Nondumiso Jozana-Zungu (born 8 February 1996) is a fast-rising South African actress. She is best known for being cast on Durban Gen, an e.tv medical telenovela.
Jozana has appeared in many theatre productions. She tried all within the best of her abilities to get a role on television, she did and is killing it.
She loves acting since her childhood days and has dreamed of appearing on screen. The love she had for acting played a huge role in her choice of study. Nondumiso studied drama in high school and at the university.
|Born||8 February 1996 (age 25 years)|
|Education||Drama and production studies|
|Alma mater||Durban University of Technology|
Actress Nondumiso Jozana-Zungu was born on 8 February 1996. Her parents showed her the love and support she needed to reach her current status.
The actress took to social media to share a picture of her mother. The picture answered the question of where Nondumiso got her stunning look.
Her mother showed her love and the support she needed to be the woman she has grown to be. She described her as “her mother and friend”. She taught her daughter that family comes first and to be a responsible lady.
Decided to celebrate this special day with my Queen. Thank you for being my mother and my friend. Thank you for loving me and never giving up on me. Through you, I have learnt the true definition of love. Through you, I have learnt to put family first. Through you, I have become the responsible young lady that I am. I love you mummy.
Being an actress for Nondumiso is a dream come true. According to her, she is a born entertainer. She started acting at an early age at churches. She was part of the plays and also sang in the choir and did other things that would entertain people.
“My love for acting and entertainment has always been a part of me from an early age. Even at church I would take part in plays, choirs and anything that would have me entertaining people. This is when my family realized that I have a love for the arts,”
She had always dreamed of being in front of cameras and also work behind the scene. Before she appeared on screen, she performed in plays and theatre productions.
She studied drama as a subject of choice in Grade 10 at Russell High School. Nondumiso furthered her education at the Durban University of Technology. She did drama and production studies in higher institutions.
The actress appears on Isibiya, an Mzansi Magic daily drama series, and Unmarried, a television program. She gained ground for being a cast on the medical telenovela, Durban Gen. She appears on the e.tv telenovela as Ntando.
Playing roles on screen is like a dream come true for the KwaZulu-Natal actress. Before being an actress, she watched popular actress and filmmaker Connie Ferguson play the role of Karabo Moroka on Generations.
Her character on Durban Gen is a “go getter”, anytime she wants a thing she goes for it. She minds less of the obstacle that could be on her way.
She would like to borrow some of the behaviors of her onscreen character in real life especially her resilience and fighting spirit. She was cast in the movie Nomthawelanga where she played the starring role.
Working with the Fergusons is one of her career highlights, others include;
- Appearing on the popular show Isibaya as Zoey.
- Playing the role of Peggy in Unmarried.
- Getting to work with people she grew up watching on TV.
Among other big names in the entertainment industry, Jozana says would love to work with Sindi Dlathu and Warren Masemola.
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