- Nomzamo Mbatha has been named by Essence as one of the black Hollywood stars to watch this year
- Nomzamo Mbatha took to Instagram to share her good news with her fans
- Mzansi actress Thuso Mbedu also made it onto the Top 20 list compiled by Essence magazine
Nomzamo Mbatha has been named as one of the Top 20 Black Hollywood Stars to watch out for in 2021. Essence recently published a list of young black entertainers who are expected to take Hollywood by storm this year and our girl Nomzamo Mbatha's name was also included.
Sis is doing well in Hollywood since she arrived in the US a few years back. She even landed a role in Coming 2 America. Nomzamo will act along legendary actor Eddie Murphy and Arsenio Hall in the upcoming movie.
The list also features Thuso Mbedu, another Mzansi girl who has been making the country proud with her international wins. The Emmy-nominated actress is set to make her international debut in Barry Jenkins’ The Underground Railroad this year.
The list also mentions entertainers from the US and other countries such as Jamaican-English Bafta Rising Star Award winner Micheal Ward, Marvel's Spider-Man: Homecoming star Laura Harrier and Meagan Tandy, among others.
"The work is the work is the work. Thank you for shining a light our way @essence."
The stunner's peers in the Mzansi entertainment industry and her fans took to her comment section to congratulate her and share their thoughts on her post. Check out some of the comments below:
Dudu Tsobane said:
"Our Queen. Ndlovukazi."
Langa Mavuso wrote:
Zoe Thabethe commented:
"Only the beginning."
Lulu Hela wrote:
"Yesssssssssss. God’s timing is perfect."
"And your work is amazing I'll support you non-stop."
"Keep on shining sisi. GOD is good."
"Look at God out here flexing with your life."
In other news, Briefly.co.za reported that Nomzamo Mbatha is giving back to the community through her foundation. The stunner is playing her part in making sure that no primary school child goes to school barefoot and without a jersey.
The actress knows that some parents who have been financially affected by the Covid-19 pandemic are struggling to buy school uniforms for their kids as Mzansi schools are about to open for the first term.
The star took to social media to announce that her foundation and her partners have embarked on a nationwide search for primary schools that need support. She posted a video on Instagram on Monday, 25 January in which she made the "special announcement". The former Isibaya actress captioned her post:
"The @nomzamo_lighthouse is so excited to announce that we are embarking on a countrywide search for primary schools that are in need of support.
"We have put together 500 packs that include a SCHOOL JERSEY, a pair of SCHOOL SHOES thanks to @hollywoodbets and special goodies from @cottonon_africa @cottonon as well as toiletries from @unileversa!
"We are looking for schools in KZN, POLOKWANE, WESTERN CAPE, GAUTENG!."
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