Ayanda Thabathe turns 35 years old on this day. The stunning media personality is one of Mzansi’s most lived but very private celebrities. Briefly.co.za gathered a few interesting facts about the beauty.
1. Early life
When Ayanda was only two years old, her parents’ marriage broke up. She and her four sisters, therefore, were raised by their mother, who was working as a nurse. To support her mother in meeting the girls’ needs, Ayanda assisted in her mom's business of selling cold drinks and tailoring dresses. The family lived in various towns in Durban.
Ayanda went to Sacred Heart Girls’ High School, an all-girls school, for her secondary school education. She then joined the University of Pretoria from where she graduated in 2007 with a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Communication Management. In 2011, she received her Honours Marketing degree from the University of South Africa.
3. Modeling career
Ayanda has featured in different fashion spreads and magazine covers. Ayanda has also appeared as the lead actress in several television advertisements. In 2016, she was the face of the summer range by Legit Fashion.
4. Acting career
Her career as a show host and actor, on the other hand, began when she hosted the BET Africa’s lifestyle magazine show, Top Billing. Ayanda Thabethe Top Billing became a household name and a sought-after host and actress.
5. Love life
Ayanda dated Zulu Mkhathini alias Dash for a few years. Ayanda Thabethe and Dash later broke up, but neither of them gave any reason for the split. According to the actress, the couple had an amicable split. The two only dated for a while but did not get married. In 2018, Dash jokingly said in a Tweet that the actress owed him his cows back.
This was after Dr. Musa Mthombeni jokingly asked people on Twitter to mention people who owed them anything. ”Uyaphapha” was her response to the tweet. Andile Ncube, a television presenter, is Ayanda Thabethe ex husband. The couple was married for two years. She only dated Dash after the end of her marriage.
Meanwhile Briefly.co.za reported that Ayanda Thabethe has every reason to be proud of herself. The media personality recently managed to pay off her mother’s car within a year of purchasing it. That’s an incredible feat and she has definitely earned the right to brag.
Taking to social media, Ayanda posted:
“Paid off my mother’s car. Glory to God.”
Her fans congratulated her on the incredible feat.
"Usebenzile Sisi, well done. Praying God blesses me enough to be able to do something this big for my parents. I'm so inspired.”
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Source: Briefly News