Nolwazi Shange (born January 19, 1984) is a South African actress. She is best known for playing Precious in season two of the SABC1 drama series A Place Called Home.

Some addressed her as the goddess on set for her ability to bring each character she portrays to life. She played a guest starring role in season three of

In the SABC drama series, she appeared as the youngest of three children, Zinhle, accused of having a hand in the death of their mother.

Shange plays Sibongile Dlamini in the Mzansi Magic television drama series Mzali Wam.

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Nolwazi Shange biography
Nolwazi Shange is a prenter, casting director, TV Producer, and award-winning actress.
Quick Facts
Full Name:Nolwazi Shange Ngubeni
Born:January 19, 1984 (age 39 year old)
Nationality:South African
Alma mater:Durban University of Technology
Spouse:Mzwandile Ngubeni
Occupation:Actress, casting director
Net Worth:R400 000

Early Life

Nolwazi Shange was born on January 19, 1984, and grew up in Pinetown, Claremont, the Western Cape. She hails from a family of artists, and they influenced her to love acting and performing.

The actress started to perform as a child and underwent training as a singer growing up. Her voice fascinated people around her since her days in primary school.

Shange participated in many talents show in her school. As she grew older, she fell deeper in love with acting and then had to study courses relating to art.


Nolwazi Shange studied performance in the University. According to her, the drama department at Durban University of Technology has opened up doors for her.


Nolwazi Shange Ngubeni is an actress who has appeared in season two of the SABC1 drama series A Place Called Home. She played a guest starring role of Zinhle in the SABC1 drama series 

In 2010, she starred in season ten of the SABC1 drama series Soul City. Later in 2013, she played a recurring role as a next-door neighbor Kwezi in the SABC1 sitcom Single Guys.

In 2013, she portrayed Kgomotso in the soap opera Zabalaza but had to leave to focus on other projects.

Personal Life

Nolwazi Shange family
Nolwazi Shange with her husband, and her children.

Nolwazi Shange married the movie star Mzwandile Ngubeni at a traditional wedding in Durban in 2016. The duo met in 2010 through work and grew fond of each other.

Many notable personalities and celebrities were present at their wedding. Samkelo Ndlovu, Akhumzi Jezile, Jessica Nkosi, Khaya Mthethwa, and many others attended the wedding.

They had a wedding after marrying Mzwandile Ngubeni for five years. The lovebirds have been together for a decade. Nolwazi is a proud mother of two, a teenage daughter and a five-year-old son.

Social Profiles

Although when she joined showbiz, there were no social media. But today, she has tapped into the development by creating several accounts. 

Nolwazi posts her work, family, and other notable moments. The SAFTA-winning actress loves to update followers on her career breakthroughs through her accounts.

Net Worth

Nolwazi Shange has earned a fortune as an award-winning actress, TV producer, and casting director. She has appeared in at least fourteen television shows. She has a net worth of R400 000 as of October 2022.

Television Shows

Ak’siSpaza as Guest
Thula’s Vine as Joyce
The River as Minister Patience Mhlongo
Soul City as Dimpho
Scandal! As Lady M
SAFTAS Season 9 as Presenter
Mzansi Love as Lydia
Mzali Wami as Sibongile as Zinhle
Single Guys as Kwezi
Mina Nawe as Sheila
Intersexions as Ntombi
A Place called home as Precious
Zabalaza as Kgomotso