Actress Thuthuka Mthembu has since become a fan favourite for her role as Nonkanyiso on Uzalo. Uzalo is the most watched show on SABC 1 therefore actors deserve a better salary.
She made her debut in the soapie as a school teen girl who visited her brother Njeza in jail. Nonka is Njeza and Mbuso’s sister. She lives in KwaMashu with her aunt MaDongwe.
Nonkanyiso married and divorced Sbonelo in order to avoid a polygamous marriage. Because of her storyline, she has established herself as a force to reckon with.
Despite Uzalo being her first acting gig, Nonkanyiso has perfected her craft as an actress. The actress earns R18 000 per month for her role on the show.
The actress was born on 28 October in 1998 and was raised by her single mother. She attained a Degree in Theatre at the University of KwaZuluNatal.