Her illustrious career, which spans years, has thrust her among some of the finest actresses to have ever come from Mzansi. We can all agree that comparing her background with her feats today is unfair. Many might think her background was never rough. After all, she has a rags-to-riches story to tell.
Mchunu is well celebrated as Sana. In pursuit of her glory, she did not allow past pains to ruin her destiny. In recent years she has often opened up about the domestic abuse she suffered from her husband. She has it that he was even determined to deter her from becoming the woman of influence that she is today.
Her thrust into the limelight came in the backdrop of her on-screen character of Nomarashiya in the SABC2 series Muvhango. In the wake of her newfound fame, she went on to beg the lead role of Zodwa in the Mzansi Magic drama series Gomora. Against the backdrop of these roles, she has fast become that star actress we all love to hate.
Zodwa’s husband and how it changed her life for the better
The actress has it that she was abused for nine years. At some point in time, she walked away since she could not take it anymore. In some of her interviews, she has made it known that her children encouraged her to leave, and that singular decision became the best decision she has made so far in her entire life. Reviving her painful marital life, Zodwa said:
“I had to go back home to Sgodiphola in Soweto with nothing to offer my children. He had the money; all I knew was to give birth and stay home. Sometimes you need to walk away from situations that do not serve you and learn to start over again. Look at me now – telling amazing stories and making the country laugh.”
In the wake of her horrid marriage, many questions about her love life and previous marriages have often been asked. At the age of 19 years, she already had two kids. Reports have it that she did not even complete school because of this. Currently, she is a mother of seven.
In recent years, she has opened up about the abuse she also suffered while staying with her fifth child’s father. However, the actress got married with five children from previous relationships with different men. Having children from earlier relationships does not mean you don’t deserve to be happily married. Do not let your past define your future.