Ntwenhle From Isibaya? See what she looks in real life

Asavela Mngqithi, a multi-talented actress, model, and director, has been making waves in South Africa’s entertainment industry. Born on June 4, 1996, in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, she grew up in the nearby town of Lamontville. At the age of 27, she has already achieved remarkable success and has a promising future ahead.






Despite facing financial challenges, Asavela was determined to pursue her passion for the arts. She enrolled at AFDA, The School for Creative Economy, where she embarked on a journey to earn a degree in Camera and Editing. Unfortunately, due to financial difficulties, she had to drop out of school during her third year. However, this setback did not deter her from her dreams.

Asavela Mngqithi’s connection to the world of sports runs deep, as her father is a prominent South African football coach. But it was in the world of acting that she found her calling. In 2018, she took a leap of faith by auditioning for Mzansi Magic’s telenovela, “Isithembiso.” Her outstanding performance caught the eye of casting directors, leading to an invitation to audition for another Mzansi Magic production, “Isibaya.”

In “Isibaya,” Asavela portrayed the character Ntwenhle, the daughter of Mandla Ndlovo. Her role showcased her acting prowess and garnered her a growing fan base. Additionally, she made her mark as Amogelang, a newcomer, in the popular TV series “Abomama.”

Beyond her career, Asavela’s personal life also shines. She is happily married to Thabo Smol, with whom she shares a lovely daughter. Her dedication to her family is evident in her social media presence, especially on Instagram, where she frequently shares glimpses of her life.

Notably, she made headlines when she announced her pregnancy in July, delighting her fans with pregnancy photos that have since been the talk of the town.

Asavela Mngqithi’s journey in the entertainment industry serves as an inspiration to aspiring artists. Her resilience and passion for her craft have propelled her to great heights, and she continues to captivate audiences with her talent. As she enters this new chapter of motherhood, there’s no doubt that her star will continue to rise, and South Africa will continue to be proud of its talented daughter.