Nyalleng Thibedi Biography, Education, Uzalo, Son, TV Shows, Instagram & Twitter

Nyalleng Thibedi Biography

Nyalleng Thibedi is a South African born actress, model, and TV personality. Zekhethelo from Uzalo grew up in Soweto, Gauteng in South Africa.

The talented actress is also famous for her role as Rama in Mzansi magic drama series Single mother.

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She has gained much TV audience and fans upon her role as Zekhethelo on the SABC1 series Uzalo. She also portrays as Mpho Rankoane on Ashes to Ashes.

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She studied Chemical Engineering and holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Cape Town. She also studied Acting in New York, USA.

TV Roles

  • 4 hours season 1 – Rose Dlamini
  • Ashes to Ashes season 1&2 – Mpho Rankoane
  • Mamello season 1 – Naledi
  • Mfolozi street season 1 – Aviwe
  • Single Mothers season 1 – Rama
  • Streets of Mangaung season 1 – school teacher
  • Taskforce season 1 – Slindile
  • Uzalo Season 3 – Zekhethelo
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She is a mother to a six (6) year boy and is proud of him. According to her, there’s no greater joy than being a mother.



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At a very young age, she began taking drama lessons at Funda center which was the beginning of her acting career.

Thibedi began with TV commercials until she discovered the need to first immerse herself in theatre.

She then spent six (6) years working in the United States. During this time, she took classes and joined a theatre group and participated in any available stage production.

Her debut acting role was in 2008 on the New York Film Academy’s short film “Picture Perfect”.

In 2012, she landed a guest-starring in an episode of the SABC2 drama series titled, Streets of Mangaung.

Since then, Thibedi has performed in numerous Lookshin Bioskop series and films for Mzansi Magic. In March 2017, she joined Uzalo as Zekhethelo.


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