Yonda Thomas (born 1 December 1985), is a South African actor.[1] He is best known for the roles in the films and television serials: Seriously Single, Mrs Right Guy, The Jakes Are Missing and Happiness ever after [citation needed]

Yonda Thomas
Yonda Thomas

(1985-12-01) December 1, 1985 (age 38)
NationalitySouth African
Years active2016–present
SpouseTaz Emerans

Personal life edit

He was born on 1 December 1985 in Mthatha, Eastern Cape, South Africa.[citation needed] He was raised by a single mother.[1]

He is married to Taz Emerans, a medical doctor .[2]

Career edit

He obtained a bachelor's degree in Public Administration. After graduating, he moved to Johannesburg in 2008 to become a diplomat. However, during this period, he participated in SABC 1's acting competition 'Class Act' under the guidance of one of his friends. Later he got the opportunity to play the leading role in drama series Fallen telecast in SABC 1.[3] His maiden acting came through the television series Wild at Heart in 2011. In the serial, he played the role 'Matthew'. In 2015, he played the role 'Detective Miles' in the film The Jakes Are Missing.[1] In 2016, he joined the SABC 3 series Isidingo, with the role 'police officer Majola'.

In August 2020, he starred in the sex comedy film Seriously Single co-directed by Katleho Ramaphakela and Rethabile Ramaphakela.[4] It was released on July 31, 2020 on Netflix.[5]

Partial filmography edit

Year Film Role Genre Ref.
2011 Wild at Heart Matthew TV series
2013 Previously on Childrens Hospital Africa Video short
2015 The Jakes Are Missing Detective Miles Film
2016 Mrs Right Guy Lesego the Stripper Film
2016 Doubt Sanele TV series
2017 Madiba Nelson - Teen TV mini-series
2020 Isidingo: The Need Detective Majola Soap Opera
2020 How to Ruin Christmas: The Wedding Khaya Manqele TV series
2020 Seriously Single Max Film
2021 Happiness ever after Yonda Film
2021 Generations: The Legacy Lelethu Malinga Soap Opera
2022 Redemption Detective Sabelo Daily drama

References edit

  1. ^ a b c "Yonda Thomas bio". briefly. Retrieved 8 November 2020.
  2. ^ "Yonda Thomas gushes over his bae". zalebs. Retrieved 8 November 2020.
  3. ^ "Yonda Thomas career". afternoonexpress. Retrieved 8 November 2020.
  4. ^ "Seriously Single's Bohang Moeko and Yonda Thomas reflect on love and dating". news24. Retrieved 8 November 2020.
  5. ^ "Seriously Single Romantic Comedy Premieres on Netflix On 31st July, 2020". Myhearld Magazine. 17 July 2020. Retrieved 31 July 2020.

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