Tumie Ngumla (born 14 December 1985 in Port St. Johns) is a South African fan-favorite actress. Appearing as the female winner of season two of Class Act (2011) brought her to the limelight.
She walked away from the SABC1 reality competition with the winner’s prize.
Emerging as a winner in the show automatically earned her a space on the Donovan Marsh film iNumber Number.
Ever since she has not disappointed South Africa so far. She has landed roles as an actress in many television series.
|Born||14 December 1985 (35 years old)|
Port St. Johns
|Profession||Actress, Reality TV star|
|Popular for||Winner of Class Act, season 2|
The seasoned actress was born on 14 December 1985 in Port St. John. She was raised in a family with a background in Christianity.
Her father was strict it but did not affect the love he had for his family.
When she was still under the care of her father, going out at night for concerts with siblings was not permitted.
However, the actress never fails to credit her discipline and success to her dad. She lives in the city of Johannesburg, Gauteng.
To be an actress has always been her ambition since her younger days.
During her days as a high school student, she possessed behaviors that stood her out from her equals.
She developed an interest in acting and pursued her dreams to act. Getting the approval and blessings of her parents became another challenge.
Tumie’s parents did not want their daughter to join the media because they feared the effect it would have on her.
Unlike many celebrities in the limelight, Tumie rather keeps her love life out of the public eye.
She has not shared the details of a “lucky man” in her life. Though she made it known that she has a partner who has supported her work so far.
The actress is famous for emerging as the winner of Class Act season 2 in 2011.
Being the winner of the SABC1 reality competition landed her a role in the Donovan Marsh film iNumber Number.
Adding to her prize was winning a representation from agent Moonyeen Lee.
In 2013 came to her debut starring role on television. She was cast as Lerato Bogatsu in Tempy Pushas, an SABC1 drama series.
In 2014, she landed another starring role in Ihawu le Sizwe, an SABC1 political thriller.
In the Netflix paranormal series, Dead Places, she was cast as Tumie appearing in Season 1.
She has also landed other roles as an actress including Kholeka in Emoyeni, Sihle Dlamini in Ihawu, and Bulelwa in Rhythm City.
Other roles include Zola in Shadow, Kamohelo in Task Force, and Zamampondo in The Kingdom -uKhakhayi.
|2||Winner – Herself||Class Act|
|1||Zamampondo||The Kingdom – uKhakhayi|
|1||Kholeka (as Tumi Ngumla)||Emoyeni|
Social media has created a strong opportunity for the Port St. Johns-born actress to update fans on her lifestyle, career progress, and more. She is active on the following platforms;
- Facebook: Tumie Ngumla (10k followers)
- Twitter: @tumie_ngumla
- Instagram: @tumie_ngumla (7.5k followers)
Image: Instagram.com, @tumie_ngumla