Uzalo: ‘s Fikile and House of Zwide’s Zanele are Real-Life Sisters

Londeka Mchunu, born on July 10, 1994, is a South African actress and model who has gained recognition for her roles in popular television soap operas including “Isithembiso,” “Isibaya,” and “House of Zwide.”

Londeka’s breakthrough came with her role as Snegugu in “Isithembiso,” a role she secured despite having no prior acting experience or interest. Her portrayal of Snegugu on Mzansi Magic’s hit series earned her acclaim during its three-season run on Mzansi Magic.

Currently, she can be seen in “House of Zwide,” where she plays the on-screen daughter of Faith (Winnie Ntshaba) and Funani (Vusi Kunene).


Born on July 10, 1994, in Msinga, Londeka grew up in Clermont, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, after moving there with her mother at the age of six. Her mother is a teacher, and she has ten siblings. Sadly, her father passed away when she was just two years old.

Nelisa Mchunu, born on February 2, 1992, is a multi-talented South African actress, model, MC, motivational speaker, and writer. She is best known for her roles in television soap operas such as “Isithembiso,” “Isibaya,” and “Uzalo,” where she portrays Fikile.

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Nelisa, originally from Wartburg, KwaZulu-Natal, hails from a family of ten siblings. Her father passed away when she was only four years old, leading her to relocate to Clermont, KwaZulu-Natal, with her mother at the age of six. Her mother is a teacher, and her sister, Londeka Mchunu, is known for her role as Zanele in “House of Zwide.”

Nelisa began her television journey on “Isidingo” but now plays a prominent supporting role in a local soap opera on SABC. Her passion for acting was evident from a young age, prompting her to study drama in high school. She later pursued a BA in Media Studies at WITS University.

Beyond her acting career, Nelisa is dedicate to giving back to the community. She actively seeks opportunities to provide support and restore hope to those in need. One notable initiative she is involve in is a soup kitchen where she has enliste several well-known influencers to contribute to the Abalindi Welfare Society Children’s cause.

Despite having different mothers, Nelisa emphasizes the close bond she shares with her younger sister. Nelisa and her siblings were raise by their single mother in Wartburg, KwaZulu-Natal, while their father resided in Clermont, and they have ten half-siblings on their father’s side.

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