This is the biography of Zamani Mbatha, he is a fast-rising South African actor. He is widely recognized for his compelling portrayal of Zamani in the Mzansi Magic Isithembiso telenovela
Zamani Mbatha Age
He was born on the 7th of April 1998. As of 2023, he is 25 years old.
Born in the township of KwaMashu, situated northwest of Durban, Zamani Mbatha grew up as the younger sibling of actress and television personality Nomzamo Mbatha. He pursued his education at Bechet High School and Holy Family College.
Zamani Mbatha Career
Mbatha’s foray into acting commenced in 2017 with his debut on the Isithembiso telenovela aired on Mzansi Magic. Remarkably, at only 19 years old, he assumed the role of Zamani in the series, revealing in interviews that his passion for acting superseded an initial desire to pursue a soccer career.
“I was in high school last year, this is my first job, my first everything. Before this, I wanted to be a soccer player but that did not work out, but I have always known that acting was my calling.”
Acknowledging the influence of his elder sister Nomzamo Mbatha, a renowned figure herself, Zamani Mbatha was motivated to chase his dreams. He garnered acclaim and a nomination in the “Rising Star” category at the Mzansi Magic Viewer’s Choice Awards in 2017.
Following the success of his lead role in Isithembiso, Zamani secured additional prominent roles in shows like Rhythm City, where he portrayed Pule Ndlovu, and The Estate, a telenovela aired on SABC 3. His latest endeavour includes portraying Khaya in Isitha, although his departure from the show is anticipated in the coming year.
Zamani Mbatha Filmography
- 2017-2020: Isithembiso as Zamani (Lead role)
- 2020-2021: Rhythm City as Pule Ndlovu
- 2021: Isiphindiselo as Benjamin ‘Benny’ (Lead role)
- 2022: The Black Door as Khaya Sokhulu (Lead role)
- 2022: The Brave One as Siya (Lead role)
- 2023: Isitha as Khaya
Zamani Mbatha’s personal life came into the public eye during his relationship with content creator and YouTuber Sni Mhlongo, which was marred by controversy following allegations of infidelity.