Nosipho Hope Mbhele full biography: Age, Owning Taxis, Umkhokha and more

Nosipho Hope Mbhele (born April 5, 1996) is a South African actress best known for her role on Umkhokha as Mabusi. She has also appeared on Uzalo as Amahle and on Shaka as Baleka.

So, in this article we will look into her life, career and lifestyle. Read till the end for all the details about her journey.

Biography of Hope Mbhele

Hope Mbhele who plays Busisiwe Mabusi on Umkhokha
Hope Mbhele who plays Busisiwe Mabusi on Umkhokha

Full name: Nosipho Hope Mbhele

Date of birth: April 5, 1996 (27 years old)

Place of birth: Umthwalume, Portshepstone, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Education: Marburg Secondary School, Hibberdene Academy

Alma mater: Rosebank College (Business Studies)

Height: 1.65m

Occupation: Actress, Entrepreneur, Presenter and DJ

Known for: Mabusi on Umkhokha, Amahle on Uzalo

Net worth: $300,000

Instagram: @hope_mbhele

Twitter(X): @hope_mbhele

Nationality: South African

Early life of Hope Mbhele

Nosipho Hope Mbhele was born April 6th, 1996 in Umthwalume, Portshepstone, KwaZulu-Natal. However, according to her Facebook, her hometown is Hibberdene in KwaZulu-Natal, where she grew up and attended Hibberdene Academy and MarburgSecondary School.

Furthermore, as of 2023, Hope Mbhele is 27 years old. Moreover, she grew up in an entrepreneurial family. She has 3 siblings according to sources. One of her sisters’ name is Phindile Mbhele. Her mother was radio DJ and this influenced her love for music and even Disk Jockeying.

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She attended Hibberdene Academy from 2003 until 2013. Thereafter, in 2014, she finished her secondary and matriculated from Marburg Secondary School in 2014. However, her education didn’t end there, she went on study business from Rosebank College.

Personal life

As pertains her personal life, Hope Mbhele is not just an actress but she’s also a singer-songwriter and businesswoman. She has a song with DJ Sphectacular and DJ Naves called Ngeke where she was featured.

Nosipho Hope Mbhele is also a taxi owner with up to 6 taxis
Nosipho Hope Mbhele is also a taxi owner with up to 6 taxis

Moreover, she is said to own six taxis of her own, just at the age of 27. However, she attributed her business mentality to her family background. Saying that her family was entrepreneurial.

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Career of Hope Mbhele

According to brieflySA, Mbhele is a presenter on Gagazi Fm and hosts shows like the Breakfast Gang and Sunday Chill Zone. However, they also revealed that the actress began her acting in 2016 as an extra on Uzalo. Although the role she played was never revealed.

According to her official CV, one of Mbhele’s earliest big roles was on Umkhokha. Where she played the role of Mabusi or Busisiwe. She started playing this role in 2021 until to date. However, this was only the beginning of thing’s. She landed a presenting gig on Issa Vibe SABC 1 the same year.

Busisiwe Mabusi from Umkhokha is proud of her Zulu culture
Busisiwe Mabusi from Umkhokha is proud of her Zulu culture

Thereafter, in 2022, she landed two supporting roles, one on Uzalo and another on Shaka. On Uzalo she played the role of Amahle and on Shaka she played the role of Baleka.

Moreover, she has also appeared in movies produced by Showmax. So far, there are only three films mentioned in her resum√®. She played Gugu, a lead role in the movie Goodbye Gogo (2022). Thereafter, she played Amahle in No Love Lost, another Showmax movie. Furthermore, she played Jesse in Not Joe’s Wedding.

Height of Hope Mbhele

According to her official CV, she is 165cm tall, or simply 1.65m tall. So, she is way taller than the average South African woman who is 1.55m tall. Making her to stand out a bit more, she also loves showing off her fashion and beauty sense on her socials.

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Net worth

According to our research, Hope Mbhele has 2 cars as of 2023, one of them is a BMW. Furthermore, Mbhele is also a taxi boss and is said to own at least six taxis.

So, aside from acting, presenting on radio and influencing, she also owns taxis. As a result, most sources believe the actor has a net worth between $300,000-$500,000.

Social media

Hope Mbhele is on all social media platforms, firstly on X (formerly), she goes by the username @hope_mbhele and has over 14k followers.

Then, on instagam where she goes by the username @hope_mbhele and has over 370k followers, she’s also on Facebook as Hope Mbhele with over 24k followers.


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