Zola Nombona is a South African award-winning actress and influencer who is popularly known for her role on the famous Television movie Imbona. She also showed her outstanding skills when she starred as Pamela Khoza on Generations: The Legacy.
Full name: Zola Nombona
Date of birth: 10 March 1992
Age: 31 years old
Place of birth: Mthatha, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Husband/Boyfriend: Thomas Gumede
Children/baby: Cebelihle Gumede
Zola Nombona’s age, early life
By looking at her, it’s so easy to notice that she grew up that small girl who always wanted to look the best and classy. She carried her attributes and she found a perfect match in acting. Now at the age of 31, she is an award winner and she is only starting her career.
Zola Nombona’s boyfriend, husband, children
In 2022, rumours broke out that longtime lovers Zola and Thomas had privately wed. They have since kept it a secret but it was well-known that Zola and Thomas had been in love for many years. Together they have a baby boy named Cebelihle Gumede.
Zola Nombona’s family, siblings, parents
The bubbly actress grew up with her mother and grandmother. On mothers’ day of 2020, she penned an emotional letter to her mother saying that she is thrilled and blessed to have her mom guiding her through the journey of motherhood. She as well grew up with her siblings and cousings and she shared memories with them on her social media accounts. Indeed Zola comes from a big family.
Speaking of family, she said:
“I am noolali. I grew up taking pictures with the puppies. We hit the 7s in front of Grandma’s bumper. We are chasing the storm with tones. I wish my baby grow up like this 🥰”.
Zola Nombona’s academic qualifications
She went to Victoria Girls’ High School, Grahamstown, before achieving a bachelor’s and an honours degree in dramatic arts at the University of the Witwatersrand.
Zola Nombona’s career, Generations: The Legacy
After going through many minor appearances, Zola’s notable appearance come in 2013 when she starred in SABC 1’s drama soapie Intersexions a drama based on HIV/AIDS. After that, she featured in many other dramas.
Nombona’s first major role was on a drama series Intersexions based on HIV/Aids on SABC 1 in 2013. In 2015, she had her first starring role as Roxanne in the e.tv drama Zbondiwe.
She also starred as Monde on Lockdown, a television drama series set in a fictional high-security prison for women. She played the role of Zee in the movie-turned-drama series Inumber Number.Below is a list of her appearances on Television
- 2015 – Ingoma as Constance Dladla
- 2015 – Forced love as Kat Minola
- 2015 – Number Number as Zee
- 2015 – iThuba lokugcina as Zodwa Bhengu
- 2018 – Lockdown as Monde
- 2019 – eHostela as Constable Brightness
- 2020 – present as Isono Zoleka
- 2021–2022 – Generations: The Legacy, as Pamela Khoza
Zola Nombona Awards
With six nominations to the South African Film and Television Awards to her belt, Zola is a winner of the 2016 Best Actress – Made for TV Movie (Ingoma).
Zola Nombona’s net worth
Zola can not be compared to established stars in the industry by having a young career. Her net worth is estimated at R450 000 as of 2023.