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Nomzamo Mbatha's Biography: Personal Life, Schooling, Career, Relationships, Family, Relationship, Car, House

About

She made her debut on TV as an actress on Isibaya. Nomzamo has made her mark on the global entertainment scene. She is also a human rights activist that has worked with the United Nations.

Personal Life

Nomzamo Mbatha whose full name is Nomzamo Nonzwakazi Nxumalo Mbatha was born on the 13 July 1990 in KwaMashu Township, Northwest of the city of Durban, in KwaZulu Natal Province.

As a youngster, Nomzamo Mbatha’s friends thought she had a great personality, a big heart and unquestionably (not unsurprisingly), the gift of the gab. 

From a young age, Nomzamo Mbatha used to model at beauty pageants even though her father was not keen on it.

Nomzamo Mbatha's Schooling

Nomzamo Mbatha went to Sihlezi Primary School in Durban and then went on to attend the Bechet High School where she obtained her High School Diploma. 

At school, Nomzamo Mbatha did public speaking in schools around Durban. Consequently, she was invited to become Madam Speaker in the KZN Youth Parliament.

In 2018, she graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce degree specializing in accounting from the University of Cape Town.

Nomzamo Mbatha's Career

Nomzamo Mbatha | Source: Instagram

Nomzamo Mbatha captured the interest of the entertainment industry when she became one of the three finalists in the 2012 MTV Base VJ Search. 

The search, which was held in Cape Town, attracted over 600 contestants. Though she did not win, with that accomplishment, Nomzamo Mbatha landed her first acting role in the Mzansi Magic telenovela -turned-soap-opera Isibaya in 2013. She hasn’t looked back since.

In a short span of time, she progressed to be one of the most popular personalities in the South African entertainment industry. So successful that today, Nomzamo Mbatha, at only 32 years of age, is a millionaire. 

She’s also attracted a huge social media following. Nomzamo Mbatha’s Instagram page has over 4 million followers, Twitter 2.4 million and Facebook 1.1 million followers. That’s a combined reach of 7.4 million followers.

What Was Nomzamo Mbatha’s Work On TV?


Nomzamo Mbatha | Source: InstagramIn 2013, Nomzamo Mbatha was cast in Isibaya and also became the main character. 

In 2015, she was chosen to act in two soap operas, namely 'Tell Me Sweet Something' and 'Umlilo'. 

In Umlilo, Nomzamo Mbatha had a starring role as Khwezi, an orphan from KwaZulu-Natal who was adopted by her uncle as a teenager and is the likely third wife in a polygamous marriage.

Also, in 2015, Nomzamo Mbatha was the face of the reality travel show called 'Holiday Swap' on South African Broadcasting Corporation.

Is Nomzamo Mbatha A Hollywood Actor?

Nomzamo Mbatha | Source: Instagram

Nomzamo Mbatha made her Hollywood debut in 2021 in the movie Coming To America in which she played the role of Mirembe.

She was cast alongside renowned actors like Eddie Murphy, Wesley Snipes and James Earl Jones. 

Speaking about how she landed the role, Nomzamo said she auditioned and went through a rigorous process before she was confirmed.

What Are Some Nomzamo Mbatha Movies?

In 2020, Nomzamo Mbatha signed up with a Los Angeles-based talent management agency, Creative Artists Agency.

Slowly and steadily, Nomzamo Mbatha's acting prowess saw her in movies like The Jakes Are Missing (2015), All About Love (2017) and in 2021, she appeared in Coming 2 America.

Nomzamo Mbatha's Interests

Nomzamo Mbatha is also a well-known philanthropist and humanitarian and hosted the 2020’s dazzling Miss South Africa pageant.

Nomzamo Mbatha | Source: Instagram

Nomzamo Mbatha is also a brand ambassador for various products. For instance, in 2015, she became the first-ever South African to be the face of Neutrogena products. 

Additionally, the lively and vibrant beauty also works in partnership with other well-known brands such as L'Oreal Paris, Audi and Puma. 

Nomzamo Mbatha also runs the Nomzamo Lighthouse Foundation. She set up the organization to help the most vulnerable in society.

Nomzamo Mbatha's Relationships

Is Nomzamo Mbatha married?

Nomzamo Mbatha is single. Media personality Maps Maponyane was rumoured to be Nomzamo Mbatha’s boyfriend. Neither of them confirmed nor refuted the claims. They were often spotted on just about every occasion together.

Who Nomzamo Mbatha’s husband will be is something her fans will have to patiently wait to find out as at the moment she’s focused on her career and making the most out of her stay in the United States. 

