Themsie Times biography: age, addiction, net worth & background

Themsie Times (born 22 September 1949 in Port Elisabeth) is a South African actress. The household name is best known for appearing as Maria Zibula in 7de Laan, an SABC2 soap opera.

More roles that rose her to prominence include Ma Jordan in Yizo Yizo, season one.

She boasts of over 30 years in the entertainment industry. She made her debut appearance in 1986 in the movie Allan Quatermain and the Lost City of Gold.

In real life, she leads a religious life, and most times Themsie spends time in church. She chose the Christian path in 1986.


Themsie Times biography
Themsie Times was cast in seasons 2 and 3 of Isithembito. Image: @real7delaan
NameThemsie Times
Born22 September 1949 (age 72 years)
Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa
NationalitySouth African
Years active1986-date
Net worth$100000


The popular actress was born on 22 September 1949 in Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa. She a sister to six siblings and is the youngest.

To pursue a career in acting, she relocated to Johannesburg as a teenager of seventeen years. She still resides in the capital of Gauteng and is a mother of 3 children and several grandchildren.


The veteran actor began to act in the 80s and has landed several roles. She has appeared in movies, series, and shows. In 1998 she was cast as Nurse in Allan Quatermain and the Lost City of Gold.

After four years, in 1990, she appeared as Switchboard Lady #2 in African Express. The role of BlackHooker in the 1997 movie Dangerous Ground followed.

She is the face behind the role of Shebeen queen in Stander (2003). She was cast in the first season of 7de Laan as Maria Zibula.

Other acting credits include Eunice in Dead Places (season 1), Guest Star in Generations (season 1), and Gogo Nqobile in Isipho (season 1).

She was cast in seasons 2 and 3 of Isithembito, a South African telenovela aired on Mzansi Magic, as Thenjiwe.

In the comedy series broadcast on and eKasi+ Adam and Eve season 1 and 2, she was cast as Nurse 1.

She appeared in the series aired on Netflix titled Shadows as Mrs. Maleka. She played the role of Ma Jordan in the South African drama series Yizo Yizo.


During an interview session with Move in 2012, the Port Elizabeth-born actress shared that she was an alcoholic. Themsie revealed that she was into the habit as a young girl.

In 1986, she took the decision to quit the habit and accepted Jesus as her savior. Since then, she has remained sober.

Net worth

The veteran and celebrated actress, Themsie Times has an estimated net worth of $100000. Her primary source of wealth is her acting profession.


7de LaanMaria Zibula
IsiphoGogo Nqobile
ShadowMrs Maleka
GenerationsGuest Star
Yizo YizoMa Jordan
Dead PlacesEunice
Madam & EveNurse 1


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