Who is Nay Maps? biography, age, profile, background, uzalo & education


Who is Nay Maps? biography, age, profile, background, uzalo & education

Nay Maps (born March 30 in Pretoria, Gauteng) is a South African actor. The television personality is not new to Mzansi viewers, especially the lovers of the show, Uzalo.The talented actor, who is based in South Africa, also loves music and would aspire to venture into the music industry.

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The actor’s full name is Nkosinathi Maphalala, but he is more commonly known as Nay Maps. On March 30, he was born in Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa. He is the firstborn of two siblings (sisters), and he freely expresses affection for his siblings.

Nay completed his primary school education at Sunnyside Primary School and furthered it at Lyttelton Manor High School. He attended the University of Pretoria, majoring in information technology, programming, and software.


Despite his scientific education, the popular television personality has an interest in the creative arts. Nay rose to prominence on television as the host of Hashtag, a lifestyle show on channel ANN7. He dabbled in modeling and appeared in a few commercials. In 2014, he appeared as Tshepo in season 2 of IsiBaya as a guest star.

Nay has managed to stand his ground in the industry, breaking limits and making a name for himself as he impresses South African viewers. As a celebrity, Nkosinathi was featured on season eight of Tropika Island of Treasure. The SABC3 show is a reality competition series.

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He rose to prominence after appearing in one of the country’s most popular television shows. He was cast as Mxolisi in Uzalo. Maphalala, who played the Uzalo character, seemed to have won the hearts of many showgoers.

Fans were outraged when it was announced that he would be leaving the show with Nokuthula Manila and Glen Gabela. In 2018, Uzalo head writer Bongo Ndaba announced that Nay Maps and the previously mentioned actors would no longer be a part of the show.

On social media, his fans and followers could testify that Nay Map is “the boss” when it comes to fashion. Fans and followers seem to like his fashion sense and never fail to appreciate his looks with a like. Nay Maps loves to live a life of luxury; his Instagram post on January 4, 2021, confirms it. The Pretoria-born could be seen in the driver’s seat of a convertible car. The selfie contains him and a man wearing the same vintage top and hairstyle.


Alaa Hamdy

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