Who Is Nomzamo Mbatha’s Boyfriend?

Though Nomzamo Mbatha is very discreet about her private life, her first romantic relationship was with gospel singer Khaya Mthethwa. 

They called off their relationship when Nomzamo discovered that he was in a relationship with Jessica Nkosi, her co-star and friend.

Nomzamo Mbatha is also rumoured to have dated actor and businessman Maps Maponyane. 

The couple split in 2018 after rumours surfaced that Maponyane was allegedly cheating on Nomzamo, with a well-known Cape Town slay queen.

Are Nomzamo Mbatha and Jessica Nkosi Friends?

Isibaya stars Jessica Nkosi and Nomzamo Mbatha are supposedly not the best of friends anymore. 

They quickly went from being best friends to enemies in no time and Khaya Mthethwa is the reason behind the rift. 

Nomzamo, who was apparently dating Khaya, called off their relationship after finding suspicious messages between her boyfriend and her friend.

Nomzamo Mbatha's Family

Who Are The Members Of Nomzamo Mbatha’s Family?

Nomzamo’s family is of the Zulu ethnicity. Nomzamo Mbatha’s Mother, Manakutu Mbatha, was a teacher. She was very close with her mother. 

Her father, Skuta Nxumalo, is no more. Nomzamo Mbatha had four siblings. Her older sister died in 2009. Carla, Nomzamo Mbatha's younger sister, committed suicide in December 2014.

Today, of all Nomzamo Mbatha siblings, only two remain. Wendy, who is known for District 9 and her brother, Zamani Mbatha. Nomzamo Mbatha's brother is an exceptional actor in Mzansi's popular soap opera, Isithembiso.

Nomzamo Mbatha's Lifestyle

Does Nomzamo Mbatha Carry Traditional Outfits?

Nomzamo Mbatha | Source: Instagram

Nomzamo Mbatha is one of those South African celebrities who have an effortless sense of style. 

Besides being beautiful, she has an amazing personality and a fantastic dress sense. She is definitely a trendsetter.

The stunning South African actress can pull off a western outfit just as easily as she dons her cultural collections. 

Nomzamo Mbatha | Source: Instagram

Nomzambo Mbatha dresses and her sense of style redefines sexy. She is not afraid to try the bold, the daring and the tempting.

Nomzamo is on top of her fashion game. In every sense of the word, the actress is also a fashion diva.

Nomzamo Mbatha's Hairstyle

Nomzamo Mbatha's Hairstyles | Source: Instagram

Over the years, the Isibaya actress has not been afraid of exploring different hairstyles. She has pulled off curls, faux locs, afro and short hairstyles. 

Nomzamo Mbatha's Hairstyle | Source: Instagram

Nomzamo Mbatha's Hairstyles | Source: Instagram

When it comes to trying a new look, the gorgeous actress rocks it every time. Any style looks perfect on her.

Nomzamo Mbatha's Controversy

No celebrity escapes this reality of being in the limelight. Nomzamo Mbatha has split opinions. Her status as an activist has been called into question. 

In 2018, she had to respond to claims that she was not fit for a Cosmopolitan activism issue. Some Twitter users claimed that she is paid for her appearances at Charity events and therefore, she should not consider herself an activist.

In other news, Nomzamo might not be pursuing love at this point in her life but that won’t keep people from talking. 

Her relationship with gospel singer Khaya Mthethwa ended after Khaya allegedly got involved with her friend Jessica Nkosi. 

However, Nomzamo did not entertain any public opinions as she quickly moved to harsh out the rumours. 

Nomzamo Mbatha's Car

What cars does Nomzamo Mbatha drive?

She is Audi's brand ambassador. As expected, Nomzamo Mbatha car collection features a range of Audi brands. Her luxury collection of Audis includes a few enviable sets like the Audi SQ5, Audi R8 V10 plus and the Audi Q7.

Nomzamo Mbatha's Car | Source: InstagramNomzamo Mbatha's Car | Source: InstagramNomzamo Mbatha's Car | Source: InstagramNomzamo Mbatha’s House

Currently, the gorgeous actress is based in Los Angeles and totally living it up. That said, she has shared pictures of her house in South Africa. It’s in a gorgeous neighbourhood with a “forest cover” overlooking it. It’s grand and spectacular. 

Nomzamo Mbatha's House | Source: InstagramNomzamo Mbatha's House | Source: Instagram

Nomzamo Mbatha's House | Source: Instagram

Nomzamo Mbatha's Net Worth

How Much Is Nomzamo Mbatha Worth?

