Ama Qamata biography, age, pictures, birthday, Gomora & education

Ama Qamata (born Amamkele Qamata; 02 September 1998) is a South African Actress. She went into the spotlight upon playing the role of Buhle in Gomora. 

She has gained popularity playing this role on television and many viewers of the show can’t help but ask who is Ama Qamata? 

The young talents place of Origin is in Eastern Cape Village of Cala, Sakhisizwe municipality.

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Her interest in acting dates back to her days in primary school. Then she portrayed the role of Snow White in a play while in primary school.

Teachers and her fellow pupils praised her for a great performance.


Ama Qamata Biography
Ama Qamata South African actress is popular for playing the role of Buhle in Gomora.
NameAmamkele Qamata
Age21 years old
Date of Birth2 September 1998
Place of originEastern Cape Village of Cala, Sakhisizwe municipality
NationalitySouth African
Popular roleBuhle from Gomora
BirthdaySeptember 2nd


The young talented and beautiful actress has her date of birth as the 2nd of September 1998. She is 21 years old. The popular Gomora Actress celebrates her birthday every year on September 2nd.

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Ama Qamata completed her college education at the Reddam House School in South Africa. 

Afterwhich, she secured admission into the University of Cape Town. She studies Theatre and Performance at the University.

Upon landing the role on the Mzasi Magic soapie, she had to move to Johannesburg to shoot the show. This resulted in pressing her pause in her academics and putting it on hold.

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The fast-rising young actress, Ama Qamata, shares pictures of her daily life and movie experience on social media. The beautiful actress takes to Instagram her amazing phot shots.

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The actress, Ama Qamata, has landed another role in a new Netflix series. Netflix announced in 2019 that the young actress was among the two (2) young leads of the series Blood and Water.

She portrays the role of Puleng who is a young and intelligent but spontaneous 16-year-old girl. She investigates the cold case of her abducted-at-birth older sister. The series premiers in 2020 on Netflix.


In the series, Ama portrays the role of Buhle, a 15-year-old outspoken and snobbish girl. She is the daughter of a wealthy Sandon couple who fell from riches to rags.

The executive producer Kutlwano Ditsele handpicked her to play the role. Since they have worked together in the Netflix series Blood and Water for which Kutlwano was casting director.

She also portrays a lead role in Blood and Water, a Netflix Series, which will premier in 2020.

Ama talked about the character, Buhle, and said that she can relate to it because she is also like that.

“Buhle is a very interesting character and, what stands out for me is her confidence and ability to go for whatever she wants, which is something I can relate to because I’m also like that.

“A lot of people will view her as a brat but what I’ve learned from playing her character is that people are complex. Nobody is one dimensional, and everything about Buhle is a result of the life she’s always known and how she was raised,” Qamata said.

Ama made her first appearance on television upon playing the recurring role of Naledi in My Perfect Family, an SABC1 sitcom.

She appeared first in Season 4, Episode 2 which aired on the 10th of October 2016.


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