matriculated from Hoërskool Framesby in Port Elizabeth.


Lindie Strydom made her acting debut in January 1977 after playing Okahandja farm girl Karin in Egoli. She was a girl of eighteen years when she landed the role in the M-Net soap opera.

Strydom is positive, focused, motivated, and enthusiastic. She also loves life and believes in unity and having a strong support system.

Personal Life

Lindie Strydom married an engineer, Johann Strydom, on 12 January 2002, six weeks after their first date. Her husband accepted his new job, and they moved to the Cape early in 2021.

The couple got engaged in the snow in Harrismith. They celebrated 20 years of marriage in 2022. She and her husband have three children, Paul, Hugo, and Nina.


  • Egoli: Place of Gold (Season 6 – 18) as Karin Edwards

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