Actress Nyalleng Thibedi has such good genes, that most people play the ‘guess my age’ game when it comes to the timeless beauty.
Nyalleng Thibedi is best known for her role on SABC 1’s Uzalo.
She play the character of Zekhethelo, who is the daughter/stepdaughter of resident baddie and thug Nkunzi Mhlongo.
Zekhethelo plays the character of someone who is in her 20s and on a self a discovery journey. She’s also dated younger men on the show like Njeza.
Most fans are always shocked to discover that the actress is actually 40 years old.
She was born on the 4th of September 1980.
Nyalleng might be 40 years old, but she really does look like someone in her 20s.
She has such good genes which would put many women half her age to shame.
Nyalleng is not only just a pretty face, but she also has the brains to go with it.
The actress holds a degree in Chemical Engineering from the University Of Cape Town and she furthered her education and obtained an acting degree in New York.
Nyalleng has said acting is her therapy and it helped her deal with some things in her life.
Personally, I deal with things differently and usually I just ignore the feelings. So for me, having to apply some parts of my past in my acting turned out to be a good thing for me, because then I had to confront the hurt. It’s acting therapy.”
Nyalleng is a domestic abuse survivor and her character Zekhethelo has also gone through the most on Uzalo.
She said women in similar situations also ask her for advise when they meet her in the streets and some of them often DM her.