Mzansi Actresses Who Picked Acting Over Accounting and Law Degrees
24-year-old actress and law graduate, Larona Moagi who just exited the Emmy-nominated show, The River on 1Magic, always had a passion for acting even though she graduated with a law degree from Wits University. She got her big break on The River in 2017 after auditioning for the role of Itumeleng Mokoena.
Nomzamo Mbatha has become one of the celebrated household names in the entertainment industry. Despite having a number of playing side hustles the star actress has managed to graduate from the University of Cape Town with a BA of Commerce majoring in Accounting in 2018.
Despite the failure to throw a graduation party, Nomzamo remembers her graduation day as the day that will always bring insurmountable joy to her heart.
“Two years ago on this day, I experienced one of the happiest days of my life. Graduating with a Bachelors’s degree in Accounting. Still never had my graduation celebration but definitely a day that will always bring insurmountable joy to my heart. In light of all those who were supposed to be graduating this season across all universities around the country but because most grad ceremonies have been cancelled due to the national lockdown, I would like to encourage you to hang on to those dresses and suits! When this is all over, throw a celebration for your milestone and remember you.”
Former Generations The Legacy actress; Thando Thabethe holds an Accounting Degree which she obtained from the University of Johannesburg in 2011. The actress has a lingerie line and is both book and street smart as she uses her fame and academic muscle to score big-money deals.
She apparently scored an R 1million deal with Nivea and featured in Forbes’s most influential under 30. The charming actress also stares in Mzansi Magic Series Housekeepers where she plays Linda Ndlovu.
Natasha Thahane matriculated at Millerton high in Cape Town, then enrolled at Wits University where she studied Accounting. The former Queen actress got into acting with just a little training which shows she is a natural actress.
She left Skeem Saam and The Queen, then left The Queen to pursue her studies in the United States of America to study Acting at the New York Film Academy.
She currently stars in Blood and Water as Wendy Dlamini!
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