Is best known for her role as Julia Motene on the SABC1 soapie Generations.
Xolile was born in 1977, in Vrede in the Free State. In her matric year she played alongside her mentor Thembi Mtshali in The Crucible, at the Market Theatre.
She enrolled at the National School of the Arts and graduated with the honour of best overall performer.
She has worked on various industrial theater productions. She has received a number of acting awards.
She took some time off from acting in 2005 to attend the New York Film School, as she would like to produce and direct films.
She also played the role of Sister Zama in the seventh season of the SABC1 drama series Soul City (in 2006), and played a guest role in the fifth season of the American drama series NCIS, in 2007.