Nomzamo Mbatha earns her living from acting, modelling, being an entrepreneur, and brand endorsements. Nomzamo Mbatha's net worth is $3 million or R47 million.

Awards and Recognition

In 2018, Nomzamo Mbatha spent time touring Kenyan refugee camps in her role as UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador besides her other philanthropy works. In October 2019, she was inducted into the Golden Key International Honor Society as one of its Honorary Members.

Nomzamo Mbatha's Awards | Source: Instagram

Nomzamo Mbatha's Awards | Source: Instagram

These are the awards she has received:

2019: Philanthropy Award from Africa!

2019: SASTAs, Best Actress Nomination

2018: Okay Africa 100 Women Honoree

2018: Forbes Africa 30 under 30 Creatives

2013: Rising Star Award in the DRUM Darling Awards

2013: Hot Chick of the Year at the Feather Awards

Social Media

Nomzamo Mbatha's Instagram: @Nomzamo_M  

Nomzamo Mbatha's Twitter: @NomzamoMbatha  

Nomzamo Mbatha's Facebook: Nomzamo Mbatha 

Q&A

How old is Nomzamo Mbatha? 

Born on 13 July 1990, Nomzamo Mbatha’s age is 32.

What does Nomzamo Mbatha do for a living?

Nomzamo Mbatha is an actress, television personality, businesswoman and human rights activist. She's appeared in the South African television series Isibaya and the American movie Coming 2 America.

Where is Nomzamo Mbatha now? 

Nomzano Mbatha is currently based in South Africa.

How much is Nomzamo Mbatha worth? 

Nomzamo Mbatha is worth $3 million or R47 million. She makes this from her career as an actress, brand endorsement deals and businesses.

Who are Nomzamo Mbatha’s parents?

Nomzamo Mbatha’s Mother, Manakutu Mbatha, was a teacher and her father Skuta Nxumalo is deceased.

Coming To America

Real name:
Nomzamo Nonzwakazi Nxumalo Mbatha
Occupation:
Actress, Television Personality, Businesswoman, Human Rights Activist
Birthday:
13 July 1990
Nationality:
South African
Star sign:
Cancer
Birth place:
KwaMashu, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
Height:
1.58m or 5'2
Children:
N/A
Net Worth:
$3 million or R47 million

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Nomzamo Mbatha's Biography: Personal Life, Schooling, Career, Relationships, Family, Relationship, Car, House
Real name:
Nomzamo Nonzwakazi Nxumalo Mbatha
Occupation:
Actress, Television Personality, Businesswoman, Human Rights Activist
Birthday:
13 July 1990
Nationality:
South African
Star sign:
Cancer
Birth place:
KwaMashu, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
Height:
1.58m or 5'2
Children:
N/A
Net Worth:
$3 million or R47 million

About

She made her debut on TV as an actress on Isibaya. Nomzamo has made her mark on the global entertainment scene. She is also a human rights activist that has worked with the United Nations.

Personal Life

Nomzamo Mbatha whose full name is Nomzamo Nonzwakazi Nxumalo Mbatha was born on the 13 July 1990 in KwaMashu Township, Northwest of the city of Durban, in KwaZulu Natal Province.

As a youngster, Nomzamo Mbatha’s friends thought she had a great personality, a big heart and unquestionably (not unsurprisingly), the gift of the gab. 

From a young age, Nomzamo Mbatha used to model at beauty pageants even though her father was not keen on it.

Nomzamo Mbatha's Schooling

Nomzamo Mbatha went to Sihlezi Primary School in Durban and then went on to attend the Bechet High School where she obtained her High School Diploma. 

At school, Nomzamo Mbatha did public speaking in schools around Durban. Consequently, she was invited to become Madam Speaker in the KZN Youth Parliament.

In 2018, she graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce degree specializing in accounting from the University of Cape Town.

Nomzamo Mbatha's Career

Nomzamo Mbatha | Source: Instagram

Nomzamo Mbatha captured the interest of the entertainment industry when she became one of the three finalists in the 2012 MTV Base VJ Search. 

The search, which was held in Cape Town, attracted over 600 contestants. Though she did not win, with that accomplishment, Nomzamo Mbatha landed her first acting role in the Mzansi Magic telenovela -turned-soap-opera Isibaya in 2013. She hasn’t looked back since.

In a short span of time, she progressed to be one of the most popular personalities in the South African entertainment industry. So successful that today, Nomzamo Mbatha, at only 32 years of age, is a millionaire. 

