Zoe Mthiyane Biography: Age, Baby Daddy, Children, Current Boyfriend, Family & Net Worth

Basic Information

Stage Name: Zoe Mthiyane
Real Name: Zoe Mthiyane
Occupation: South African Actress and Presenter
Date Of Birth/Age: Unknown
Place of Birth: Mabhuyeni, Empangeni, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Gender: Female
Nationality: South African
Marital Status: Single
Education: Little Flower High School

Zoe Mthiyane Biography

Zoe Mthiyane is a South African actress and media personality with over 15 years in the industry. She’s appeared on several flicks, but her most memorable happens to be Generations: The legacy – perhaps because she was fired from her role in the flick. Some folk had claimed she was fired because she was drunk on set and could no longer remember her lines, but she dismissed this.

She rues that people most times focus on her private life and not what she has accomplished in the years she’s been acting.

At any rate, she’s keen her kids should look back at her life in the industry and be inspired by her.


Zoe Mthiyane’s date of birth is not exactly known. However, in 2019, MSN had described her as being 38 years old. So she should be 40 years right now – or close to that number.

Baby Daddy

Zoe Mthiyane’s baby daddy is Robert Marawa. The two had a rosy relationship until things went south. The actress had a child for Robert Marawa in July 2011 at The Bay Hospital in KwaZulu-Natal.

After their separation, a custody battle erupted between them, with Robert Marawa advertising himself as a “responsible parent.” Zoe had countered that he was a deadbeat dad, however.


She has never been married, but she has had her fair share of men and given birth to two children. Her first child is known as Awande Marawa. She’s had another child, Lulonke, with Lebo M. The birth date of her second child is unknown.

According to the mother of two, it has not been easy co-parenting. But, also, she’s getting better as a single parent and keen her frustrations should not get in the way of her children’s life.

Current Boyfriend

Zoe Mthiyane’s current boyfriend is unknown. However, she had previously dated fellow actor Rapulana Seiphemo. When they split, she suffered bouts of depression and blamed Seiphemo for it.

She had claimed that the actor was dating another actor on set when he was in a relationship with her. She had also reportedly blamed her depression on her dismissal from the series Generations: The Legacy.

She was previously engaged to Lebo M. the two had a very public and nasty split.


Zoe Mthiyane was born into a polygamous family. Her father, Elias Mthiyane, reportedly married five wives, with Zoe Mthiyane’s mother, Clara Nthalane, a beauty queen, as the youngest. Mama Zoe had six children – four sons and two daughters. Zoe credits her mother with restoring her confidence when she was bullied at school for being tall.

Recalling her childhood, the celebrated actress would say that their house was the only one with electricity in their area of Mabhuyeni, Empangeni, in KwaZulu-Natal. As a result, she was sent to boarding school at a very young age and cultivated a habit of reading.

Currently raising a small family of her own, Zoe Mthiyane is no fan of polygamy. She wouldn’t be anybody’s second or third wife, for that matter. She describes herself as a jealous person and would love to be exclusive and vice versa.

Also, she had hinted during an interview that her father wouldn’t love any of his children to follow his polygamous path.

Net Worth

In an industry in which practitioners are often graded based on their net worth, Zoe Mthiyane isn’t doing badly. She said to have a net worth of about $300,000.

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