Nolwazi Ngubeni is a South African actress and producer who was born on the 19th of January 1984, age 38 years old.(2022). Best known for playing Mbali on Scandal.
Biography, age, children, husband, pictures, net worth.
Name: Nolwazi Mashange Ngubeni
Date of birth: 19 January 1984
Age: 38 years old (2022)
From: Durban, KwaZulu-Natal
Occupation: Actress, Casting director, and Producer
Nationality: South African
Spouse: Mzwandile Ngubeni
Known as: Mbali from Scandal.
Who is Mbali from Scandal?
So who is she? Mbali from Scandal whose real name is Nolwazi Ngubeni is an Actress, Casting director and Producer. The actress was born January in 1984 on the 19th in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal.
She was raised in Pinetown before moving to Claremont, a southern suburb of Cape Town in the Western Cape of South Africa. She was a musical family at birth. It was only natural for her to become a performer because her grandmother led the church choir and her aunts and uncles were choir members. At Pinetown Senior Primary School, she was active in sports, chorus, theater, plays, and other activities. Nolwazi’s parents were reluctant to accept her choice of study since they thought she would pursue the arts, but her grandma calmed their fears.
Nolwazi Ngubeni children and husband
Mzwandile Ngubeni, an actor in the film Umlilo, and Nolwazi are parents to two children, a girl and boy. The girl is now a teenager of 15 years old and the boy is 5 years old. Nolwazi and her husband first connected at work in 2010, and they wed in a traditional Durban ceremony in 2016. Celebrities including Samkelo Ndlovu, Akhumzi Jezile, Jessica Nkosi, Khaya Mthethwa, and many others reportedly attended the wedding, according to News24. Nolwazi is a skilled media expert who has a passion for education. She contends that maintaining your tranquility is a human obligation.
Although there is no information about her high school education, she attended Pinetown Senior Primary School. She has a marketing and communications degree and studied the arts.
Career journey in acting
On the first episode of the third season of the SABC 1 drama series Mtunzini.com, Nolwazi appeared as Zinhle. In the years 2008 and 2009, she played Precious in the drama series A Place Called Home on SABC 1. She played Dimpho Miya in season ten of Soul City on SABC 1 in 2010. In the SABC1 sitcom Single Guys in 2013, she had a recurring role as Kwezi, the harsh, real-world neighbor who can see through the boys’ foolishness. She was cast as Kgomotso on Zabalaza in the same same year, 2013, from May to November. After she left the drama to work on other projects, Nonhle Thema eventually took her place.
In the second and third seasons of The River, she also portrayed Minister Patience Mhion. She was cast in two parts in 2021. Her first role came in January when she was cast as Sibongile Dlomo, a villain in the drama series Mzali Wam, opposite Masasa Mbangeni and Dumisani Mbebe. In this drama, the human trafficking industry is examined. Then, in September 2021, she was cast as Lady M, the wife of Jojo-Joseph Kubeka on Scandal television, along with the new Scandal cast. She made an appearance in the movies Intersections and Otelo Burning. For her depiction of Dezi in the 2011 television drama Otelo Burning, she subsequently won the Golden Horn Award for Best Supporting Actress in a TV Drama Series.
Although Nolwazi had become a household name because of her acting skills, she still ventured into behind the camera work. She became a casting director for numerous TV shows and films, such as Rhythm City, Nothing For Mahala, MTV Shuga, AboMama, to name a few. She also worked as a Casting Director and as a Business Developer for a Global Tech company. 1
Other Television Roles
▪︎A Place Called Home – Season 2 as Precious
▪︎Ak’siSpaza – Season 1 as Guest Star
▪︎Intersexions – Season 1 as Ntombi
▪︎Mina Nawe – Season 1 as Sheila (as Nolwazi Ngubeni)
▪︎Mtunzini.com – Season 3 as Zinhle
▪︎Mzali Wami – Season 1 as Sibongile (as Nolwazi Ngubeni)
▪︎Mzali Wami – Season 2 as Sibongile (as Nolwazi Ngubeni)
▪︎Mzansi Love – Season 3 (Big City Love) as Lydia
▪︎SAFTAs – Season 9 as Presenter – Herself
▪︎Scandal! – Season 1 as Lady M (as Nolwazi Ngubeni)
▪︎Single Guyz – Season 1 as Kwezi
▪︎Soul City – Season 10 as Dimpho Miya
▪︎The River – Season 2 as Minister Patience Mhlongo
▪︎The River – Season 3 as Minister Patience Mhlongo
▪︎Thula’s Vine – Season 1 as Joyce (as Nolwazi Ngubeni)
▪︎Zabalaza (2013) – Season 1 as Kgomotso