She’s also attracted a huge social media following. Nomzamo Mbatha’s Instagram page has over 4 million followers, Twitter 2.4 million and Facebook 1.1 million followers. That’s a combined reach of 7.4 million followers.

What Was Nomzamo Mbatha’s Work On TV?


Nomzamo Mbatha | Source: InstagramIn 2013, Nomzamo Mbatha was cast in Isibaya and also became the main character. 

In 2015, she was chosen to act in two soap operas, namely 'Tell Me Sweet Something' and 'Umlilo'. 

In Umlilo, Nomzamo Mbatha had a starring role as Khwezi, an orphan from KwaZulu-Natal who was adopted by her uncle as a teenager and is the likely third wife in a polygamous marriage.

Also, in 2015, Nomzamo Mbatha was the face of the reality travel show called 'Holiday Swap' on South African Broadcasting Corporation.

Is Nomzamo Mbatha A Hollywood Actor?

Nomzamo Mbatha | Source: Instagram

Nomzamo Mbatha made her Hollywood debut in 2021 in the movie Coming To America in which she played the role of Mirembe.

She was cast alongside renowned actors like Eddie Murphy, Wesley Snipes and James Earl Jones. 

Speaking about how she landed the role, Nomzamo said she auditioned and went through a rigorous process before she was confirmed.

What Are Some Nomzamo Mbatha Movies?

In 2020, Nomzamo Mbatha signed up with a Los Angeles-based talent management agency, Creative Artists Agency.

Slowly and steadily, Nomzamo Mbatha's acting prowess saw her in movies like The Jakes Are Missing (2015), All About Love (2017) and in 2021, she appeared in Coming 2 America.

Nomzamo Mbatha's Interests

Nomzamo Mbatha is also a well-known philanthropist and humanitarian and hosted the 2020’s dazzling Miss South Africa pageant.

Nomzamo Mbatha | Source: Instagram

Nomzamo Mbatha is also a brand ambassador for various products. For instance, in 2015, she became the first-ever South African to be the face of Neutrogena products. 

Additionally, the lively and vibrant beauty also works in partnership with other well-known brands such as L'Oreal Paris, Audi and Puma. 

Nomzamo Mbatha also runs the Nomzamo Lighthouse Foundation. She set up the organization to help the most vulnerable in society.

Nomzamo Mbatha's Relationships

Is Nomzamo Mbatha married?

Nomzamo Mbatha is single. Media personality Maps Maponyane was rumoured to be Nomzamo Mbatha’s boyfriend. Neither of them confirmed nor refuted the claims. They were often spotted on just about every occasion together.

Who Nomzamo Mbatha’s husband will be is something her fans will have to patiently wait to find out as at the moment she’s focused on her career and making the most out of her stay in the United States. 

Who Is Nomzamo Mbatha’s Boyfriend?

Though Nomzamo Mbatha is very discreet about her private life, her first romantic relationship was with gospel singer Khaya Mthethwa. 

They called off their relationship when Nomzamo discovered that he was in a relationship with Jessica Nkosi, her co-star and friend.

Nomzamo Mbatha is also rumoured to have dated actor and businessman Maps Maponyane. 

The couple split in 2018 after rumours surfaced that Maponyane was allegedly cheating on Nomzamo, with a well-known Cape Town slay queen.

Are Nomzamo Mbatha and Jessica Nkosi Friends?

Isibaya stars Jessica Nkosi and Nomzamo Mbatha are supposedly not the best of friends anymore. 

They quickly went from being best friends to enemies in no time and Khaya Mthethwa is the reason behind the rift. 

Nomzamo, who was apparently dating Khaya, called off their relationship after finding suspicious messages between her boyfriend and her friend.

Nomzamo Mbatha's Family

Who Are The Members Of Nomzamo Mbatha’s Family?

Nomzamo’s family is of the Zulu ethnicity. Nomzamo Mbatha’s Mother, Manakutu Mbatha, was a teacher. She was very close with her mother. 

Her father, Skuta Nxumalo, is no more. Nomzamo Mbatha had four siblings. Her older sister died in 2009. Carla, Nomzamo Mbatha's younger sister, committed suicide in December 2014.

Today, of all Nomzamo Mbatha siblings, only two remain. Wendy, who is known for District 9 and her brother, Zamani Mbatha. Nomzamo Mbatha's brother is an exceptional actor in Mzansi's popular soap opera, Isithembiso.

Nomzamo Mbatha's Lifestyle

Does Nomzamo Mbatha Carry Traditional Outfits?

Nomzamo Mbatha | Source: Instagram

Nomzamo Mbatha is one of those South African celebrities who have an effortless sense of style. 

