Nonsindiso Gcaba (born July 27, 1991; Age: 32 years old) is a South African actress, singer, and MC best known for playing the role of Zethu Khanyile in Imbewu: The Seed.
She joined the cast of the multi-award-winning TV series in 2018 and tragically left the show in 2021 when her character was written off. Besides being known as Zethu from Imbewu, Nonsindiso has also scored roles in a handful of TV series, including Umkhokha. She further accentuates her fame by working as an MC and a singer.
How Old Is Zethu from Imbewu?
Well-known as Zethu from Imbewu: The Seed, Nonsindiso Gcaba is a 32 years old actress. She was born in Pinetown, KwaZulu-Natal Province, on July 27, 1991. Judging by her looks, Nonsie looks way younger than her age. Though her parents’ identities are unknown, Nonsindiso Gcaba is said to have a younger sister named Lindile Gcaba. She is of Zulu ancestry.
Zethu from Imbewu’s Real Life
Zethu from Imbewu had her high school education at Mariannhill School. Afterward, she started her acting career by landing roles in theatrical productions. Eventually, she came to the limelight for sensationally portraying Zethu Khanyile in Imbewu: The Seed from 2018 to 2021.
She subsequently landed the role of Mamzobe’s maid in the Mzansi Magic drama series, Umkhokha. Additionally, Zethu describes herself as a singer and MC on her social media handles, though her works are yet to be made public.
She is a Proud Mum
Regarding Zethu’s personal life, the gorgeous actress is a proud mother. She gave birth to an adorable baby girl named Lisakhanya Lukhona Xaba on January 27, 2021. Even though it’s still unclear whether Nonsie is presently married, she relishes a loving relationship with her partner, whose identity has been kept secret.
Nonsindiso Gcaba Shot to Fame With Her Role of Zethu in Imbewu
In 2018, Nonsindiso Gcaba began portraying Zethu Khanyile in Imbewu: The Seed. Before long, she emerged as one of the show’s fan-favorite characters. She played the daughter of Phunyuka Khanyile (Mduduzi Ntombela) in the soapie and was known for having a thing for Bhengu men.
She first dated Nganono, who was later killed by her father, not being around for her when she had a miscarriage. Later, she got entangled in a forbidden affair with Nkululeko Bhengu (Nkanyiso Mchunu). Despite having a child with him, Nkululeko abandoned her for another lady.
I don't care what anybody says,Nkululeko killed Zethu,a long time ago,the day she found him all up on that big assed girl there by the stairs during her pregnancy.😭💔#ImbewuTheSeed
— #Messi𓃵💜 (@KMomoL) July 21, 2021
This got Zethu depressed, and she eventually took her own life by jumping off a building. After leaving Imbewu, Nonsindiso thanked the production team for allowing her to showcase her talent on the show.
She also showed appreciation to her fans for supporting her. Zethu’s sudden exit from Imbewu: The Seed was painful to her fans, who took to social media to express their ill feelings.
Zethu from Imbewu’s Hairstyle
— Nonsindiso Gcaba (@Nonsie_Gcaba) May 1, 2022
Over the last few years, Nonsindiso Gcaba has garnered attention not only for her amazing acting skills but for rocking stunning hairstyles. In real life, Zethu loves wearing braids, especially Ghana weaving, which seems to be the best fit for her face type. She has been spotted on many occasions rocking different styles of Ghana weaving.
However, she has been seen wearing wigs or packing gel a few times. No matter the kind of hairstyle she chooses to wear, Zethu always looks stunning on each of them, as she has a sweet face that sits well with any hairstyle.
Nonsindiso Gcaba’s Physical Attributes
Zethu from Imbewu is a beauteous lady with a good fashion sense that effortlessly shows off her curves and other body features. The actress stands at the height of 5 feet 4.56 inches. Although there are vague details regarding her weight and body measurements in inches, there’s no denying the fact that Nonsindiso Gcaba is naturally endowed, and this makes her stand out from the crowd.
Her Social Media Handles
Nonsindiso Gcaba (Zethu) is very active on social media platforms. Although her previous Instagram handle got hacked, she has managed to gather more than 12K followers on her new Instagram account (nonsie_gcabah). She has thus far made 82 posts, which are mostly about herself, her daughter, and her career.
Nonsie joined Twitter in January 2016 and now has over 7K followers. Interestingly, her daughter has an Instagram account (@babiemarsh) which is managed by her mother. The account is set on private and has over 1K followers with more than 100 posts.