Zuko Nodada biography: age, career and wife.

Zuko Nodada and her wife

Zuko Nodada is a South African actor and director. He was born on the 9th of January 1979, age 43 years old as of 2022.

Biography profile

Name: Zuko Nodada
Born: 9 January 1979
Age: 43 years old (2022)
From: Mount Frere in Eastern Cape
Nationality: South African
Occupation: Actor and Director
Gender: Male
Language: Sesotho and English
Religion: Adventist

Personal life history of Zuko Nodada

Zuko Nodada who hails from Mount Frere in Eastern Cape is a South African actor and director. He was born 9 January 1979, age 43 years old as of 2022. He is a married man with three kids. The director was raised by both his parents, a teacher and a policeman

His passion for storytelling began at a young because he grew up in environment of storytelling.

Educational background

He attended his high school at Dangwana class of 1995. After high school he went to study at Natal Technikon which is now Durban University of Technology. At the University he obtained his National Diploma in Speech and drama class of 1999. He specialized in directing and educational theatre.

Nodada began directing in his third year and made up his mind about directing in his final year.

Zuko Nodada

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Career journey

After moving in Johannesburg, he stayed without a job. He then began selling shoes for almost three years. So after three years he decided to go for auditions for Tsha Tsha. Luckily, the producer were so impressed by his use of langauge. So they gave him a job as translator and language advisor.

As a voiceover artist, Nodada began his acting career on the television shows Rhythm City, Hard Copy, and Freelanced. In order to further his career, he accepted a position as a language consultant for the Tsha-Tsha television program.

After considering his options for becoming a director, Nodada landed a job as the script supervisor for the well-known South African television series Hard copy, which opened the door for more than 25 film productions. The Secret, a 15-minute short film for SABC, served as his debut filmmaking assignment.

His notable directing credits to date include The KingdomUkhakhayi, InterseXions, Fallen, Mamello, Mshikashika, and the award-winning films Matatiele and Tempy Pushas.

Iphupho, his debut film, was a feature film that premiered at the Durban Film Festival in South Africa and was broadcast on the National Television network. His second feature film, Between Friends, had its world premiere at the Pan African Festival in Los Angeles. Additionally, it was shown in South Africa’s Durban Film Festival, New York, London, and other cities before becoming nationwide.

He began filming “state enemy number1,” his third feature, in 2017, however finance issues prevented it from being finished. Uncovered, a film he has just finished, will be released on August 30 across the country in theaters.


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The Television series he Directed

● Intersexions (2010)

● Mshika shika(2012)

● Between Friends- Ithala (2014)

● Mamello(2015)

● Matatiele(2015)

● Hope (2018)

● Judge Thenjiwe Khambule (2018)

● Meet the Khambule (2018)

● Uncovered (2019)

● Durban Gen ( 2020)

● Isono (2020)

● Housekeeper (2022)

Zuko Nodada wife

Zuko Nodada is married to her lovely wife Thandeka Nodada. His wife is an actress, currently his wife is acting on Scandal as Nonzi.