The rise of Ntobeko Linda into the spotlight is partly traceable to his love relationship with controversial dancer Zodwa Wabantu. Being ten years younger than his then-lover, they were planning their wedding before they later announced that they had called it quits. What happened to them, and what other facts are worth noting about Linda? This article discusses everything you should know.
Apart from his plan to marry a partner who was ten years older than him, there were a few other things that were unconventional about Linda's union with Zodwa before they ended their relationship. His partner's proposal to him and acceptance to pay his lobola were part of what got many concerned fans worried about the lovebirds.
Ntobeko profile summary
- Name: Ntobeko Linda
- Date of birth: 6th of August, 1993
- Age: 26 years old
- Nationality: South African
- Education: Rossburgh High School
- Occupation: Banker, photographer, poet, and model
- Siblings: Nkosinathi Leo Langa
Who is Ntobeko Linda?
Linda was born to Khanyo. Although there is not much information about his family, his brother is known to be Nkosinathi Leo Langa. Besides, he is popularly known as the ex-lover of South African media socialite and dancer, Zodwa.
Not much is known about Ntobeko Linda education apart from the details of his Facebook profile, which says that he graduated from Rossburgh High School in 2013. Also, he currently lives in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, his hometown. He started work with Capitec on the 22nd of January, 2020.
How old is Ntobeko Linda?
Ntobeko Linda age is 26 years. As contained in his Facebook profile, he was born on the 6th of August, 1993.
Ntobeko Linda work
Ntobeko Linda occupation may be changing after he announced that he is trying to carve a career for himself in the movie industry. Ntobeko Linda on Uzalo may be the right push towards this direction as it was in the news that he had been offered an acting role in the South African TV show Uzalo. According to what he told Daily Sun, he said,
I'm young, and I want to explore more in life and grab any opportunity that comes my way. I'm still new to this thing. I hope producers will see my talent, and I'll get more roles.
Besides acting, the rising star does well as a photographer.
So far, the young star has been enjoying some fame. A proof of this is evident in Ntobeko Linda Instagram, where he boasts of more than 16,000 followers.
Ntobeko Linda new girlfriend
The media was all abuzz when the controversial celebrity dancer Zodwa announced that she was Ntobeko Linda new girlfriend. Most people thought he was biting more than he could chew.
Ntobeko Linda, however, braved it, at least, till the end, even though he was called “Ben 10,” a derogatory term for young men who end up having affairs with older women.
How old is Zodwa Wabantu now?
Zodwa is 34 years old now. She was born on the 30th of October 1985.
What happened Zodwa Wabantu?
Zodwa Wabantu is known for her controversial lifestyle. The unflinching celebration of her nudity by wearing semi-nude outfits, her choice of men to love, and her personality are always a feasting table for the media, and she consistently puts something in their plates. She took to dancing as a profession and has become a South African celebrity through it.
Why did Zodwa Wabantu break up with Ntobeko?
After their wedding plans went viral on social media and also formed news headlines, fans were caught in awe when it was officially announced that the couple was discontinuing the wedding. In June 2019, Wabantu stated on her reality TV show, Zodwa Wabantu: Uncensored that she had paid lobola and also bought herself an engagement ring. The reason for the change in plan interested a lot of people.
Various reasons have been put forward, ranging from the wide difference in age to the controversial payment of groom price by the bride instead of the other way. Zodwa proposed to Ntobeko, and because of that, she said it was normal for her to pay the groom's price.
Some people have also suggested that the groom’s family may not be comfortable with Zodwa's insolence, especially after she commented in an interview that the groom might be taking her surname after the union becomes official. Some other people believed that the relationship was not meant to be, based on the fame and popularity of the girlfriend. They felt the boyfriend must have felt intimidated by her social status. When Linda was asked for the reasons on a local media, all he commented was "Zodwa knows the truth."
Who is Zodwa Wabantu dating now?
Currently, the celebrity and dance socialite is dating Vusi Buthelezi, who is also ten years younger than she is like her ex-lover Ntobeko. Zodwa new boyfriend, who is a graphic designer, proposed to help in the design and branding one of Zodwa's buses to which she agreed, and from there, the relationship has grown into a love affair. According to her, she is enjoying every bit of the relationship after the heartbreak of losing Linda Ntobeko.
Being a celebrity comes with ups and downs. Ntobeko Linda must have learned a few things so far, especially in his relationship with Zodwa Wabantu. But then, all of those seem to have become history as each of them has found a new path. Linda's acting role is one of the numerous opportunities that he has found to be available to him as a young man.