Thuso Mbedu - Biography
Last Modified: Nov 15, 2022
|Best Known For:||IsThunzi (film)|
|Net Worth:||$5 million|
|Born on :||July 8, 1991 (age 32)|
|Birth Name /
|Thuso Nokwanda Mbedu|
|Birth Place:||Pietermaritzburg, South Africa|
|Father's Name:||Zelig Lieberman|
Masentle Nomalungelo Mbedu (sister)
|High School:||Pietermaritzburg Girl's High school|
|Height:||1.63 meter (5 feet 4 inch)|
|Weight:||51 kg (112.44 lb)|
|Shoe Size:||7.5 US|
|Dress Size:||4 US|
|Breast Size:||34 inch|
|Waist Size:||25 inch|
|Hip Size:||36 inch|
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Who is Thuso Mbedu?
Thuso Medbu is a successful South African actress. She has played in the movies Generations: The Legacy (2018), Saints and Sinners (2014), and Scandal (2015-2017). She was known as the first South African actress to lead in Hollywood TV series. She has her sister. Her full name is Thuso Nokwanda Mbedu.
Thuso Mbedu – Age, Parents, Siblings
Thuso Medbu's birth took place on July 8, 1991, in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa.
When Thuso Medbu was 4 years old when her Zulu mother Gladness passed away due to a brain tumor. Before Thuso Mbedu was born her mother was already separated from her father of Xhosa and Sotho descent. After her mother passed away she was raised by her grandmother, Thokozile, who was also her legal guardian.
Thuso Mbedu did not have a good relationship with her father. After her mother passed away her father passed in 2012. In short time period, her grandmother passed away in 2013. About her sibling, she has one sister who is very close to her. Her sister’s name is Masentle Nomalungelo Mbedu.
For education, she attended the University of Witwatersrand. There she studied Physical Theatre and Performing Arts Management and graduated with honors. She also went on to attend the Stella Adler Studio of Acting in New York, USA.
Her ethnicity is African (Zulu, Xhosa, Sotho).
Thuso Mbedu – Boyfriend, Husband, Children, Divorce
Thuso Mbedu was rumored to be in a relationship with Dr. Musa Mthombei once but the two of them have declared that they are just friends. Although right now she is single, she was rumored to be dating her The Woman King co-star John Boyega in 2022.
Thuso Mbedu with IsThunzi co-stars (Image: News24)
Thuso Mbedu – Carrer
After her studies, Thuso did not have any kind of job for six months. in 2014 she had a small role in the second season of Mazansi Magic soapie Isibaya. Thuso became known for her famous role in the telenovela Is Thunzi.
Thuso started her first starring role on television in the Mzansi Magic teen drama series IsThunzi which premiered in October 2016. Her breakthrough film was IsThunzi (2016-2017) for which she was nominated for an Emmy Award.
Over the year Thuso has started in the films Saints and Sinners (2014), Shuga (2017-2019), The Underground Railroad (2021), SideDish (2018), and Generations: The Legacy (2018). Thuso appeared in the TV series The Underground Railroad (2021), and Scandal (2005).
In the movie Saints and Sinners, she starred with Kieron Moore, Christine Norden, Sheila Manahan, Liam Redmond, and Michael J. Dolan.
Thuso Mbedu with fellow cast (Image: News24)
Thuso Mbedu – Award, Nomination
Mbedu was nominated for an International Emmy award - Best Performance By Actress for her role as Winnie in Is'Thunzi.
Thuso Mbedu – Net Worth, Salary
Thuso Mbedu has an estimated net worth of around $5 Million while the figure on her annual salary is under review.
Thuso Mbedu – Facebook, Instagram, Youtube, Twitter
Thuso Mbedu’s social media presence can be observed on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube. she has more than 1.3m followers on Instagram, around 73k followers on Facebook, and 2k subscribers on her YouTube channel.
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