Natasha Thahane (born 25 September 1995) is a renowned South African actress. She first appeared on television after landing a gig on eKasi: Our Stories. She is best known for being cast on the original Netflix series Blood & Water.
Natasha Thahane was born in Cape Town, South Africa on 25 September 1995. She hails from a notable family and her grandfather is the famous anti-apartheid activist – Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu.
Natasha was born into a family of three children and is the oldest. She has a brother Sthembiso ‘SK’ Khoza and a sister Molemo Thahane. Her parents’ names are Trevor Thamsanqa Tutu (father) and Nomaswazi Mamakoko (mother).
Natasha had her secondary school education at Milnerton High School, Cape Town. She furthered her academic pursuit at the University of Witwatersrand (Wits University). She graduated with a degree in Accounting from the university.
She also obtained a qualification from New York Film Academy (NYFA).
In 2014, Natasha landed her debut acting role after appearing on eKasi: Our Stories, an e.Tv show. She has also appeared on several local productions including Lockdown.
In 2019, reports covered that she would appear in an original Netflix series that would be released the following year. Later she revealed that she made it as a cast on a new BET telenovela alongside actress Rami Chuene.
Natasha has landed many television roles both in series and commercials. Her modeling career has helped her to work with popular brands. Natasha is the face of the famous international cosmetic brand Garnier.
She walked into the spotlight for being cast as the lead character in The Queen. In 2020, she appeared onscreen again in the hit BET telenovela, Isono.
Natasha has appeared in many television shows and productions. Some of her movie credits include:
- A Date with Arthur as Guest
- Blood & Water as Wendy Dlamini
- eKasi: Our Stories as Claire/Nomsa
- Imbewu as Liyana
- Isono as Millicent Zondo
- It’s OK We’re Family as Leshae K
- Lip Sync Battle Africa as Competitor
- Lockdown as Katlego
- Saints and Sinners as Fundiswa
- Ses’Top La as Unathi
- Single Galz as Thuli
- Skeem Saam as Enhle
- The Queen as Amo Maake
The popular actress is also a celebrated figure on social media. She is active on Instagram where she shares updates on her movies, moments with loved ones, and more. Her Instagram account @natasha_thahane has over 4 million followers.
Natasha Thahane was dating Bohlale Makgolane a.k.a Bo Maq. In 2021, Natasha and Orlando Pirates player Thembinkosi Lorch were reportedly dating. Though, fans thought that there was trouble in paradise after they deleted each other’s pictures on their IG accounts.
They confirmed that they were in a relationship when she sent him well wishes on his birthday on 22 July. But they removed pictures of them on each other’s Instagram accounts. Many alleged that the Orlando Pirates player had cheated on Natasha and that she had called the relationship a quit.
Natasha Thahane finished her secondary education at Milnerton High School, Cape Town. The rising star actress was dragged for ‘recording and driving’ at the same time. The much-loved actress shared a video of her listening to Bo Maq’s FOMO.
She left the steering wheel for a short time as she recorded the video, she looked at the camera shifting her view off the road. Fans did not agree with her on that as they called her out saying she should follow the rules of the road.
In 2017, rumors had it that the actress was pregnant and had wedded. Many awaited her baby pictures and hoped that the beauty’s baby girl.
Natasha has grown to be very relevant in the entertainment circle. She is estimated to have a net worth of around $1,000,000-$3,000,000. Her primary source of wealth is her acting and modeling career.