Nambitha Mpumlwana (born 12 February 1967) is an award-winning actress. She is also a presenter and producer.
As an actress, she is best-known for playing the role of Mawande Memela in the popular SABC1 soap opera Generations.
She also does motivational speaking and voice coaching when not doing other professions.
Nambitha Mpumlwana Biography
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|Full Name:||Nambitha Mpumlwana|
|Born:||12 February 1967 (age 55 years old)|
|Place of Birth:||Mthatha, South Africa|
|Husband • Spouse:||Married|
|Boyfriend • Partner:||N/A|
|Occupation:||Actress • TV Personality|
|Net Worth:||US$15 million|
Nambitha Mpumlwana was born on 12 February 1967 in Mthatha, the King Sabata Dalindyebo Local Municipality, Eastern Cape. She is currently 55 years old.
She is a niece to the renowned South African Former Member of the National Assembly of South Africa, Loyiso Mpumlwana.
She entered the industry in 1999 and has remained active to date. Many fans were in for a shocker when they knew that the “young-looking actress is in her fifties.”
Defying the laws of aging, Nambitha Mpumlwana has maintained that sweet-sixteen looks and her photos say more. Though she was raised in the Eastern Cape, she relocated to Canada as a teenager of 13 years. She moved to the new location with her mother, who was studying there.
She maintained a closer relationship with her mother and her grandma. According to her, she had to return from Canada in the nineties on purpose to know more about her father and family.
Nambitha Mpumlwana is a highly educated and qualified person. She went to further her studies in Canada. In Canada, she trained in music, film, and theatre.
Nambitha Mpumlwana appeared in the television series Shado’s Interrogation Room and The Lab. The actress underwent training in music, theatre, and film before returning to South Africa.
She then kicked off her profession as an actress and presenter. Her first presenting job was as a continuity presenter for SABC TV. She later moved as a presenter to SABC2 wildlife show 50/50.
Ever since acting roles have kept coming one after another on television. She appeared on several series in a starring role. Nambitha Mpumlwana starred in Justice for all, Yizo Yizo, Interrogation Room, The Lab, and Shado’s.
Other acting credits include guest appearances on several TV shows like Joburg Blues and 7de Laan. She also appeared in Generations and Isindigo.
More to her acting career are roles in Saints, Sinners & Settlers, La Crime de Monsieur, and Diamond Hunters.
Speaking of her role as a presenter, she presented the show Lebone and Practical Parenting on SABC2. She also was the presenter behind the SABC3 show Money.
Nambitha Mpumlwana is a happily married woman. She is a proud mother of an adorable son known as Vangile Mpumlwana.
She has done an outstanding job of maintaining her personal and professional life. Nambitha Mpumlwana is a good and loving mother. She has no daughter published online.
Nambitha Mpumlwana landed in several feature films, including;
- Tama ba? Tama Na!
- Crazy Joe’s Coco
- Land of a Thousand Hills
- Beyond Borders
- Country of My Skull
- Red Dust
Nambitha Mpumlwana has also landed roles and appeared in many theatre productions as an actress. Nambitha acted in;
- The Dead Wait
- Black Age
- In Search of Dragon’s Mountain
- Love and Other Strange Things
- Beauty and the Beast of Oracle
- The Power of Harriett T
- Ashes to Ashes
- Generations – 1994 – 2014
- The Lab- Since 2006
- Happy Family
Awards & Nominations
Nambitha Mpumlwana won the Golden Horn Award for Best Actress in a TV Drama at the second annual South African Film and Television Academy Awards (SAFTAs) for her role as Pearl Lusipho in the SABC3 drama series The Lab.
Nambitha Mpumlwana has a net worth of US$15 million as of now. This amount has been accrued from her leading roles in the entertainment industry.
- Instagram: @nambitham
- Twitter: @NAMBITHA