Fikile Mthwalo Biography: Age, Husband, Net Worth, Children, Movies, TV Shows

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Fikile Mthwalo (born April 13, 1989) is a multi-talented individual who hails from Lesotho but has made a name for herself in South Africa. Not only is she an accomplished actress, but she also showcases her skills as a scriptwriter and entrepreneur. 

Her performances in well-known television series such as It’s ComplicatedIsidingo, and Gold Diggers have earned her widespread recognition and praise from audiences. Fikile Mthwalo‘s talent and versatility make her a prominent figure in the entertainment industry.

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Wiki Facts & About Data
Full Name: Fikile Mthwalo
Born: 13 April 1989 (age 34 years old)
Place of Birth: Maseru, Lesotho
Nationality: South African
Education: University of Cape Town, New York University’s Tisch School
Height: 1.7 m
Parents: Mr. & Mrs. Mthwalo
Siblings: N/A
Spouse: Atandwa Kani (m. 2015-2023))
Boyfriend • Partner: N/A
Children: N/A
Occupation: Actress • Scriptwriter
Net Worth: $100,000-$1 million

Early Life & Education

Fikile Mthwalo, an iconic personality, was born on April 13, 1989, in Maseru, Lesotho. Her father is from Mozambique, and her mother is from Kenya or Tanzania. Her parents’ names are unknown to the media. You could, however, address them as Mr. and Mrs. Mthwalo

She has a younger sibling in Cape Town whose identity has not been made public. Fikile Mthwalo studied at the University of Cape Town and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Film and Video Production. Fikile earned a Master of Fine Arts in Acting from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts in 2018.


Fikile Mthwalo embarked on her acting journey in 2014 in South Africa. She initially appeared as a recurring character on the soap opera Isidingo. The following year, she took on her first significant television role as the protagonist in the series It’s Complicated. Continuing her success, she later joined the cast of the telenovela Gold Diggers.

Mthwalo has also ventured into the world of television commercials. He has been featured in numerous commercials for well-known brands such as Metropolitan, PEP, Omo, Shoprite, Etisalat Nigeria, Ponds, Hi-Malt Nigeria, and Nivea UK. 

With his talent and captivating presence, Fikile Mthwalo has proven to be a sought-after actor in the entertainment and advertising industries. His ability to effectively promote various products and connect with audiences through commercials further showcases his versatility as a performer.

In addition to her successful acting career, Mthwalo has proven herself a talented scriptwriter and a savvy businesswoman. One of her notable ventures includes being the founder of Glubbs, a renowned brand that produces eco-friendly disposable gloves. This innovative business caters to the needs of individuals and contributes to the preservation of our environment. Through her multifaceted talents and entrepreneurial spirit, Mthwalo continues positively impacting various industries.

Awards & Nominations

South African Film and Television Award (SAFTA)

  • Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Television) for Scandal! (2016)
  • Best Actress in a Comedy Series (Television) for Housekeepers (2018)

Africa Movie Academy Award (AMAA)

  • Best Actress in a Leading Role for Isibaya (2014)

Naledi Theatre Awards

  • Best Actress in a Leading Role for The Crucible (2015)
  • Best Actress in a Supporting Role for A Midsummer Night’s Dream (2017)

Social Media

  • Instagram: @fiksie
  • Twitter: @FikileMthwalo
  • Facebook: Fikile Mthwalo

Personal Life

Fikile Mthwalo and Atandwa Kani, a fellow South African actor, married in December 2015 after becoming friends while working on the television series It’s Complicated. However, the pair decided to divorce peacefully in 2023 after deciding to separate in 2019. 

Currently residing in New York City, Mthwalo remains engaged in the entertainment industry while dedicating her attention to her entrepreneurial pursuits. It is worth noting that Mthwalo does not have any children. The 34-year-old Mthwalo celebrates her birthday every April 13.


TV Shows

  • Isidingo (2014, 29 episodes) as Zak Khumalo
  • It’s Complicated (2015) as Ipeleng Radebe
  • Gold Diggers (2015-2016, 2 episodes) as Hlengiwe Gumede
  • Gold Diggers 2 (2018, 8 episodes) as Hlengiwe Gumede
  • The Good Fight (2022, 1 episode) as Chemical Agent Instructor

Short films

  • Nowhere (2019) as Kate
  • Illuminations: Short Films of Discovery (2018) as Asana


  • About Fate (2022) as Dana

Net Worth

Fikile Mthwalo, a well-known actress from South Africa, does not have her net worth publicly disclosed. Nonetheless, considering her earnings from her successful career and other potential sources of income, experts estimate that her net worth falls within the range of $100,000 to $1 million.

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