Bonnie Mbuli Biography
Bonnie Mbuli was born in 18th March 1987 in Soweto south Africa. She is an actress and media personality. She co presents the Afternoon Express show which airs on SABC 3.
Bonnie Mbuli Education Background
Bonnie Mbuli attended Belgravia Convent and later Greenside High School in Johannesburg.
Bonnie Mbuli Acting Career
In 1992 she was discovered at a bus stop on her way home from school by an actor’s agent who cast her on a television series ‘Viva Families’. She got cameo roles in international productions Born Free 2 and Cave Girls. Bonnie went on to present various magazine programs for television including Teleschool, Zapmag, Technics Heart of the Beat and Limits Unlimited.
In 2001 she got a leading role in the hit television soap Backstage aimed at the South African youth.She was later cast in the role of Portia in the series Gazlam. This was followed by a role in the detective series Zero Tolerance.
She has been featured in the mini series Homecoming,and appeared in two Canadian television series; Charlie Jade, a sci-fi epic and Scouts Safari – an adventure series set in the African wild.
She played the lead on the television series Soul City and Hillside which aired on SABC 1 and SABC 2 respectively.
She was cast in prime time American Action drama TV series- Philanthropist for NBC which later aired on SABC 3.
In film, she has played the role of singer Dolly Radebe, in Drum, the lead role in the Danish film, Blinded Angels. she has also starred on Catch a fire.
She also played Zindzi Mandela in Clint Eastwood’s rugby picture, Invictus about Nelson Mandela.
She has starred in e.tv’s Rhythm City in a recurring role, playing the intriguing, powerful and sometimes crazy Nozipho and on Etv’s ground-breaking crime investigation series Traffic; the first of its kind to star a female on South African television.
In 2015 she starred in the popular British series Wallander as police woman Grace Mthembu.
She hosted a talk show True Life in South Africa that aired on SABC 1.
Bonnie Mbuli Book
She has published her autobiography, a South African bestseller titled Eyebags and Dimples.
Bonnie Mbuli Family
She was married to Sisanda Henna since 2005 but they later parted ways in 2013. Her children are Micaiah Henna and Haniel Henna.