Andile Mbatha biography


Andile Mbatha, born on 11 February 1982 (age – 39 years old), is a South African actor and singer. He is best known for portraying Bra Carter on House of Zwide.

Biography Profile

Andile Mbatha aka Bra Carter on house of Zwide
Andile Mbatha aka Bra Carter on house of Zwide.

Full name: Andile Mbatha
Gender: Male
Date of birth: 11 February 1982
Age: 39 years old
From: Johannesburg, Gauteng Province
Nationality: South African
Occupation: Actor, Singer
Known as: Bra Carter on House of Zwide
Languages: Zulu, English, Xhosa
Height: 1.72m

Personal life of Andile Mbatha

Andile Mbatha is a 39 year-old South African actor and singer. He was born on 11 February 1982 in South Africa. He is currently residing in Soweto, Gauteng Province in South Africa. The star is a multilingual speaker who can speak English, IsiZulu and IsiXhosa fluently.

Education of Andile

Andile studied Drama from Soyikwa Institute of Africa Theatre from 2005 to 2007 and he obtained a Diploma in Drama. He also attended classes for acting which were conducted by Duma ka Ndlovu from 2007 to 2008. In addition to his training, Andile was a trainee director on Muvhango SABC2 in 2008.

Acting career of Andile Mbatha

Andile Mbatha aka Bra Carter on house of Zwide
Andile Mbatha aka Bra Carter on house of Zwide.

Andile, as a singer, was featured on a documentary of June 16, in which he acted, sang and danced. His other documentary reenactment work includes Memeza (Brenda Fassie documentary) where Mbatha was a dancer, singer and an actor. His television acting career includes Muvhango,, Generations, Soul City and the recent, House of Zwide. On Muvhango, he portrayed a journalist by the name of Mduduzi. He portrayed Kgotso on Soul City, Sly on Tshisa season 02 and 03, Sokhele on Generations and Mandla on Jozi Maboneng.

Though his television work includes portraying Bra Carter on House of Zwide, a new etv drama series, he also appeared on Naledi as Khulu Sibanyoni and Owen on Prodigal Son. He also appeared on Theatre plays and production including Unbreakable Thread with a lead role of John, Obone Eng, Intruder playing a lead role of Prince and he played a lead role of Harry on Silent Voices. He also directed other Theatre productions such as He Is In Disguise and was both the writer and director of Embeje. ¹


TV series – Season(s) – Character

• Muvhango –  Mduduzi (Journalist)
• Soul City – Season 08 – Kgotso
• Mtunzini.Comi – DJ Scratch
• Tshisa – Season 02 & 03 – Sly
• Generationsi – Sokhele
• Jozi Mabonengi – Mandla
• Naledi – Sibanyoni
• Prodigal soni – Owen

Theatre Work

Play – role(s) – theatre

• Unbreakable Thread – lead role John – PAKOFS theatre
• Obone  Eng – role of Commander – Windybrow theatre
• He Is In Disguise – Director – Grahamstown festival.
• Lenyala – lead role of Narrator – Grahamstown & WITS theatre
• Intruder – lead role of Prince – Festivals
• Silent Voices – Lead role – Harry. Civic theatre.
• Unbreakable Thread  – John (lead) – Don & Reginah Nawa
• Obone Eng – Commander  – Mr Oscar Monareng
• Hang Them High – Tseko (Lead)      Mr Bongani Linda
• Embeje – Writer & Director (Mr Andile Mbatha)
• Hang Them High – lead role Tseko.