Actress and fitness Zola Nombona play the role of Pamela Khoza, a journalist married to fellow journalist Siyanda Khoza (role played by Kay Sibiya) on Generations The Legacy. The Pamela role represents a Flying News journalist who desires working in dangerous fields across Africa than staying behind the desk. Her marital life is on the edge of collapsing as both Pamela and Siyanda give more to their profession while ignoring their married life.
In real life, Zola Nombona is happily married to actor and film producer Thomas Gumede who famously played the role of Mandela in Long Walk to Freedom. The couple has a baby son named Cebelihle. Zola was born on 10 March 1992 and raised in Mthatha, Eastern Cape, South Africa; she went to Victoria Girls High School in Makhanda, previously known as Grahamstown. She further studied at Wits University, where she graduated with an Honours Degree in Dramatic Arts.
She made her breakthrough in the film industry when she played a role on Intersections, an HIV and AIDS themed drama series in 2013. Zola Nombona went on to play the role of Monde on Lockdown, a prison-themed drama series. Before scoring the Generations The Legacy gig, she played Zolike on Isono, premiered on BET Africa.
In real life, Zola takes inspiration from actress Dawn Thandeka King popularly known for playing MaNgcobo on SABC 1 most-watched Soapie Uzalo. “Today I would like to celebrate this King. You have become my mother, chomie, meisie, prayer worrier, shoulder to cry on and the best co-star I’ve ever had. Thank you for loving me. I love you”.
Recently Zola scored an ambassador deal with Huggies, a leading brand of nappies worth R2.4 million. On Generations The Legacy, she signed a temporary contract for which she earns R24 000 per month.