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Thamela Mpumlwana Wiki, Parents, Ethnicity

By Aditya Rana | Updated On: 01 Oct, 2020
Thamela Mpumlwana Wiki, Parents, Ethnicity

Thamela Mpumlwana is famous for his astounding acting ability that could carry any role he has been offered. Despite being so young, his real acting skills have left people staggering. 

The 19-years-old teen actor, Thamela, is precisely known for his appearance in many super hit TV series like Rogue(2013), Star Trek: Discovery (2017), and In the dark (2019). Besides, he is also a vocal artist and has done a vocal for the animated series Peg+Cat of Ramone.

Wiki, Bio (Age)

Thamela is a young actor with the birthdate of 18 June 2001. His real name is Thamela Ndumiso Mpumlwana, and his origin is in Canada. He holds Canadian nationality and possesses white ethnicity. He has a younger sister named Shechinah, who is also an actress. She has ventured into a couple of projects over the year. She was part of the series Rookie Blue and Creeped Out. 

Little is known about his childhood beside the fact he started his acting venture at his very early age. His first official acting venture was in the series Arthur in 2010. However, after several performances in several shows, in 2015, he gained wide attention for his appearance in the series Rogue when he was only 12 years old.

Since then, he has been giving his back-to-back hit series and TV movies till present.

TV Shows

After rising to fame, Thamela has performed in many TV shows and movies until today. His super hit series are Rogue, Star Trek, Creeped Out, Rookie Blue, Ranson, and 2nd generation. Likewise, his film credits include The Burglar, Guion, Group Home, The Gabby Douglas Story, The Warrior, and The Savior and The Magic Hockey Skates.

But among all these magnificent shows, he was able to grab the attention of the public as T'Kuvma from the Star Trek in 2017.

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After many ventures in between, he is re-scheduled to appear in the 2nd season of the series In the Dark, where he would play the lead role as a young 18 years old Tyson in opponent to Murphy. The second season of the show was launched on 19 August 2019.

As of his recent work, he was part of the movie, Akilla's Escape. There, he played the role of younger Akilla. Sharing his experience in the movie, he said in an interview that it was tough for him not to be intuitive about what to do around the set. But with Charles Officer (the director of the film) and Saul Williams' (the older Akilla) insights and guidance, it made it easy for him to understand putting in the performance.

He was unaware that he was under consideration for the character. When the director of the movie, Charles brought him the script, he was blown away.     

Family- Parents

Since Thamela prefers to live a private life, he is not much vocal about his personal bio and his family. However, his mother, Patience Mpumlwana looks quite active in her social media. She is an artist and has a passion for fitness and nutrition. She has a company named Mpumlwana Artists Events. However, it is not known what the company does, but it seems to be related to the entertainment industry. 

Thamela's mother frequently posts pictures with him and his siblings on her Instagram account, so sneaking at her Instagram, little information could be gathered that holds the family detail of the young talent Thamela.

From the look of it, it seems like Warrior's star has a sibling sister and 70 years old grandmother, Dr. Vuyo Mpumlwana. Thamela is closer to his parents, especially his mom.

Mother: Thamela traveling with his mother. (source: Patience's Instagram)

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Apart from his family, when it's about his romantic love relationship, it seems like Thamela is yet not ready to flourish his life with a girlfriend as he is only 18 years old. As of now, he is however to be in a relationship and get married.