Zandile Msutwana, born July 6, 1979, is a popular South African actress best known for her leading role as Akua Yenana on the 2007–2010 SABC 1 drama series Society, which earned her fame in the entertainment industry.
Zandile Msutwana Bio:
|Full Name:||Zandile Msutwana|
|Date of Birth:||July 6, 1979|
|Place of Birth:||King William’s Town, Eastern Cape|
|State of Origin:||Eastern Cape|
|Net Worth:||$1.5 million|
|Husband:||Loyiso MacDonald (div)|
Early Life and Education
Born in King William’s Town, Eastern Cape, South Africa, she pursued her education at UCT and successfully attained a Performers Diploma in Speech and Drama.
Msutwana initiated her acting journey during her university days, gracing productions like King Lear, The Suit, Brink, and Trojan Women.
Her professional acting debut commenced in 2007 with a prominent role on SABC 1’s drama series, Society. Portraying Akua Yenana, a stockbroker turned lady of leisure, she remained a central figure until the show’s conclusion in 2010.
In 2009, she took center stage as the bride, Ayanda, in the film White Wedding, sharing the spotlight with Kenneth Nkosi as the groom and Rapulana Seiphemo as the best man.
From 2013 to 2015, she commanded a pivotal role in Mzansi Magic’s Zabalaza, a series that also featured Baby Cele.
The year 2016 witnessed her as Nomazwe in Mzansi Magic’s Isikizi, a dramatic portrayal of a mother who gives birth to a prince’s son, prophesied by the king’s Sangoma (traditional healer) to be cursed and destined to slay his father and marry his mother.
In Igazi’s Season 1, a production by Shona and Connie Ferguson, she embodied the character of princess Nomakhwezi, starring alongside Vatiswa Ndara, Jet Novuka, and the late Nomhle Nkonyeni.
Presently, she commands the main role of Vuyiswa Jola in The Queen, acting alongside Shona Ferguson and Connie Ferguson.
Her television credits extend to Home Affairs, Mtunzini.com, Isidingo, Rhythm City, and Soul City.
In the realm of film, she has contributed to The Algiers Murders and A Small Town Called Descent, further enriching her diverse acting portfolio.
Zandile Msutwana Net Worth
Zandile Msutwana has a net worth of around $1.5 million. She has made an impact and gained fame in the music industry.
Zandile Msutwana was rumored to be married to Loyiso MacDonald. However, the couple parted ways over differences.
She has a baby named Malibongwe Mdwaba, but she has not revealed much about the daughter’s father.