Thuthuka Mthembu biography: Age, Boyfriend, Rumours and Uzalo

Thuthuka Mthembu who was born on October 28, 1998, is a 25-year-old South African actress. She is best known for starring in the SABC1 drama series of Uzalo as Nonka. In this article, we will try to look at all that is known about the actress.

Biography Profile of Thuthuka Mthembu

A picture of Thuthuka Mthembu who playys Nonka on Uzalo
A picture of Thuthuka Mthembu who playys Nonka on Uzalo

Full name: Thuthuka Mthembu
Gender: Female
Date of birth: 28, October 1998 (25 years as of 2023)
Place of birth: Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Occupation: Actress
TV Shows: Uzalo as Nonka
Height: 1.60m
Net worth: Unknown
Nationality: South African

Early life of Thuthuka Mthembu

Thuthuka Mthembu was born on 28 October in 1998. So, as of 2023, she is 25 years old. Moreover, she was born and raised in Umlazi, KwaZulu Natal Province in South Africa.

Furthermore, the star started to act in commercials in her early childhood and has never looked back. And today, her decision has taken her far in the industry.

Education of Thuthuka Mthembu

She received a basic education and matriculated in South Africa. After that, she enrolled at AFDA Cape Town, where she graduated in 2021.

So, that’s where she got her acting-related training, like most renowned South African actors.

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Acting career

Her acting career started in her early twenties, if not in her late teens. She appeared on television shows and commercials, which boosted her skills and ratings. So, that’s what gave her CV an up when venturing into bigger roles.

Thuthuka Mthembu studied at AFDA in Cape Town
Thuthuka Mthembu studied at AFDA in Cape Town

After that, she landed a role on Uzalo, which was her first starring role and big role. Moreover, she also appeared on eHostela. And, was nominated for the Simon Mabhunusabela Television Awards for best actress for her role in the drama.

Thuthuka on playing Nonka on Uzalo

Thuthuka Mthembu plays the role of Nonka on Uzalo. She was introduced on the show as a teenager, but her character has grown in the soap opera from failing matriculation, being part of a polygamous marriage and her eventual divorce.

“I try to play the characters as well as I can. I don’t ever want the character to be linked back to me, so I always try to give them life without tapping into my personal side,” she said.

Personal life and achievements

Thuthuka has achieved quite a lot since she joined acting. She has bought herself a car, a BMW, exclaiming that its tiring to use Uber taxis.

Its quite obvious that her net worth is no longer something one can despise. Concerning her love life, Thuthuka has no record of who she is dating or has ever dated.

In 2021, she was nominated along with Dawn Thandeka King for the Simon Mabhunusabela Television Awards. She also graduated from AFDA Cape Town College, and she is looking forward to go international with her career.

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Fake news about Thuthuka Mthembu

In the beginning of 2022 she was reported that she had passed away. But this was all fake news which was reported unverified.

The news were rubbished by the Uzalo producers assuring the fans that Thuthuka Mthembu who plays Nonka was alive and healthy.

Social media

The actress is on Instagram with over 820,000 followers as of 2023. She is one of the most popular Uzalo actors around her age.

She shares her pictures and lifestyle on her account, where most of her fans gaze with admiration at the star.