Get to know Nonka from Uzalo real life

Thuthuka Mthembu, born on October 28, 1998, is a stunning South African actress who has left an indelible mark on the entertainment industry. Renowned for her role as Nonka in the SABC1 soap opera “Uzalo,” Thuthuka hails from the vibrant city of Johannesburg, the largest city in South Africa.




Having received a strong foundation in primary education, Thuthuka continued her academic journey at Umlazi Commercial High School. Upon completing her matriculation, she pursued higher education at the Durban University of Technology. Driven by her passion for learning, she further honed her skills at the school for the creative economy, AFDA, specializing in writing and directing.

Thuthuka’s journey into the entertainment world commenced at a remarkably young age, and her popularity blossomed throughout her early twenties. The pinnacle of her career so far has been her role in the acclaimed SABC1 soap opera “Uzalo,” where she portrayed the character Nonka. In this role, Thuthuka embodied an 18-year-old facing the delicate balance between academic pursuits and matters of the heart. Her portrayal of Nonka resonated deeply with audiences and earned her admiration for her exceptional acting prowess.