She has been dupped as the jewel Durban Gen of late with her acting flair. In the backdrop of her 30th birthday, she continues to glow, be it on or off-screen. Despite debuting small screens in her late 20s, Nombulelo Nhlongo has the plug.
The fast-rising actress is best known for her unmatched talent as Cassandra Masemola on the SABC drama series Skeem Saam. Currently, she is nailing her on-screen character. After her exit from Skeem Saam, she took a break from acting.
“I took a break and hosted acting classes at the Market Theatre. I came up with a project called Pan African Arts Space, where I taught youngsters about writing, reading, music and drama.”
However, she later bagged a gig on Uzalo as Nomcebo. Her gig on Mzansi’s most-watched drama series has been said to be her breakthrough. Since then, she has become the darling of Stained Glass Productions, and she also starred in series like Ifalakhe.
Durban Gen actress Nombulelo Mhlongo real-life occupation gets Mzansi talking
She is that slay queen nurse of Durban General hospital we all love to hate. She has managed to keep her private life under wraps in recent years, but we have connected the dots. Apart from acting, she doubles as a writer and singer.
Well, who knew that our bubbly actress is also a teacher in real life. When she is off-screen, the actress is a teacher in real life at Pan African space Arts. Sne teaches young people in performing drama acts, and she is the founder of the Pan African space Arts platform.
The actress happens to be a graduate of the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in Los Angeles. The Academy happens to be the one that produced the worlds finest such as Anne Hathaway, Robert Redford and Paul Rudd. Recently her whopping salary got Mzansi talking. The fast-rising actress is paid around R45 000 per month.