Lunathi Mampofu biography, age, partner, education & family

Lunathi Mampofu (born on 7th March 1987 in Cape Town) is a South Africa actress. She is popular for playing a starring role as ‘Zikhona’ in Ingozi, an SABC1 drama series.


Lunathi Mampofu biography
Lunathi Mampofu (33) is a South Africa actress, popular for playing a starring role as ‘Zikhona’ in Ingozi.
NameLunathi Mampofu
Age33 years old
NationalitySouth African
Date of birth7th March 1987
Place of birthCape Town
ParentsPatrick (father) and Nosabata (mother)
PartnerDylan Lloyd


Her date of birth is on the 7th of March in 1987 and the place of birth is in Cape Town, South Africa. Lunathi Mampofu is 33 years old. She celebrates her birthday every year on March 7th.

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She was trained in the South African School of Motion Picture Medium and Live Performance (AFDA). She graduated in 2010. 

Lunathi Mampofu then attended the New York Film Academy and had her graduation in 2013.


She was born into the family of Patrick (father) and Nosabata (mother).

They supported her, and her family was obsessed with the arts industry and this played a role in influencing her career.

She revealed that her inspiration came by seeing her brothers, Oros and Prince Mampofu, who are actors hogging in the spotlight.


The famous actress appeared on ‘Top Billing’ alongside her partner Dylan Lloyd as the two detailed how they first met.

She mentioned that they met at a restaurant, as they both quite enjoy ‘a delicious plate of food’.

Her partner shared that upon laying his eyes on her the first time, he felt a glowing aura emanating from where she was sitting.

“It was just a chance meeting one day, I looked across the table at the restaurant and there was this glowing aura.”


After she returned to the country, she landed a spiritualist in an episode of Isikizi, a Mzansi Magic drama in 2016.

She landed the role of Zikhona in Ingozi, an SABC1 drama series. Lunathi scored TV gigs on (SA Ambition), on Grit for BET Africa. She was also the leading lady in a Kotex commercial.

During her days in school, she performed at school and took part in several competitions. This made her capture the heart of many from an early age.

She has appeared in several theatre productions. She acted in ‘Almost Maine’, ‘Remember to Remember the Memorial’, and ‘Look Before You Leap’.

She also acted in several student and professional films and also in commercials. She has acted for clients which include Discovery Insure and Glen Tea.

She has also worked as a ‘casting director’ at Gersh Studios in Los Angeles and then at Scout’s Honour, Seapoint, Cape Town.

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