Mondli Dlamini biography, age, nationality anf career

Mondli Dlamini is a South African actor, model, director and illustrator. He is best known for playing the role of Abe in SABC1 soapie Generations: the legacy. He appeared in other television drama serials such as House of Zwide and The River. Mondli is 35 years old as of 2022.

Biography Facts

Mondli Dlamini aka Abe from Generations: the legacy or LJ from House of Zwide

Image of Mondli Dlamini aka Abe from Generations: the legacy or LJ from House of Zwide.

Full name: Mondli Dlamini
Gender: Male
Date of birth: July 15, 1987 (age- 35 years old)
Place of birth: Hillcrest, Durban, KwaZulu Natal Province,
Nationality: South African
Occupation: Actor, Model, Illustrator, Director
TV Shows: Generations: the legacy, The River

Early life of Mondli Dlamini

Mondli Dlamini was born on 15 July 1987 in a small town of Hillcrest in Durban, KwaZulu Natal Province in South Africa. He was raised in different places which include his birthplace, Hillcrest, Pinetown and Hammeradale.

In 2014 he moved to Durban in pursuit of his dream career of becoming an actor and a model.

Acting and modelling career of Mondli Dlamini

Mondli Dlamini aka Abe from Generations: the legacy or LJ from House of Zwide

Mondli Dlamini aka Abe from Generations: the legacy or LJ from House of Zwide

Mondli started his modelling career in 2013, a year before he moved to Johannesburg. In 2014 he relocated to Johannesburg to pursue his acting career. After reaching Joburg, he got a Job at Quizzical Company to work as an assistant casting director at et.v’s former daily soapie Rhythm City. At the sametime he was studying to become an actor and a presenter at one of the accredited acting academy. [ ¹]

After finishing his studies which he did concurrently working at Rhythm City, he bagged a debut role of playing Abe in Generations: the legacy. His character was involved in a fight with Tau Mogale, which resulted in him being beaten up to the point of having to walk around in grips. He focused on his modelling jobs after leaving the show, while waiting for the next major television role. [ ²]

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His second television role was in The River where he played the character of a gay man who fell in love with the wrong man. Eddie, the man he was in love with, has a relationship with Andile. Then on the 25th of November, 2021, he made his debut appearance as LJ in House of Zwide, an e.tv drama series which replaced Rhythm City in July 2021. He got hooked on Zanele’s beauty, and Zanele (by Londeka Mchunu) couldn’t get over the fact that he is rich and has a black card. In January 2021 he bagged another role in 1Magic television drama series Entangled which starred Vuyo Dadula and Mpho Popps. [ ³]

Filmography of Mondli Dlamini

TV Shows- Character

Generations: the legacy- Abe
Rhythm City- Assistant Director
House of Zwide – LJ
The River – Gay Waiter
Entangled – unknown

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