” His Smile!” Get to know Soka from House of Zwide

Linda Nxumalo realized that if he stayed in Durban instead of chasing his ambitions, he would end up nowhere. The 25-year-old actor went away from home to pursue his studies and follow his passion as a career.







Most people recognize her as Sokalweze, Ona’s love interest in House of Zwide, but she is much more than that. So, let’s get to know Linda Nxumalo, both as an actor and as a person.

Soka from House Of Zwide was born on 10 June 1997 in KwaZulu Natal in KwaSanti. When he matriculated, the young man decided to enrol at the Durban University of Technology.At the school, Linda took on the chance to pursue a National Diploma in Drama and Production. After graduating from college, Linda moved to Johannesburg in search of better opportunities.

Linda began her career in Johannesburg from very low beginnings. To make ends meet, the actor worked as a server in a restaurant. Linda Nxumalo became Star Quality Agency for stars while working at the restaurant.They assisted him in landing his first on-screen job soon after joining them, and it was in Isithembiso, which aired on Mzansi Magic. He played the role of a young man hired to rob Absalom, and he ended up in jail.

Linda Nxumalo was approached by Bomb Productions after his performance in Isithembiso and offered the role of Soka in House of Zwide. His character is a young university student who relocates to Joburg for his studies. He lives with his two cousins and works as a mechanic for Bra Isaac.

Soka falls in love with his boss’s daughter Ona but is friend-zoned, so he accepts any attention he can get from her.Linda Nxumalo is also interested in filmmaking and filmography. The actor has yet to appear in many film projects, but he did an excellent job as his character in a little feature film called Officially Selected. The short film has been selected to be a part of the 2019 National Arts Festival.