Tango Ncetezo is an amazing South African actress known for playing Lindiwe in the second season of the SABC1 drama series, A Place Called Home. She is also the nosy and loud shabeen owner on ‘The River’. Tango Ncetezo has appeared on the big screen for many years but little is known about her real life. Let’s explore the Tango Ncetezo biography and find out more about the gorgeous lady.
Profile Summary of Tango Ncetezo
Real Name: Tango Ncetezo
Date of birth: 21 December 1984
Place of birth: Atteridgeville, Northern Cape, South Africa
Age: 35 years old
Nationality: South African
TV Shows: A Place Called Home, The River
Where is Tango Ncetezo originally from?
Tango Ncetezo was born on the 21st of December 1984 in Atteridgeville, Northern cape. South Africa. At the age of two, her parents, Pinky and Mbuleko, left her in the care of her grandparents while they went abroad to study Psychology. Tango also got into the care of her uncles and aunt therefore she lived in other towns such as Benoni and Nelspruit. Currently, the bootilicious Tango Ncetezo resides in Johannesburg.
Tango Ncetezo family
Without family, how far can one actually go? Tango’s parents are Pinky and Mbuleko Ncetezo while her grandparents who raised her were Josephine and Jacob Masegome. She also has a younger named Kgositsile.
Which institutions did Tango Ncetezo attend?
Tango studied Film directing and Live performance at AFDA. In high school, she wasn’t sure what she wanted to do with her life and had even played a role in a high school musical. After matriculating, she was encouraged to take up the film course which totally changed herself.
When did Tango Ncetezo get a television breakthrough?
After graduating from AFDA, Tango Ncetezo auditioned for several roles which she did not get because she was quiet, anti-social and naïve. Later on, she grew confident of herself, and she got the role of a pregnant woman in the drama, Jozi H. From there onwards, she became a talented actress and subsequently landed much bigger roles on television.
Which TV shows have Tango Ncetezo featured in?
In a single decade of an acting career, Tango Ncetezo has featured in nearly twenty (20) television production. See her television appearances in no particular order below;
- Jozi H as a pregnant woman
- The River as Paulina
- A Place Called Home – Season 2 as Lindiwe
- Rockville – Season 2, 3 & 4 AS Peggy
- Zabalaza (2013) – Season 2 and 3 as Mapule Pule
- Thuli noThulani – Season 1 as Thuli Zondi
- Taxi Ride – Mrs Chuene
- Sticks and Stones Season 1 as Thami
- Soul City Season 10 as Yoli
- Society Season 2 as Tshepi
- Single Guys Season 1 as Nurse
- Mtunzini.com as Phumie
- Mina Nawe Season 1 as Funeka
- Ke Ba Bolelletse – Season 2 as Lerato
- Inkaba as Young Sindile
- End Game – Season 1 as Rose
- Bones of My Bones as Masego Molate
- Angel’s song season 1 as Casting Director
Who is Tango Ncetezo’s boyfriend?
In an interview with News24, Tango made it clear that she will not publicize any of her relationships to the public. However, she revealed that she is a happy woman in a stable relationship. Fans have speculated that she is dating Presley Chwenengae, but she made it clear that their marriage is for television and in real life the two are actually not really close.
In the award-winning Telenovela, ‘The River’, Tango Ncetezo portrays the character of Paulina, a loud and nosy tavern owner. Paulina is married to Cobra (Presley Chwenegae), a police official. She acts against popular industry giants such as Connie Ferguson, Hlomla Dandala and Sindi Dlathu.
WATCH: Paulina and Cobra’s Nasty Deal – The River | 1 Magic
Tango has come to be one of the notable actresses that South Africans want to watch on big screens. Proof of her acceptance is seen on her social media platforms, especially on her official Instagram page where she has 72k followers.
What is Tango Ncetezo Net worth?
As of 2020, Tango Ncetezo has a Net Worth of R1 Million – R2 Million. Tango earns money from her acting career.