Nomzamo Mbatha left South Africa to spread her wings in the United States and sis has absolutely delivered. The stunning actress has slowly been making waves in Hollywood and given Mzansi a reason to be proud. Briefly.co.za looks into the many different times Zamo has given us all a reason to smile.
1. Nomzamo being cast in Coming to America 2 movie
Nomzamo Mbatha bagged a role in the highly-anticipated Coming to America sequel. Nomzamo will be joining the iconic cast of the 1988 cult classic. She will be acting alongside Eddie Murphy (Prince Akeem), James Earl Jones (King Jaffe Joffer) and Arsenio Hall (Semmi).
Mzansi’s shining star expressed just how blessed she feels to have been given this incredible opportunity and gave all the glory to God. Being cast in a production of this magnitude and prestige speaks volumes for the pure talent that Nomzamo possesses.
2. Nomzamo delivers address at Oprah's Leadership Academy
Nomzamo was introduced by none other than Oprah Winfrey at the media mogul's Leadership Academy for Girls in Johannesburg. Mbatha tweeted about the experience and also shared a few words on Instagram about how far she's come. She wrote:
"I remember when I was 14 and the announcement was made that she would be conducting interviews with young girls across the country that would join the academy.
"I even considered dropping two grades down just so I could attend. To have the opportunity. To be in an institution that nurtures young girls from all backgrounds.”
The star continued:
“Fast-forward to today and I am giving the keynote address at the Class of 2019 Valedictory ceremony. What a full circle it is for me today. What an honour for Mama O to introduce me."
3. Nomzamo wins E! award for philanthropy
Nomzamo Mbatha was thrilled after winning the award for philanthropy award at E! Entertainment's 15th year in Africa celebrations. The multi-talented actress took to social media after receiving her award and shared a snap and aspiring message with her followers on Instagram.
She definitely deserved this award for all the humanitarian work that she does and truly feels humbled by doing good for those who are society's most marginalised.
4. Nomzamo presents BET Awards
Nomzamo Mbatha was one of the presenters at this year's BET Awards show. The awards were held mostly digitally and the gorgeous Zamo totally slayed in a mini-dress that showed off her amazing legs.
She has been working out hard lately and is looking better than ever. Nomzamo also did the most by wearing her natural hair in a short cut. Fans loved every little morsel of what the star was serving.
Meanwhile, Briefly.co.za previously reported that the starlet took to Instagram to share a screenshot announcing that she was officially signed to artist agency CAA.
Creative Artists Agency LLC, or CAA, is an American talent and sports agency based in Los Angeles, California. Some of these clients include Lady Gaga, Ariana Grande and Jamie Foxx.
Social media users were impressed by the achievement. Facebook user Mampho Maphothoma said:
"This one is making money moves."
Mandy Solomane said:
"She's beautiful and bubbly so yhaa she deserves it."
Ntokozo Mavimbela said:
"Beauty with brains."
Halala Nomzamo, we are so proud.
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