Vicky Kente

Vicky Kente biography, age, career, children, husband and parents.

Vicky Kente
Vicky Kente

Vicky Kente is a South African actress, producer, and businesswoman best known for playing Ntombi Mabunda in the Mzansi Magic sitcom The Mayor. Ntombi is the first wife in a polygamous marriage. Her date of birth is on the 30th November in 1964 (58 years old).

Vicky age, career, children, husband and parents.

Name: Vicky Kente
Age: 58 years old
Date of birth: 30 November 1964
From: Eastern Cape in South Africa
Occupation: Actress, Entrepreneur, and Producer.
Nationality: South African
Gender: Female
Tv shows: The Mayor on Mzansi Magic
Known as: Ntombi

Personal life history of Vicky Kente

Vicky Kente who is best known for portraying a character as Ntombi on The Mayor is South African Actress. Kente is also a producer and entrepreneur. Hails from Eastern Cape, she was born 30 November 1964. Vicky is has four children and her ex husband’s name is unknown. She is a single mother of four. It’s unknown if her children are from one father. If so that means she was divorced or the relationship ended because of other circumstances like death.

She is fluent in six languages and has recorded voiceovers in four of them. Xhosa, English, Afrikaans, Zulu, siSwati, and Sesotho are among these languages. Vicky’s mother language is Africaans. Her parents are from Africaans family. Also she is a niece of the late playwright Gibson Kente.

Educational Background

She holds degrees in both drama at University of Cape Town(UCT) and communications at University of South Africa(UNISA).

Vicky Kente
Vicky Kente

Also read: Highest paid and richest actress in South Africa

Career journey

Vicky began her acting career in theater shows at the Nico Malan Theatre in the Western Cape.

She relocated to Johannesburg in 1994, where she was hired to play an immigration officer in the M-Net soap opera Egoli. She was asked by playwright Charles Fourie to join the cast of Vrygrond, which was supported by the ATKV and invited to most significant Afrikaans festivals, in the same year.

Vicky has also appeared in international film productions including Born Free as well as musicals like Jesus Christ Superstar. Throughout her five years in Cape Town, she collaborated with David Poole as a choreographer, performing and instructing dance in Guguletu and Nyanga.

She also served as a presenter for a few SABC productions.

She was asked to join a joint venture in 1996 after appearing in Soul Buddyz under Bobby Heaney’s leadership. This marked the start of an extended collaboration in production with Bobby Heaney Productions and ultimately Imani Media. Together, they have created Erfsondes 1-3, The Write Stuff, Van der Walt’s Fault, and Mass Choir Festivals for SABC2 and SABC3.

She was invited to a joint venture workshop in Canada in 2001 by 4Square Production. A documentary about AIDS was produced at the gathering and aired on SABC Africa. Along with the same production company, she also co-produced a documentary titled Water! Water. This production was filmed in Namibia and Canada.

She played a lead role on the sitcom Thysnywerheid, directed by Cobus Rossouw. Also she acted on Intersexions in 2010 for Curious Pictures. Vicky got roles on drama series such as Born Free: A New Adventure, Winnie Mandela, Little One and Treurgrond. Kente made a guest appearance on kykNET drama series Hartland and was a recurring guest star on the SABC2 soapie 7de Laan.

Vicky Kente

Also read: Life history of Nompumelelo Vilakazi Known as Sne from DiepCity.

Vicky Kente’s production company

Vicky has her own production company, Kente Media Productions, where she creates corporate videos and documentaries for high-profile businesses. The business has received contracts to host events for prestigious corporations and the government in South Africa, Canada, the United Kingdom, and the United States. She also worked as a producer on the 2010 comedy special Rasdien, which starred Joey Rasdien.

The Kennedy Memorial Road Show in Africa and New York, the International Water Affairs conference, the Tutu Foundation’s tenth anniversary, the first and second Multi-Choice Vuka Awards, Tito Mboweni’s inauguration, the relaunch of the Big Hole in Kimberley for De Beers in 2006, and the Kennedy Memorial Road Show in Africa and New York are a few of these events.

Vicky has performed television commercials for numerous companies, including Unilever. She also performs as an MC and motivational speaker.

After Thembi Mtshali-Jones left the job, she received her first television lead role in the 2015 sitcom The Mayor on Mzansi Magic.