Thembinkosi is a South African actor famous for his role as Detective Mpambani on Uzalo. His is a story of “rags to riches”. It all does not come on a silver platter as the actor works tooth and nail to chase his dream. He now graces people’s television screens but do we know how he gets to where he is? Thembinkosi Thwala Biography (Age, Career, Children, Uzalo, Salary, Net worth and more) takes us through the budding actor’s life.
Actor Thembinkosi Thwala Biography
Date of Birth: 27 February 1987
Birth Place: KwaHlathi Mahlabathini
Profession: Actor, MC
Nickname: Magwinyi, Mbuzi, Makhokhoba
Favourite food: Shisanyama
Favourite Color: Army Navy
Thembinkosi Thwala Career
How does it all start?
Working a regular job requiring him to adopt a nighttime routine, no one would ever dare think his plight would change. He cashes in by packing goods in the Checkers shop in Eastgate, but he does not intend to make this kind of life permanent. “When the store closed, we’d come in and place products on the shelves, and we’d get in at 6 in the evening and pack until 6 in the morning,” Thwala says.
In a bid to change his predicament, he goes to attend acting classes. This does not just happen by chance, as Thembinkosi had always been an actor in high school.
What is Thembinkosi Thwala’s role on Uzalo?
The budding actor plays “Mondli”, a man of the law, and he is a heartthrob who always leaves viewers enchanted. He is the Head police captain who seems to have charms that ladies like Zekhethelo, Nosipho and Lilly fail to resist. Recently, Mondli steps down from his role, and Detective Nyawo is ready to consummate Captaincy.
Does Thembinkosi Thwala have children?
Although his family is not in the spotlight, the actor reveals that he has two children.
What is Thembinkosi Thwala’s Salary?
As a budding actor, Thembinkosi still has a long way to go before his net worth is reviewed. He, however, is cashing in a salary in the range of R20 000- R30 000 per month. It seems life is getting rosy for the actor who used to get R2 300 as a packer at Checkers.