Mbali Nkosi bio: age, boyfriend, siblings, parents, big brother, career, profile

Mbali Nkosi bio: age, boyfriend, siblings, parents, big brother, career, profile

Mbali Nkosi joined the Big Brother house in 2013 and has been in the limelight ever since. Mbali has managed to stay relevant in the entertainment industry by landing several acting appearances over the years. Here is all to know about her.

Mbali Nkosi bio
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Source: Instagram

Mbali Nkosi is a renowned actress, singer, and songwriter in the South African entertainment circles. She is best known for being third on the reality competition series Big brother Mzansi, which was aired by Mzansi Magic. Get to know her more as we take a sneak peek into her career, boyfriend, and more.

Profile summary

  • Birth name: Mbali Nkosi
  • Birthplace: Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Date of birth: 28th October 1989
  • Mbali Nkosi age: 30 years
  • Zodiac sign: Scorpio
  • Education: Boston City College
  • Nationality: South African
  • Career: Presenter, actress, singer, dancer
  • Years active: 2006 - present


Mbali was born on 28th October 1989 in Gauteng, South Africa. She was born to a family of 6 children. She has four sisters and one brother. Not much is known about Mbali Nkosi parents except that the mother died. The whereabouts of Mbali Nkosi father are unknown.

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She was enrolled at Le Gal Dance Academy when she was five years old. The Academy was a dance school that trained Mbali in Tap, Ballet, Spanish, and modern dance.

Mbali joined Edenvale High school from where she graduated in 2007. She later joined the Boston City College for her Business Management degree in 2012.


On her official Facebook page, she acknowledges the importance of her family. She says she was raised by a beautiful, strong, and wise woman. She was raised in a happy and loving home. She further said that her family has shown her nothing but support from day one.

Mbali Nkosi boyfriend
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Source: Instagram

One of Mbali Nkosi siblings is the late Nkosi Johnson. He died of Aids-related illnesses in 2001 at the age of 12.

Mbali Nkosi and Nkosi Johnson biological mother Nonthlanthla Daphne Nkosi also died of HIV/AIDS. Nkosi Johnson, whose birth name was Xolani Nkosi, was legally adopted by a Public relations officer, Gail Johnson.

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Mbali Nkosi boyfriend

As of early 2020, Nkosi went back to dating the soccer star Kaizer Motaung junior. The two were an item back in 2016 before they broke up.

The two had been secretly dating before letting the cat out of the bag. This was made official through her Instagram page after she posted their cute photo together. The photo has since been deleted from her page.

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She acted as a dancer in the musical drama series Angel’s Song that aired on M-NET in 2006. Later in 2007 while in grade 12, she and Moagi Seete co-wrote the song “Free.” It was recorded by Moagi’s Sister Thembi Seete for her music album “Music is My Life.”

The song was later selected for the song of the year at the SAMAS, South African Music Awards. In 2008, Mbali started dancing professionally and touring different countries around the world. By this time, she was performing in concerts, events, and TV shows.

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She has made her mark on the small screen and has severally graced our TV screens in various roles. Many people know Mbali Nkosi Big Brother appearance, and below are some of the other TV shows that she has made appearances in as an actor and presenter:

  • MTV Shuga: Season 7
  • Rockville: Season 2 - 3
  • Zabalaza: Season 2
  • Generations: Season 1
  • Big Brother Mzansi: Season 4
  • A date with Arthur: Season 1
  • The Queen: Season 1
  • All-access Mzansi: Season 10 - 12

Mbali Nkosi siblings
Image:, @theembalinkosi
Source: Instagram

Mbali Nkosi and Jessica Nkosi

Although Mbali and Jessica Nkosi share a surname, they are not related. They are both public figures in the entertainment industry in their own right. They share a passion for acting and presenting, and they are often assumed to be related. Mbali was born in Johannesburg while Jessica was born in Kwazulu-Natal.

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Social media

The star is very active on all her social media platforms. Her Instagram page has a massive following of over 500 thousand followers. Additionally, her twitter page has a following of 120 thousand followers, while her Facebook page is also very active.

Recently, she took to her twitter handle and Instagram pages to show her support for the Black Lives Matter campaign by posting a symbolic black square on her timeline. Below are her social media accounts:

  • Instagram: @theembalinkosi
  • Facebook: @missmbalinkosi
  • Twitter: @TheeMbaliNkosi
  • You tube@Unrestricted With Mbali Nkosi

Mbali Nkosi is a successful actor and television host. She has consistently entertained and inspired her many fans. We hope you have enjoyed getting to know your favourite star.


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