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Zinhle Ngwenya's Biography: Personal Life, Schooling, Career, Relationships, Family, Controversy, Car, House, Net Worth

About

Zinhle Ngwenya is one of South Africa’s best actresses. Her breakthrough came after she appeared on Isibaya. Since then, Zinhle has received high-profile roles. To find out more about that, go through this Zinhle Mabena’s biography. 

Personal Life

Zinhle Mabena's personal life | Source: Instagram

Zinhle Mabena who is also referred to as Zinhle Ngwenya as a result of her previous marriage was born on 8 June 1991 in East Rand, Gauteng, South Africa. 

She is the youngest of three children and was raised by her mother after her father died when she was young.  Her father was a Ndebele and her mother Zulu. 

Zinhle Mabena’s Schooling

Zinhle Mabena studied in local schools during her primary and high school studies. Afterwards, she joined the University of Johannesburg for further studies. However, information about her specialisation and date of graduation remains unknown.

Zinhle Mabena’s Career

Zinhle Mabena's Career | Source: Instagram

Zinhle has achieved a lot of success in her career. If you are wondering how it is because she started early. 

At the age of 16, she was already in films with her first being the Mthunzini series where she took the leading role, Bucie Twala. 

In 2011, she played the role of Zindzi Mandela in the biopic of Winnie Mandela. The following year, Zinhle was on eKasi and featured when the show did a remix in 2013.

By now, religious followers of these shows will have known Zinhle but it was her appearance in Isibaya that catapulted her into the limelight. 

Zinhle Mabena | Source: Instagram

She portrayed the character of Sihle, a girl whose life was altered by the death of her father. Whatever she sought to do was for her own benefit. 

After a good run on the show, it was cancelled in 2021 and Zinhle took that opportunity to take a break from the screens.

She returned to the screens this year and just like before, walked straight into the cast list of House of Zwide. She plays Ntombi, a role that contrasts her conniving character in Isibaya

Zinhle Mabena’s Relationships 

Robert Ngwenya and Zinhle Ngwenya | Source: Briefly.co.za

Zinhle Mabena and Robert Ngwenya were embroiled in a nasty divorce in 2021 after the collapse of their four-year marriage.

Robert accused the Isibaya actress of domestic abuse but she denied the accusations. The latter insisted that he was the abusive party in the relationship and when he tried to fight back, he became violent.

Things were so bad that Zinhle obtained a protection order from her baby daddy and when he tried to violate it, she approached the court to grant her a protection order. 

Zinhle Mabena and her former husband | Source: Citizen.co.za

Things further escalated when Zinhle was arrested after she was accused of the attempted murder of her husband after three men attacked him at a petrol station. She was later absolved from all charges.

The two eventually divorced and the actress is yet to find love again. On her return to television, she said that she will be concentrating on that which means she isn’t ready to accommodate another man, at least not yet.

Not much is known about how Zinhle Mabena and Robert Ngwenya met as they announced their relationship after their wedding.

Zinhle Mabena’s Family

Nasty as her relationship might have ended, Zinhle Mabena and Robery Ngwenya have two adorable children, a girl and a boy. Details about them remain unknown. 

Zinhle Mabena’s Controversy

Zinhle Mabena arrested

In 2021, the Isibaya actress was arrested after she was accused of attempted murder of her now ex-husband Robert Ngwenya. 

Ngwenya survived an attack by three men at a petrol station and police said they had evidence linking Zinhle to the crime.

However, when she appeared in front of a Pretoria Magistrate Court, the case was thrown out due to a lack of evidence.

Zinhle Mabena homeless

She can’t catch a break. The actress and her ex-husband accrued arrears of around R200,000 for their house in Midrand.

The two failed to meet their R28,000 monthly commitment and reports indicated that Ngwenya evaded the debt collectors. 

At the time, Zinhle occupied the house with their two children as they were going through a divorce. 

Zinhle Mabena's Car

Zinhle Mabena's car | Source: Instagram

Zinhle Mabena’s House

Zinhle Ngwenya's House | Source: Instagram

Zinhle lived in a 7 million dollar house with her former husband Robert Ngwenya. However, reports indicate that the two risks losing their property after failing to meet their financial obligations.

Zinhle Mabena's Net Worth

Zinhle Mabena's net worth is estimated to be $2 million. She largely makes this through her work as an actress.

