Nambitha Mpumlwana Biography
Nambitha Mpumlwana is a South African actress and presenter. She is best known for her role as Mawande Memela in the soapie Generations which would air on SABC 1. She is also a Voice Coach, Motivational Speaker, and Producer. Furthermore, Nambitha also runs a voice training academy which is doing really well. She has been active in her career since the year 1999.
Moreover, the South African actor has also worked as an actress in Tsotsi which is a South Africa film that won an Oscar Award. On Tsotsi, Nambitha acted as a wife to Rapulana Seiphumo and as well as a mother. In addition, Nambitha has appeared on a South African TV series known as Ashes to Ashes where he acted as Mandlakazi.
Nambitha Mpumlwana Age
The South African actress was born to his parents in Mthatha, South Africa in the year 1967. She celebrates her birthday on the 12th day of February every year. She is 52 years old as of 2019 and her birth/zodiac sign is Pisces.
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The actress returned back home in South Africa because she wanted to know her father and his children. She is very close to her grandmother and mother. Her grandmother was like a mother to her while Nambitha was growing up.
Nambitha Mpumlwana Childhood
Mpumlwana is from the Xhosa language which is a Nguni Bantu language that has click consonants. In addition to that, the language is one of the official languages of South Africa. Nambitha takes pride in her culture and is happy to be Xhosa. She was brought up on a farm in the Eastern Cape (formerly Umtata)in South Africa but later went into exile together with her family.Nambitha Mpumlwana
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It is said that the actress is a married woman but there is no much information given concerning her wedding and husband.
Nambitha Mpumlwana Son
The South African actress and presenter has been blessed to be a parent of one teenage son who is known as Vangile Mpumlwana.
Nambitha Mpumlwana Education
The South African actress went to further her studies in Canada. She left her country at the age of 13 because her mother was studying at a university in Canada. In Canada, she trained in music, film, and theatre. Moreover, she would also direct plays, act and also wrote plays. Furthermore, Nambitha also actively involved herself in workshops that dealt with exploring racism. In the year 1994, the actress returned back home in South Africa.
She started her career as a continuity presenter for SABC television before joining the SABC2 wildlife show 50/50 as a presenter. Moreover, she presented the SABC2 shows Lebone and Practical Parenting, as well as the SABC3 show Money. Her acting career began in Canada where she would also direct plays, act and also write plays. Nambithat has appeared in several films such as Tsotsi, Ashes to Ashes, Red Dust as well as Country Of My Skull.
Nambitha Mpumlwana Films
- Tama Ba? Tama Na! (1993)
- Crazy Joe’s Coco.
- Land of a Thousand Hills
- Beyond Borders (2003)
- Country of My Skull (2004)
- Red Dust (2004)
- Tsotsi (2005).
Nambitha Mpumlwana Theatre
- The Dead Wait
- Black Age
- In Search of Dragon’s Mountain
- Love and Other Strange Things
- Beauty and the Beast of Oracle
- The Power of Harriett T.
- Business of Health
- See Here! It’s Africa and the Caribbean.
Nambitha Mpumlwana Television Roles
- 7de Laan (Season 1) as Zandile.
- Ashes to Ashes (Season 1 & 2) as Mandlakazi Namane.
- Diamond Hunters (Season 1) as Dara
- Generations (Season 1) as Rochelle/Mawande Memela
- Interrogation Room (Season 1&2) as Captain Thandiswa Skweyiya.
- Isidingo (Season 1) as Nancy.
- Out Of The Box (Season 2) as Lebo.
- Shado’s (Season 1) as Shado.
- Sokhulu & Partners (Season 2) as Thumi Sibisi.
- The Lab (Season 1&2) as Pearl Lusipho.
- Yizo Yizo (season 1&2) as Grace Letsatsi.
Nambitha Mpumlwana Awards
She won the Golden Horn Award for Best Actress in a TV Drama at the second annual South African Film and Television Academy Awards (SAFTAs), for her role as Pearl Lusipho in the SABC3 drama series The Lab.
Nambitha Mpumlwana Net Worth
The South African Xhosa Actress and presenter has made quite a fortune and great wealth from her career. It is said that her primary source of wealth and income is her professional acting career. According to viralfeed.co.za, her net worth is estimated to be R8 Million.
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