Luyanda Zwane is a 19-year-old South African model and actress. She is best known for starring in the Mzansi Wethu telenovela Sibongile & The Dlaminis. She debuted as a young teenage girl in the e.tv television series Durban.
The actress plays Nomonde, the daughter of Yvonne Zikode, in the BET telenovela Redemption. She landed the role of Vundlazi in the television drama series Shaka ILembe. She has collaborated and worked with many seasoned and legendary actors.
|Place of birth:
|19 years old
|Kingsway High School
|Sibongile & The Dlaminis
Luyanda Zwane was born in Durban in KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa. She participated in high school musicals and drama competitions, which took place in her hometown, Durban.
Her curiosity about what happens in another person’s head sparked her love for performing arts.
Zwane had her matric at Kingsway High School. She participated in school musicals and drama competitions. The actress studied drama as a subject. She completed her matric year with five distinctions.
Although the opportunity for her to study drama at the university did not come, she is undergoing short courses. Her application for a scholarship to the university wasn’t approved.
Luyanda has a coach who helps her sharpen her acting talent. She enrolled at Actors Spaces Academy.
Luyanda Zwane moved to Johannesburg after her scholarship application did not work. She attended auditions, landed modeling gigs, and did commercial work to earn a living.
Eventually, things worked out for her. She landed her debut acting role as a professional actress. She made a guest starring appearance as Lelo in an episode of the soap opera Durban Gen.
Next, Zwane played the recurring role of Nomonde Gumede in the BET telenovela Redemption. Her character is a beautiful teenage girl who causes havoc on people around her. She appeared first in season one in March 2023.
Luyanda played Vundlazi on the Mzansi Magic drama series Shaka iLembe in 2023.
Her debut starring role on TV is Sibongile Mbambo in the Mzansi Wethu telenovela Sibongile & The Dlaminis. It is the first original telenovela to air on the channel, which premiered in July 2023.
On 3 August 2022, Zwane received a call from my agent confirming that she booked the role of Aphiwe Ndima in Miseducation on Netflix.
Luyanda Zwane is single and has no boyfriend. She is a Christian and lives in Johannesburg, South Africa. She kept dreadlocks but had to cut them in June 2023 for a role.
The actress announces her upcoming gigs and television roles on social media platforms. She also posts pictures of her best moments with family and herself. She also does photoshoots for brands.
- Durban Gen as Lelo
- Redemption as Nomonde
- Shaka iLembe as Vundlazi
- Sibongile & The Dlaminis as Sibongile