Fulu Mugovhani is a popularly-known South African actress. Many people adored her work in the film dubbed Ayanda. Lately, she has garnered more fame and glory to her name due to a comical film dubbed Seriously Single where her role as Dineo has received so much love from her audience.
Her love for acting came to life after taking the role of Nala in the Lion King musical. Since then, she has never looked back and continued to excel in filmography.
Fulu Mugovhani profile summary
- Full name: Fulu Mugovhani
- Date of birth: 7th September 1990
- Place of birth: Thohoyandou, South Africa
- Fulu Mugovhani age: 29 years
- Nationality: South African
- Ethnicity: Black
- Fulu Mugovhani height: 5 feet 1 inch
- Weight: 55 kg
- Marital status: Married
- Fulu Mugovhani husband: Timi Modibedi
- Profession: Actress
- Fulu Mugovhani net worth: Approx. $1.0–$3.0 million
Fulu Mugovhani biography
Fulu was born on 7th September 1990 in Thohoyandou, Thulamela Local Municipality, Vhembe District Municipality, South Africa. Her father is a performing art lecturer at the Tshwane University of Technology.
There is no publicly known information about her mother and siblings.
Fulu Mugovhani education
The actress graduated from Tshwane University of Technology in 2011 where she studied Musical Theatre. There is no information concerning her elementary and high school education details.
Husband and wedding
From Fulu Mugovhani wedding pictures, the ceremony seemed like a perfect blend of modern and traditional themes. It was graced by friends, family, and their loved ones, making it a perfect day.
After her graduation in 2011, Mugovhani joined Hong Kong Disneyland's Festival of the Lion King for a year. She later made her television debut playing the role of Nikki in the Mzansi Magic musical comedy-drama television mini-series Remix in 2013.
In 2015, she played the title role in the film dubbed Ayanda, directed by Sara Blecher. It was the opening film at the 36th Durban International Film Festival. Ayanda is set in the vibrant, Afropolitan community of Yeoville.
It is a story of a 21-year-old Afro-hipster who begins a self-discovery journey. She is faced with the task of saving her late father's legacy, which is a motor repair shop threatened with closure.
The first Fulu Mugovhani series appearance took place in 2017 when she joined the cast of the SABC3 soapie Isidingo. The series premiered on 8th May 2017 where she played the recurring role of Grace.
Later on, she landed her first starring television role in season two of Mzansi Magic boxing-themed soapie, Ring of Lies. The actress played the role of Rendani, a feisty, sexy Musangwe fighter who goes against her conservative father to pursue her passion and dream of becoming a champion boxer.
Here is a list of Fulu Mugovhani movies:
- 2015 - Ayanda starring as Ayanda Olandele
- 2017 - The Lucky Specials starring as Zwanga
- 2020 - Still Breathing 2020: BBZEE Films as Noli
- 2020 - Seriously Single as Dineo
Fulu Mugovhani Seriously Single
The actress now stars in a brand new romantic comedy called Seriously Single. The 2020 release is found on Netflix. The movie has been directed by the famous sibling duo Rethabile and Katleho Ramaphakela.
Seriously Single narrates the story of two young best friends: Dineo played by Fulu Mugovhani and Noni played by Tumi Morake.
Fulu Mugovhani awards and recognitions
Here is a list of all Fulu Mugovhani nominations and wins:
- 2016 - Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards for the Best Actress in a Drama (Movie or TV series) in the 2015 film dubbed Ayanda and the Mechanic I (nominee).
- 2016 - South African Film and Television Awards for the Best Actress in a feature film in the 2015 film dubbed Ayanda and the Mechanic (winner).
Fulu has always been counted as one of the richest South African actresses. The actress charges between $120,000 and $180,000 for every movie and around $150,000 per television show.
Although she has not publicly declared her monthly or annual salary, Fulu Mugovhani net worth is approximated to be between $1.0 and $3.0 million.
The Seriously Single star is active on different social media platforms. Here are the links to some of her social media accounts:
Fulu Mugovhani is a force to reckon with in the entertainment industry. She has learnt to embrace her flaws even after being teased about the shape of her body and her childhood scars. She is a source of inspiration to the upcoming and well-established actors and actresses.
Zenzo has shaken the film industry with his spot-on characters. Even though he grew up aspiring to become a pilot, he has significantly fallen in love with acting.