Thuso Mbedu Net Worth

The South African actress Thuso Mbedu has a net worth of $5 million as of January 9, 2023. She has appeared in numerous soap operas and movies, and is also a model. With her talent in the entertainment industry, she has gained global acclaim and has been nominated for an Emmy award.

Born in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa, on July 8, 1991, Mbedu is a daughter of Xhosa and Sotho parents. During her childhood, she aspired to be a well-known actress. Her grandmother was a legal guardian for her. However, her father did not have a good relationship with her.

Before starting an acting career, Mbedu studied Physical Theatre at the University of Witwatersrand. Afterwards, she attended the Stella Adler Studio of Acting in New York. At the end of her college years, she graduated with honors.

In 2021, Mbedu received wide acclaim for her role in Amazon Prime Video’s The Underground Roailroad. She was the first South African actress to star in an American television series. Among her other nominations, she earned the Independent Spirit Award for Best Female Performance in a New Scripted Series. Additionally, she starred in Saints and Sinners, and Shuga, among others.

Before becoming an actor, Mbedu studied Performing Arts Management and Physical Theatre at the University of Witwatersrand. She has also done some study abroad, studying in Berkeley, California and in New York, and attended the Stella Adler Studio of Acting. She began her acting career at the age of ten, when she starred in a home play. After this, she landed a minor role on the Mazansi Magic soap opera Isibaya.

After that, she starred in a telenovela, Is’Thunzi, which earned her a nomination for an International Emmy. Later, she appeared in the SABC 2 teen drama Snake Park, and was cast as a guest in the second season of isiBaya. Moreover, she starred in the Amazon Video limited series, The Underground Railroad.

She has a Facebook page. On her social media account, she posts occasional updates to her fans. For instance, she has pictures of herself with her daughter Zenny Zen. Also, she shares some information on her upcoming tour dates. As of this writing, she has 1.3 million followers on Instagram.

Despite her international fame, she still maintains a relatively modest lifestyle. For instance, she goes to the gym on a daily basis, and she prefers to keep her dress size understated. Most of her income is from her acting jobs. However, she has some business interests. Besides acting, she is also involved in filmmaking and real estate. Having said that, details about her salary have not been revealed yet.

According to various sources, Mbedu has an estimated net worth of between $2 million and $5 million. This number is constantly updated and based on various online resources. Although it is not known exactly what her salary is, it is assumed that she makes enough to be able to provide for her family and to live a comfortable life.