Who is Mzansi’s actress Nolwazi Ngubeni? Age, family, TV shows, pictures, profiles, net worth

Who is Mzansi’s actress Nolwazi Ngubeni? Age, family, TV shows, pictures, profiles, net worth

Nolwazi Ngubeni is best known as Precious in the second season of SABC1’s drama series, A Place Called Home. Her epic portrayal of Precious even earned her a nomination for the 2010 SAFTA Awards for the best supporting actress in a drama. Here is all about her!

Who is Nolwazi Ngubeni?
Nolwazi Ngubeni is a South African celebrity best known for her thriving acting career. Photo: @nolwazingubeni on Instagram (Modified by author)
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South African celebrity Nolwazi Ngubeni wears many hats. When she is not in front of the camera entertaining her fans, she is behind it working as a casting director, producer, and voice-over artist. In all her roles, she has managed to stand out and acquire an edge over many others in the South African entertainment industry.

Nolwazi Ngubeni's profile and bio summary

Full name Nolwazi Shange Ngubeni
Famous asPrecious in A Place Called Home
Date of birth19 January 1984
Place of birthDurban, KZN, South Africa
Zodiac sign
Age 38 years (as of December 2022)
NationalitySouth African
Ethnicity Black
Profession Actress, Casting Director, Producer, Voice-over Artist, and TikTok Music Partnerships Manager
Education Pinetown Senior Primary School, Durban University of Technology
Hair colourBlack
Eye colourBlack
Sexual orientationStraight
Relationship statusMarried
Husband Mzwandile Ngubeni
Children Two
Estimated net worth$200, 000-$350, 000
Social mediaInstagram, Twitter, TikTok

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Who is Nolwazi Ngubeni?

She is a celebrated South African actress who has starred in notable productions such as A Place Called Home and Scandal! Here are interesting things to know about her.

Nolwazi Ngubeni's bio
Nolwazi Ngubeni is a South African actress best known for her role as Precious in the SABC1 drama series A Place Called Home. Photo: @nolwazingubeni on Instagram (Modified by author)
Source: Instagram

How old is Nolwazi?

Nolwazi is aging like fine wine, which explains the many searchers of “How old is Mbali from Scandal?” She was born on 19 January 1984 in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa as Nolwazi Shange. Nolwazi Ngubeni’s age as of December 2022 is 38 years old.

Education profile

Shange attended Pinetown Senior Primary School, where she actively participated in sports. Although there are no records about her high school information, she is known to have studied arts at the university and holds a marketing and communications qualification.

Nolwazi Ngubeni’s career

Nolwazi Ngubeni's career
Although Nolwazi Ngubeni was first interested in singing, she later chose to pursue an acting career. Photo: @nolwazingubeni on Instagram (Modified by author)
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Ngubeni grew up in a family of artists and was inspired, nurtured, and influenced to also love acting from an early age.

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Although she was first trained as a singer, she chose to concentrate on acting and study performance in the university. Everything changed for her when she joined the drama department at Durban University of Technology.

She landed her first acting role in season 2 of the SABC1 drama series A Place Called Home (2008-2009). In no time, she started bagging acting gigs in other productions. Some of Nolwazi Ngubeni’s TV shows include:

Mtunzini.com season 3 Zinhle (a guest starring role)
Single GuysKwezi
Mzali WamSibongile
Ak’siSpaza Guest Star
The RiverMinister Patience Mhlongo
Intersexions Ntombi
Zabalaza (2013) Kgomotso
Thula’s Vine Joyce
Mina Nawe Sheila
Soul City Dimpho Miya
Mzansi LoveLydia
SAFTAS Presenter

In addition to these TV shows, Shange has starred in the film Otelo Burning. She bagged the Golden Horn Award for Best Supporting Actress in a TV Drama Series for her role as Dezi in the 2011 film Otelo Burning.

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Other works

Nolwazi Ngubeni's other works
Besides acting, Nolwazi Ngubeni is also a casting director, producer, voice-over artist, and TikTok music partnerships manager. Photo: @nolwazingubeni on Instagram (Modified by author)
Source: Instagram

In addition to acting, Shange is also a producer and TikTok music partnerships manager, as described in her Instagram bio. She is also a voice-over artist and casting director for many movies and TV shows, including Nothing For Mahala, AboMama, Rhythm City, and MTV Shuga. Shange has also worked as a casting director and business developer for a Global Tech Company.

Nolwazi Ngubeni’s net worth

Although there is no official report about her net worth, most of Nolwazi Ngubeni’s profiles estimate that it ranges from $200,000 to $350,000. Her major source of income is her acting profession.

Who is Mzwandile Ngubeni married to?

South African actor and TV presenter Mzwandile Ngubeni, famous for his hosting role in the SABC1 TV series Choice, is Nolwazi Ngubeni’s husband. The lovebirds met in 2010 and have been together for over a decade.

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Nolwazi Ngubeni's husband
Nolwazi Ngubeni is married to Mzwandile Ngubeni and has two children together. Photo: @nolwazingubeni on Instagram (Modified by author)
Source: Instagram

They officiated their union the first time in a civil ceremony. However, in 2016, they held their traditional wedding in Durban. The lovebirds have been blessed with two children.

Nolwazi Ngubeni’s social media

As of 23 December 2023, Shange’s verified Instagram page has garnered 143K followers. Her Twitter account has garnered 65.2K followers as of this writing.

Nolwazi Ngubeni’s pictures

Nolwazi Ngubeni's Instagram
Nolwazi Ngubeni is active on Instagram and often shares her lifestyle pictures, selfies, family, and works on this platform. Photo: @nolwazingubeni on Instagram (Modified by author)
Source: Instagram

Shange often shares her pictures and lifestyle videos on her Instagram. She is loved for her chic fashion sense, which often draws positive feedback on her pictures.

Nolwazi Ngubeni is a successful woman who wears many hats. She is a veteran actress, casting director, producer, and TikTok music partnerships manager.

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