Lungelo Mpangase

Lungelo Mpangase biography AKA Nikiwe on Nikiwe.

Lungelo Mpangase
Lungelo Mpangase

Lungelo Mpangase is a South African Model Actress and Influencer. She is best known for potraying a character as Khethiwe on Mzansi Magic Drama eHostela. Currently as of 2023-2024 she is potraying a character as Nikiwe on the drama series Nikiwe which is aired on

Biography of Lungelo Mpangase.

Name: Lungelo Mpangase
Age: 29 years old
Date of birth: 26 September 1995
Place of birth:
Nationality: South African
Occupation: Actress, Model and Influencer
Known as: Khethiwe on eHostela or Nikiwe on Nikiwe.
Instagram: @Lungelo-Mpangase

Early life of Lungelo

A lot of people might have known her from drama Nikiwe as Nikiwe. Questions can arise such as how old she isĀ  and what’s her real name. The real name for Nikiwe from Nikiwe is Lungelo Mpangase. Nikiwe age in real life is 29 years old as of 2024. The actress came from Ezakheni, Ladysmith in KwaZulu Natal. Her date of birth is on the 26th of September 1995.

Definitely she has a family. It’s unknown who are they in the meantime. Information regards her mother or father is also unknown because she doesn’t share much about it.

Does Lungelo Mpangase has a boyfriend?

Lungelo Mpangase seems to have a boyfriend according to her account on Facebook. She shared a picture standing with a guy and people were congratulating her. Comments such as “nice couple” were found on the comment section. On one occasion she shared a picture of herself getting a ring, it seems like someone gave her as a gift. Definitely she has boyfriend.

Educational background

She studied law and graduated in 2017. Lungelo is a qualified law graduate. Also, she did a one year course for Aviation and Airways Management and operations at EP Aviation training.

Lungelo Mpangase
Lungelo Mpangase

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When did Lungelo Mpangase began acting?

At first, Lungelo wanted to pursue a career as surgeon when she was young. Later she opted to study law. She finished her degree in law but found an interest into acting. Lungelo never thought that one day she will love acting like she do.

“God truly knows our journeys as acting has become something that’s very close to my heart. I really love what I do,” she said.

In 2017 after graduating, she got her first role on Television in drama series Uselwa. Unfortunately the production process wasn’t finished because they misuse the money for the project, allegations of theft and crew were not paid.

Despite having a challenge at first trial. She was lucky and got a leading to act as Khethiwe on eHostela. Khethiwe was a woman who desired to become maskandi star. This was the first breakthrough role she got. Since then the actress didn’t stop to deliver. She continued acting for different drama series such as Themba Lam in 2019. Also she was featured in Idlozi the same year 2019.

In 2020, in the Mzansi Magic drama series Mzali Wami, she played Ntokozoa, a girl who becomes caught in an extensive human trafficking operation involving her biological mother.

In 2022, she played Sambulo’s (Sipho Ndlovu) girlfriend Xoli in the third season of the Showmax melodrama The Wife, making her debut in Episode 2.

Lungelo Mpangase
Lungelo Mpangase

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From 2022 until 2023, she portrayed Poppy Tshabalala in the 1 Magic telenovela Lingashoni. Poppy was introduced during the conclusion of Season 1 when the Tshabalala family was added to the show, and she stayed with the series for Season 2.

In 2023 Lungelo was cast in her third starring role, on the telenovela Nikiwe, where she plays the title character.