Who exactly is Nomsa Buthelezi, age, education, Lesbian, Partner and Social media

Nomsa Buthelezi is a South African actress and  television presenter born 7 April 1982, She is 42 years old as of 2024. She is popular known for playing the roles in television series like Isibaya, Abo mzala, lockdown, and The Queen.

Biography profile of Nomsa Buthelezi

Nomsa Buthelezi biography
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Full name  : Nomsa Buthelezi

Gender  : Female

Age : 42 years old

Date of birth : 7 April 1982

Place of birth : Gauteng Province, South Africa

Nationality  : South African

Occupation  : Actress, television presenter

Spouse  : Zandile Shezi

Children  : two

Early life

Buthelezi was born on the 7 of April 1982 she is 42 years old as of 2024. She was born in Alexandra, Gauteng Province in South Africa. She was born to Vesi and Magdalene her parents. Nomsa had two brothers Tony and Moses. Moses died in July 2021 and the cause of death is unknown. Nothing much is known about how she grew up but this is all we have for now. [1]

Education of Nomsa Buthelezi

Nomsa went to primary school and completed it in Alexandra. She then moved to high school and completed it at the age of 16 years old. She then went to COSAC drama academy for two years.  This is all we have about her educational background  there is no much information.

Personal Life

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Nomsa was married to Unathi Ndondzwana before her current partner. Her previous husband died in 2013 from stroke related issues. She is married to a woman named Zandile Shezi, she’s a lesbian. They celebrated their wedding on the 28 of September 2019. The ceremony was  celebrated in Alexandra,  Johannesburg,  Gauteng Province in South Africa. She is blessed with two children Olwethu and Lindi. [2]

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Career of Nomsa Buthelezi

Buthelezi started in theatre for a while before entering television. From 2008 to 2009 she played the role of Female Metro police officer in Vodacom Summer Loving commercial.  She joined the SABC 1 sitcom Abo Mzala, portraying the  role  of  Thandi until end of third season. Nomsa appeared  in Mzansi magic sitcom Samsokolo playing the role of Dudu. She acted Vuzu sitcom Check Coast in 2014 and Awelani in the SABC 2 soapie Muvhango.

She played the role of Ma Mnisi  in Mzansi magic soap opera Isibaya season 0ne in 2013. She became famous with the role and played it for seven years until 2020. She was the presenter on Our Perfect Wedding   from  season 7 to 11 in the year 2017. She portrayed Slender in mzansi magic prison drama, Lockdown until 2019. She joined Generations The Legacy, as Boipelo after the serial.


She won the award  for Best Supporting  Actress in TV Comedy  category at the South African Film and  Television Awards.

Partner of Nomsa Buthelezi

Nomsa is currently married to Zandile Shezi, a physiotherapist practicing in Ladysmith. They have been married from 2019. Zandile said they went through tough moments during the lobola negotiations as the family demanded a lot. She said eventually they reached to the same level.

The met at the wedding of Riah and Simphiwe’s wedding through love at first sight. They said they all noticed each other and realized they are fit together. Her parents stood by her and showed her the love and support she needed. Even though her father noticed something when she was young he waited for the right time for the truth to be revealed. [3]

Social media

Nomsa is on facebook as Nomsa Buthelezi Shezi. She has 133K followers and following 692. There are many pictures on her page with her partner Zandile Shezi. Their wedding pictures as well are even on her Instagram account. On Instagram is @nomsadiva with 597 posts and 227K followers,  she is following 986. We don’t know about other accounts like X app.


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