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Everything You Need To Know About Nolwazi Ngubeni Aka 'Lady M' From #Scandal

Nolwazi Shange Biography: Husband, Net Worth, Child, Age, Instagram, Twitter and more

Nolwazi is not only an actress but a seasoned casting director. SAFTA Award winner, businesswoman but most importantly a loving wife and mom.

Ever since our first encounter of Nolwazi back in 2008 when she starred on SABC 1's drama series - A Place Called Home, we've come to develop a really soft spot for the woman.

Mbali aka Lady M

The award-winning Nolwazi Ngubeni features as Mbali, although most of her friends refer to her as Lady M. Nolwazi is no new face on the screen.

Early Life

Nolwazi Shange Ngubeni was born on 19th January 1984 in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.

She grew up in Pinetown, then relocated to Claremont, a Southern Suburb of Cape Town in the Western Cape of South Africa. She is 37 years Old. She was raised in a musical household. Her grandmother is a director of a church choir group, and her aunts and uncles were also part of the choir group, so it was only natural for her to join the group.

During her teenage days, she was an athlete at Pinetown Senior Primary School, and she was involved in sports, singing, theater performances.


Nolwazi Shange attended Pinetown Senior Primary School, but little information is available regarding her secondary education. She studied theater arts and has a degree in marketing and communication.


She is a South African actress popular for playing Precious in season 2 of the SABC1 drama series A Place Called Home (2008-2009). She landed another role that many television viewers seem to refer to. Nolwazi Shange was cast as Zinhle (a guest-starring role) in season 3 of the SABC1 drama series The character is in a family crisis as she is accused of having a hand in the death of her mother. Her older siblings (sisters) led the accusation.

In 2013, Nolwazi Shange landed another role in the SABC1 sitcom titled Single Guys. She was cast in the recurring role of Kwezi in the sitcom. Another notable appearance she made onscreen is in the soap opera Zabalaza. In pursuit of other projects, the celebrated actress left the show and Nonhle Thema continued playing the role.


Nolwazi Shange‘s parents were anxious about her taking art courses, but her grandmother influenced them to support her choice of studies.


The mother of two is a part of many projects, her most recent one being the casting brain-child behind Mzansi Magic's new drama series - Abomama starring Nokuthula Ledwaba, Khanyi Mbau, Joyce Skefu, Don Mlangeni Nawa, Kenneth Nkosi and many more.


Nolwazi is married to Umlilo actor Mzwandile Ngubeni and were blessed with two children. The two met in 2010 through work and got married in 2016 in a traditional wedding in Durban. According to News24 the wedding was attended by celebrities such as Samkelo Ndlovu, Akhumzi Jezile, Jessica Nkosi, Khaya Mthethwa, and many more others. Nolwazi loves education and is a multiversed media professional. She believes that as human being you must protect your peace.

Nolwazi behind the camera work

Though Nolwazi had become a household name because of her acting skills, she still ventured into behind the camera work. She became a casting director for numerous TV shows and films, such as Rhythm City, Nothing for Mahala, MTV Shuga, AboMama, just to name a few. She also worked as a casting director and a a business developer for a global Tech company.

Net Worth

Right at this time, it is still rumored that the actress has amassed an estimated net worth of US$200,000 – US$350,000. However, she is living the best of her life, and she is very fulfilled.

Social Media

Nolwazi Shange is living her best life no doubt, on social media followers and fans get a tip. She shares updates with over 91.6k followers on Instagram. She shares pictures and videos of her lifestyle. What to get the ideas of the best dress styles? The actress’s fashion sense is out of this world. Most times, she appears in attires that gain her positive feedback. Connect with her on: Twitter: @nowalzingubeni Instagram: @nowalzingubeni


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