BIRTH NAME: Khayakazi Kula
DATE OF BIRTH: 1986
PLACE OF BIRTH: New Brighton, Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape
Khayakazi Kula is a South African actress best known for playing the role of Martha in Mzansi Magic soapie drama The Queen.
Early Life , Background And Childhood
Khayakazi Kula was born in1986 at New Brighton in Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape. As a teenager back home, the actress was an active member of the Masazane Club, which taught traditional dancing, poetry, singing and acting. They performed around the Eastern Cape and that’s when she fell in love with acting.
Khayakazi Kula studied public relations and communications at the University of Johannesburg.
Khayakazi Kula’s first TV role was on Mtunzini.com as Tyhileka in 2008 and her first lead was that of Lizeka in Intsika. In 2012 she was cast as Pinky on SABC1 youth drama series Tshisa. In 2014 she was as Pinky in a real-life television drama Soul City – alongside Nunu Khumalo, Lerato Mvelase, and Gontse Ntshegang. In 2014 was cast as Palesa on SABC1 drama series Kowethu. In 2016 she was cast as young Nomazwe in a Xhosa television drama series Isikizi – alongside Zandile Msutwana, Thamsanqa Mbongo, and Sivenathi Ntshwanti.
In 2016 she cast as Martha Ndlovu on Mzansi Magic telenovela The Queen alongside Loyiso MacDonald, Themba Ndaba and Mbali Nkosi. In 2017 she was cast as Bonnie on e.tv’s telenovela Broken Vows.