Besides being beautiful, she has an amazing personality and a fantastic dress sense. She is definitely a trendsetter.

The stunning South African actress can pull off a western outfit just as easily as she dons her cultural collections. 

Nomzamo Mbatha | Source: Instagram

Nomzambo Mbatha dresses and her sense of style redefines sexy. She is not afraid to try the bold, the daring and the tempting.

Nomzamo is on top of her fashion game. In every sense of the word, the actress is also a fashion diva.

Nomzamo Mbatha's Hairstyle

Nomzamo Mbatha's Hairstyles | Source: Instagram

Over the years, the Isibaya actress has not been afraid of exploring different hairstyles. She has pulled off curls, faux locs, afro and short hairstyles. 

Nomzamo Mbatha's Hairstyle | Source: Instagram

Nomzamo Mbatha's Hairstyles | Source: Instagram

When it comes to trying a new look, the gorgeous actress rocks it every time. Any style looks perfect on her.

Nomzamo Mbatha's Controversy

No celebrity escapes this reality of being in the limelight. Nomzamo Mbatha has split opinions. Her status as an activist has been called into question. 

In 2018, she had to respond to claims that she was not fit for a Cosmopolitan activism issue. Some Twitter users claimed that she is paid for her appearances at Charity events and therefore, she should not consider herself an activist.

In other news, Nomzamo might not be pursuing love at this point in her life but that won’t keep people from talking. 

Her relationship with gospel singer Khaya Mthethwa ended after Khaya allegedly got involved with her friend Jessica Nkosi. 

However, Nomzamo did not entertain any public opinions as she quickly moved to harsh out the rumours. 

Nomzamo Mbatha's Car

What cars does Nomzamo Mbatha drive?

She is Audi's brand ambassador. As expected, Nomzamo Mbatha car collection features a range of Audi brands. Her luxury collection of Audis includes a few enviable sets like the Audi SQ5, Audi R8 V10 plus and the Audi Q7.

Nomzamo Mbatha's Car | Source: InstagramNomzamo Mbatha's Car | Source: InstagramNomzamo Mbatha's Car | Source: InstagramNomzamo Mbatha’s House

Currently, the gorgeous actress is based in Los Angeles and totally living it up. That said, she has shared pictures of her house in South Africa. It’s in a gorgeous neighbourhood with a “forest cover” overlooking it. It’s grand and spectacular. 

Nomzamo Mbatha's House | Source: InstagramNomzamo Mbatha's House | Source: Instagram

Nomzamo Mbatha's House | Source: Instagram

Nomzamo Mbatha's Net Worth

How Much Is Nomzamo Mbatha Worth?

Nomzamo Mbatha earns her living from acting, modelling, being an entrepreneur, and brand endorsements. Nomzamo Mbatha's net worth is $3 million or R47 million.

Awards and Recognition

In 2018, Nomzamo Mbatha spent time touring Kenyan refugee camps in her role as UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador besides her other philanthropy works. In October 2019, she was inducted into the Golden Key International Honor Society as one of its Honorary Members.

Nomzamo Mbatha's Awards | Source: Instagram

Nomzamo Mbatha's Awards | Source: Instagram

These are the awards she has received:

2019: Philanthropy Award from Africa!

2019: SASTAs, Best Actress Nomination

2018: Okay Africa 100 Women Honoree

2018: Forbes Africa 30 under 30 Creatives

2013: Rising Star Award in the DRUM Darling Awards

2013: Hot Chick of the Year at the Feather Awards

Social Media

Nomzamo Mbatha's Instagram: @Nomzamo_M  

Nomzamo Mbatha's Twitter: @NomzamoMbatha  

Nomzamo Mbatha's Facebook: Nomzamo Mbatha 

Q&A

How old is Nomzamo Mbatha? 

Born on 13 July 1990, Nomzamo Mbatha’s age is 32.

What does Nomzamo Mbatha do for a living?

Nomzamo Mbatha is an actress, television personality, businesswoman and human rights activist. She's appeared in the South African television series Isibaya and the American movie Coming 2 America.

Where is Nomzamo Mbatha now? 

Nomzano Mbatha is currently based in South Africa.

How much is Nomzamo Mbatha worth? 

Nomzamo Mbatha is worth $3 million or R47 million. She makes this from her career as an actress, brand endorsement deals and businesses.

Who are Nomzamo Mbatha’s parents?

Nomzamo Mbatha’s Mother, Manakutu Mbatha, was a teacher and her father Skuta Nxumalo is deceased.

Coming To America