January 13, 1981
KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Brettonwood High School|
AAA School of Advertising
|Years active||1999 - to date|
Ayanda Borotho (née Ngubane, born 13 January 1981 ) 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.
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.
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, she acted alongside Treasure Tshabalala, Thembsie Matu, Glenn Masemola, Nkanyiso Bhengu and Mandisa Bardill. 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.
Ayanda Ngubane is married to a doctor and they have three children.
|1999 - 2001||Generations||Thami||Soap opera|
|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|
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