Mthandeni Mbambo Biography

Mthandeni Mbambo Biography

Mthandeni Mbambo, a multi-talented South African artist, is known for his acting, dancing, and songwriting skills. He gained popularity for his cameo role as the MC on Uzalo and is currently portraying Thulani Sibiya on Durban Gen. After a long and successful stage career, he transitioned to the small screen where he continues to impress viewers with his acting prowess. Let’s delve deeper into Mthandeni Mbambo’s life and career.

Profile Summary

  • Age: 35
  • Birth Year: 1985
  • Birth Place: eShowe, South Africa
  • Profession: Actor, Dancer, and Song Writer
  • Education and Qualifications: Mbongeni Ngema Academy of Performing Arts
  • Net Worth: $50,000

Career Beginnings

After completing his studies at the Mbongeni Ngema Academy of Performing Arts in 2005, Mbambo began his career in the theatre. He first starred in Mbongeni Ngema’s play, Bhambatha, portraying the character ‘Prexley Ka Seme’. His career took off from there, leading to roles as a dancer on Sarafina’s Nigeria tour and in Shosholoza the Musical as ‘Bafoza’, which toured various venues in 2009.

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Rise to Fame

Mbambo’s dynamic dance skills earned him a role in Mbongeni Ngema’s Stimela SaseZola in 2011. He continued to shine in the theatre scene, starring in ‘Long Way To Go’, which toured various venues. In 2011, he joined the 4-men cast of Soweto Entsha for a tour in France and also became a presenter for the sports show ‘Wozo dlala’ on 1KZNTV. This opened up new opportunities for him in the television industry.

Television Roles

Mbambo made his film debut in 2013 with a role in ‘Bad Throw’, where he played a gambler. That same year, he landed a more significant role as a barman in ‘Task Force’. He continued to secure roles in various TV shows, including a part in Isibaya where he played a potter.

He then bagged a cameo role in Uzalo before returning to the theatre. Realizing his love for television, he took on a role in Rockville 4 by Ferguson Films as Boy 2.

Other Endeavors

In addition to his acting career, Mbambo has also appeared in a Wimpy commercial in 2015. Showcasing his versatility and passion for the arts, he directed and played the lead role in ‘Death of The Emperor Shaka -The Musical’. He continued to explore his directing skills by leading and starring in a play titled ‘The Devil’s Autograph’ in 2017.

Net Worth

Mbambo has successfully managed to balance his acting, dancing, and other side hustles, amassing a net worth of $50,000. With his new role on Durban Gen, his career continues to flourish, making his journey even more exciting.

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By Shamiso Miracle

Shamiso Miracle completed her degree in journalism and media studies at the University of Zimbabwe before honing her skills at Savanna News. She then went on to work at iHarare News, becoming a voice for everyday SA citizens who wanted to share their stories. When she's not writing news that entertains and inspires ,Shamiso is an avid reader and a wellness bunny.

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