Asavela Mngqithi (born on 4 June 1996) is a multi-gifted South African screen character and TV personality. She is best known for her roles in popular television series like Abomama and Isibaya

She has continued to climb gain prominence for her roles on screen and also aspires to be a filmmaker. The Durban-born is the viewer’s choice for her role in the South African drama series Isibaya. She was cast as Ntwenhle, 

Asavela Mngqithi
Asavela Mngqithi biography
Asavela Mngqithi was born in the city of Durban in the KwaZulu-Natal Province of South Africa.
Background Information
Full Name: Asavela Mngqithi
Born: 4 June 1996 (age 25 years old)
Place of Birth: Durban, KwaZulu-Natal
Ehnicity: Black
Education: Camera and Editing
Alma mater: AFDA College
Baby Father • Spouse: Concealed
Parents: Mr. and Mrs. Manqoba Mngqithi
Province Of Origin: KwaZulu-Natal
Nationality: South African
Occupation: Actress • Television Personality
Net Worth: $90,000-$350,000
Profiles: InstagramFacebookTwitter

Early Life

She was born Asavela Mngqithi on 4 June 1996 in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal province of South Africa. Her father, Manqoba Mngqithi, is a big name and popular figure in the world of sports. He is a well-known coach in a popular football club in the country.

She spent most of her childhood days in a town in the South of Durban called Lamontville.

With the time she spent there, she was able to learn and speak isiZulu and isiXhosa. As an actress, the passion and the love for art date back to her days as a child. She fell in love with acting as a young girl.


Asavela Mngqithi Isibaya
Listening to the Isibaya star actress speak, one would confirm that she is learned.

Asavela Mngqithi had her primary and secondary school education in prestigious schools. Then she enrolled at AFDA College in Cape Town to study Camera and Editing.


On the popular television series titled Isibaya, Asavela Mngqithi plays the role of a young rebel called Ntwenhle. She has appeared in the role so well that one would think that is her in real life. 

She has managed to gain the love of those that follow the series. Although the renowned actress is gradually laying the foundation of her music profession, many know her for being an actress. 

In 2018, the actress released a song in collaboration with Melusi Mbhele titled Isgubhusama Zulu.

Baby Daddy and Daughter

She is a proud mother and in 2020 her baby bump pictures made waves on the internet and as news headlines. During this time, Asavela worked with Bomb Productions. 

This was the time South Africa was battling to contain the coronavirus pandemic. According to the actress the company had out measures to ensure her safety and of the safety of the others working with them.

She made headlines again for being giving birth to a cute baby girl named Mfihlo. The beautiful name she gave her daughter could be translated to “Secret“.

Asavela has not revealed who the father her child is and her baby father is yet to reveal his identity. Although she is single, she is a proud mummy.

Asavela Mngqithi was accused of dating a married man who are wealthy. The unnamed man owns a construction company. He allegedly invited her to his wedding ceremony and from there they went into a romantic relationship. Reports also covered that the man left his just wedded wife for Asavela.

Social Media

Asavela Mngqithi pictures
The actress is also a brand influencer and on October 13, 2021, she announced that she is officially welcomed to the Vaseline South Africa family.

On social media, the actress is active and has shared over 350 posts with her followers on Instagram. She has over 1.1 million followers on these platforms and is on other social media platforms. She shares pictures about her lifestyle, career, body, fashion sense, and more. 

She has the body that many would fight tooth and nail to get. The beautiful actress doesn’t hold back in sharing pictures of herself. She also uses the reach it provides as an extra stream of income. 

Net Worth

Starting her acting career in 2018 has gained her not only fame but a comfortable lifestyle. She is an actress and brand influencer. Asavela Mngqithi has an estimated net worth of $90,000-$300,000. 


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