South African Actress Nomzamo Mbatha Launches Her Own Collection With Puma
She is stopping at nothing to achieve her dreams
Nomzamo Mbatha has made yet another money move by partnering with the world iconic clothing brand Puma, to launch her very own collection called Shandu.Thank you for reading this post, don't forget to subscribe!
According to the brand, this collection is an ode to her grandmother’s Zulu Shandu clan. In a post on Instagram, debuting her collection Mbatha said this collaboration is the first of its kind in Africa “Who knew a girl from KwaMashu would be THE FIRST African woman to partner with a GLOBAL brand such as @puma & @pumasouthafrica to RELEASE a first of its kind!.”
The collection comprises footwear, apparel, and accessories for women.
Nomzamo recently made her highly anticipated debut in the sequel, Coming to America and she stars as a love interest. The star-studded film features the likes of Eddie Murphy, Shari Headley, and James Earl Jone.
Eddie paid tribute to her and said Nomzamo made him realize that his African accent was horrible. “She’s a wonderful actress. Beautiful. We had a great time working together. She made me realize how shitty my African accent is; I thought it was good but she came with a real one and I realized that mine is horrible.”
The actress has been doing great in her illustrious TV career. Dubbed “ The Next Big Thing” in Hollywood and making us proud of her feature on the Essence’s 20 Young Black Hollywood stars To Watch list, Mbatha has been flying the SA flag very high and making a name for herself.
Celebrating Mbatha, the piece wrote hailed her for all her famous career highlights, “Nomzamo Mbatha knows no bounds or limitations. While filming Isibaya, she spent time touring Kenyan refugee camps in her role as an UNHCR Ambassador.”
“It is that level of care and commitment that has made her a sought-after star in projects like “Tell Me Sweet Something” and “The Jakes Are Missing.” In 2015, she became the first South African to represent Neutrogena and signed a talent management deal with CAA (Creative Artists Agency). Up next, Mbatha will be starring with Eddie Murphy and Arsenio Hall in “Coming 2 America” in a role that’s described as being “kept under lock and key,” reads the piece.