Thuso Mbedu Biography | Age | Movies | Career | Education | Net Worth

Early Life and Education

Thuso Nokwanda Mbedu was born on the 8th of July 1991  at Midlands Medical Centre in Pelham, Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal.  Her mother was Zulu while her father has a mixed culture of the Xhosa and Sotho, which is reflected in her multicultural name.

Thus was raised by her grandmother who became her legal guardian after she lost her parents at a tender age. She started her education at Pelham Primary School and then enrolled in Pietermaritzburg Girls’ High School for her secondary education. 

At the age of 18, she got admitted to study Physical Theatre and Performing Arts Management at the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits), where she graduated with honours in 2013. However,  in 2012, she took a course with Stella Adler Studio of Acting in New york city. 

Thuso Mbedu Career

Thuso landed a role on Isibaya in 2013. In late 2014 she had a small role in the second season of the Mzansi Magic soapie isiBaya, before landing her role as journalism student and wild child Kitso on Scandal!. She then had a guest role as Kheti on the second season of the SABC 2 teen drama series Snake Park.

After being jobless for six months, Thuso landed her first starring role in television in the Mzansi Magic teen drama series Is’thunzi, which premiered in October 2016. In the series she played Winnie, a sassy go-getter who dreamt of marrying a rich and famous rugby player only to have her dreams dashed when she was exiled to go live with her strict aunt in Bergville, KwaZulu-Natal. While filming a rape scene for the show, she suffered from a panic attack.

Thuso Mbedu Husband

As of 2022, Thuso Mbedu was not married, however, she is known to be in a relationship.

Thuso Mbedu Children

She has a daughter named Zenny Zen. She was born on November 5, 2014. She is a devout mother who frequently shares Zenny Zen’s posts on social media. She lives in Johannesburg, Gauteng, with her daughter.

Thuso Mbedu Net Worth 

Thuso Mbedu is one of the best actresses in South Africa and she has gathered a lot of wealth from her job as an actress. She is estimated to have a net worth of about $1.1 million. 

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