Khanya Mkangisa Biography

Khanya Mkangisa is one of the icons who made it in the entertainment industry at a young age. Khanya joined the likes of Hulisani Ravele as a presenter on TV on the popular show, YoTV. She started her career at the age of 14 and ever since she has been working on her growth as an entertainer, host and a television presenter.

Khanya Mkangisa Age

Khanya Mkangisa was born on the 13th of March in 1988. She is 32-years-old.

Khanya Mkangisa Family

Khanya Mkangisa was born in Peddie in the Eastern Cape, in South Africa. Khanya Mkangisa was raised by a single parent, her mother – Vuyokazi Mkangisa. She is the only child and she spent the better part of her childhood living in a boarding school where she learnt how to take care of herself at an early stage in life.

Khanya Mkangisa however did not have a good relationship with her father as her parents had divorced when she was quite young. During an interview she had this to say about him;  “Don’t get me started on how my father, a dentist, had her missing work so she could go to court to try get maintenance. I was his only child at the time. A whole dentist! SMH!” 

Khanya Mkangisa Education

Khanya Mkangisa went to a boarding school at the age of six where she was a very hard-working girl and was among the top achievers.  For her extra-curricular activities, Khanya Mkangisa was known as a good netball player.

After her Secondary education, Khanya enrolled in Johannesburg’s AFDA: The School for the Creative Economy, where she graduated with a degree of Bachelor of Arts in motion picture and television.

Khanya Mkangisa Boyfriend

Khanya was in a long-term serious relationship with Matli Mohapeloa, who is an actor. The couple was said to have ended their relationship in 2016. This was confirmed through a Snapchat post that Khanya posted saying: “People keep asking me about it and it’s just so annoying. I’m single, please don’t ask me about my ex-boyfriend”

Fast forward to 2019, many were asking if Khanya Mkangisa was following in Zodwa Wabantu’s footsteps. She became a topic of interest on social media when she posted photos where she was posing with 21-year-old J Molley on the day she celebrated her 31st birthday.

Pretty soon she was trending and when she got wind of this she had a message for those that were talking about the age difference between her and J Molley. However it seems that relationship did not last as J Molley seems to have moved on pretty quick from Khanya Mkangisa.

Khanya Mkangisa Career

Khanya Mkangisa landed her first role on television at the age of 14 as a YoTV presenter. Following her successful debut, Khanya Mkangisa remained with the program for three years until she was 17. After her first job, she landed presenting jobs with Hectic Nine-9 and Knock Knock.

As her presenting was getting noticed by producers, Khanya Mkangisa landed yet another job with Sweat Dance Challenge, a television show that aired on e.TV. As she got comfortable behind the camera, Khanya Mkangisa went ahead and ventured into acting.

In 2005, she featured in the television series Zone 14. She continued being a presenter and at the same time, she managed to polish her acting getting better with each role she landed. In 2008, Khanya Mkangisa landed a role on uGugu no Andile and she landed yet another role on The Lab, uGugu and Mtunzin.

In 2012, she saw herself featuring on Forced Love as Nonhlanhla Minolta which was a short-series that aired on SABC 1. Through this series, Khanya Mkangisa eventually started landing roles on more TV shows such as Intersexions and Zabalaza.

Khanya Mkangisa became more famous when she landed the role of Aphiwe Nzimande, the sister of Skhumbuzo Nzimande in SABC3’s popular television series, Isindigo.

In 2015, Khanya Mkangisa won the role of Nolitha in Rockville, and in that same year, she took the role of being a presenter from Zizo Beda and joined Selimathunzi. In 2019, Khanya Mkangisa landed a huge role of Akhona on one of Mzansi’s popular television series, The Queen, under the production of Ferguson Films.

Khanya Mkangisa Fashion

Khaya Mkangisa is known for her unique and revealing sense of fashion. She is known for showing up in warm dresses and having always an eye-catching outfit at all times.
Khanya Mkangisa is a huge fan of lingerie and Bikinis, and she has documented a series of pictures of her in lingerie on her Instagram.

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