Ntando Duma Biography: Age, Early Life, Education, Family, Boyfriend, Career, Business, Philanthropy, Abuse Allegations, Controversy

Single mother and a media mogul focused on winning.

By  | May 07, 2020, 01:10 PM  | Ntando Duma  | Top of The

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Ntando Duma is a single parent and a media mogul now on her journey to win the reality show, Tropika Island of Treasure.

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She is known for her social media clap-back responding to people that talk negatively about her.

As a mother, Ntando has created an Instagram account for her daughter - it is fast-growing with over 100 000 active followers.  Ntando has been criticised by many but the media mogul doesn’t just let them have their fun, instead, she drags and fights to the last end.

Ntando Duma Age

Ntando Duma was born on the 29th of August in 1995. She is 24 years old.

Ntando Duma Family

Ntando Duma was born in Orange Farm, a township on the outskirt of Johanesburg.

Her family moved to Alexandra, a township in Johannesburg where she was raised attending all her formal primary and secondary education. 

She has three siblings including her sister, Thando Duma. They were all raised by their mother and grandmother. They didn’t grow up with their father, as he left when they were young and he died in 2008. 

Growing up, Thando would get involved in community activities which would provide a platform for the love she now has for the media. The Love Life activities which would be held at different schools in Orange Farm. But they eventually to Alexandre, and that was the time life started for Ntando.

Ntando Duma Education

Ntando finished primary school in Alexandra and she went to further her studies at Kwabhekilanga High School. By the time she finished high school, Ntando already knew by then that she wanted to work in media and so her choice was to end up in a media school. 

She advanced her studies at Boston Media College where she graduated with a Diploma in Media Studies. 

Ntando Duma Boyfriend

Ntando and former boyfriend, Junior De Rocka are blessed with a daughter, Sbahle Mzizi,who was born on the 28th of June in 2017.

The couple broke up in 2017  as the relationship was rather toxic and they decided to end their relationship. This was after months of abuse speculations and unhappiness in their relationship.

After having gone through that drama, Ntando is currently single and according to her, she is focusing on building her career and she doesn’t have time for a relationship. 

Ntando Duma Career

Ntando Duma started her career by distributing vine videos and eventually, she had the hang of presenting. As a starter, she presented Sistahood, Craz-e and ShizNiz.

Getting comfortable with being in front of the camera, Ntando Duma decided to pursue acting and landed a role on Rhythm City City as Zinzi Dandala.

However, she is best known as a TV host on popular music channel MTV Base Africa. The forever bubbly presenter was also the host of the show "Gqom Nation."

Ntando is now working alongside the comedian, musician and MC - Robot Boii. They are working as presenters for the Channel O Lockdown Quarantine Party. The party followed after the world was forced into an instant lockdown due to Covid-19.

The lockdown stopped all forms of activities except for those which are regarded as essential services.

Due to this, Shimza decided to start an online party  every Friday and Saturday featuring artists including Kabza De Small and DJ Maphorisa, pH, and many more. 

Growing up, Ntando was always advised to take modelling as a career and this was due to her height and beauty. She started modelling at a young age, while in High School. 

The media mogul eventually had an opportunity to take part in the 2015 Soweto Fashion Runway.

Ntando Duma Business

As a businesswoman, Ntando Duma strives to make a huge difference in townships as she launches her unique business, which gives a platform for spaza shops and restaurants, mainly in the township - to have their scrumptious services available on the App for the masses to order from.

Ntando Duma Philanthropy

Ntando is the founder of the Inspire A Teen SA Foundation which is aimed at nurturing and cementing the confidence of young models and offers the education of cat-walking and different kinds of essential modelling services.

The foundation donates matric dresses to Kwa Bhekilanga Secondary School in Alex, Sandton. 

This is what she said about the foundation “It’s a foundation that I started back in 2010 and what we aim to do is give back to the community. We donate matric dresses to  We collect the dresses from Spectacular, designers etc. and we send them to the school. I’m also involved in motivational talks with young people at schools as well as in my community.”

Ntando Duma Abuse Allegation

Ntando has taken to social media sharing that she has suffered in the hands of her ex-boyfriend, Junior. 

She posted an image of her notes where she expressed how Junior would abuse her emotionally and physically.

 According to Ntando, she once caught her ex-boyfriend in bed with another woman, December 25th in 2016 and he apparently physically assaulted her. 

Ntando Duma Controversy 

Ntando has accused Junior of neglecting his daughter, because he instead chooses to spend time with other children.

In hitting back, Junior claims that Ntando accusations are unfounded and malicious further claiming that he supports his daughter as required. The battled baby father has even posted receipts of money sent to Ntando for the child's upkeep. 

Well, as it appears, things have not been smooth between the two, and the social media battle continues.

Ntando is known as a Twitter clap-back user. She has defended herself over allegations of people questioning her parenthood and the well being of her daughter. 

This was after Ntando posted a picture of her daughter in a car which was parked at a mall. Ntando responded to everyone who questioned her as a parent. But she didn't allow the cyber-bullying and defended herself.

Ntando continues to work on building and growing her brand. She is working on her Tropika journey and continues to curate content for her daughter's Instagram account. At this rate, her success is on the right path and we can only wait to hear the next move.

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