MEET Nyalleng Thibedi in her real life.

Nyalleng Thibedi Profile Summary

Real Name: Nyalleng Thibedi

Gender: Female

Date of Birth: 8 September 1980

Place of Birth: Port Shepstone, KwaZulu-Natal

Age: (age 40 years)

Ethnicity: Black

Nationality: South African

Occupation: Actress.

TV Shows: Uzalo

Acting Names: Zekhethelo(Uzalo).

Nyalleng Thibedi is a beautiful South African actress who is popularly known as Zekhethelo on Uzalo. Nyalleng is the definition of beauty with brains. Besides being known as an actor, Nyalleng is also known for being of South Africa’s celebrities who does’nt look their age. Nyalleng is in her early 40s yet she looks like she is in her 20s.

Nyalleng Thibhedi Career

She is a Chemical Engineer by profession. Nyalleng is a proud holder of Chemical Engineering degree which she got from the University of Capetown. However she later chose to pursue her acting career in New York. Nyalleng spent 6 years in America taking acting classes, participating in theatre productions and acting in stage productions. In the New York she studied Bachelor’s degree in Arts.

” I learned about the concept of the actors, studio and decided to move to the Americas. I spent a total of 6 years in the US working, taking classes, being part of theatre group and acting in any stage production i could get involved in,”

Just recently, Nyalleng has started to pursue her career in cosmetics as a side hustle. She has started to venture in the beauty industry. Her lip gloss by the name Princess Nyalleng is coming soon. Nyalleng got the inspiration of her lip gloss when she was still in her 20s working at a mining firm.

“Ï was 23 and had just graduated when i first came in contact with minerals used to make cosmetics/ make up. I was so fascinated as i ran the mineral through my fingers i promised myself that someday I’ll have my own makeup brand. Yes it’s taken that long. I’m my own first customer and love the product. I can’t wait for you to rock it.”

Ever since she started acting she has featured in number of series and telenovelas which includes

  • The Society.
  • iLobolo
  • Single Mothers.

In 2013, she landed a role in SABC1 telenovela, Uzalo where she plays the role of Zekhethelo.

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Nyalleng Thibedi Age

She was born in Soweto on the 8th of September 1980. Nyalleng will be turning 41 years on the 8th of September 2021. Although she is in her 40s her fans and most South Africans think that she is in her 20s.

Nyalleng Thibedi children

Thibedi has one child. She is a mother of one. Her son will be turning 7 in 2021.