Thuso Mbedu Bio, Age, Height, Partner, Family and Net Worth

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Thuso Mbedu Biography

Thuso Nokwanda Mbedu is a South African actress born in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa. She was nominated for an International Emmy for her role in the drama series Is’Thunzi. In 2021, she starred in the Amazon Video limited series The Underground Railroad. 

Thuso Mbedu Quick Facts

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  • Birth Name: Thuso Nokwanda Mbedu
  • Nickname: Mbedu
  • Age: 31 years old as of 2022
  • Date of Birth: 8 July 1991
  • Place of Birth: Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
  • Height: 6 feet(1.80m)
  • Weight: Moderate
  • Education: Pelham Primary School, Pietermaritzburg Girls’ High School
  • Mother: Not known
  • Father: Not Known
  • Siblings: Masentle Nomalungelo Mbedu
  • Marital Status: Single
  • Children’s: Not available
  • Occupation: Actress

Thuso Mbedu Age

Mbedu is 31 years old as of 2022. He was born on 8 July 1991in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa. He celebrates his birthday every year on 8 July.

Thuso Mbedu Height

Mbedu stands at a height of 6 feet(1.80m) tall and weighs 70 Kg(154 lbs).

Thuso Mbedu Education

Mbedu attended Pelham Primary School and then Pietermaritzburg Girls’ High School. She went on to study Performing Arts Management and  Physical Theatre at the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits), graduating in 2013 with distinctions.

Thuso Mbedu Family

Mbedu was born and raised at Midlands Medical Centre in Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal to a Zulu mother and a Sotho and Xhosa father. She has a sibling called Masentle Nomalungelo Mbedu.

Thuso Mbedu Partner

Mbedu has not come to the public about her relationship. However, our efforts to find out more about her partner came to no avail as no such information is publicly available. Thus, the identity of Mbedu’s partner is still unclear. However, we don’t know if she has kids. We will update this section once the information is available.


Mbedu’s honors comprise one win and three nominations. She has two global Emmy Awards, and the first one was in 2017 when she was nominated for the Emmy for Best Performance by an actress in Is’Thunzi. The following year in 2018, she was the top competitor for another Emmy award.

She is also a titleholder of the South African Film and Television Awards. In 2018, she won the SAFTA Golden Horn Award for Best Actress in the TV drama, Is’Thunzi. In 2019 she was nominated again for the SAFTA Golden Horn of Best Actress for her role in Is’Thunzi.

Thuso Mbedu Net Worth

Mbedu has an estimated net worth of $5 million. Her net worth includes her assets, money, and income. She has accumulated her wealth from her successful career as an actress.

Movies and Tv Shows

  • The Woman King 2022
  • Is’thunzi Since 2016
  • Saints and Sinners Since 2014
  • Shuga Down South Since 2009
  • Isibaya 2013 – 2021
  • Scandal! Since 2005
  • The Gaze
  • Lokoza 2017
  • Just Come 2018
  • Side Dish 2018
  • Liberty Since 2018

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