If you are a fan of the Mzansi soap opera Generations, then you must know Zizipho Buti playing the role of Tracy. Over the years, she has gained lots of fans for her over-the-top acting skills. Indeed, she has grown to become one of the leading actresses in the South African film industry.
So who is Zizipho Buti? In the article, we will look at her biography, pictures, and profile. Read on to find out a lot of interesting details.
Zizipho Buti profile summary
- Name: Zizipho Buti
- Date of birth: February 8, 1995
- Zizipho Buti age: 25 years as of 2020
- Zodiac sign: Aquarius
- Gender: Female
- Nationality: South Africa
- Occupation: Actress and model
- Zizipho Buti Instagram: ziziphob
Zizipho Buti biography
The Mzansi actress celebrates her birthday on February 8, and in 2020, she turned 25. Not much is known about her childhood and upbringing. But it is known that she graduated from the University of Cape Town with a degree in drama studies.
Some of the fun facts about the model are that she prefers sneakers to heels and her favourite label in Adidas.
The star has been very passionate about her acting career. Her mother at first discouraged her from the profession, wanting her to become a lawyer. But now, she is proud of who her daughter has become. In an interview, she says that her favourite quote is "Acting is not about being someone different. It is finding similarities in what is apparently different, then finding myself in there" by Meryl Steep. She reads these words almost every time she engages with a script.
Zizipho Buti Generations
Zizipho has been featured in the South African drama series, Generations: The Legacy, taking the role of Tracy. Tracy is a sex worker who is not ashamed of her job. She takes her occupation seriously and often has to sleep with powerful politicians and businessmen. She maintains her loyalty to Palesa (Busisiwe Xaba), as she continues visiting her in prison.
The actress revealed that when she landed the role, at first, she did not like the character she was given and even did not respond to her agent. She judged her story. But as the show went on, she came to like the character and learnt from her. She is now grateful to the series that she has the opportunity to show the Mzansi the challenges that sex workers face and that they need to be treated with respect. On the seventh season, her character, Tracy, and Karabo Maseko's character, Luyolo, were promoted to lead stars on the show.
She has also starred in the drama Nkululeko, taking the role of Pinkie.
Zizipho Buti pictures
There is no denying that the Mzansi star is beautiful. Her perfect hourglass shape made men across the country love her. Here are some of her top photos.
Buti is a well-known model. In the photo, she is wearing a yellow top. She indeed looks great with short hair.
The beautiful actress was among the people who graduated from UCT in 2018. The girl is proud of herself. What a beautiful moment!
3. Then vs. now
On her official Instagram page, the star showed her fans a glimpse of what she looked like as a child. Below she captioned, "Where it all started..." Her followers went on to give her comments on how cute she was as a child. Now that she is all grown up, she is still glowing.
Zizipho Buti is an inspiration to all the young and upcoming actresses across South Africa. She has grown to become an accomplished figure in the film industry, and we wish her all the best in her endeavours.
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