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Have You Met Cocoa From Uzalo In Real Life?

Uzalo has rapidly expanded since it was first introduced to viewers in 2015 to establish itself as one of Mzansi’s most-watched soap operas.

The actors and actresses who bring the characters to life are doing a very commendable job as well. While the writers and creators of the show have done it justice and are to be commended for their ingenuity in the remarkable storyline and plot twists that have kept viewers glued to SABC1 every weekday starting at 20:30,

Cocoa is one of the characters from the series who won over viewers. Beautiful Uzalo native Cocoa is introduced on the program as Nyawo’s fictitious girlfriend. She likes money and is street savvy.

How much actual knowledge do you have about Cocoa from Uzalo? How similar is her personality to the one she portrays on television, and has she played any other characters on film before? Here is all the information you may require about her.

Cocoa from Uzalo’s real name, age, and background

The real name of Cocoa from Uzalo is Nomalanga Shabane. She is currently 28 years old and was born on November 30, 1993.

The gifted actress was born in Verulam, KwaZulu-Natal Province, South Africa. She is multilingual and speaks English, IsiXhosa, and Zulu well.

The actress, who keeps a fairly secluded life when she is not acting, has not revealed any information about her parents, siblings, or family background.

Nomalanga Shabane’s education

Along with her incredible acting skills and exquisite looks, Cocoa from Uzalo also has a sharp mind and is one of the most educated talents on the show.

She studied at Glenhaven Secondary School before proceeding to the University of South Africa (UNISA) where she graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Secondary Education.

Other acting roles

Before she became Cocoa from Uzalo, Nomalanga Shabane also had other roles in several short films.

In 2019, she was cast in a short film called The Letter Reader which won several awards including a Golden Horn accolade for Best Short Film, the Schnitt Worldwide Short Film Festival Best Short South Africa, as well a YouTube short film competition called “I am Africa.”

Later in the same year, the beautiful actress also appeared in a rom-com called Love Lives Here as Nobuhle Mthembu.

Is Cocoa from Uzalo married in real life?

It is unclear whether Cocoa from Uzalo is married in real life and whether or not she has children as she is quite private in real life and lets very little about her personal life slip into the public’s eye.

Nomalanga Shabane’s social media

Nomalanga Shabane keeps a very low profile on social media. She has a private Instagram account with over 9000 followers. Here are her social media handles:

Instagram: nomalanga_shabane

Twitter: @Nomalanga_S

Facebook: Nomalange Shabane