|Birth Name||Gail Tsholofelo Nkoane.|
|In Limelight||Unseen (Zenzi Mwale).|
|Birth Date||December 27, 1984.|
|Birth Place||Kimberley, Northern Cape, South Africa.|
|Lives in||Johannesburg, South Africa.|
|Kids||Son: Khumo Mabalane.|
Daughter: Zoe Mabalane.
|Siblings||Brother: Craig Nkoane. |
Sister: Denise Nkoane.
Pounds: 125.6 lbs.
|Height||In feet: 5' 7".|
In centimeters: 170.18 cm.
In meters: 1.7 m.
|Television||The Wild (2012).|
The Road (2015–2016).
Generations: The Legacy (2016).
The Imposter (2018).
The Imposter 2 (2018– ).
Blood & Water (2020–2021).
Unseen (2023– ).
Meet Gail Mabalane, Who Played Zenzi Mwale in “Unseen”
Gail Mabalane (age: 38; born on December 27, 1984) is a South African actor who has been making waves in the African entertainment industry for quite some time now. She recently played Thandeka Khumalo in the Netflix series “Blood & Water.”
She was also in Travis Taute’s action-packed crime drama “Indemnity.” Mabalane is also a model; she was among the top 5 Miss South Africa Teen finalists. The Kimberley native also won the Miss Kaizer Chiefs Africa title in 2001.
In 2003, Gail impressed her fans with her immaculate performance in the series “Unseen.” In this gripping crime drama, Mabalane played the complex and emotional role of Zenzi Mwale, a house cleaner whose life is turned upside down when a criminal syndicate dredges up past tragedies and sends her on a desperate search for her missing husband.
How Old is Gail Mabalane?
On December 27, 1984, Gail Nkoane Mabalane (age 38) was born in Kimberley, Northern Cape, South Africa. She has two siblings: a brother named Craig and a sister named Denise.
Her journey to becoming one of South Africa’s most famous actresses and models began in 1989 when her mother entered her into her first pageant, “Miss Tinkerbell,” at age five.
At this point, her family noticed her potential and started encouraging her to pursue her dreams of becoming an artist. In 2005, Mabalane participated in the Miss South Africa Teen pageant, where she made it to the top five finalists, cementing her position as a rising star in the beauty pageant world.
Gail Mabalane’s Acting & Modeling Career
In 2010, Mabalane decided to explore her musical abilities and auditioned for the sixth season of “Idols South Africa.” She made it to the Top 10 but was the first to be eliminated. Despite the setback, she persevered and continued to pursue her passion for the arts.
The following year she landed her significant acting debut role as Lelo Sedibe on the MNet TV series “The Wild,” where she starred alongside the beloved South African actress Connie Ferguson.
The show was a massive success, showcasing Mabalane’s talent as an actress and earning her critical acclaim. Unfortunately, the series was later canceled in 2013. Eventually, she also debuted in the film industry with the movie “Zion.”
In August 2015, Gail made her first appearance on South Africa’s most-viewed television soapie, “Generations: The Legacy,” once again starring alongside Connie Ferguson. Moving forward, her stature as an actress kept growing, and she worked on numerous popular productions, including “Blood & Water,” “Rockville” and, most recently, “Unseen.”
Who is Gail Mabalane’s Husband?
Many people are unaware of Mabalane’s relationship status and think she is a single unmarried woman, which is invalid. As per our sources, on February 9, 2013, Gail married her longtime boyfriend, Kabelo Mabalane.
FYI, Kabelo is a famous musician, songwriter, and actor who has been part of the South African entertainment industry for over two decades. This lovely couple has two beautiful kids: a son, Khumo, and a daughter, Zoe, who are also models and signed to Woke Models.
Gail Mabalane Q&A
Ques: Where is Gail Mabalane from?
Ans: Kimberley, Northern Cape, South Africa.
Ques: Is Gail Mabalane married?
Ques: Who is Gail Mabalane’s sister?
Ans: Denise Nkoane.
Ques: How tall is Gail Mabalane?
Ans: 5 feet 7 inches.