Ntando Duma's biography: Everything to know about the actress

Ntando Duma's biography: Everything to know about the actress

Ntando Duma is a talented South African actress and TV personality who has established herself as an endearing presenter and skilled on-screen star. With an ever-growing career and immense talent, what do we know about the actress' personal and professional life? Here, we discuss intriguing details about Ntando Duma's biography.

Ntando Duma's biography
Ntando Duma's biography: Everything to know about the actress. Photos: @dumantando (modified by author)
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Ntando Duma, known casually as Thando, first became prominent through e.tv's youth programming block, Craz-e. The personable presenter soon turned to acting, with her role as Zinzi Dandala on e.tv's soap opera Rhythm City being a notable role.

Ntando Duma's bio and profile summary

Full nameNtando Duma
Date of birth29 August, 1995
Age28 years old as of May 2024
BirthplaceOrange Farm, Gauteng, South Africa
NationalitySouth African
Marital statusUnknown
Height175 cm
ParentsKayisile Zulu (father unknown)
ChildrenOne child
EducationKwabhekilanga High School and Boston Media House
ProfessionActress and TV and media personality
Social mediaInstagramX (Twitter)

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How old is Thando Duma?

The actress Thando Duma (age 28 years as of April 2024) was born on 29 August 1995.

Ntando Duma facts
Five facts about Ntando Duma. Photo: @dumatando (Modified by editor)
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Where does Ntando Duma come from?

Ntando comes from humble beginnings in Orange Farm, Gauteng. It is unknown where she currently resides, but she has built a beautiful home in an undisclosed location.

Does Ntando Duma have a twin sister?

There is confusion regarding Ntando Duma’s twin sister, Thando Duma, as her sibling often refers to herself as Ntando Duma's twin. However, they are not twins; they are close siblings.

Lady Amar's age remains the topic of much speculation, but she posted on Instagram about celebrating her 30th birthday on June 5, 2023. Whether the post was made on her birthday or after the celebrations was unclear.

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Are Lady Amar and Ntando Duma siblings?

Ntando Duma's sister, Thando Duma, is also known by her professional moniker, Lady Amar. Lady Amar is an entrepreneur and award-winning DJ who has taken the industry by storm since she burst onto the scene a few years ago.

According to News24, the musician left her 9-5 job in 2016 and eventually studied at Fuse Academy. She struggled to land gigs until she accepted an unpaid gig for exposure. Thando is now an award-winning DJ with various hits and millions of fans.

Ntando Duma's siblings
One of Ntando Duma's siblings is talented DJ Lady Amar. Photo: @lady_amar1 (modified by author)
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How many sisters does Ntando Duma have?

Apart from Thando Duma, the actress has another sister named Lindo Duma. Lindo has emphasized the importance of family to her and her and her siblings, stating to The Insider:

'Family is important to me because it is an incredible source of strength, it teaches us the core fundamental values of life and meaningful relationships.'

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Who is Thando Duma dating?

In May 2024, many fans speculated Ntando was engaged as she flaunted a picture of a ring in an Instagram post. The famous actress keeps relationships with her boyfriends and potential husbands private.

Ntando Duma’s children

Ntando has a child named Sbahle Mzizi and the baby's daddy is DJ Junior DeRocka. The couple co-parent their child, but they are not often pictured spending time together as a family, with Junior allegedly being absent from events such as Sbahle's fifth birthday in 2022.

Ntando Duma’s parents

Ntando's mother is Kayisile Zulu, and the duo have a strong bond. Ntando publicly praises her mother and accomplishments, including her honours degree from the University of South Africa (Unisa).

The actress has a strained relationship with her father, whose identity remains unknown. TimesLIVE reported in 2016 that Ntando expressed the pain of growing up in an abusive home where she also witnessed her father physically assaulting her mother. Ntando said:

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'My father was an alcoholic and used to drink a lot, he was very abusive. The most tragic thing is me and my siblings would often cry because we were seeing him beating our mother, and he would then beat all of us too.'

Following an incident where her father set their Soweto shack alight while her mother helped her and her siblings escape through a window, Kayisile moved the children to Orange Farm when Ntando was six to escape the abuse. Life improved for the family after they escaped Ntando's father's excessive abuse.

Does Ntando Duma have a house?

Ntando Duma's net worth has not been confirmed. An indication of her worth is that she allegedly paid to build her mother a house in Orange Farm, which she posted on Instagram in April 2021.

Ntando Duma's car

The actress showed off her new Mercedes-Benz A-Class AMG on X (Twitter) in November 2021, captioning it 'City mom with an AMG.' Briefly reported the car's value was priced from R730 000, and a turbocharged engine with an automatic gearbox powers it.

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Social media profiles

As of April 29, 2024, Ntando's Instagram page has 4.7 million followers. Her X (Twitter) page has 1.1 million followers.

Ntando Duma's biography gives insight into the talented actress's life behind the scenes and her unstoppable drive, which made her the success she is today. Ntando's goal of creating a better life for her family before herself shows that family is everything to her, and the actress has not forgotten her humble roots and those who stood behind her during her rise to fame.

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