🚨Thenjiwe from Isitha and Thandeka from Isibaya are blood sisters to Khaya from Isitha in real life.

Meet the Mbatha Siblings: Rising Stars of South African Entertainment

Nonkululeko Mbatha (Thenjiwe)

Nonkululeko Mbatha is making waves as Thenjiwe on the hit series “Isitha: The Enemy.” Known for her beauty and flair, Nonkululeko is a fresh face on the small screen, captivating audiences with her compelling performances.

Despite her rising fame, details about her age and post-matric education remain under wraps, allowing her talent to speak for itself.

Nonkululeko graduated from the KCAP class of 2020 and landed her debut role in the adult drama “The Black Door” two years later.

Her portrayal of Thenjiwe, a character who unexpectedly becomes a mother following a traumatic incident, has earned her widespread acclaim. Nonkululeko’s ability to bring depth and nuance to such a complex role has fans eagerly anticipating her future projects.

Zamani Mbatha (Khaya)

Zamani Mbatha, born on April 7, 1998, in KwaMashu, Northwest Durban, is another rising star in the Mbatha family. Known for his roles in “Isitha: The Enemy” (2022), “Isithembiso” (2017), and “Is’phindiselo” (2021), Zamani’s passion for acting emerged at an early age. Despite his humble beginnings, his dedication and talent have propelled him to prominence in the entertainment industry.

Zamani is the younger brother of Nomzamo and Nonkululeko Mbatha, both successful in their own right. His journey is marked by hard work and prayer, reflecting the resilience that runs in the family. Although information about his parents and the exact number of his siblings is unclear, Zamani’s achievements speak volumes about his commitment to his craft.

Nomzamo Mbatha (Thandeka from Isibaya)
Nomzamo Mbatha, born on July 13, 1990, is a multifaceted talent—an actress, television personality, businesswoman, accountant, and human rights activist. She attended Rippon Primary School and Bechet High School in Durban before graduating from the University of Cape Town in 2018 with a Bachelor of Commerce degree specializing in accounting.

Nomzamo’s breakthrough role was as Thandeka Ndlovu on the Mzansi Magic soap opera “Isibaya,” a character she portrayed from 2013 until her departure in 2020. Her exit from the show marked the beginning of her international career, leading to her role as Mirmbe in Eddie Murphy’s “Coming 2 America.” In April 2021, she was cast alongside Bruce Willis in “Soul Assassins,” later renamed “Die Like Lovers” and released as “Assassin,” Bruce Willis’s last film.

The Mbatha siblings—Nonkululeko, Zamani, and Nomzamo—are carving out impressive careers in the entertainment industry, each bringing their unique talents and dedication to the forefront. Their journeys, marked by resilience and hard work, continue to inspire many aspiring actors and fans alike.

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