Social Media

Zinhle Mabena’s Instagram: ms_zinhlemabena 

Zinhle Mabena’s Twitter: @MsZinhleMabena 

Zinhle Mabena’s Facebook: @MsZinhleNgwenya

Also known as:
Zinhle Mabena
Real name:
Zinhle Ngwenya
Occupation:
Actress, philanthropist
Birthday:
8 June 1991
Nationality:
South African
Star sign:
Gemini
Birth place:
East Rand, Gauteng, South Africa
Height:
4’9’ or 145cm
Children:
two children
Net Worth:
$2 million

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Zinhle Ngwenya's Biography: Personal Life, Schooling, Career, Relationships, Family, Controversy, Car, House, Net Worth
Also known as:
Zinhle Mabena
Real name:
Zinhle Ngwenya
Occupation:
Actress, philanthropist
Birthday:
8 June 1991
Nationality:
South African
Star sign:
Gemini
Birth place:
East Rand, Gauteng, South Africa
Height:
4’9’ or 145cm
Children:
two children
Net Worth:
$2 million

About

Zinhle Ngwenya is one of South Africa’s best actresses. Her breakthrough came after she appeared on Isibaya. Since then, Zinhle has received high-profile roles. To find out more about that, go through this Zinhle Mabena’s biography. 

Personal Life

Zinhle Mabena's personal life | Source: Instagram

Zinhle Mabena who is also referred to as Zinhle Ngwenya as a result of her previous marriage was born on 8 June 1991 in East Rand, Gauteng, South Africa. 

She is the youngest of three children and was raised by her mother after her father died when she was young.  Her father was a Ndebele and her mother Zulu. 

Zinhle Mabena’s Schooling

Zinhle Mabena studied in local schools during her primary and high school studies. Afterwards, she joined the University of Johannesburg for further studies. However, information about her specialisation and date of graduation remains unknown.

Zinhle Mabena’s Career

Zinhle Mabena's Career | Source: Instagram

Zinhle has achieved a lot of success in her career. If you are wondering how it is because she started early. 

At the age of 16, she was already in films with her first being the Mthunzini series where she took the leading role, Bucie Twala. 

In 2011, she played the role of Zindzi Mandela in the biopic of Winnie Mandela. The following year, Zinhle was on eKasi and featured when the show did a remix in 2013.

By now, religious followers of these shows will have known Zinhle but it was her appearance in Isibaya that catapulted her into the limelight. 

Zinhle Mabena | Source: Instagram

She portrayed the character of Sihle, a girl whose life was altered by the death of her father. Whatever she sought to do was for her own benefit. 

After a good run on the show, it was cancelled in 2021 and Zinhle took that opportunity to take a break from the screens.

She returned to the screens this year and just like before, walked straight into the cast list of House of Zwide. She plays Ntombi, a role that contrasts her conniving character in Isibaya

Zinhle Mabena’s Relationships 

Robert Ngwenya and Zinhle Ngwenya | Source: Briefly.co.za

Zinhle Mabena and Robert Ngwenya were embroiled in a nasty divorce in 2021 after the collapse of their four-year marriage.

Robert accused the Isibaya actress of domestic abuse but she denied the accusations. The latter insisted that he was the abusive party in the relationship and when he tried to fight back, he became violent.

Things were so bad that Zinhle obtained a protection order from her baby daddy and when he tried to violate it, she approached the court to grant her a protection order. 

Zinhle Mabena and her former husband | Source: Citizen.co.za

Things further escalated when Zinhle was arrested after she was accused of the attempted murder of her husband after three men attacked him at a petrol station. She was later absolved from all charges.

The two eventually divorced and the actress is yet to find love again. On her return to television, she said that she will be concentrating on that which means she isn’t ready to accommodate another man, at least not yet.

Not much is known about how Zinhle Mabena and Robert Ngwenya met as they announced their relationship after their wedding.

Zinhle Mabena’s Family

Nasty as her relationship might have ended, Zinhle Mabena and Robery Ngwenya have two adorable children, a girl and a boy. Details about them remain unknown. 

Zinhle Mabena’s Controversy

Zinhle Mabena arrested

In 2021, the Isibaya actress was arrested after she was accused of attempted murder of her now ex-husband Robert Ngwenya. 

Ngwenya survived an attack by three men at a petrol station and police said they had evidence linking Zinhle to the crime.

However, when she appeared in front of a Pretoria Magistrate Court, the case was thrown out due to a lack of evidence.

Zinhle Mabena homeless

She can’t catch a break. The actress and her ex-husband accrued arrears of around R200,000 for their house in Midrand.

The two failed to meet their R28,000 monthly commitment and reports indicated that Ngwenya evaded the debt collectors. 

At the time, Zinhle occupied the house with their two children as they were going through a divorce. 

Zinhle Mabena's Car

Zinhle Mabena's car | Source: Instagram

Zinhle Mabena’s House

Zinhle Ngwenya's House | Source: Instagram

Zinhle lived in a 7 million dollar house with her former husband Robert Ngwenya. However, reports indicate that the two risks losing their property after failing to meet their financial obligations.

Zinhle Mabena's Net Worth

Zinhle Mabena's net worth is estimated to be $2 million. She largely makes this through her work as an actress.

Social Media

Zinhle Mabena’s Instagram: ms_zinhlemabena 

Zinhle Mabena’s Twitter: @MsZinhleMabena 

Zinhle Mabena’s Facebook: @MsZinhleNgwenya