Bongco started acting in high school where she used to do houseplays alongside Micayla Eretha Fillis.
In her Second year of study at Rhodes University, Upile made her debute to the National Art Festival by performing in Thembela Madliki’s production, Nyanga, which won the Best production award at the Student Theatre Festival in 2016.
In March 2021, UPile joined etv Scandal as Poloko the daughter of Mamba (played by Simo Magwaza). She is playing the role alongside (Wandile Molebatsi) who is her brother. Poloko is fierce and holding a grudge against Mamba because he mistreated her mother and her brother and was never present in her life. Her anger reveal her as a ‘True Mamba’ than all the Mambas can be.