Shalima Mkongi

Shalima Mkongi biography: age and career.

Shalima Mkongi
Shalima Mkongi

Shalima Mkongi is a South African Actress who was born 4 June 1991. She is 31 years old as of 2022.

Biography profile

Name: Shalima Mkongi

Born: 4 June 1991

Age: 31 years old (2022)

From: Unknown

Occupation: Actress and Dancer

Nationality: South African

Gender: Female

Tv shows: SABC 2

Known as: Ashanti on Keep Score

Personal life history

Shalima Mkongi whose occupation is an actress, presenter, dancer and voice over artist is a South African. She was born on the 4th of June 1991, age 31 years old as of 2022.

Educational background

Shalima graduated from Parklands College High School in 2009, after which she attended AFDA and the Waterfront Theatre School. She then pursued a BA in Theatre and Performance at the University of Cape Town, where she received her degree in 2015.

Shalima Mkongi
Shalima Mkongi

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Career journey in acting

She is most known for her part in the SABC2 telenovela Keeping Score as Ashanti, Justice’s younger daughter (and Botho’s sister), who is the pampered, wild child apple of her father’s eye. It was her first television leading role.

Her debut television acting role in 2016’s Keeping Score, the first-ever telenovela on SABC2. Ashanti, who plays the problem child in the family, was constantly trying to get her father’s attention by acting out. She has dabbled in anorexia, promiscuity, and later alcohol and cocaine.

In plays including The Crucible, Titus Andronicus, A Raisin in the Sun, Kill Me Please, Wounds to the Face, and Stranger Hear Myself, she has performed.

Also she was a guest presenter on the SABC2 youth program Hectic Nine-9 was Shalima.

She had an appearance as Funeka in Season 1 Episode 2 of the SABC1 sitcom Thuli noThulani in 2017. (16 August, 2017).

Shalima Mkongi

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Other Television Roles

● Amazing Grace – Season 1 as Grace

● Diamond City – Season 1 as Soso

● Isithembiso – Season 2 as Nthabiseng

● Keeping Score – Season 1 as Ashanti Mohapi

● Nkululeko – Season 1 as Portia

● Thuli noThulani – Season 1 as Funeka