Zenande Mfenyana’s bio: baby daddy, husband, age, child, baby pictures

Zenande Mfenyana’s bio: baby daddy, husband, age, child, baby pictures

Zenande Mfenyana is a familiar name to South African soap opera fans. Some of her notable TV roles are Noluntu Memela on SABC 1's Generations and Goodness Mabuza on Mzansi Magic's The Queen.

Zenande Mfenyana
Zenande Mfenyana at the official South African premiere Of Black Panther Wakanda Forever at Ster Kinekor The Zone Rosebank Mall in Johannesburg, South Africa. Photo: Oupa Bopape (modified by author)
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Zenande Mfenyana is also involved in philanthropic activities. Her passion for impacting lives, especially needy school-going girls, has made her travel to notable places within the country.

Profile summary

Full nameZenande Feziwe Mfenyana
Date of birth11 October 1985
Age38 years (as of December 2023)
Zodiac signLibra
Place of birthKagiso, Krugersdorp, South Africa
Current residenceQueenstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa
NationalitySouth African
Height5'4" (162 cm)
Weight132 lbs (60 kgs)
Hair colourBlack
Eye colourBlack
FatherAthol Fugard
MotherSheila Meiring Fugard
Marital statusSingle
SchoolQueenstown Girls' High School
UniversityUniversity of Pretoria
ProfessionActress, voice-over artist, MC, and philanthropist

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Zenande Mfenyana’s bio

Zenande Mfenyana is a South African actress. She has starred in several films and TV series, such as Generations, MTV Shuga (Down South) and The Queen.

When was Zenande Mfenyana born?

Zenande Feziwe Mfenyana was born on 11 October 1985, in Kagiso, Krugersdorp. She was born to Athol and Sheila Meiring Fugard. Her family later relocated to Queenstown, Eastern Cape, where she grew up.

How old is Zenande Mfenyana?

Zenande Mfenyana's age is 38 years old as of 2023. Her zodiac sign is Libra.

Who is Zenande Mfenyana's sister?

Her sister's name is Akhe Mfenyana. She is also an actress who appeared in The Queen Mzansi drama series as Lucky's widow.

Educational background

Zenande Mfenyana’s bio
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Zenande attended Queenstown Girls' High School, then earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Drama at the University of Pretoria in 2009.

Career history

Feziwe worked behind theatre and film scenes upon completing her degree. She provided casting assistance, did voice-overs for children's projects, and went on a music tour to schools in Gauteng.

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Zenande Mfenyana's TV shows

The actress rose to fame in August 2011 when she joined the Generations cast as Noluntu Memela (Mawande Memela's daughter). She was fired in 2014 alongside fifteen other actors due to a strike organized by the show's cast.

Some of Zenande's colleagues who lost their jobs were Sophie Ndaba (Queen Moroka), Connie Ferguson (Karabo Moroka), and Nambitha Mpumlwana (Mawande Memela). The actress was also a voice-over artist for the Generations telenovela.

Feziwe joined Mzansi Magic's The Queen in 2017. She played the role of Goodness Mabuza from the first to the seventh season and left in 2021. Mfenyana has also featured in numerous TV series and hosted several reality shows. Below is a table of the reality show she has appeared in.

TV series/reality showCharacterSeasons
Ashes to AshesReba RankhoanaSeason 1 &2
Durban GenNontsikeleloSeason 2
GenerationsNoluntu MemelaSeason 1
IgaziBabalwaSeason 1 & 2
MTV ShugaCynthia VilakaziSeason 5 & 7
The QueenGoodness MabuzaSeasons 1 to 7
SAFTAsPresenter - HerselfSeason 9
ZaziwaPresenter - HerselfSeason 1

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Zenande Mfenyana's movies

Mfenyana has featured in several movies, including:

2017All About Love

What is Zenande Mfenyana's net worth?

According to CelebsAgeWiki, Zenande Mfenyana's net worth is alleged to be ranging between $1 million to $5 million. She has earned her money from her career as an actress and, through brand endorsements.

She was a brand ambassador for an online store called Chelline in 2014. Chelline also sells hair products, clothes, and accessories. She also worked with Geisha in 2016.

Who is Zenande Mfenyana's husband?

Mfenyana seems to be single and has never been married. She has never publicly expressed a desire to marry or shared her marital plans. She has a child whose name is Ballerina.

Who is Zenande Mfenyana's baby daddy?

Reports have it that Zenande Mfenyana's baby daddy is Thabiso Thiti. Controversial blogger Musa Khawula was the first to talk about their affair. Gossip alleges that the two are cohabiting.

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Thabiso Thiti has held several influential government positions. He worked for the National Intelligence Agency and SSA (2006 and 2016). It is believed the man is closely affiliated with the ANC political party.

Zenande Mfenyana's hairstyles

Zenande Mfenyana's beautiful African hairstyles delight and attract many people. Her cute dreadlocks often steal the spotlight during red carpet-events, which influences fans to copy her hairdos.

Fans are curious to know her stylist and the inspiration behind her hairstyles. Check out these pictures from Zenande Mfenyana's Instagram account:

Zenande Mfenyana hairstyles
Zenande's dreadlocks in a single bun and twin buns. Photo: @zenandemfenyana (modified by author)
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Zenande looks gorgeous in all dreadlocks styles. She loves holding them instead of letting them loose. The actress also keeps it simple by maintaining black dreadlocks. She does not dye the locs or rarely uses hair decorations like beads and cowrie shells.

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Zenande Mfenyana's unique dreadlocks styles. Photo: @zenandemfenyana (modified by author)
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Facts about Zenande Mfenyana

  • She speaks four languages.
  • She is from the Xhosa tribe.
  • Her Facebook page is @Zenande Mfenyana, and she has 998K followers.

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Zenande Mfenyana is passionate about her entertainment career and charity work. She is private about her love life and wealth. The actress also keeps family issues away from the prying public eye.

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Mihlali faced backlash from Mzansi in 2022 when she posted her boyfriend on her birthday. Fans compared him to her late father and also claimed the man is married.

Source: Briefly News

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