Lunathi Mampofu biography, age, profile, husband & parents

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Lunathi Mampofu (born 7 March 1987) is a South African actress. She became popular upon landing a starring role as Zikhona on Ingozi, an SABC1 drama series, her first starring role on TV.

She portrays the perfect villain gangster Benni on The Queen, an Mzansi Magic series.


lunathi mampofu biography
Lunathi Mampofu is an actress popular for starring role as Zikhona on Ingozi. Image: Instagram.
NameLunathi Mampofu
Born7 March 1987 (age 34 years)
Eastern Cape
NationalitySouth African
BirthdayMarch 7th
EducationAFDA, New York Film Academy
HusbandDylan Lloyd


Her date of birth is on the 7 March 1987 and the place of birth is in Eastern Cape, South Africa.

Lunathi Mampofu is 34 years old and celebrates her birthday every year on March 7.


lunathi mampofu parents
She was born into the family of Mr. Patrick and Mrs. Nosabata. Image: Instagram.

Her parents are Patrick (father) and Nosabata (mother), she says that they are the most liberal and understanding beings she has ever met. She is the sister of actor Oros Mampofu.


lunathi mampofu profile
She has also acted in student and professional films. Image: Instagram.

She attended the South African School of Motion Picture Medium and Live Performance (AFDA).

She received her first training in the institution and graduated in 2010. Lunathi later studied at the New York Film Academy.


She has appeared in several theater productions including Almost Maine, Remember to Remember the Memorial, and Look Before You Leap. 

As an actress, she appeared in student and professional films. During her days at AFDA, she has acted in Rising Light, Umthandazo, and Little Blue Line.

She appeared also in the short film Shack Attack and the feature films The Good Man and Mercy.

In 2016, she made her first appearance on television playing the role of a spiritualist in an episode of Isikizi, an Mzansi Magic drama series.

Lunathi has also appeared in commercials for her clients; Discovery Insure and Glen Tea.

Apart from her acting career, she was a casting director at Gersh Studios in Los Angeles.

She also worked under the same position at Scout’s Honour in Seapoint, Cape Town.


She is married to Dylan Lloyd, they met at a restaurant. Her husband is a production designer and art director.

“It was just a chance meeting one day. I looked across the table at the restaurant and there was this glowing aura.” Dylan says.

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