Get to know Thuthuka Mthembu’s biography

Thuthuka Mthembu who was born on 28 October 1998 is a 23-year-old South African actress. She is best known for starring on the SABC1 drama series of Uzalo as Nonka.

Biography Facts

Image of Thuthuka Mthembu aka Nonka from Uzalo
Image of Thuthuka M aka Nonka from Uzalo.

Full name: Thuthuka Mthembu
Gender: Female
Date of birth: 28 October 1998 (age- 23)
Place of birth: Johannesburg, Gauteng Province
Nationality: South African
Occupation: Actress
TV Shows: Uzalo

Early life of Thuthuka Mthembu

Thuthuka Mthembu was born on 28 October in 1998. She was born and raised in Umlazi, KwaZulu Natal Province in South Africa. The star started to act in commercials in her early childhood and has never looked back.

Education of Thuthuka Mthembu

She attended a basic education and matriculated in South Africa. After that she enrolled at AFDA Cape Town where she graduated in 2021.

Acting Career of Thuthuka Mthembu

Image of Thuthuka Mthembu aka Nonka from Uzalo
Image of T Mthembu aka Nonka from Uzalo.

Her acting career started in her early twenties if not in her late teen ages. She appeared on television shows and commercials which boosted her skills and ratings. After that she landed a role on Uzalo which was her first starring role and big role. She also appeared on eHostela and was nominated from the Simon Mabhunusabela Television Awards for best actress for her role on the drama.

Thuthuka on playing Nonka on Uzalo

Thuthuka Mthembu plays the role of Nonka on Uzalo. She was introduced on the show as a teenager but her character has grown in the soapie from failing matric, being part of a polygamous marriage and her eventual divorce.

“I try to play the characters as well as I can. I don’t ever want the character to be linked back to me so I always try to give them life without tapping into my personal side,” she said.

Personal life and achievements

Thuthuka has achieved quite a lot since she joined acting. She has bought herself a car, a BMW, exclaiming that its tiring to use Uber taxis. Its quite obvious that her networth is no longer something one can despise. Concerning her love life, Thuthuka has no record of who she is dating or has ever dated.

In 2021 she was nominated along side Dawn Thandeka King for the Simon Mabhunusabela Television Awards. She also graduated from AFDA Cape Town college and she is looking forward to go international with her career.

Reports on fake news for Thuthuka

In the beginning of 2022 she was reported that she had passed away. But this was all fake news which was reported unverified. The news were rubbished by the Uzalo producers assuring the fans that Thuthuka Mthembu who plays Nonka was alive and healthy.