South African Actresses Who Look Older On-Screen Than Their Actual Age

South African Actresses Who Look Older On-Screen Than Their Actual Age

We can all agree of late, Mzansi has fast become one of the entertainment powerhouses in Africa and the world at large. Seasoned actresses have found themselves being the world’s favorite. No doubt being a celeb comes with its share of drama and scandal. Here is a list of South African actresses who look older on-screen than their actual Age.

Tee Xaba

Tee Xaba is a South African actress who also doubles as a singer and radio host. Her push into the fame came when she starred in Idols season 13. Apart from acting, she is best known for her timeslot on East Coast Radio. In recent years she has been nominated at Liberty Radio Awards.

She made all sorts of headlines when she bagged a role on Uzalo as Sphilile. We can all agree that she is a celebrity who has seen themselves trending because of their ages. Despite looking older, the actress is just 23-years-old, and Rumour crush once said she was 28-years-old.

Gugu Gumede

Despite being rumored to be exiting Uzalo, Gugu Gumede has proved to be a reckoning force in the entertainment industry. On-screen, she is best known as MaMlambo, and in recent years she has seen herself trending for the wrong reasons. She was rumoured to be in her early 30’s, but the actress indicated later revealed that she was 29 -years old.


Nompumelelo Vilakazi

Many have been wondering who Nompumelelo Vilakazi is? Nompumelelo Vilakazi is a South African actress known for her debut television role as Snenhlanhla “Sne” on DiepCity. The fast-rising actress got Mzansi talking when it was revealed that she was just 24-years-old

The young and talented actress was born October 20, 1997, in KwaZulu-Natal. No doubt this is shocking given that we all had an impression that she was in her 30’s.

Zama Magubane 

Zama Magubane is a South African actress best known as Madongwe on Uzalo. However, on Uzalo, she plays the on-screen character of Lily’s mother. Did you know that she is a married woman? Yes, she’s married to Mr Msibi, and they have three children together. How old do you think she is?

The bubbly actress was born on June 18 1983. Even though her youthful face says otherwise, she is 38-years-old. Before her Uzalo gig, she used to be a presenter on SABC 3 (2010). From there, she starred on Isehlukaniso (2018).