Ayanda Nzimande AKA Bonnie from Nikiwe, bio, age, relationship, Scandal! etc.

Ayanda Nzimande, a South African actress, was born on December 26, 1995. She is most known for playing Aya on Scandal. Furthermore, she plays Bonnie on Nikiwe, a seductive girl trying to lure a young CEO of a rich family.

When she played Aya on Scandal, people were shocked to know she was playing a character 10 years her junior. Read more about the phenomenal actress below in this article.

Biography of Ayanda Nzimande

Ayanda Nzimande who plays Bonnie on Nikiwe and who played Aya on Scandal!
Ayanda Nzimande who plays Bonnie on Nikiwe and who played Aya on Scandal!

Full name: Ayanda Brandy Nzimande
Date of birth: 26 Decemeber, 1995 (28 years as of 2023)
Origin: Durban and Cape Town, South Africa
Education: AFDA (BA in Live Perfomance
Height: 1.63cm
Occupation: Actress
Known for: Aya from Scandal and Bonnie from Nikiwe
Net worth: $200,000
Nationality: South African

Early Life of Ayanda Nzimande

Ayanda Nzimande was born on December 26, 1995, and spent her formative years in both Durban and Cape Town. Her sister is older than she is, and she was raised by a single father.

The actress longed to perform since she was a young girl, although initially, she wanted to be an astronaut. She used to dream of being near the stars. So, it should’nt come as a surprise that you see her allongside other stars.


She attended AFDA – The South African School of Motion Picture Media and Live Performance after completing her high school studies. Ayanda Nzimande received her BA in acting in 2013.

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Personal Life

In any case, Ayanda Nzimande and Wanda Zuma are not trying to hide their relationship and are in fact dating. Wanda Zuma has never uploaded her, but we have seen her post him on her Instagram accounts rather frequently.

Acting Career

The South African soap opera Scandal has Ayanda Nzimande as Aya! She attempted to express how delighted she was to be on Scandal during an interview. and called the sensation a blessing.

Ayanda has now been given the chance to work with numerous well-known and acclaimed actors. She had theater training and had played a minor role in a television show.

Bonnie from Nikiwe played by Ayanda Nzimande
Bonnie from Nikiwe played by Ayanda Nzimande

She claims that this is her break and she did not forget to express her gratitude for her current situation. The actress had always watched the program and wished she could be a cast member.

Nzimande has also acted on other soapies for example, recently she is appearing as a supporting actor on Nikiwe. She plays the role of Bonnie on Nikiwe. A role in which she tries to get into a rich family ny seducing their CEO son.

Height of Ayanda Nzimande

According to thecityceleb.com, Ayanda Nzimande has a height of around 1.63cm. A height which is backed by many other sources on the internet. So, she is of average or slightly above average height for a South African woman.

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Net Worth

Moreover, according to sources like thesaga.co.za and thecityceleb.com, Ayanda Nzimande has an estimated net worth of around $200,00 as of 2023. Which is about R3,7 million rands as of 2023.

Social Media

Ayanda like many South African celebrities, is on Instagram. Moreover, she has a little over 72k followers on the platform. However. we are unsure if she is on any other platform for that matter like twitter or facebook.