Thuso Mbedu Wiki, Boyfriend, Height, Age, Facts & Family

Thuso Mbedu

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Full Birth NameThuso Nokwanda Mbedu.
Famous asThuso Mbedu.
Trending forThe Woman King (Role: Nawi).
The Underground Railroad (Role: Cora).
ProfessionActress | Model | Director | Writer.
Birth CityPietermaritzburg, South Africa.
Age29 Years.
Date of BirthJuly 8, 1991.
NationalitySouth African.
Both passed away.
SiblingsSister: Masentle Nomalungelo Mbedu.
NephewZen Mbedu.
Social Accounts
Net Worth$ 1.7 Million USD (Est).
Physical Stats
HeightIn Feet: 5' 4".
Meters: 1.62 m.
Centimeters: 162 cm.
WeightKilograms: 50 Kg.
Pounds: 110 lbs.
Hair & EyesBlack.
SchoolPietermaritzburg Girls' High School.
Alma MaterUniversity of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg.
Last Updated.11th May 2021 (© Copyright-
The Underground Railroad Actress Thuso Mbedu Biography

The Underground Railroad Actress Thuso Mbedu Biography

  • 29 years old actress Thuso Mbedu came into the limelight alongside Chase Dillon and Joel Edgerton for starring in “The Underground Railroad” Series.
  • In this series, she appeared in front of her fans in the lead role of “Cora” in ten episodes by director Barry Jenkins.
  • Her acting journey began when she was studied in 10th grade at Pietermaritzburg Girls’ High School.
  • In school time, she wrote, directed, and starred in a house play that received a standing ovation.
  • After lots of struggle in 2014, she got her first acting break in the “Isibaya” Tv series to perform as Nosisa in three episodes.
  • The year 2015 changed Thuso’s life when she featured in the “Scandal” Tv series as “Kitso,” including star cast Dawn Matthews, James Gracie, and Nqobile Khumalo.

Actress Thuso Mbedu with sister Masentle Nomalungelo Mbedu and nephew Zen Mbedu

  • Early Life & Education: The Underground Railroad actress Thuso Mbedu was born on July 8, 1991, at Pietermaritzburg City in South Africa.
  • Thuso Nokwanda Mbedu and her older sister Masentle Nomalungelo Mbedu grew up under their grandmother; when their mother died due to a brain tumor.
  • Her life went through a lot of grief after losing her parents in childhood; when she was 23 years old, her grandmother passed away a few days before her first TV debut.
  • It was a tough period for her, and she used the funds from her paycheck to move her sister and nephew from KwaZulu Natal to Johannesburg.
  • She got a dramatic art degree at the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg in 2013.
  • While learning in New York City, Nokwanda also enrolled in a five-week summer acting exchange program at New York’s Stella Adler Studio of Acting.

Actress Thuso Mbedu parents & Net worth

  • Movies & Awards: In 2016, the 5′ feet 4 inches height actress first time came into headlines for her incredible performance as Winnie in the Is’Thunzi series.
  • For her superb acting as Winnie, in 2017, she got an Emmy Nomination but didn’t win.
  • In 2018, she won South African Film and Television Awards under the category of “Best Actress” for her best acting in the Is’Thunzi series.
  • Her popularity continually grew up for starring in “Side Dish,” “Drive,” “Shuga,” and “Tales of contemporary Africa.”
  • Facts: She is on the way to making her deep success mark, and her fame will rise more with her upcoming project, “The Woman King.”
  • She doesn’t hide anything about her personal life; in 2018, Dr. Musa Mthombeni and Thuso Mbedu’s relationship gossip rumors out, but she clarified that they are both good friends.