Thuso Mbedu Biography, Age, Sister, Child, Boyfriend, Musa Mthombeni, Filmography, Awards


Thuso Mbedu Biography

Thuso Mbedu Bio

Thuso Mbedu (Thuso Mbedu Nokwanda) is a South African actress born on 8th July 1991 in Pietermaritzburg, Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa. She is popularly known for her role as Kitso Medupe in the Soap opera Scandal!. In 2017 she was nominated for an  International Emmy Award in the category Best performance by an Actress for her role as Winnie in Is’Thunzi. In 2018 she won the Best Actress TV Drama in the 12th South African Film and Television Awards for her role in Is’Thunzi.

Thuso Mbedu Age 27 years as at 2018; She was born on 8th July 1991
Thuso Mbedu Parents Her mother passed on due to brain tumour when she was 4 years old. She was raised by her grandmother as her mother had separated with her father before she was born. Her mother realised she was pregnant with her after they separated. She didn’t have a relationship with her father until when her mother passed on. She met her father when she was 11 years old but he also passed on in 2012. In 2013 her grandmother also passed on.
Thuso Mbedu Sister Nomalungelo Mbedu
Thuso Mbedu Child  She does not have a child but her sister has a baby.
Thuso Mbedu Education
  • Pelham Primary School
  • Pietermaritzburg Girls’ High School.
  • She has a Degree in Dramatic Arts from the University of the Witwatersrand. She also studied physical theatre and performing arts management at Wits.
Thuso Mbedu Awards

2018: Best Actress TV Drama in the 12th South African Film and Television Awards for her role in Is’Thunzi.

Thuso Mbedu Movies
  • Since 2014: Saints and Sinners as Boni Khumalo
  • 2014: Isibaya as Nosisa
  • 2015-2017: Scandal! as Kitso Medupe
  • 2015: Snake Park as Khethi
  • Since 2016: Is’Thunzi as Winnie Bhengu
  • 2017: Shuga as Ipeleng


Thuso Mbedu Generations- The Legacy

Thuso is set to make her debut on Generations- The Legacy on 25th July 2018. She confirmed the news on twitter when a fan asked when she would make her debut.

Thuso Mbedu and Musa Mthombeni

Thuso Mbedu and Musa Mthombeni have been rumored to be romantically involvd but uring an interview with DJ Fresh on the Fresh Breakfast she made it clear thta they were just friends.

DJ Fresh co host Mpho oked that he could picture Thuso’s future kids with Musa she responded “You can picture them in your mind, cause that’s where they would be forever.”

Dj Fresh interjected asking “So, is this you saying to Dr Musa Mthombeni’s mother that ‘never’?”

Thuso had this as an answer, “I can be a godmother to his future kids. That way, but otherwise, eish guys. There’s definitely nothing between myself and Musa Mthombeni.”

Musa had also reviously set the record straight saying he and Thuso were just good friends.

Thuso Mbedu Boyfriend

Thuso Mbedu has been rumored to be romantically linked to Musa Mthombeni although they have both set the record straight that they are just friends. In May 2018 Musa Mthombeni tweeted that her mom had corned Thuso to ask about their relationship status.

“My mother cornered @ThusoMbedu after the funeral to ask her why she isn’t giving me a chance and HER grandchildren. My mom has reached a new level of needy!”

Thuso Mbedu Instagram

She tried… #SSFanFest

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