Nomzamo Mbatha (born 13 July 1990), is a South African actress, television personality, businesswoman, accountant and human rights activist.
She portrayed the character of Thandeka Ndlovu on Mzansi Magic Sopie era Isibaya which she starred in from 2013 to her exit in 2020. Her exit from Sopie introduced her to Hollywood where she was cast as Mirmbe in Eddie Murphy’s sequel to Coming to America, which was titled Coming 2 America. In 2021 April it was announced that she was cast in Saban Films new movie Soul Assassins alongside Bruce Willis which was later filmed under a new name Die Like Lovers but was released as Assassin and became Bruce Willis’s last movie.
Early life and career
Nomzamo Mbatha was born on 13 July 1990 in KwaMashu Township, approximately 21 kilometres (13 mi), by road, north-west of the city of Durban, in KwaZulu Natal Province and is of Zulu ethnicity.
She attended Rippon Primary School in Durban and Bechet High School, where she obtained her High School Diploma. In 2018, she graduated from the University of Cape Town with a Bachelor of Commerce degree specializing in accounting.
Mbatha auditioned for a television show in July 2012. She has also started acting on Isibaya in 2013 and also became the main character, this marked her acting debut and was praised by crtics for playing Thandeka Zungu. The search, which was held at Cape Town, attracted over 600 contestants. She placed in the top 70 and later the top 10. She was one of the three top finalists. In 2015, she made a film debut in Tell Me Sweet Something with Maps Maponyane which was released in September 4, of that same year, and a television show Umlilo from 2015 to 2016. That same year, she began hosting a reality travel show called “Holiday Swap”, on South African Broadcasting Corporation.
In 2015, she was selected to represent Neutrogena, being the first South African in that role.
In 2021, she appeared in the film Coming 2 America.
The previous year, Mbatha signed with talent management agency Creative Artists Agency.
In 2022 September it was announced that Mbatha was cast as lead actress and will also serve as an Executive producer of Shaka iLembe to air on Mzansi Magic as of June 18 in 2023.
Parents and family
Nomzamo Mbatha parents are Skuta Nxumalo and Manakutu Mbata.
Nomzamo Mbatha mother, Manakutu Mbata, is a teacher. Her late father is Skuta Nxumalo.
She has a younger brother, Zamani Mbatha, who’s also an actor.
Nomzamo Mbatha had a younger sister known as Carla, but she committed suicide in December 2014.
Nomzamo Mbatha is currently single and not in an open relationship for now.
Is Nomzamo Mbatha married?: No, Nomzamo Mbatha is at the moment not yet married.
Nomzamo Mbatha has an estimated net worth of around $500, 000 – $1 million.
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