Jessica Nkosi (born 20 January 1990) is a South African actress and TV presenter, best known for her leading roles in M-Net commissioned telenovelas Isibaya, Ayeye and recently The Queen.
Born Jessica Nkosi
20 January 1990 (age 31)
Empangeni, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Nationality: South African
Alma mater University of Kwazulu-Natal
Years active 2013 – Present
Isibaya, Ayeye, The Queen
Partner(s) Tk Dlamini (2017-2019)
Jessica Nkosi was born in Empangeni, KwaZulu-Natal to Jabu Nkosi and Nhlanhlayethu Ntuli. Nkosi moved to Eshowe, KwaZulu-Natal after the separation of her parents. While Nkosi was in Grade 11, her father died from Hodgkin’s Lymphoma.
Nkosi attended the University of KwaZulu-Natal. Although she began her studies pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Law, she later switched to studies toward a Bachelor’s Degree in Drama and Performing Arts from which she graduated in 2012.