10 Interesting facts about Funeka from Gqeberha:The Empire


10 Interesting facts about Funeka from Gqeberha:The Empire

Unati Guma, a rising star in the entertainment industry, has been captivating audiences with her remarkable talent and versatility. Despite not having had many lead roles, the South African actress has consistently delivered powerful performances that showcase her depth and range. From her ability to seamlessly transition between different genres to the emotional intensity she brings to her characters, Unati Guma’s on-screen presence is undeniably compelling.

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Explore additional details about her through the following 10 facts.

1 Unati Guma is a 41-year-old actress born in King Williams town in the Eastern Cape


2. She is best known for her starring role as Dora, a former alcoholic with a problematic spending impulse, on the Mzansi Magic drama series Abomama. This was her first credited screen role.

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3. For the role, Unati went to an audition and was certain she wouldn’t get the role. There were many other popular and veteran actresses up for the job, so she figured they wouldn’t choose her. Her talent spoke for her, and the rest was history.


4. Before playing Dora, Unati had acted before, but mostly Mzansi Bioskop movies. It wasn’t mainstream, that’s the reason why people didn’t know about her.


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5. She next had a guest starring role in the 1Magic drama series Housekeepers, appearing in Season 1, Episode 5.

6. Unati has since gone on to appear in a number of television series including The Queen, Scandal!Impilo: The Scam and Rhythm City.

7. She also played the role of Miss Biyela, a teacher, in Mzansi Magic’s Gomora. She was an alcoholic, and sometimes carried alcohol in a water bottle to school.

8. Unati currently plays Funeka, in Gqeberha: The Empire. She slays the role very well, and constantly gets applauded on social media.

9. Unati is a devoted mother to her three kids, and also a loving wife to her husband.

10. Judging from her Instagram content, she is an individual who loves to unwind, and just have fun.

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