Profile / Biography
BIRTH NAME: Nkosinathi Maphalala
STAGE NAME: Nay Maps
DATE OF BIRTH: 30 March
PLACE OF BIRTH: Pretoria, Gauteng
OCCUPATION: Television Presenter, Musician and Actor
Nkosinathi Maphalala whose stage name Nay Maps, is a South African television presenter, musician and actor best known for acting as Mxolisi Xulu on SABC1 soapie drama Uzalo.
Early Life and Background
Nkosinathi ”Nay Maps” Maphalala was born in Pretoria, Gauteng. He is the first born child and the only male sibling, as he has two sisters.
Nay Maps attended Sunnyside Primary School and Lyttelton Manor High School. He studied Information Technology (Programming and Software) at University Of Pretoria.
Nay Maps broke through the industry as a presenter on a lifestyle show on ANN7 called Hashtag whilst also doing modeling and commercials. His television acting debut was a guest starring role as Tshepo in the second season of the Mzansi Magic soapie isiBaya, in 2014. In 2018 he was a celebrity contestant on Season 8 of the SABC3 reality competition series Tropika Island of Treasure.
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Follow Nay Maps on @naymaps