Nomzamo Nonzwakazi Mbatha (born 13 July 1990), is a South African actress, television personality, businesswoman and human rights activist.
Nomzamo Nonzwakazi Mbatha
Nomzamo Nxumalo Mbatha
13 July 1990
KwaMashu, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
|Education||Bechet High School|
|Alma mater||University of Cape Town|
|Occupation||Actress and UNHCR goodwill ambassador|
She attended Rippon Primary School in Durban and Bechet High School, where she obtained her High School Diploma. In 2018, she graduated from the University of Cape Town with a Bachelor of Commerce degree specializing in accounting.
Mbatha auditioned for a television show in July 2012. She also started acting on Isibaya and also became the main character. The search, which was held at Cape Town, attracted over 600 contestants. She placed in the top 70 and later the top 10. She was one of the three top finalists. In 2014, the show in which Mbatha starred was converted into a daily Tell Me Sweet Something, and a television show Umlilo. That same year, she began hosting a reality travel show called "Holiday Swap", on South African Broadcasting Corporation.
In 2018, Mbatha was recognized as one of the OkayAfrika 100 Women 2018 Honorees, by OkayAfrica Digital Media.
As of 2019, Mbatha resides in Los Angeles.
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