Thuli Phongolo Inspiring Story From Rags To Riches

Thuli Phongolo Inspiring Story From Rags To Riches

Thuli Phongolo Inspiring Story From Rags To Riches

We can all agree she has been making all sorts of headlines of late, from being gifted R18K on stage as a tip to dating Maphorisa. Of late, many questions have been asked who is Thuli, and what does she do for a living?

Well, let’s dive into the interesting facts about one of the most followed South African celeb. Thuli Phongolo is a South African actress best known for her Generations on-screen character Namhla.

The 27-year-old was thrust into stardom after she played the role of Namhla on Generations. She was cast as a 17-year old secondary student. Well, she was born on 22 January 1994.

Growing up, everything wasn’t rosy at all for Phongolo.The celebrated personality used to hustle through various ways so that she made ends meet. However, her big breakthrough came in 2012 when she debuted on small screens. Her first gig was on Thisa, an SABC1 drama series, and she starred as Zama.

In 2013 she became the face of etv’s show Craz-e. On etv, she featured on several shows and was part of the etv’s golden age that had Kriya Gangiah, Zola Hashatsi and Stephanie Sandows. In the very same year, she joined the starstudded cast on Generations.

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However, she later left Generations in 2018. After her Generation’s exit, she bagged several gigs on drama series like Makoti and Mzansi Magic’s The Republic. But it has been revealed that before her exit, she had already committed to a disc jockey in 2017. Since then, she has wowed Mzansi.

We can all agree that she has her fair share of fame that comes from being a celebrity. She has been seen reckoning expensive designer clothes that cost a fortune. From expensive LV’s to Gucci, her sense of fashion has seen her gain a significant following on social media.

The DJ has an estimated net worth of R4 million. However, she made all sorts of headlines when she made significant purchases of Mercedes Benz AMG’s. Despite indicating that she was the owner, Mznasi was more than convinced that former President son Duduzane Zuma bought the exotic cars.


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