Biography of Zola Nombona: Age, Boyfriend, Songs & Net Worth

Zola Nombona: Biography of Zola Nombona, Age, Boyfriend, Songs & Net Worth

Zola Nombona (born 10 March 1992) is a South African actress and musician that is known for her role as Shado in SABC 1 drama series Intersexions in 2013.

Full Name Zola Nombona
Date of Birth 10 March 1992 (age 29 years old)
Gender Female
Spouse Thomas Gumede
Occupation Actress and Musician
Nationality South African
Net Worth $1 million

Zola Nombona Age

She was born on the 10th of March 1992 in Mthatha Eastern Cape, South Africa. Zola Nombona is 29 years old as of 2021.


She had her high school education at Victoria Girls’ High School, Grahamstown, before pursuing an Honours degree in Dramatic Arts at Wits University.

Zola Nombona Husband

There were reports that she and Robert Marawa were in a romantic relationship.

When Move! asked Zola about Robert she laughed and rubbished the rumours. She spoke to Move! and said she is too busy to date. But it seems that that is a thing of the past.

A few weeks back the actress shared on Twitter that she is in love. In a Tweet written in isiXhosa, Zola wrote a love poem for her bae.

In the poem, she talks about how she had tried to write a letter to her love but words failed her, she, however, promises to show how the mystery lover how much she loves them with her actions instead.


In 2013, she got her first major acting role was on a drama series Intersections based on HIV/Aids on SABC. Her first starring role as Roxanne in the E.TV drama Zbondiwe came in 2015

She also got a starring role as Monde on Lockdown, a television drama series set in a fictional high-security prison for women. In 2017, Zola starred playing the role of Zee in the movie-turned-drama series Number Number.

Zola Nombona Movies & TV Shows

Her TV appearances include:

  • Constance Dladla, the star in Ingoma (2015)
  • Contestant in Dancing with the Stars South Africa S1
  • eHostela S1 as Constable Brightness (2019)
  • Forced Love S2 as Kat Minola
  • Intersexions S2 as Shado
  • iNumber Number S1 as Zee
  • iThuba Lokugcina S1 and S2 as Zodwa Bhengu
  • Lockdown S1, S2, S3, & S4 as Monde
  • Mzansi Love S2 (Kasi Style) as Sindi
  • Red Cake: Not the Cooking Show S2 as Celebrity Guest
  • Single Galz S1 as Lerato
  • Single Guyz S1 as Lerato
  • Sokhulu & Partners S3 as Zizi Shongu
  • Thandeka’s Diary S2 as Lerato
  • The South African Film and Television Awards S11 as the presenter
  • Zaziwa S5
  • Z’bondiwe S1, S2, & S3 as Roxanne Nozulu


  • I Like It – Dj Active ft Emza, Mpumi & Zola Nombona
  • Mr Luu X MSK – Sunday Chant (feat. Zola Nombona)

Nominations and Awards

  • 2018, 2019: Nominated to Golden Horn Award for Best Actress in a Lead Role in TV Drama;
  • 2017: Nominee for Golden Horn Award for Best Actress in a TV Comedy;
  • 2016: Won the Golden Horn Award for Best Achievement by a Lead Actress in a Made for TV Movie.

Net Worth

She has an estimated net worth of $100,000 to $1 million which she has earned from acting


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