Charmaine Mtinta life, career, age, height and more

Charmaine Mtinta (20 July 1972). Who is best known for playing the lead character Nomsa in the drama series Yizo Yizo on SABC1 in 1999. Is a South African actress who is also known her her role as Zungasi in The River. Furthermore, she received the Avanti Award for Best Actress in a Drama Series.

Biography Profile of Charmaine Mtinta

Charmaine Mtinta Biography
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Full name: Charmaine Mtinta
Date of birth: 20 July 1972
Placeofbirth: Unknown
Education: East Side College (Music) and IndigoView Actors (Acting)
Height: 1.6m (Estimate)
Occupation: Actress
Known for:  Zunga from  The River
Net worth: N/A
Nationality: South African

Early life of Charmaine Mtinta

Charmaine Mtinta wa born in 1972 on the 20th of July. Making her 50 years old as of 2022. The veteran actor is a big fan of classical music. And grew up loving Jazz, and even later in life she still revealed that she was still in love with Smooth Jazz.


Mtinta was more into classical music at first. As result she opted to study music at the East Side College. With a major in Jazz Music. However, after some years, she went on to study Acting at the Indigo View Actors Academy.

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Personal life of Charmaine Mtinta

Charmaine Mtinta has two daughters. However, she has kept them very unknown to the public. So, not much information is disclosed about them or their father. As a result, her romantic and personal life remain undisclosed to the public. However, some aspects of her life are known. The actress has confessed to loving Yoga and experimenting with oils and herbs for health. Moreover, the actress is a big lover of Jazz music. In fact, she has a major in Jazz. [1]

Net worth

She has been around for quite a while. We still don’t know her exact net worth. However, her salary is estimated to be around R40 000 upwards. Due to experience. However, it would be foolish to think acting is her only source of income as she could have other means of making money. [2]


According to our estimates, the veteran actress Charmaine Mtinta stands at a height of about 1.6m. However, as with all estimates. We will update this figure if we get more reliable information.

Career Summary

Charmaine Mtinta Biography
Image of Charmaine Mtinta aka Mam Lilly from Isono

In 2011’s SABC1 sitcom Gauteng Maboneng, she played Pearl, Lebo’s (Mahlubi Kraai) uncle’s gold-digging widow. Moreover, from 2012 to 2013, she played Aunt Lizzie in the Mzansi Magic telenovela Inkaba. Mtinta has also appeared in the SABC1 soap operas Missing Link and Generations. Moreover, she has a recurring role as Zungazi in the 1Magic serial opera The River in 2021. Making her debut in the episode with the same name (“Zungazi”) that aired on April 21, 2021. (Season 4, Episode 53). [3]

Social Media

Mtinta is on Social Media. Mostly on Instagram, where she uses the username @charmaine.mtinta.