Nelisa Mchunu is a South African actress famous for her role as Fikile on Uzalo. Although she plays a gold digger, sis knows how to hustle hard. She has managed to score gigs in Isidingo and Mzansi’s most viewed soapie” Uzalo“. Wondering if Fikile’s character is actually who she is in real life? Read Nelisa Mchunu’s biography and get answers regarding her life (age, net worth, boyfriend, cars and all that meets the eye).
Nelisa Mchunu Biography
Birthday: 2 February 1992
Birth Place: Inanda, KwaZulu-Natal
Profession: Actress, model, MC, Motivational Speaker, Writer
Net worth: $250 000
Education and Qualifications: Dramatic Arts, BA Honors in Media Studies (University of Witwatersrand)
Nelisa Mchunu Career
From making her television debut in a cameo role on the soapie” Isidingo” to landing a supporting role in Uzalo as Fikile. The actress is making strides. She only stepped into the limelight in 2014 but has already managed to score a permanent position on Mzansi’s most-watched soapie, “Uzalo”.
Which shows has Nelisa featured in?
- 2014- Isidingo
- 2016 – Uzalo as Fikile
- Heads of tails
- Generation The Legacy
Neliswa poses for the camera in her birth suit.
As the year 2019 kicks off, social media goes abuzz as the actress shows off some skin.
What is Nelisa Mchunu’s role in Uzalo?
Even though Fikile’s looks are on point, it seems she is the only thing she has a clue of. She has tons of “blonde moments” on the show and is always oblivious of everything around her. Her character schools women not to bend over backwards for a man, regardless of his position to defy their morals.
Is Sbu Neliswa Mchunu’s Boyfriend?
If it looks like they are following a script, then it’s not good acting. Fikile and Sbu have irrefutable chemistry on the show. No wonder fans think they are, in fact, an off-set couple. Their bond has endured fire and brimstone, but they always have unquestionable loyalty. Maybe fans want this spark to continue even in the duo’s real lives. Unfortunately, the two are just friends, and if they have convinced anyone otherwise, it shows they are good at their craft.
All things Nelisa Mchunu.
- Nelisa was raised by her single mom in Wartburg in KwaZulu-Natal along with her siblings.
- Her dad died when Nelisa was four, but she has fond memories visiting him during the holidays.
- In Grade 8, Nelisa and her two brothers move from the suburbs in KwaZulu-Natal to a township in Inanda. They stayed with her grandmother as her mom was having financial issues.
- Right after high school, Nelisa goes to study Media studies at the University of Witwatersrand (Wits).
- At one point, she dropped out of school because her mom could no longer afford the fees. A buoyant Nelisa becomes a waitress then later works as an assistant for a PR company.
- The star later lands a job as an extra on SABC 3’s Isidingo.
- She then joined Uzalo in 2016, and her family was quite excited.
Is Londeka Mchunu related to Nelisa Mchunu?
The Mchunu sisters are killing it in the entertainment industry. Londeka Mchunu plays Snegugu in Mzansi Magic’s Isithembiso, and Nelisa couldn’t make proud of her young sister. “When I joined Uzalo in 2016, my family was quite excited, and when Londeka joined Isithembiso a year later, it became a huge thing for our family,” Nelisa says.
Nelisa Mchunu speaks on rape.
After her character escapes rape by a hair’s breadth, the actress urges fans not to be afraid to report rapists. In April 2020, one of Sbu’s low-life friends insists that Fikile “wants him”, and he coerces her to have sex with him. Providentially, Sbu runs into the house right on time and saves Fikile. “Unfortunately, in real life, we don’t have oSbu no Nkunzi to bury rapists alive. So please, please don’t ever be afraid to report a rape case. Rapists don’t deserve to be out in the streets terrorising women,” Nelisa says.
What is Nelisa Mchunu’s Net Worth?
The upcoming actress makes a whopping R25 000 to R30 000 from Uzalo. Even if her net worth is still under review, sis is making money moves. Watch the video below to see what your favourite actors and actresses on Uzalo make.
Does Nelisa Mchunu have a car?
Although she flaunts her birth suit for fans to peak, the actress never really posts her possessions. There is a picture on her Instagram page that gives us a glimpse of the ride she owns. Take a look: