Nolwazi Shange Ngubeni Biography: Age, Husband & Net Worth

Nolwazi Shange Ngubeni (born 19 January 1984) is a South African actress who rose to prominence for playing Precious in A Place Called Home.

She made her debut in the series in season two of the SABC1 drama series in 2008 and continued until 2009.

Her ever-impressive performance onset has been recognized. She is a nominee for the 2011 Golden Horn Award for playing Dezi in Otelo Burning.

She has managed to stand out from the crowd of actresses in the entertainment industry.

In all the roles she has landed so far, Nolwazi Shange knows how to act on each of them. This unique acting skill has given her an edge over many others in the entertainment industry.

Viewers of the SABC1 drama series could testify that her performance in the production is incomparable. She made an appearance in Episode one, Season three as Zhinle who was left with a huge accusation. 

In the show, the actress faced an accusation of killing the woman she knew as a mother. She was related to two sisters who were older than she is.

Nolwazi Shange
Nolwazi Shange biography
Nolwazi Shange was nominated for a Golden Horn Award for her portrayal of Dezi in 2011’s Otelo Burning.
Background Information
Name: Nolwazi Shange Ngubeni
Born: 19 January 1984 (age 37)
Birthplace: Durban, KwaZulu-Natal
Nationality: South African
Gender: Female
Children: 2
Ethnicity: Black
Active years: 2006-date
Spouse: Mzwandile Ngubeni (m. 2016)
Occupation: Actress,
Net Worth: $200,000-$350,000


The celebrated actress Nolwazi MaShange Ngubeni was born in the southernmost country in Africa, South Africa, on 19 January 1984. Her father and mother contributed with both financial and moral support to shape her into who she is today.


She is a South African actress popular for playing Precious in season 2 of the SABC1 drama series A Place Called Home (2008-2009).

She landed another role that many television viewers seem to refer to. Nolwazi Shange was cast as Zinhle (a guest-starring role) in season 3 of the SABC1 drama series

The character is in a family crisis as she is accused of having a hand in the death of her mother. Her older siblings (sisters) led the accusation.

In 2013, Nolwazi Shange landed another role in the SABC1 sitcom titled Single Guys. She was cast in the recurring role of Kwezi in the sitcom. 

Another notable appearance she made onscreen is in the soap opera Zabalaza. In pursuit of other projects, the celebrated actress left the show and Nonhle Thema continued playing the role.

Personal Life

Nolwazi Ngubeni has a husband who is also a popular figure on set. The name of her husband is Mzwandile Ngubeni and together they are proud parents of two children.

The couple reportedly exchanged their marriage vows in Durban. The marriage was cemented in a traditional wedding ceremony in 2016.

The memorable event was witnessed by their families and loved ones.


  • A Place Called Home as Precious
  • Ak’siSpaza as Guest Star
  • Intersexions as Ntombi
  • Mina Nawe as Sheila
  • as Zinhle
  • Mzali Wami as Sibongile
  • Mzansi Love as Lydia
  • SAFTAs as Presenter
  • Single Guyz as Kwezi
  • Soul City as Dimpho Miya
  • The River as Minister Patience Mhlongo
  • Thula’s Vine as Joyce
  • Zabalaza (2013) as Kgomotso

Net Worth

Forbes is yet to release the net worth of the celebrated actress, but some sources have given an estimate. According to some sources, Nolwazi Shange has a net worth of around $200000-$350000.

Her major source of wealth is he profession as an actress and the roles she played on screen have contributed so far.

Social Media

Nolwazi Shange is living her best life no doubt, on social media followers and fans get a tip. She shares updates with over 91.6k followers on Instagram. She shares pictures and videos of her lifestyle.

What to get the ideas of the best dress styles? The actress’s fashion sense is out of this world. Most times, she appears in attires that gain her positive feedback. Connect with her on:

  • Twitter: @nowalzingubeni
  • Instagram: @nowalzingubeni

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