The Maumela Mahuwa Biography
Maumela Mahuwa is a South African actress popularly known as Susan Mukwevho in SABC @ soap opera ‘Muvhango’. She was a village girl before fate took her to the city and landed her on television. Maumela is one of the three individuals who have been with Muvhango since its inception in 2002. Let’s find out more about Maumela
If you were to go through actress Maumela Mahuwa’s Instagram account, you’d learn how confident she is in her own skin and who she is. Now the actress is admitting that it hasn’t always been that way and it took many years to gain that self confidence and self love.
Muvhango’s Susan opens up about being called ugly.
36 year old Maumela says it took her twelve years to work through her self-esteem issues.
Maumela Mahuwa Profile Summary
Real Name : Maumela Mahuwa
Gender: : Female
Date of Birth : 16 March 1980
Place of birth : Gogobole in Sinthumule, Limpopo, South Africa
Age : 40 Years
Ethnicity : Black
Nationality : South African
Occupation : Actress
TV Shows : Muvhango, Karektas
Instagram : @iamamumela
Where is Maumela Mahuwa originally from?
The gorgeous Maumela Mahuwa was born on the 16th of March 1980 in Gogobole Sinthumule, Limpopo South Africa. Growing up, her mother was not always around so she was raised by her grandmother and aunt in the village. Maumela was pretty much a village girl till Duma Ka-Ndlovu made her relocate to Johannesburg where she still resides to date.
Which institutions did Maumela Mahuwa attend?
Maumela Mahuwa completed her metric before she began acting. She did not attend any school for acting, she is a natural. Interestingly, she now runs African Cinematic Arts, a film school in Maboneng, Joburg. It started operating last year and offers courses in filmmaking.
When did Maumela Mahuwa begin her career?
The lovely Maumela Mahuwa started acting in 2002 after Duma Ka-Ndlovu encouraged her to take up acting. The Lion king filmmaking crew had come to Limpopo to conduct auditions for roles in the animated film and Maumela Mahuwa contested in the talent search. During the auditions Duma Ndlovu gave his contact details to Maumela and instructed her to call him. After she made the call, he transformed her into a super talented actress and literally handed her the role of Susan in Muvhango.
Which TV shows have Maumela Mahuwa featured in?
On television, Maumela Mahuwa has featured in Muvhango since 1997 bring a total of 17 years of appearance on the show. Maumela is one of the three individuals who have been with Muvhango since its inception in 1997. However, besides Muvhango, she made guest appearances on #Karektas season 1.
In this soap opera, Maumela Mahuwa portrays the character of Susan Mukwevho, Chief Azwindini’s first wife. She is so supportive of her husband and gives him his due respect. However, drama constantly unveils in the soap opera with jealousy, greed, anger and love at the center stage. Although chief Azwindini has four other wives, Susan is the eldest and most respect wife.
Maumela Mahuwa Interesting Facts
- The late Lindiwe Chibi (Muvhango’s first Doobsie) was her favourite actress and greatest inspiration.
- Besides being Muvhango’s best actors she is also one of its favourite fans, she never misses an episode.
- Her favourite TV shows are Generations and 7de Laan
- Maumela is much shorter and smaller in real life, than she appears on television.
- She’s also a preacher and Gospel singer. She preaches at various churches and events at the weekends
- If Duma Ndlovu hadn’t discovered her she probably would still be a village girl.
- Maumela Mahuwa is also a gospel singer. It was her childhood dream to be a singer like Rebecca Malope, but acting came first.
Maumela Mahuwa has an average social media presence. She regularly gives us a glimpse of her fabulous self and her activities. Currently, she has 114k followers on Instagram and has only 141 posts. Maumela Mahuwa has been absent from Facebook for almost three years but we are hopeful Facebook lovers will see more posts from her as time goes on. She also has 125k followers on Twitter where she is most active, tweeting almost weekly.