A full well researched biography of Nonkululeko Pearl Mbatha

Nonkululeko Mbatha (20 October 1999-2002) is a South African actress. She is best Known for portraying a character as Thenjiwe on the adult show, The Black Door.. In this article we will detail her life and some things you might be interested in knowing about her.

Biography: Nonkululeko Pearl Mbatha

A picture of Nonkululeko Pearl Mbatha who plays Thenjiwe Sokhulu on Black Door etv
A picture of Nonkululeko Pearl Mbatha who plays Thenjiwe Sokhulu on Black Door etv

Name: Nonkululeko Pearl Mbatha
Age: 20-23 (estimated)
Date of birth: 20 October 1999-2002
Place of birth: Durban, KwaZulu-Natal
Occupation: Actress
Siblings: Thobeka Mbatha (sister)
Height: 1.55m (estimated)
Known as: Thenjiwe from the Black Door
Nationality: South African

Personal life history of Nonkululeko Mbatha

Nonkululeko Pearl Mbatha is a South African actress who was born on the 20th October. Her actual year she was born is unknown so far. However, our research suggests she was born between the years 1999 and 2002.

Thenjiwe from etv's the Black Door
Thenjiwe from etv’s the Black Door

The actress hails from Durban, KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa. In one of her posts on Facebook she shared “If daddy was still around, I wonder if he’d still be proud.” Which can only means she grew up without her father and it’s either her father passed away or something else. However, further information regarding her childhood is currently unavailable.

Education of Nonkululeko Pearl Mbatha

She went to New West Secondary School. However, not much about tertiary education is known or what she did after matric. She was part of KCAP class of 2020.

Personal life

Her relationship status is unknown yet. We don’t know if she is in a relationship or not. According to her age she can’t be married. Moreover, it’s important to note that Nonkululeko Mbatha is not related to Zamani Mbatha.

Thenjiwe Sokhulu from the Black Door on etv
Thenjiwe Sokhulu from the Black Door on etv

The two just happened to act on the same drama and share the same surnames. But, in real life they are not related. However, Nonkululeko does have other siblings of whom one is Thobeka Mbatha her sister. She has at least one brother according to our research.


While we don’t know her agency yet. We can only estimate her height to be around 1.54m to 1.56m according to our height estimates. However, this information will be updated when we get new information.

Net worth

Her net worth is currently unknown. However, according to industry standards she at least has salary of around R20k-R30k. But, there is a possibility of an even lower or higher salary than the median considering other external factors we can’t analyze in full. Like experience and the weight of the role. Both of which among many other factors can influence an actors salary.

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Career journey in acting

In 2022, she bagged a role to play on Adults drama series, The Black Door. So, she is potraying a character as Thenjiwe on the Black Door.

Thenjiwe character on the Black Door

Thenjiwe is Khaya’s younger sister. And, she appears cold, distant, and perpetually chaotic. Moreover, Mbatha is filled with rage and has accepted that she is difficult to love. So, she is a hesitant mother who keeps the identity of her child’s father hidden.

A picture of Nonkululeko Pearl Mbatha from her Instagram @n_mbatharh
A picture of Nonkululeko Pearl Mbatha from her Instagram @n_mbatharh

Furthermore, she is misunderstood and appears to be uninterested in many things. Keeps everyone at bay and would rather lash out with vulgar retorts than allow people to see her sensitive side. She has never let herself cry over the numerous injustices that have befallen her since she was a child.”

Thenjiwe went through a lot. Her child is as aresult of rape. She was raped by neighbourhood hero Bra Gibbs (Sello Samalahloane.)

Social media

I’d you want to connect with Nonkululeko Mbatha, you can reach her on her Facebook and Instagram. On Facebook she goes by her full name Nonkululeko Pearl Mbatha. Same goes for her Instagram but she uses the username @n_mbatharh