Who is Natasha Thahane?
Natasha Thahane is a notable South African actress and model. She is well known for her role as Enhle Tango on SABC1 soap opera, ‘Skeem Sam’, and Wendy Dlamini in the 2020 Netflix series, ‘Blood and Water’. The actress also starred in TV series including ‘The Queen’ and ‘It’s Ok We’re Family’.
Natasha Thahane’s early life and education
Natasha Thahane’s full name is Natasha Thahane Tutu. She was born on September 25, 1995, so she is 26 years old as of April 2022. Natasha Thahane was born in Orlando, East Soweto, South Africa. She grew up there with her parents Trevor Thamsanqa and Nomaswazi Tutu.
Natasha is the first child of her parents having 2 younger siblings. Her sister’s name is Molemo Thahane meanwhile her brother’s name is Sthembiso Khoza. Her father Thamsanqa Tutu, is the son of South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu. This makes Natasha Thahane, the granddaughter of Desmond Tutu.
When it was time for Natasha Thahane to enter high school, she left Orlando for Cape Town. There, she completed her high school education at Milnerton High School. After which she enrolled at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg to study Accounting.
In 2018, Natasha went further to complete a program in acting at the New York Film Academy in Manhattan. However, this was after she ventured into acting.
How Natasha Thahane started her career
Natasha Thahane started her career as a model in the year 2013. She appeared in the ‘Edgars’ television commercial. However, it was in 2014 that she began her acting career with a debut in an episode of the ETV program ekasi: Our Stories. The title of the episode she stars in is Drama King.
In the following year, Natasha also appeared in another season ‘umanqoba’. In 2016, following her notable performance in Ekasi, she was cast in another TV show. The show is titled Saints and Sinners and she played the character of Fundiswa in the first season.
How Natasha Thahane became famous
Natasha Thahane gained popularity between 2015 and 2016. That was when she got her first major role as Enhle Tango in the SABC1 TV series ‘Skeem Saam’. However, the actress left the show to join the cast of the South African telenovela ‘The Queen’. In the Telenovela, she was cast as Amogelang Maake.
In the year 2017, Natasha Thahane starred as Leshae K in the SABC3 sitcom ‘It’s OK We’re Family’. The following year, she starred in seasons 4 and 5 of the TV series ‘Lockdown’ as Katlego Jali.
Natasha began playing Wendy Dlamini in the Netflix drama ‘Blood & Water’ in 2020. It was this role that made her famous in other parts of the world. In the same year, she was featured in the BET Africa series ‘Isono’.
More so, Thahane has appeared in the SABC3 lifestyle TV show ‘Top Billing’. She is currently a brand ambassador for Garnier Even & Matte Cream.
Natasha Thahane’s wiki profile
|Full name||Natasha Thahane Tutu|
|Place of birth||Orlando, East Soweto, South Africa.|
|Date of birth||September 25, 1995|
|Age||26 years old|
|Net worth||est. $500,000|
Natasha Thahane’s marriage and wedding
As of the time of publishing this article (April 2022), Natasha Thahane is unmarried and has no husband. However, she is currently in a relationship with South African footballer Thembinkosi Lorch.
According to reports sighted by DNB Stories Africa, the lovers have been dating since 2021. Even though there were rumours that they broke up, their relationship is still intact.
Lorch confirmed this when he shared a picture of the actress with a caption and heart emoji. The caption reads “Beke le beke” which translates to week after week. Natasha also shared a cute video of herself and Lorch dancing together.
About Natasha Thahane’s boyfriend – Thembinkosi Lorch
Natasha Thahane’s boyfriend, Thembinkosi Lorch is a South African footballer. Born on July 22, 1993, he is 28 years as of April 2022. Aside from being in the South Africa team, Lorch professionally plays as a forward for Orlando Pirates.
The soccer player started his career at Maluti FET College F.C. Following his impressive performance at the club, he was signed by Orlando Pirates.
Nyoso, as he is fondly called, previously dated South African life coach Nokuphiwa Mathithibala. However, they broke up after Lorch was arrested on September 7, 2020, for allegedly beating her up. It was reported that Nokuphiwa’s inquisitiveness about his whereabouts prompted the assault.
Natasha Thahane’s Children
As of the time of publishing this article (April 2022), Natasha Thahane has no children. However, she is heavily pregnant with her first child. On March 8, 2022, the actress confirmed this on Instagram with a picture showing her big baby bump.
Natasha Thahane’s net worth
Natasha’s net worth is estimated to be $500,000 as of 2022. Her career as an actor and model is her main source of income.