Fundiswa Ngcobo biography, age, career and nationality


Fundiswa Ngcobo is a 27-year-old South African actress, script writer and poet. She is best known for playing the role of Winnie on soapie opera Scandal. She also appeared in several dramas including Uzalo.

Biography Facts

Image of Fundiswa Ngcobo who plays Winnie from Scandal.
Image of Fundiswa Ngcobo who plays Winnie from Scandal.

Full name: Fundiswa Mafu Ngcobo
Gender: Female
Date of birth: June 17, 1994 (age- 27 years old)
Place of birth: Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu Natal Province
Nationality: South African
Occupation: Actress, script writer, poet
TV Shows: Scandal, Uzalo
Years Active: 2021 to present

Early life of Fundiswa Ngcobo

Fundiswa Ngcobo was born in Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu Natal Province in South Africa on 17 June 1994. She was raised in Pietermaritzburg but later moved to Johannesburg to pursue her career.

Education of Fundiswa Ngcobo

She attended Silver Heights Secondary school where she obtained her matric. After matriculation, Fundiswa enrolled to study arts at Creative Arts College and in addition she studied Hospitality Management at International Hotel School.

Acting career of Fundiswa Ngcobo

Fundiswa Ngcobo is Winnie in Scandal.
Winnie from Scandal.

After finishing her studies in Arts and Hospitality Management, Fundiswa got employed to work at Radisson Red Hotel in Johannesburg in Gauteng Province. She then landed her first role in acting, playing a supporting role in a theatre drama called Jabulani South Africa.

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Then she made her debut appearance in South African television dramas, first appearing in Uzalo playing a supporting role. Her other supporting role was on Zollywood. On December 24, 2021, she made her debut appearance as Winnie in the soapie opera Scandal! playing alongside Nolwazi Shange Ngubane (who portrays Mbali in Scandal). [ ¹]

Her brief story line of Winnie from Scandal

Winnie in Scandal etv has a weird but interesting story line. She first appeared as Lady M (Mbali)’s younger sister whom she asks to carry her child after she had a miscarriage. This is how she made it possible, after Winnie agreed, Mbali asked her to sleep with her husband Jojo (by Melusi Mbele) so that she can fall pregnant without Jojo’s knowledge. So, Mbali misled Jojo on the day of the event to drink a lot of alcohol, once he was drunk, Winnie got on bed with Jojo and she fell pregnant.

On the other hand Mbali is still pretending to be pregnant because she did not inform her husband about her miscarriage. Will Jojo find out all these lies in the future, no one knows but lets continue watching.

Personal life of Fundiswa who plays Winnie from Scandal

Image of Winnie from Scandal.
Image of Winnie from Scandal.

Fundiswa Ngcobo doesn’t like to share much about her personal life but she is still single. She doesn’t have a public Instagram account but she is on other social media platforms such as Twitter and Facebook.

She is a bilingual speaker who speaks English and Setswana. Fundiswa has an average height of 1.73m or 173cm.

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