Buntu Petse biography: Getting Engaged, Miseducation and playing Nontle on Generations

Buntu Petse (born February 12, 1997) is a South African actress best known for Nontle on Generations: The Legacy and Mbali on Netflix’s Miseducation.

In this article, we will look at all the known information about the actress, including her life and career.

Biography of Buntu Petse

Buntu Petse played Mbali on Miseducation
Buntu Petse played Mbali on Miseducation
Full name: Buntu Petse
Date of birth: February 12, 1997 (26 years old)
Place of birth: Johannesburg, Gauteng, and South Africa
Education:  Wits University (Hons in Dramatic Arts)
Height:  168cm
Occupation: Actress and voice-over artist
Known for: Nontle from Generations, Mbali from Miseducation,
Net worth:  $250,000
Instagram: @buntu_p
Twitter:  @pentse_buntu
Nationality:  South African

Early life of Buntu Petse

Buntu Petse was born on February 12, 1997, in Johannesburg, Gauteng. So, as of 2024, she is 27 years old. Petse revealed herself as a private person. So much of her early life is unknown.


Buntu Petse studied at the Witswatersrand University of Johannesburg. She obtained an honors degree in dramatic arts. So, she is pretty well qualified for acting and film-related stuff.

Moreover, while at varsity, she met her now-fiance, Londa Mavundla. However, the two have yet to announce their wedding day.

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Personal life

In real life, Buntu Petse is engaged to her longtime partner, Londa Mavundla. The two met at the university in 2018, and they stayed faithful to each other. Moreover, they met just a year before Buntu could graduate.

Buntu Petse is currently engaged to Londa Mavundla her long time partner
Buntu Petse is currently engaged to Londa Mavundla, her long time partner

Moreover, this year in 2023, Londa Mavundla proposed to Petse in a post that later went viral on Instagram. Furthermore, she has teased that having a child in the future is on her bucket list. The two met a while back and have been dating for over 5 years now.

Career of Buntu Petse

According to her official CV on legends.co.za, she worked for the TOMz group from 2015–2019. This was while she was still at the University of Witswatersrand. She graduated in 2019, and a year before that, she met her now boyfriend and fiancé, Londa Mavundla.

Buntu currently plays Nontle on Generations the Legacy
Buntu currently plays Nontle on Generations: Legacy

After graduating in 2019, she landed the role of Nontle on Generations: Legacy. investigative role she still plays to date. However, there have been rumours that she was fired or would be phased out of soap together with the likes of Rebaone Kgosimore, who plays Paul Moroka Jr. on Generations.

Such rumors are not yet confirmed. However, the likes of Phil Mphela and reputable sources like The South African have teased that the actress, along with others, might be booted off the show. So, we will just wait and see.

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The actress is quite tall for a South African woman, with a reported height of 1.68m. She is actually a bit taller than her current fiancé, Londa Mavundla, when wearing platform shoes and heels.

Nontle from Generations, who also played Mbali on Miseducation
Nontle from Generations, who also played Mbali on Miseducation

However, her height has been to her advantage, helping her suit many roles for acting and even a hidden advantage for modelling and influencing.

Net worth

According to briefly.co.za, the actress is rumored to be earning around R30k–R35k. With her estimated net worth at around $250,000 as of 2023,. Which is close to R3.8 million in the local currency.

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Social media

She has two Facebook accounts, although the one with the most likes looks hacked. So, we believe her most trustworthy account is the one with 11k followers.

Moreover, the actress is also on Instagram and Twitter. On Instagram, she has over 440k followers. Her username on Instagram is @buntu_p and her Twitter handle is @pentse_buntu.


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