In Pictures: Uzalo actor Pastor Mbatha ‘Thaboka Mnguni’ is Uncle Bae in real life.
Thaboka William Mnguni is a South African actor popularly known for playing the role of Pastor Mbatha on Uzalo soapie. On Uzalo, Pastor Mbatha represents a self-ordained Bishop and former Pastor and board member of KwaMashu Kingdom Church. He was married and divorced Madongwe; over the storyline, Pastor Mbatha made and failed in several attempts to rekindle his love with Madongwe.
Known for his mobilizing and not being easy to get along with on-screen characters, Mbatha led the resistance to stop Qhabanga, who was determined to sell the KKC church.
In real life, Thaboka Mnguni is a chilled character, a businessman and loves to show his rich side, making him Mzansi soapies ultimate uncle bae.
Often dressed in smart casual, the father of two William Mnguni, is real-life friends with Uzalo former cast member Siyabonga Shibe who played the role of Qhabanga Khumalo. Despite the two clashing onscreen, they are true and close friends in real life.
He took a sabbatical leave from Uzalo to attend to family and business matters. Uzalo show producers announced that Mbatha is set to make a grand return this week on the Friday episode. Will he cause havoc and threaten Pastor Gwala’s church operations? This is typical Mbatha behaviour.
Did Pastor Mbatha have a meeting with American Bishop TD Jakes?
It seems as Pastor Mbatha has finally met his idol, American pastor and author Bishop TD Jakes. Uzalo show producers Stained Glass Productions hints after posting a portrait of Mbatha and TD Jakes image together.
William Mnguni takes home R75 000 per month in salaries for his Mbatha role on Uzalo. In real life, he has business interests in farming and travelling and tours.
He has a keen taste for good and expensive life; he owns expensive bakkies and SUVS in his garage.