Londeka Mchunu detailed biography, age, relationships, career, height and salary

Londeka Mchunu (born 10 July 1994), is a South African actress, writer and model. She is best known for the roles in the television soap operas such as, Isithembiso, Isibaya and House of Zwide. As well as being one of the head writers on House of Zwide.

Full biography: Londeka Mchunu

A picture of Londeka Mchunu who is best known for playing Zanele Zwide on House of Zwide.
A picture of Londeka Mchunu who is best known for playing Zanele Zwide on House of Zwide.

Full name: Londeka Mchunu
Date of birth: 10 July 1994 (28 years old)
Place of birth: Msinga, Umzinyathi, KwaZulu-Natal
Grew up in: Clermont, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Education: Varsity College
Height: 1.65m
Occupation: Actress and writer
Known for: Zanele Zwide on House of Zwide, headwriter on House of Zwide
Net worth: $150 000
Nationality: South African

Early life

Londeka Mchunu was born on the 10th of July 1994 in Msinga in a family with ten siblings. She is 28 years old as of 2022. Her father died when she was 2 years old. Thereafter, she grew up in Clermont, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. However, she ended up moving in with her mother at the age of 6. Her mother is a teacher and continued to support her and her other siblings.

Londeka Mchunu used to play Hockey, Rugby and other sports while in Primary school
Londeka Mchunu used to play Hockey, Rugby and other sports while in Primary school

Moreover, she used to play Hockey, netball and rugby in primary school. Even succeeding to compete on a provincial level. However, as she got to high school. She left these sports due to peer pressures and her peers partying. So, she couldn’t be going to matches while her friends were partying and hanging out. As a result she sacrificed her love for sports to be with her friends.

Londeka has 9 other siblings from her father

Aside from herself, she has at least 9 other siblings from her father. Of which only 3 suggestily share a mother with her. One of the siblings is her sister, Nelisa Mchunu, who is also an actress. According to Nelisa, her mother could only afford to support them only up to a point.

Saying that her mother’s financial situation became worse when she was in high school. As a result she (Nelisa) and her two brothers had to move in with their grandmother. However, their grandmother died when Nelisa was in 11th grade.

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Education

After completing her high school studies, Londeka went on to study corporate communications at Varsity College. However, while she was studying there, she kept being on the lookout for acting auditions. And, in 2016, during her time at Varsity College.

Personal life

Like most celebrities in the acting industry. Londeka keeps most of her personal life very private. And thus far there seems to be no leakage of information on her boy friends or anything of that sort. And, no, Londeka Mchunu has no known children to date.

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Height

Londeka Mchunu’s actual height is unknown. However, according to our estimates, she must be around 1.63m to 1.65m tall. Even though there’s a possibility she could be 1.57m to 1.6m in otherĀ  calculations. As a result of the varying results, we believe an avarage height of 1.62m to 1.64m is close.

Hairline business

According to sources. Londeka is a hairdresser and has a hairline product business that produces wigs. Some of which she is mostly wearing during her TV appearances and on her Instagram.

The actress' hair is usually done by a local company named fancy claws which she's rumored to be part of
The actress’ hair is usually done by a local company named fancy claws which she’s rumored to be part of

The business rumored to be hers or in which she is at least said to be involved in is called fancy claws. It does her hair, makeup and sometimes even styles her outfits.

Net worth

Since she is one of the headwriters at House of Zwide, an actress, model and influencer. She is estimated to have a net worth of above $150 000. Which is around R2.3 million in South African Rands. This is an estimated figure, but our projections show that her net worth could be higher. But, reality isn’t always as projections may suggest. So, just have that space for disappointment.

Career beginnings and early auditions

She made the auditions for a new telenovela produced by Bomb Productions. After impressing the producers, she got the opportunity to play the lead role “Snegugu Magwaza” on the Mzansi Magic and later Mzansi Wethu television soap opera Isithembiso in 2017.

The actress who plays Zanele Zwide on House of Zwide is also one of the head writers on the show
The actress who plays Zanele Zwide on House of Zwide is also one of the head writers on the show

The soapie became very popular when she continued to play the role for three seasons. Until 2020 which included more than 700 episodes. In 2018, she was nominated for the Best Newcomer Actress on TV and Best Supporting actress on TV for the Simon Sabela Film and Television Awards as well for the role. Then in 2020, she joined with the cast of the season eight of Mzansi Magic soap opera Isibaya.

Mchunu is also an influencer and model on instagram
Mchunu is also an influencer and model on instagram

In which she made the recurring role of “Londiwe”. Moreover, in the same year, she joined with the e.tv soap opera House of Zwide and made the supportive role of “Zanele Zwide”. Furthermore, she is also one of the lead writers on House of Zwide. The extent of her role on House of Zwide is almost unknown. However, we know that, she influences a whole bunch lot on the trajectory of the House of Zwide storyline.

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Social media

Londeka is not on facebook like most modern celebrities. However, she is on Twitter and Instagram. She goes by the username @deka.mchunu. Where she shares her own snaps, showcasing her fashion and beauty sense. She also has a hairline business of her own.