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Photo: Mbalenhle Mavimbela (Hlomu) from The Wife buys a new car

Popular South African actress Mbalenhle Mavimbela who plays the role ‘Hlomu’ on the Mzansi series ‘The Wife’ announced that she bought her first car on 6 February.

Mbalenhle experienced her breakthrough in the industry on The Wife when she starred alongside top actors like Wiseman Mncube and Bonko Khoza. Many fans called her “the national wife” because she was so good at her role.

Since she became famous, many fans did not know that she has not owned a car. Some thought she was already one of those successful actresses who drive expensive vehicles. Surprisingly, it took her this long to buy her first new car, and she is out of words.

Mbalenhle Mavimbela

Sharing the news on Instagram, Mbalenhle said the car was her first baby, and she was out of words.

“Kaaaade, I wish I could write a caption #girlswithmercs 😐😂 Firstbaby😍.”


Mbalenhle Mavimbela

After the talented actress shared the news of her new car, many celebrities and fans congratulated her.

The Wife actress Mbalenhle Mavimbela bought her new car, but it took her many years to become the actress she is today. Growing up, Mbalenhle saw acting as fun and a hobby, but she never knew where it would take her. She found fame when she landed a role as Tandzile on Isipho before she joined The Wife in 2021.

Mbalenhle Mavimbela

Her role in The Wife impressed many fans, giving her so much fame, with fans calling her “the national wife”. She played roles in other top drama series like Skeem Saam, Judas Kiss, and Durban Gen.


In other news – AKA’s father opens up about his divorce from Lynn Forbes

The father of late popular Mzansi rapper AKA, Tony Forbes opened up about his divorce from the rapper’s mom Lynn Forbes, on an episode of Within The Hazel podcast on Monday 5 February. He admitted that he was not the best husband.

Tony Forbes and Lynn Forbes

Tony explained that Lynn used to boost his confidence and inspire him. “I was comfortable living in Greenside, it was a nice neighbourhood. Lynn was always someone that, I guess in a way inspired me and gave me confidence to do things. Read More

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