Ayanda Ngubane

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Ayanda Ngubane
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Born Ayanda Ngubane-Borotho
(1981-01-13) January 13, 1981 (age 38)
Ntuzuma, Durban
KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Education Brettonwood High School
AAA School of Advertising
Occupation Actress
Businesswoman
Years active 1999 - to date
Children 3

Ayanda Ngubane (sometimes credited as Ayanda Borotho) is a South African actress and former model best known for playing the title role in the SABC 1 sitcom Nomzamo, from 2007-2010. She replaced Zinzile Zungu in the role from the second season on and Phumelele on Mzansi Magic’s telenovela IsiBaya alongside Sdumo Mtshali, Nomzamo Mbatha, Pallance Dladla, Siyabonga Thwala, Bheki Mkhwane and Jessica Nkosi.

Early Life

Ayanda Ngubane was on 13 January 1981 in the township of Ntuzuma near the city of Durban in the KwaZulu-Natal province of South Africa. She attended Brettonwood High School in Umbilo, Durban where was trained in speech and drama. She did an Integrated Marketing Communications diploma at the AAA School of Advertising from 1999-2001, specialising in strategic brand management.

Career

She began her acting career in 1999 after landing the role of babysitting schoolgirl Thami in the SABC 1 soapie Generations. In 2000 she had a minor role in the Leon Schuster film Mr. Bones. In 2007 She replaced Zinzile Zungu as Nomzamo in the SABC 1 sitcom Nomzamo from season two. Ayanda played the minor role of Busi in the fourth season of the SABC 1 drama series Home Affairs, in 2009. In 2013 Ayanda was cast as Phumelele on Mzansi Magic's telenovela IsiBaya. In 2018 she was cast as Khethiwe in a South African television drama series Ambitions.

Personal Life

She has three children and is married to a doctor.

Filmography

Filmography
Year Title Role Notes
1999 - 2001 Generations Thami Soap opera
2000 Mr. Bones unknown Movie
2007 - 2010 Nomzamo Nomzamo Sitcom
2009 Home Affairs Busi Drama series
2010 - 2011 InterSEXions Gugu Drama series
2011 - 2012 Soul City Musa Drama, Education
2013 - to date IsiBaya Phumelele Telenovela
2018 - to date Ambitions Khethiwe Drama
2014 Mzansi Revival Hour Herself Host, Gospel show

References

  1. TVSA, Ayanda Ngubane, 24 September 2018
  2. News 365, 6 things you didn’t know about #Isibaya actress Ayanda Borotho, 24 September 2018
  3. DailySun, AYANDA IS NOT A PLAIN JANE!, 24 September 2018
  4. briefly, 7 interesting facts isibaya actress ayanda borotho, 24 September 2018