Gugulethu Zuma-Ncube

Role at the 2024 DFM Event:



Gugu Zuma-Ncube is a renowned South African TV producer, businesswoman, and actress. Her journey in the entertainment industry began with an undergraduate BA (Bachelor of Arts) in Live Performance from AFDA, where her passion for creating compelling and captivating television and film content took root.

Gugu’s career in the entertainment industry spans several years, and she has consistently impressed South Africans with her remarkable skills as both a producer and an actress. She has graced the screens in various drama series, leaving an indelible mark on audiences.

Beyond her acting talents, Gugu Zuma-Ncube has diversified her interests in various media- related businesses that span South Africa, Nigeria, and North America. Her journey took her to Los Angeles, where she joined the Africa Channel as an intern, gaining valuable insights into the international media landscape. Upon her return to South Africa, she continued to make waves in the industry.

As an Executive Producer, responsible for some of the most popular and influential shows on South African television under her creative leadership such as Uzalo, Ehostela season 1, The Wife season 1-3, Durban Gen season 1 -2, Lingashoni season 1-2 and “Ifalakhe,” and now with numerous upcoming Netflix productions where her work will continue to shine brightly.

Gugu Zuma-Ncube’s success story is indeed one of remarkable achievements and unwavering dedication to the craft.


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