Linda Mtoba (born 11 November 1991 in Umlazi, South Africa) is a South African actress. Like several other actors who walked into the spotlight for playing a popular role, she is known to many as Zama from Isibaya on Mzansi Magic.
Television viewers and her fans have taken their love for her to the real world. The beautiful actress has managed to maintain the love they have for her with her ever-impressive performance. In her words, she is a talk active person and loves to go out.
|Other names||Mrs. Husband|
|Age||29 years old|
|Date of birth||November 1991|
|Place of birth||Umlazi, KwaZulu-Natal|
Linda has a brother who is eight years younger than he is and together they were raised in Durban, South Africa. Tragedy struck when she was thirteen, her father died. Luckily for her, her step-dad was caring and took on the role.
She is the daughter of Celiwe (mother). Linda credits her success to her family including her mum and brother who were loving and supportive.
She is a qualified IsiZulu teacher and taught pupils in grades one to five. The teaching experience played a vital role in building her confidence making her a notable asset on the screen.
Linda says that she misses her pupils and runs a part-time course in Marketing Management.
Road to Stardom
Her dramatic personality made her friends push her to go for an audition, she went and eventually landed the role in the popular drama series Isibaya.
Though her character is dead on the show. She’d love to attend lessons in acting to help sharpen her skills in the field. The role of Zama gained her presence on social media and television. Many have discovered that she is a notable talent in the industry.
She has appeared on another popular series in the country, The River. On the 1Magic telenovela, she was cast as Nomonde. She hopes more acting opportunities in local production would come her way.
Though she misses her former profession in teaching, she does not consider returning as a full-time teacher. Linda often pays a visit to the primary school she once taught.
She is married to Steven Meyer. Their marital relationship started when they got wedded in 2012 in a colorful, flashy, and stylish ceremony. No doubt, their wedding was a lavish one.
Before the couple became husband and wife, they were dating for six years. To take their relationship to another level, he proposed to her and she said “Yes!” Today she is married and is “Mrs. Meyer”.
Mrs. Husband, as many rather address her, is a proud mother of a baby. Yes! Her marriage to Steven is blessed with a child. Their cute baby is known to the public as Baby Bean.
On 7 May 2020, she announced that she and baby Bean have joined the Huggies South Africa family. The mother and child are the new brand ambassadors.
To express how happy she was to be an expectant mother, she shared pictures of her baby bump. The internet was not only wowed but was flooded with messages congratulating her. In 2019, Linda, with her husband, welcomed the newest member of her family.
Linda’s fashion sense has gained her more popularity, she appears in elegant and stylish dresses. She appears on social media rocking in style, all thanks to stature.
On IG, she shares pictures of her well-decorated, and trust me, “she is ever ready for the camera”. She shares pictures of her family, fashion, and travels that most times receive positive feedback. Mrs. Husband has never disappointed fans with her style of fashion.
Upon sharing a picture of her breastfeeding her baby in public, Linda doesn’t find anything wrong with it. She rather sees it as attending to her baby who needs food at the moment.
This triggered mixed reactions with everyone pouring out their views in response to what she said.
I really don’t give much thought to feeding my daughter in public, she needs to eat so I feed her. I thought maybe I’d be anxious about it but speaking to other mommies truly gave me the confidence I needed to do it.
Mommies it’s ok to breastfeed our babies in public & not feel any shame for it.
According to Linda, her child is her priority and whoever is watching is not what is bothering her. She has continued to gain more and more experience in the field and hopes to get better.