Zethu Dlomo-Mphahlele (born March 31, 1989) is a 32 years old award-winning South African actress with international recognition.
She gets featured in the popular American series, Black Sail, where she played the role of Madi.
Zethu Dlomo is one of the most rated actresses in the country, and this made her have featured in over a hundred movies.
In addition, she does model and voice-over for some agencies across the country.
South African actress
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|Full Name:||Zethu Dlomo-Mphahlele|
|Stage Name:||Zethu Dlomo|
|Born:||31 March 1989 (age 32 years old)|
|Place of Birth:||Lenasia, Gauteng, South Africa|
|Boyfriend • Husband:||Lebogang Mphahlele (m. 2018)|
|Occupation:||Actress • Model|
|Net Worth:||$200,000 – $300,000|
Zethu Dlomo was born in Lenasia, Gauteng province of South Africa. She was born on the 31st of March in 1989.
She was raised and nurtured at the Soweto part of the country due to the immigration of her parents from Lenasia to Soweto when she was very young.
She had wished to be a celebrated actress since she was young, and she lived her life to achieve that with the support of her parents.
Zethu Dlomo had primary education in Lenasia and had her post-primary education in Soweto.
Upon completion, she proceeded to study at the National School of the Arts. In 2010, She graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree Honours in Dramatic Art at the prestigious University of the Witwatersrand.
The 32-year-old actress, Zethu Dlomo can be said to have started her career in 2012 when she played the lead role in the sci-fi television series, Room 9, telecast in the SABC 1. She acted in the role of Detective Alice Kunene in the series. Meanwhile. Since her debut, she has been featured on several international shows, such as the HBO series Number One Ladies Detective Agency in 2008 as ‘Boone Magasane.’
In 2013, Zethu Dlomo appeared in a cameo role, ‘Patience‘ in Mary and Martha‘s feature film, directed by Phillip Noyce.
Zethu Dlomo featured in Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) and BET International (BET)’s Book of Negroes where she played the role of the pregnant slave ‘Sanu.’ Fast forward to 2014, she made her debut in the film, Fanie Fourie’s Lobola as ‘Dinky Magubane.’ For her role, she won both a South African Film and Television Awards (SAFTA) in 2014 and South Africa India Film and Television Awards (SAIFTA) in 2013 nomination in the category of ‘Best Actress in a Feature Film.’
Later in the year, she played a supporting role in season 1 of the television series, Ayeye, as ‘Sibongile.’
Zethu Dlomo was cast for the role ‘Madi‘ in the third season of Black Sails, a Starz Network series. She continued to play for 16 episodes in the recurring cast with the role of Mr. Scott’s daughter, Madi, until the end of the fourth season. The series gave her international recognition. Her role as Madi gave her the international exposure that she has been longing for.
- Boone Magasane
- Room 9
- Mary and Martha
- Fanie Fourie’s Lobola
- Leading Lady
- The Book of Negroes
- Black Sails
- Five Fingers for Marseilles
- Mandela’s Gun
- Hotel on the Koppies
- Amazing Grace
The talented actress Zethu Dlomo has over 17K followers on Instagram
Instagram handle – @zethudlomomphahlele.
Zethu Dlomo got married to her longtime partner and fellow actor, Lebogang Mphahlele in 2018, and the marriage has been a fruitful one so far.
She is based in South Africa with her husband.
The internationally recognized actress, Zethu Dlomo is said to be having a net worth between $200,000 – $300,000.