Nadia Valvekens age, married, TV shows, movies, profile

Nadia Valvekens age, married, TV shows, movies, profile

Nadia Valvekens is a South African actress best known for her role as Pippa Venter on kykNET's Binnelanders since 2005 and as Tessa on M-Net's Alles Malan in 2019. How well do you know the South African actress? Read on for more details.

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Nadia Valvekens is a South African actress. Photo: @nadiavalvekens
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Valvekens is among South Africa's seasoned actresses. Her film and theatre career spans more than 15 years, and fans fall in love with each role that she plays. What makes her stand out?

Nadia Valvekens profile

  • Full name: Nadia Valvekens
  • Date of birth: 5th March 1982
  • Nadia Valvekens age: 39 years old as of 2021
  • Nationality: South African
  • Occupation: Actress
  • Nadia Valvekens Instagram: @nadiavalvekens
  • Twitter: @NadiaValvekens


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Nadia Valvekens (right) with sister Natasha (left). Photo: @nadiavalvekens
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The actress was born on 5th March 1982 in Pretoria. She was raised in Centurion by her mother Cecile alongside Natasha, her younger sister.

For Nadia Valvekens education, she went to Wierda Park Laerskool and later completed her matrics at Eldoraigne Hoerskool. She then did her BA in drama at Technikon Pretoria and graduated in 2003.

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Nadia Valvekens partner

The actress has been linked to Karl Thaning, a fellow South African actor best recognised for his role as Dr Nathan Richards on Binnelanders. Is Nadia Valvekens married? There is little information regarding her current relationship status.

Film career

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The actress is best recognized for her role as Pippa Venter on kykNET's Binnelanders from 2005 to 2018. Photo: @nadiavalvekens
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At the time of her matriculation, Nadia had been involved in drama for about 12 years. During her three-year diploma at Technikon, she was part of several stage productions, including Clive Morris's Maid in the New South Africa.

She kicked off her career as a presenter on SABC2's Die Nutsman in 2003. Nadia later landed several minor cameo roles across South African production companies until November 2004, when she was cast to play Nicole Kannemeyer on 7de Laan. She then landed the role of Pippa Venter on Binnelanders in 2005.

She has also been part of several Nadia Valvekens movies, including The Road (2002), Daddy (2002), Henley-on-Klip (2010), and The Deadline (2015).

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Nadia Valvekens TV shows

The following are some of the TV shows she has starred in.

  • 7de Laan (2004) season 1 as Nicole Kannemeyer
  • Afgrond season 1 as Leoni Lottering
  • Nadia Valvekens en Ivan Alles Malan (2019) season 1 as Tessa
  • Nadia Valvekens Binnelanders (2005 to 2018) season 1 to season 15 as Pippa Venter
  • Dryfsand season 1 as Petra
  • Egoli: Place of Gold season 12 as Else
  • Hotel (2019) season 3 as Nadia
  • Project Dina (2020) season 1 as Joyce
  • Scandal! (2005) season 1 as Brittney
  • The Estate season 1 as Suzaan le Roux

Nadia Valvekens remains one of the best actresses across South Africa. Her hard work and dedication have ensured her relevance in the country's theatre and film industry for more than 15 years.

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