South African actress, model, and influencer Lungelo Mpangase (born 26 May 1995) . She is best known for playing the role of Nikiwe on Nikiwe which airs on eTV.
However, others may know her as the first female lead in the drama series eHostela on Mzansi Magic, as Khethiwe, and as Ntokozo in the comedy series Mzali Wam.
As a young girl, Mpangase was fascinated by testing her limits and the idea of venturing into challenging fields. Initially, she dreamt of being a surgeon.
However, the idea fizzled out, and she settled on pursuing law for her higher education. Therefore, she enrolled for her bachelor’s degree in law in 2013 and graduated in 2017.
How old is Lungelo Mpangase?
If you’re wondering how old Lungelo Mpangase is. Well, she’s only 28 years old as of 2023. She was born 1995 on the 26th of May.
What happened to Lungelo Mpangase in May 2021?
In May 2021, she was allegedly physically attacked by a fellow actress on a set of her new movie in Vosloorus, Gauteng. However, there’s no information on whether charges were laid against the perpetrator or not.
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What did she want to do growing up?
Mpangase grew up wanting to be a surgeon, then later studied Law (LLB), only for her to become a performer. And in response to the question she said that God truly knew everyone’s journeys as acting has become something that’s very close to her heart. “I really love what I do.” she said.
How did her career unfold
In the Mzansi Magic drama series eHostela, she played Khethiwe, a young woman who wants to be a maskandi star, in her first significant major role.
She then made an appearance in the Mzansi original movie Themba Lam, which premiered on Mzansi Magic on June 15, 2019, and was created by students of M-Magic Net’s in Motion Academy.
Moreover, she was cast as Ntokozo, a recent graduate looking for job, in the Mzansi Magic drama series Mzali Wam in 2021. And as of 2023, she is playing the role of Nikiwe on Nikiwe.
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Mpangase received a scholarship
She also held a scholarship challenge on her social media channels that year. In addition to helping students with their tuition, the tournament was meant to support aspiring performers.