Mpume Ngwenya is a South African actress famous for her role on Uzalo as Mazaza. The actress has a lot to prove as most are reluctant to do Mazaza’s role justice. Uzalo viewers are sceptical about the recast, and Mpume proves everyone wrong. Mpume Ngwenya’s biography bares all on the actress’ life (age, television roles, uzalo, net worth and more)
Biography of Mpume Ngwenya
Date of birth: 19 January 1983
Real name: Nompumelelo Ngwenya
Debut role: Thandi in Loxion Lyric
Mpume Ngwenya Career
How does she get into the spotlight?
The actress’ rise to eminence is attributed to her role in Thandi in the series Loxion Lyric. Her character is one of a spoilt brat who does not comprehend the worth of money. This opens doors for her, and 2013 sees her guest-starring in etv’s eKasi: Our Stories (Good Girls Gone Bad).her role Tebogo is a naive 18-year-old who celebrates her birthday a night before an essential interview. She misses the meeting with the Dean of one of the country’s best universities, leading to losing a chance to get a scholarship.
Two years down the line, the actress lands an inveterate role as Baby on the sitcom “iThuba Lokugcina”. The drama takes viewers through a voyage of catastrophes of a peculiar group of underachieving eccentrics who try to save their rather faint futures in an extraordinary life skills class. That same year she landed another role on “B&B”, and she bags yet another acting gig the following year.
Which television roles have Mpume Ngwenya featured in?
- B&B – Season 1 (Thandi Mtshali)
- EKasi: Our Stories – Season 5 & 6 (Tebogo)
- EKasi: Our Stories – Season 6 Thandile (as Mpumi Ngwenya)
- iThuba Lokugcina – Season 1 Baby (as Nompumelelo Ngwenya)
- Location Lyric – Season 1 Thandi
- Uzalo – Mazaza
Fans react to Mpume Ngwenya’s role on Uzalo.
A tweet reads, “The new Mazaza only spoke a few words, but people on Twitter “bath abamthandii” (they say they don’t like her). Although viewers impose their insecurities on the actress, she does not let any of their comments deter her from doing what she knows best. Even if they accept her, the old Mazaza is gone, and this new Mazaza is ready to show the world what she is made of.
What is Mpume Ngwenya’s net worth?
The actress is in her element and undoubtedly at the top of her game. But she is still upcoming, and therefore her net worth is $30 000. She is also bagging a salary in the range R25 000- R30 000 per month from Uzalo. This is just the beginning for the actress.