Thembisa Mdoda Biography, Age, Husband, Sister, Twins
Thembisa Mdoda is a South Africa actress and presenter who plays ‘Thembi’ on Showmax’s “Unmarried”. This multitalented lady is a well-loved celebrity because of her authenticity however, she can play a good role when given the chance. Let’s learn more about her and her roles.
Thembisa Mdoda Biography, Profile, Wiki
Name: Thembisa Liyema Mdoda-Nxumalo
Date of Birth: 6th November 1982
Place of Birth: Mthatha, Eastern Cape
Education: Graphic Design Studies, Pretoria Technikon
Occupation: Actress, Presenter
Spouse: Atandwa Kani (m.2012-2015), Mr Nxumalo (m. 2019 till present)
Net Worth: USD$100 000 – 1 000 000
Age, Education and Upbringing
Thembisa Mdoda was born on the 6th of November 1982 in Mthatha in the Eastern Cape. She grew up in family with four girls one of which is none other than Anele Mdoda. Unfortunately their mother passed away in 2009 and Thembisa says that that time was one of the hardest in her life. She still misses her mother and emulates her daily in remembrance. She describes her mother, Yolisa Mdoda, as organised and a well-mannered lady. Her mother was a Transet publicist and SABC continuity presenter which shows that the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree. Mdoda has a great relationship with her father and sisters and values family especially since she now has one of her own.
After matriculating Thembisa studied Graphic Design Studies at Pretoria Technikon. She worked for a while after completing her studies but decided to apply to study drama at the University of Witwatersrand.
Thembisa Mdoda is best known for being the presenter of Mzansi Magic’s “Our Perfect Wedding” season 6 and 7. The viewers loved her so much she managed to bag The Golden Horn for Best Presenter in the 2017 SAFTAS. In the same year she won Best Presenter and The Ultimate Viewers’ Choice Award in the inaugural Mzansi Magic Choice Awards.
Mdoda’s first gig was to be a newsreader on Wits Radio but then left when she was offered to host “Highveld After Dark” a show airing on 94.7 Highveld Stereo on weekdays from 0100-0400 hours. She also managed to land a role in the iconic telenovela “The Road” in 2015. She played ‘Thabisile Cebekhulu’. In 2019 Thembisa played ‘Amanda Molefenyane’ on “Isibaya”, a role that many enjoyed because of the feistiness and drama that Thembisa brought to the role.
Showmx’s “Unmarried” season 2 is out now and we see the return of Thembisa playing ‘Thembi’ one of the lead roles in the show. This season promises to dive deeper into the life of ‘Thembi’ and her struggles as a stay-at-home mother. Mdoda plays the role well and we can’t wait to watch more of her.
Net worth and Personal life
Thembisa Mdoda’s net worth is USD$ 100 000 – 1 000 000. There is no mention of a specific house or car out there but we are sure she is with shelter and vehicle. One aspect of her personal life that has unfortunately splashed all over the media is her divorce to Atandwa Kani. Mdoda admitted that they were both young and ignorant to the challenges that life would throw at them. The divorce turned scandalous when Atandwa contested his paternity of Thambisa’s twins. It was later revealed that he was correct. Both parties were hurt by the process.
Ms Mdoda or should we say Mrs Nxumalo met her current husband on the set of Our Perfect Wedding. She admitted that the situation was quite cliché but she is grateful for all of it and is happy to be his wife. We are not yet aware of his name but Thembisa hadus waiting for pictures of him which she finally posted. Not much to go by but at least a public celebration of their love.
Make sure you watch “Unmarried” on Showmax and watch Thembisa Mdoda-Nxumalo shine bright as ‘Thembi’. We are sure you’ll be left without a doubt about her talent and you’ll see why she deserves to win more awards.
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