Thembinkosi Twala biography, age, wife, children, education, career, net worth, Uzalo

Thembinkosi Twala biography

Thembinkosi Twala biography, age, wife, children, education, career, net worth, Uzalo

Thembinkosi Twala is a South African actor popularly known for his role on SABC 1 drama soapie, Uzalo as Detective Mpambani.

Profile Summary

Full name: Thembinkosi Twala

Date of birth: 27 February 1987

Age: 36 years old

Place of birth: Mahlabathini, KwaZulu Natal

Children: 2 (two)

Net worth: R800 000.

Thembinkosi Twala’s early life, age

Coming out of Mahlabathini, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa, aged 36 years old, Thembinkosi grew up in a low-income family.

He never thought that he would be an actor when growing up.

All he wanted was to put food on the table for his family.

Thembinkosi Twala biography
Thembinkosi Twala. image via Instagram @thembinkosinathi27

Thembinkosi Twala’s wife, children, and family

Despite being a private person, Thembinkosi revealed he is a father of 2 children.

However, he did not disclose if he was still with their mother.

We all know that he grew up in a low-income family, but no information about his siblings or parents exists.

Thembinkosi Twala’s academic qualifications and education

Judging from his background before Uzalo, one would argue that Thembinkosi is not much of a visionary.

It is believed that he did not pass his matric well and did not have any tertiary education.

Also, his acting skills are natural since he attended no drama school.

Thembinkosi Twala’s career

Things did not start well for the rising star, Thembinkosi worked as a shop arranger at Checkers shop in Eastgate.

There he would come when the shop closed, and they would arrange products on the shelves until early morning.

Speaking of his life as a shop attendant, he said:

“When the store closed, we’d come in and place products on the shelves, and we’d get in at 6 in the evening and pack until 6 in the morning.”

Whilst working at Checkers, he would go and attend shows in the theatre with the hope of improving his monthly income.

There he fell in love with acting and decided to pursue acting.

He learned a lot from fellow actors he could meet, giving birth to his breakthrough when he joined Uzalo as Detective Mpambani.

Thembinkosi Twala’s role on Uzalo as Detective Mpambani

The budding actor plays “Mondli”, a man of the law and a heartthrob who always leaves viewers enchanted.

He is the Head police captain who seems to have charms that ladies like Zekhethelo, Nosipho and  Lilly fail to resist.

Recently, Mondli stepped down from his role, and Detective Nyawo is ready to consummate Captaincy.

Thembinkosi Twala’s salary and net worth

Slowly, Themnkosi is becoming one of the most respected actors on Uzalo.

He claims for himself, and his skills glue fans to the screen.

His input forced a salary increase. As of January 2023, he earns R30 000 per month.

His net worth as of 2023 is R800 000.