Winnie Ntshaba Biography
Winnie Ntshaba whose real name is Bawinile Ntshaba is a South Africa actress, voice-over artist, and motivational speaker. She is best known for her role as Khethiwe Buthelezi in the soapie Generations season 1. Her breakthrough in her acting career came after she starred in the Yesterday film in 2004.
Winnie Ntshaba Age
Winnie Ntshaba was born on 1st September 1975 in South Africa.
Winnie Ntshaba Career
In 2000 she moved to Johannesburg and participated in educational and industrial theatre shows for AREPP Shoestring Productions. In 2004 she was featured in the local television drama Jozi Streets. She also had a supporting role in the film Yesterday.
She also appeared in three productions: Russian Services Lethal Force (supporting role), Shreds and Dreams (lead role). She was also featured in a short film called Blow directed by Uwelyn.
In 2013 she launched a soapie award ceremony called the Royalty Soapie Awards. The first ceremony took place at the Durban International Convention Centre on 2 November 2013.
She graduated from the University of Natal (Durban) with a BA Drama Honours degree in 1997.
Winnie Ntshaba Television Role
- Jozi Streers as Cynthia
- Generations as Kethiwe Buthelezi
- The Road as Neli
- Isibaya as MEC Zondi
- Isithembiso as Lihle
- MTV Shuga as Neliswe Chauke
- The River as Neli
- Broken Voews as Funeka
- The Herd as Mam’Ngadi
Winnie Ntshaba Husband |Son
In 2005, Ntshaba began dating SABC Cameraman Thabo Modise. The two got married in 2006, They welcomed their first child on 9 July 2009 and named him Phenyo Modise. After seven years of marriage, Ntshaba filled for a divorce in 2013. The divorce was finalized the same year though they co-parent to raise their son together.
Winnie Ntshaba Generation
In 2005, Ntshaba was Auditioned for the role of Khehiwe Buthelezi on the SABC 1 soap opera Generations (South African TV series),and she has been an integral part of the program ever since, until 2015 when all 16 actors of the show were fired, for illegal striking demanding better salaries, after the actors went on strike demanding extension on their contracts and royalties from episodes which had been rebroadcast.
Generations was a South African soap opera which first premiered on SABC 1 in 1994. It was created and produced by Mfundi Vundla and aired weekdays on SABC 1. Set against the backdrop of the advertising industry, this drama celebrates the hopes and dreams of South Africans who aspire to a better future.
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