Amamkele Lithemba Qamata is a South African actress. She is particularly known for her roles as Buhle Ndaba in the Mzansi Magic series Gomora and Puleng Khumalo in the Netflix young adult series Blood & Water.
Ama Qamata Biography
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Qamata was born on 2nd September 1998 in the Eastern Cape village of Cala in the Sakhisizwe Local Municipality. When she was three years old her family moved to Johannesburg.
Qamata found out about her love for acting through school productions and made her first appearance on screen in advertisements.
In 2016 she got admitted to Reddam House Bedfordview, Qamata then took a gap year and later enrolled at the University of Cape Town to study Theatre and Performance she sadly withdrew from the university in her second year.
Ama Qamata Career
Qamata made her acting debut at age seventeen by portraying Naledi in the situation comedy My Perfect Family on SABC1. In 2020 she joined the cast of Gomora playing the character of Buhle in the Mzansi Magic series. That same year, Qamata featured in Netflix’s Blood & Water, playing Puleng; a character trying to prove that a successful swimmer from a private school is her sister that was abducted at birth.
Kutlwano Ditsele, the casting director for Blood & Water, is also the executive producer on Gomora, he invited Qamata to audition for Gomora and she successfully joined the cast in 2020 as well. Qamata was also featured in Rhythm City and Commandos: The Mission.
Ama Qamata Movies
Below is the list of movies Ama Qamata has starred in;
2016: My Perfect Family
2018: Rhythm City
2020–August 2022: Gomora
2020–present: Blood & Water
Qamata received the 2020 S.A Style Awards for The Next Big Thing and also in the same year, she got the Séries Brasil Awards for Revelação Do Ano.
Ama Qamata Net Worth
Qamata is currently worth $200,000.