Hope Mbhele (born in 1996) is a South African actress best known for her role in Umkhokha. She plays the role of Busisiwe aka, Mabusi.

She has gained prominence and the love of many for her role in the religious base drama.

Early Life

She was born Hope Mbhele in 1991 from Umthwalume, Portshepstone in Kwa-Zulu Natal.

The celebrated actress has three siblings of which she is the oldest and the only daughter of her parents.


She studied at a prestigious university and graduated with a Business Degree. Later, she obtained another certification in Drama.

According to her, she studied business because her family is entrepreneurial. Another reason was that it only made sense for her to venture into it.


She was cast in the new faith-based series Umkhokha which was broadcast on Mzansi Magic. Hope Mbhele played the role that left the viewers anticipating what her next performance would be.

On the show, she plays the role of MaBusi a qualified medical doctor who is expected to wed Siphamandla for church’s sake. Hope is also into business but still, radio remains her first love.

At the moment, she works at Gagasi FM and enjoys research and communication.

As an actress, her career dates back to 2016 after she was an extra on Uzalo. Later she appeared in many auditions and then landed a role on Goodbye Gogo, a Showmax movie.

She has worked with many television stars and notable personalities in the industry.

Among others, Hope has worked with Sibonile Ngubane, Deli Malinga, and Sthandiwe Kgoroge. She has also worked alongside Nay Maps, Linda Sokhulu, and Kwezi Ndlovu.

Net worth

She has made appearances in several television shows and on the radio. According to The Nation, Hope Mbhele has an estimated net worth of around R2 Million.

Her major source of income is her profession as an actress and also her radio career.

According to Savannah News, she is in the hair business and sells hair products for natural hair. More on what she does is her magazine – Youff Magazine.

Social media

Apart from the screen, social media is another place Hope has gathered enough fan base.

On her Instagram account, she addressed herself as “Natural Hair Enthusiast”, “Gagasi FM Radio Personality”, and “African Margarine”.

Her fashion sense is another thing many of her fans and followers like her for. She appears in pictures wearing native dresses and attires that always get positive reactions. For beauty and style, the actress is the perfect lady.


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