Hope Mbhele was born on the 5th of April in 1996 in Umthwalume, Port Shepstone in Kwa-Zulu Natal province. She is a 26-year-old South African actress, television personality and businesswoman. She is best known for playing the role of Busisiwe or Mabusi in film titled Umkhokha.
Full name: Hope Mbhele
Born: 5 April 1996 (age- 26 years old), Umthwalume, Port Shepstone, Kwa-Zulu Natal province
Nationality: South African
Occupation: Actress, TV Personality, businesswoman
TV Shows: Uzalo
Movies: Goodbye Gogo.
Years Active: 2016 to present
Early life of Hope Mbhele
She grew up in a small seaside village of Umthwalume, Port Shepstone in Kwa-Zulu Natal province in South Africa. She was born in family of four and she is the eldest and the only daughter of her parents. Growing up in Umthwalume, Mbhele was a religious and cultural village girl who used to attend Royal Reed dance.
“I used to attend the Royal Reed dance and I am a religion-orientated and a cultural girl so playing my role has made tapping into my role a bit easier.” she said in a Sundayworld publication.
Education of Hope Mbhele
Mbhele attended her primary at Hibberdene Academy from 2003 to 2013. After that she enrolled for secondary school in authorized local school of Marburg in Port ShepStone. Then after that she obtained her basic education which includes matric and enrolled at Rose bank College.
She studied business therefore she graduated with a Business Degree. She did business only because she is from an entrepreneurial family thus it resonated with her. When she wanted to realize her acting dream, she went on to study drama to have solid ground in the entertainment industry.
Career of Hope Mbhele
She made her debut in the acting industry in 2016 when she turned 20. Her acting debut was on Uzalo where she portrayed an extra character. This was followed by lot of fruitless auditions but she never gave up. So, after those series of auditions she landed a lead role on a Showmax movie titled Goodbye Gogo.
In 2021 she landed another lead role in television drama. This time it was on Mzansi Magic drama series Umkhokha. On Umkhokha she played the role of MaBusi, a recently qualified medical doctor and is now expected to marry Siphamandla (by Nay Maps) for the sake of the church.
Mbhele’s career is not only comprised of acting but she is a businesswoman and radio personality. She is currently on Gagasi Fm and enjoys research and communication. Radio is her first love and she sometimes compromises time for radio when acting calls. [ ¹]
Personal life of Hope Mbhele
According to other sources Hope dated Nay Maps in real life and she also dated Kwezi Ndlovu. She currently doesn’t have children but she is focused on building her career.
Social Media platforms and accounts
Mbhele is on social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. She has acquired quite a huge fan base thus a huge social media following as well. She has nearly 90 thousand followers on Instagram with @hope_mbhele as her instahandle. Her Facebook has got 13 thousand followers on her personal account. And her Twitter with @hope_mbhele as her Twitter handle has got at least 13 thousand followers as of 2022.
Networth of Hope Mbhele
Hope is still new in the acting industry but since she juggles three balls simultaneously. Which are acting, radio presenting and business. She has managed to accumulate quite enough Networth to rank amongst other celebrities. Her Networth is estimated to be between $100 thousand to $350 thousand which is R1.5 million to R5 million in South African rands. [² ]
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