Nozi Langa (born on March 9, 1994; Age: 29 years old) is a South African actress, model, presenter, businesswoman, motivational speaker, and theatre arts performer best recognized for her role as Glenda in the South African television series Skeem Saam.
Langa was thrust into the limelight through her on-screen appearance in Skeem Saam. However, her popularity has continued to soar since she started taking up other roles in the industry. The actress developed a passion for acting from childhood and is so excited she is living her dreams.
Nozipho Langa Was Born On March 9, 1994
Nozipho Langa is 29 years old currently. Her parents gave birth to her on March 9, 1994. The actress has baPedi roots – her father is a South African, while her mother hails from Mozambique. The exact names of her parents are, however, not public knowledge.
There is no information about her family background, and it’s not known if she has other siblings. Langa was well taken care of by her parents while growing up. Tragedy struck when she was in Grade 11 when her mother sadly passed away, leaving behind young Nozi and her father.
According to the actress, her mother was a great support system even as a child. She ensured she had everything good life could offer. Following her passing, Mr. Langa took up the responsibility of raising Nozi. And like his late wife, he ensured his daughter did not lack anything good. Nozipho had her elementary and high school studies in her town.
Being someone who already knew she was meant for the screen from childhood, she was quickly enrolled at Prestige College to study Dramatic Arts by her father. Shortly after she left Prestige College, Nozi enrolled at an acting agency to sharpen and boost her acting career.
She spent months there and later joined the University of Witwatersrand to study Dramatic Arts, precisely in 2013. She was one of the exceptional students in her departments at the university. Besides dramatic arts, she also started doing school camera projects on an extensive level.
Where Was Skeem Saam Actress Nozi Born?
The Skeem Saam actress was born in Limpopo province, precisely in a village called Polokwane. She grew up in the region and also had her basic education there. She spent the bulk of her life in Polokwane before leaving for Johannesburg to further her education.
Formerly known as Pietersburg, Polokwane is the capital of Limpopo. Besides being one of the host cities during the 2010 FIFA World Cup, the city is the hometown of prominent South Africans such as Julius Malema (leader of the Economic Freedom Fighters and former ANC Youth League president), Caster Semenya (middle-distance runner and world champion), and Marthinus van Schalkwyk (former Minister of Tourism in the Cabinet of South Africa).
Skeem Saam Was Langa’s First Television Project As An Actress
Nozi Langa launched her acting career at the age of fifteen. Her first television job came after a successful audition for the role of Glenda in the South African thrilling television series Skeem Saam.
She literally earned her career breakthrough Skeem Saam – thanks to her outstanding performances that earned her thousands of followers among viewers even across her social media platforms. She shares screen time with notable actors such as Bridget Mmaboki, Patrick Seleka, Harriet Manamela, Africa Tsoai, Shoki Mmola, Putla Sehlapelo, and Eric Macheru.
Langa has been portraying Glenda Mogosi for almost a decade now. She joined other actors on the show in 2017, and it’s been an amazing journey since then. Her character in the award-winning telenovela is a shy and naive girl. Besides Skeem Saam, she has also appeared in Muvhango, wherein she played the character Bonolo.
Nozi was recently unveiled as one of the casts of the much anticipated and star-studded telenovela, Umbuso, on DStv’s Mzansi Magic. Umbuso, which is set to replace The Republic, documents a mysterious murder that shattered the lives of two families in a community. It airs on Sundays at 8 pm. Langa will portray a powerful young woman in Umbuso called Bassie Matlala.
Unlike her Skeem Saam character, Bassie is bold, hard-working, assertive, and wealthy. Nozi has also promised to detach herself from her character Glenda to play Bassie, who is the opposite of Glenda personality-wise. Nozi Langa is yet to make her first movie appearance and also win her first industry award.
She Is The Owner Of The Popular Beauty Brand, The Vanity Room
Nozi is the founder and CEO of the Vanity Room, a beauty emporium specializing in individual eye lashing and a few other beauty services. The brand has a presence in Centurion and Sandton.
A well-versed motivational speaker, Langa also gives passionate speeches about the girl child and how younger girls could achieve success in the right way.
Is Actress Nozi Langa Married, Who’s Her Husband?
Polokwane-born model and businesswoman Nozipho is currently in a marital relationship with the man of her dreams. The two traditionally sealed their love for each other in September 2021, precisely on the 25th.
Langa shared beautiful pictures of her big day on her Instagram page with so much excitement. Her fans also shared in her joy by congratulating her and wishing her blessings in her new home.
The actress is yet to officially introduce her man to her fans. Currently, she has not disclosed his identity, profession, birth details, family background, educational background, and current whereabouts. However, one thing that is clear is that her husband is not a celebrity.
It’s not known if they have plans of doing their white wedding and when exactly. At the time of writing this article, she is not pregnant for her man, nor has she given birth to her kids before. Also, there is no available record of the actress’ past relationships.