|Jessica Ayanda Nkosi
|Actress, TV Presenter
|Date Of Birth/Age:
|20 January 1990 (34 Years Old)
|Place of Birth:
|Empangeni, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
|University of KwaZulu-Natal
Jessica Nkosi is a South African actress and TV presenter who attained recognition for playing lead roles for several M-Net commissioned Telenovelas including Isibaya, Ayeye, and the most recent one, The Queen.
Jessica had enrolled into the University of KwaZulu-Natal to study Law, and later switched to Drama and Performing Arts after failing Law School in her second year. She completed the degree in 2012.
Jessica Nkosi was born on the 10th day of January, 1990.
On September 2018, Jessica Nkosi and her partner, Ntokozo Dlamini (known for his role in Uzalo), welcomed their first child together. A girl named Namisa Dlamini. She revealed how happy she felt welcoming her own child to the world. Jessica and Ntokozo care for their daughter as a couple.
Jessica Nkosi is not married. She reportedly dated Uzalo actor, Ntokozo Dlamini from 2017 till 2019 when the relationship ended. The couples kept the relationship under wraps at the beginning. Later on, Jessica took to social media to unveil it to the public, stating that it would be the first and the last time she would post him.
Rumour was that they were planning on getting married after the birth of their daughter, Namisa Dlamini. Although Jessica did not confirm the news of the wedding, she was spotted with a beautiful engagement ring in 2018.
Things took a different turn in 2019 when the couple parted ways. Jessica took to social media to reveal that TK had been cheating on her. She also called out his side chick saying they both did not have to hide anymore.
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Jessica Nkosi has never revealed the exact estimate of her net worth to the public. She is popular for keeping information about her life private.
Jessica Nkosi currently resides in Johannesburg. She previously stated that she visits her family home in Empangeni, KwaZulu-Natal. She revealed to The Sowetan that she moved back to Joburg after the birth of her daughter. According to her, some of her family members moved with her at the time to help with the baby.
After her much publicized break up with TK Dlamini, Jessica was gifted a brand new top of the range whip by Volvo. The actress had gone to do an upgrade when she was surprised with the sparkly crystal white pearl metallic Volvo VC90 valued at R1,3 million.
Jessica moved to Johannesburg to become a famous actress after graduating from the University in 2012. A year after she relocated, she landed a role as Qondi Ngubane on what would be one of Africa’s most popular soaps, Isibaya. She made her debut on the show in 2013 gaining recognition for it.
In 2020, she left Isibaya, following Nomzamo Mbatha and Menzi Ngubane who also left. After people wondered why the actresses had left, M-Net’s Head of PR & Publicity for Local Entertainment channels put out a statement hinting that she was only taking a break. Jessica revealed that she was exploring other parts of her career.
She has also worked on aYeYe (Season 1), Lip Sync Battle Africa (Season 2), and Tropika Island of Treasure (Season 7). She first appeared on the show, Our Perfect Wedding as a guest presenter, after which she ended up hosting the show in its next season.
Jessica Nkosi is active across several social media platforms. The popular actress is known for not sharing much about her private life to the public. Fans can connect with her by following her accounts on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and more.