Sannah Mchunu who plays Zodwa on Gomora is one of the most celebrated actresses in Mzansi. Here are 5 things you need to know about the award-winning star actress.
Comparing the background of Sannah Mchunu with her feats today, one is almost tempted to argue that her background was never rough. The veteran South African actress has become one of the prominent figures in the entertainment industry whose life inspires upcoming actors. She did not allow the past pains, including the domestic abuse she suffered from her husband, to deter her progress or hinder her from becoming the woman of influence, which she is today. Mchunu is well celebrated as Sana.
The South African actress Mchunu came to the limelight after playing the role of Nomarashiya in the SABC2 series Muvhango before playing the role of Zodwa in the South African drama series Gomora. Her roles in these drama series have brought her admiration, accolades, and praises from viewers across the nation. One of the things that make Zodwa’s character quite real to viewers is the fact that she has practical experience in the role she played.
5 Things You Don’t Know About Zodwa From Gomora
At 19 She was Already A Mother of Two
Sana is one of South Africa’s most graced and talented actors, even though she is from a humble family, she has rewritten her story for the better. She already had two kids when she was 19 years old, even though she had not completed high school then. The 48-year-old Mofolo star actress is a mother of seven.
Who is Sana Mchunu’s husband?
Sana is currently not married, she was married at a young age, but the relationship did not work out due to domestic violence. Sana Mchunu’s husband abused her for nine years until she had to voice out and walk out of the marriage when the pain became unbearable.
She revealed that her children encouraged her to leave, and that singular decision became the best decision she has made so far in her entire life.
Reviving her painful marital life, Zodwa said,
“I had to go back home to Sgodiphola in Soweto with nothing to offer my children. He had the money and all I knew was to give birth and stay home. Sometimes you need to walk away from situations that do not serve you and learn to start over again. Look at me now – telling amazing stories and making the country laugh.”
The star actress set the internet ablaze after she posted an intimate selfie with a man. Little is known about the mysterious man as of yet.
Sana Used To Dance For Brenda Fassie
Just like Leleti Khumalo, Sannah started off her career through dancing. Sannah started her career very early in life as a teenager and she used to dance for the deceased Brenda Fassie. She stopped the dancing career unwillingly after she got pregnant. Though she had aspirations, becoming an actress was never a part of them, unknown to her that fate had something different.
She first appeared in the e.tv’s anthology series eKasi: Our Stories, taking up multiple roles before other acting opportunities crossed her path. She featured in other prominent drama series, including Mzansi show The Queen, Isabaya, Generations, Muvhango, Gauteng Maboneng, Keeping Score as well as the popular telenovela show Rhythm City. The role of Sana Mchunu on The River series left her viewers with a thrill that only more of her appearance in the show could relish. In 2013, she featured in the Mzansi Magic series Vuka Mawulele, where she assumed the role of Grace Letsoalo.
Sana always serve social media with steamy pictures
The actress is not much into social media but when she shows up she always leaves steamy images. Sana always shows off her booty and dancing skills to keep her followers entertained.