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Muzi Mthabela Biography| Age, Early Life and Education, Career, Personal Life

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This is the biography of Muzi Mthabela, born Muzi KaChibi Mthabela. He is a renowned South African actor, editor, and former model. He is widely recognized for his notable roles in some of Mzansi’s top drama soapies, including “Isibaya” and “Generations: The Legacy.”

Muzi Mthabela Age

He was born on the 2nd of April 1977. As of 2023, he is 46 years old.


Muzi Mthabela Biography

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Early Life

Muzi Mthabela was born in Eshowe, KwaZulu-Natal, and was raised in Clermont and eMandeni. At the age of 12, he reunited with his father after living with his mother for several years. Muzi credits his father for imparting valuable life lessons that have shaped him into the man he is today.

After completing his primary and secondary education, he enrolled at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, where he graduated with a diploma in postproduction and editing. Muzi went on to pursue a career in entertainment and moved to Johannesburg in 1999.

Muzi is a devout Catholic and has always made it a priority to attend Sunday Mass, regardless of the circumstances. As a young boy, he aspired to become a Catholic priest, but his love for show business led him down a different path.

Muzi Mthabela Career

Muzi Mthabela’s career spans several years and has solidified his position as a highly respected male actor in South Africa. He has appeared in numerous television shows, showcasing his versatility and talent.

One of his notable roles includes portraying Duma in the popular Mzansi Magic soapie, “Isibaya.” In addition to acting, Muzi also served as an editor for the series and was recognized for his contribution with a nomination for the South African Film and Television Award (SAFTA) in the category of “Best Achievement in Post Production & Editing – TV Soap / Telenovela” in 2017.

Muzi has also worked as an editor on various other television series, including “Bone of My Bones,” “Zola 7,” “Jacob’s Cross,” “City Ses’la,” “Skwizas,” “Gaz’lam,” “Usindiso,” “Tempy Pushas,” “Rolling with Zola,” “Rolling with Kelly,” and “Mina Nawe.”

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TV Roles

Apart from his role in “Isibaya,” Muzi Mthabela has made guest appearances and recurring roles in several television series, such as “Jacob’s Cross,” “Dream World,” “The Road,” “Sokhulu & Partners,” “Ashes to Ashes,” “Saints and Sinners,” “Loxion Lyric,” and “Tempy Pushas.”

In 2013, he starred in the Lokshin Bioskop film “Thug Huis,” which aired on Mzansi Magic. The film revolves around a successful robbery that leads to mistrust among the gang members. Muzi shares the screen with notable actors such as Khanyi Mbau, Lolo Mphephi, and Siphiwe Mtshali.

Muzi Mthabela Biography

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In 2017, Muzi took on his first starring role in the drama series “Harvest,” portraying Richard, a mysterious force seeking revenge in a story about three women forced to take over an international drug smuggling business after their husbands were murdered.

He later had a guest starring role in the SABC2 soapie “Muvhango” in 2020, playing the character of Richard.

Currently, Muzi Mthabela is a lead actor in “Generations: The Legacy,” portraying the character Nkosiyabo Cele.

Muzi Mthabela’s talent extends beyond acting and editing. He appeared as a celebrity guest trainer on the reality series “Bootcamp Mzansi” in 2015. He was also featured as a guest on the SABC1 interview show “Zaziwa.”

Muzi also showcased his voiceover skills in Season 1 of “Cishe Ngafa” and Season 2 of “Dream World,” where he portrayed the character of Dan.

Muzi Mthabela Personal Life

Mthabela has been married to his wife Zanele for many years. They have been blessed with two daughters and share a strong bond. Muzi, known for his passion and dedication, cherishes his role as a father in their lives.

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