A look into Khanya Mkangisa life, career, Scandals and relationships

An actress, presenter, and DJ from South Africa, Khanya Mkangisa is 34 years old. She gained notoriety for her portrayal of Aphiwe Nzimande in the SABC3 soap opera Isidingo. She made appearances on a number of TV programs, including YoTV, Harvest, and Hectic Nine9.

Profile summary: Khanya Mkangisa

Image of Khanya Mkangisa in real life, she plays Akhona from The Queen.
Image of Khanya Mkangisa in real life, she plays Akhona from The Queen.

Full name: Khanya Mkangisa
Gender: Female
Born: March 13, 1988 (age- 34)
Birth place: Peddie, Eastern Cape Province
Occupation: Actress, TV Presenter, DJ
TV Shows: Isidingo, YoTV, Harvest
Net worth: $650k-$1 milion
Height: 1.73m
Instagram: ilovekhanya
Nationality: South African

Early life of Khanya Mkangisa

She was born on March 13, 1988 in the South African town of Peddie, in the Eastern Cape Province. Her mother Vuyokazi Mkangisa raised her while she was growing up in Peddie and Johannesburg. Khanya was her only child, raised by her single mother, a nurse, who earned a nurse’s salary.

Her passion for acting began at a tender age

Early on, Khanya became interested in acting. And once again, many thanks to her mother, who served as both parents and assisted her in starting to audition at an early age. Khanya was able to obtain a presenting role as a result at the tender age of 14.

She had feud with her father

.Her parents had divorced when she was quite young, so she did not have a good relationship with her father. Even though he was a licensed dentist.

A picture of South African Actress Khanya Mkangisa
A picture of South African Actress Khanya Mkangisa

Her father was unable to give the young Khanya a penny. And even after Khanya had grown up, this had never sat well with her. However, her father did once make contact with her, and they reconciled.

Education of Khanya Mkangisa

She received her primary school in the Eastern Cape, but her mother moved to Johannesburg when she was a child in search of a better life. As a result, she most likely completed her basic and high school education in Johannesburg.

Mkangisa joined at AFDA Academy in Johannesburg after completing her matriculation
Mkangisa joined at AFDA Academy in Johannesburg after completing her matriculation

One thing is certain, Khanya entered a boarding school at the age of six, where she excelled as a hardworking student. She excelled in both class and extracurricular activities.

She joined at AFDA Academy in Johannesburg after completing her matriculation. This was AFDA: The School for the Creative Economy. Where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in motion picture and television.

Height

According to sources like the personage. Khanya Mkangisa has a height of 170cm to 173cm. However, the most cited height is 173cm or 1.73m so she’s pretty tall for a girl.

Net worth

While actual net worth is unknown. Ubetoo and the personage estimate her to be around $650k to $1 million. Which is a lot of money when converted to Rands. Ranging up to R1.5 million or R1.7m depending on conversion.

Khanya Mkangisa was a presenter before acting

A picture of Akhona from The Queen
A picture of Akhona from The Queen

Khanya’s mother used to take her to acting and presenting auditions when she was a teenager. She took her to YoTV auditions one day, and the little Khanya landed a position in the television show. Moreover, she was 14 years old and in eighth school when she earned a job on YoTV. She worked with YoTV for three years before leaving for other chances.

Following that, she landed several presenting gigs, including Hectic 9 9 and Knock Knock on SABC2. She became well-known among producers. And, landed another presenting role in Sweat Dance Challenge, an eTV television show.

How her Acting career unfolded

When Khanya was comfortable in front of a camera, she auditioned for acting roles. In 2005, she starred in the television series Zone 14. Khanya Mkangisa made her television debut in 2008 on uGugu no Andile, and she has since starred on The Lab, uGugu, and Mtunzini.

Forced Love, a 2012 SABC 1 short-series, stars her as Nonhlanhla Minolta. She then landed additional acting roles, allowing her to stay relevant in the industry. She rose to prominence after being cast as Skhumbuzo Nzimande’s sister, Aphiwe Nzimande. In the popular SABC3 television series Isindigo.

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The Personal life and relationships of Khanya Mkangisa

Khanya Mkangisa was in a relationship with J. Molley, Azania Mosaka’s daughter Shamiso’s ex-boyfriend. On social media, the two posted photographs of themselves socializing. Which stunned admirers because it was unexpected given their age difference.

The Akhona from the queen actress is well-known for her daring and revealing fashion sense.
The Akhona from the queen actress is well-known for her daring and revealing fashion sense.

She is well-known for her daring and revealing fashion sense. She is known for wearing seductive gowns and always wearing eye-catching attire. Khanya is a big fan of lingerie and bikinis, and she has several photos of herself wearing them on her Instagram.

Controversies with the law and hit and run

Khanya Mkangisa is known for becoming embroiled in issues and has even been arrested on several occasions. The actress and media personality’s 2019 got off to a rocky start when she was engaged in a hit-and-run accident in January. According to accounts.

The young actress from the Queen was involved in a hit and run
The young actress from the Queen was involved in a hit and run

She allegedly slammed into her neighbor’s orange BMW, which belonged to Khanya Mkangisa. And then rode away without looking back. Before the middle of the year. Reports circulated that Mkangisa had gotten into trouble with the authorities once more. It was for DUI this time. She later disclosed in September 2019 that the incident cost her a few gigs.

Anti-Xenophobia activism

The actress visited Nigeria for the first time in September of 2019. She had been to Lagos for the Jozi to Quilox weekend event. She documented her journey on social media while also criticizing the xenophobic attacks that were dominating the news at the time.