South African born award-winning international actress and TV presenter Nambitha Mpumlwana is an astute businesswoman and CEO of Nambitha Projects, a humantarian organisation which she founded in 1998. Nambitha is a true philanthropist and charity patron for causes dear to her heart.
Although known in the film industry as Nambitha, she has played numerous roles on the small screen over the years in award winning Yizo Yizo I and II, Interrogation Room I and II, Isidingo and 7de Laan. She also appeared in The Lab I and II as Pearl Lusipho, a role that earned her the Best Actress in a drama series Golden Horn at the second annual SAFTAs (2007). She also recently played a lead role in Mozart – Music of the Violin on MNet.
Nambitha has acted alongside celebrated international actors such as Morgan Freeman in Invictus (2009), appeared opposite Angelina Jolie in Beyond Borders (2003), and with Hillary Swank in the BAFTA nominated and award winning Red Dust (2004). Nambitha was counted amongst the South African artists that added depth to the Oscar Award winner Tsotsi (2005).
Nambitha has had roles in theatres plays such as The Dead Wait, Black Age, Whale, In Search of Dragon’s Mountain, Beauty and The Beast of Oracle. Apart and The Power of Harriett T and more.
Nambitha Is a popular TV presenter on SABC3 (continuity), the environmental programme 50/50 (SABC2), Money (SABC3) and Practical Parenting (SABC2). Her sought after versatile voice has been heard in product ads, TV programmes and national campaigns.