Who is Thandeka Nodada?
Thandeka Nodada (also known by her maiden name Thandeka Malinga) is a South African actress who is best known for her 2006 appearance in the drama series Tshisa on SABC1. She played the part of make-up artist Thuli. The actress was born 8 March 1983(39 years old).
Biography, age, career, children, husband, and weight loss.
Name: Thandeka Nodada Malinga
Date of birth: 8 March 1983
Age: 39 years old(2022)
From: KwaMakutha in KwaZulu-Natal
Occupation: Actress, Casting director and Producer
Nationality: South African
Tv shows: Scandal
Spouse: Zuko Nodada
Who is Thandeka Malinga?
Thandeka Nodada Malinga is a South African actress who was born on the 8th of March 1983. Her age is 39 years old as of 2022. The Scandal actress comes from KwaMakutha in KwaZulu-Natal which is her hometown. When Thandi makes an appearance on television, she becomes the talk of the town since she is the only person from her hometown of KwaMakutha to have ever studied acting.
Who is Thandeka Nodada’s husband and children?
Family-oriented she has been married for eight years. The pair wed in Durban in a spectacular ceremony that was attended by friends and relatives in 2014. Her husband, international film director Zuko Nodada, is also a filmmaker. They are still happily married and have three kids.
Her weight loss.
She gained a lot of weight some years ago. The cause of weight gain is unknown but we guess that its because of giving birth. Maybe her body expanded after that. According to some of her pictures from social media it shows that she lost weight. She has been exercising and going to gym and it paid off. Currently she is in a shape that she always dreamed of.
She has a B Tech in Drama from Tshwane University of Technology and a National Diploma in Drama from the Durban Institute of Technology. At UNISA, she also pursued a BA in Communication Science.
Career journey in acting
Her acting credits include Medea, Grease, Showboat, You Strike a Woman, You Strike a Rock, Animal Farm, and Loving Lulu, among other plays.
She was appearing in a cameo in Mtunzini.com when the Tshisa producers saw her and offered her the part of Thuli.
She has also appeared in episodes of the TV shows A Place Called Home, Bay of Plenty, Erfsondes, Izoso Connexion, and Mtunzini.com.
She has also acted in a number of television commercials for clients including Ricoffy, Finish dishwasher, MTN, Vodacom and Assupol. Her corporate and industrial theatre credits include IEC, South African Airways, BHP Billiton, Sun International and Edcon.
Apart from acting, Thandeka is a Director, Producer and Casting director. She was the Executive producer of THE FINAL CHAPTER PRODUCTION from 2018. 1
She gained a lot of prominences when she landed the role of Nonzi in Scandal in 2021. The actress’ fame grew as people labelled her a homewrecker because of the role that she was playing. Currently 2022, the actress is playing the role of Palesa in Showmax’s hit series The wife.
Also read: Who is Mmarona Motshegoa? Age and Husband.
Other Television roles
▪︎A Place Called Home – Season 2 as Guest Star (as Thandeka Malinga)
▪︎Bay of Plenty – Season 1 as Guest Star (as Thandeka Malinga)
▪︎Erfsondes – Season 2 as Nurse at Clinic (as Thandeka Malinga)
▪︎Harvest – Season 1 as Funeka
▪︎Hush Money – Season 1 as Detective Zikhona
▪︎Isipho – Season 1 as Dimpho
▪︎Izoso Connexion – Season 1 as Zukisa (as Thandeka Malinga)
▪︎Loitering in Jozi – Season 1 as Guest Star (as Thandeka Malinga)
▪︎Mtunzini.com – Season 1 as Guest Star (as Thandeka Malinga)
▪︎Scandal! – Season 1 as Nonzi
▪︎Tshisa – Season 1 as Thuli (as Thandeka Malinga)