“There will always be criticism with anything you do. There will always be haters too. You just need to allow yourself to take in constructive criticism and rise to any challenge,” she said.
In the next five (5) years to come, Thuthuka Mthembu aims to have played more roles. The young talented actress wants to own a production company, producing, writing, and directing.
She speaks two (2) languages including English and Zulu. Thuthuka role models include Oprah, Ava Duvernay, Beyonce, Nomzamo Mbatha, Bonang Matheba, and Black Coffee.
Regarding her character on Uzalo which is polygamous. Despite warning signs, Nonka (Thuthuka Mthembu) blindly agrees to get into a polygamous marriage with Sibonelo (Wiseman Ncube). “But fairytale weddings do not exist in the world of Uzalo”, warns Nonka whose character is still reeling from Sibonelo’s recent proposal. he asked Nonka ar well as his other girlfriend Siphelile ( Nomthandazo Tee Xaba) to marry him at the same time because he wants two wives.
Thuthuka grew up being taken care of by her single mother.