Ama Qamata (born on 2 September 1998 in Cala) is an award-winning South African actress. She walked into the spotlight for portraying the role of Buhle in Gomora, a popular crime series.
She also landed the role of Puleng on Blood & Water, an original Netflix series. The character is a 16-years-old, intelligent girl who tries to investigate the cold case of her older sister, abducted at birth.
The series is the second original series in South Africa and the continent after Queen Sono starred by Pearl Thusi. She also made an appearance in Commandos: The Mission, Rhythm City and My Perfect family.
|Born||2 September 1998 (age 22 years)|
Cala, Eastern Cape
|Education||University of Cape Town (UCT)|
|Popular role||Buhle in Gomora|
|Years active||2015 – date|
|Net worth||$100000 – $450000|
She was active in dramatic production at school. With the experience she gained, she was featured in advertisements for Cheese Curls and McDonald’s.
In 2016, Ama had her matriculation from Reddam House Bedfordview. She furthered her academic pursuit at the University of Cape Town (UCT).
At the institution, she studied for a Theatre and Performance degree. In her second year, she quit her academic pursuit at the institution.
She first appeared on television at the age of seventeen in My Perfect family. She was cast as Nalendi in the SABC1 situation comedy.
Following was her role in the Mzansi Magic series Gomora. She played the role of Buhle in the series in 2020.
She also landed the role of Puleng in the Netflix series Blood & Water. The character has a sister who fell victim to abduction when she was born. Puleng tries to prove that a successful swimmer from a private school is her sister.
She has also been cast in other productions including Rhythm City and Commandos: The Mission.
Amamkele landed the lead role of the character Buhle, a fifteen (15) years old. She is the daughter of Thathi and Mbongeni.
The snobbish Buhle is a popular student in her school, after she lost her father in a robbery everything changed.
Her family lost all they had and had to move to Alex from the affluent Sandton. Buhle had to struggle to adjust to her new environment.
Kutlwano Ditsele, the executive producer of the show handpicked her to play the role. This followed after they worked together on Blood and Water, a Netflix series.
- 2016: My Perfect Family as Naledi
- 2018: Rhythm City as Thandi
- 2020: Gomora as Nobuhle Ndaba
- 2020: Blood & Water as Puleng Khumalo
- 2020: S.A Style Awards – The Next Big Thing – Winner
- 2020: Séries Brasil Awards – Revelação Do Ano – Blood & Water
Ama Qamata shares content about herself and her career on social media. She shares beautiful pictures and videos on these platforms that engage her followers. Her Instagram account has over 641k followers.
- Instagram: @amaqamata
- TikTok: @amaqamata
- Twitter: @amaqamata
- SnapChat: @amaqamata
She has been in the entertainment industry since 2015 with almost a decade of experience. Ama has also managed to grow her fortune and also fame.
According to sources, the fan-favorite actress is estimated to have a net worth of around $100000 – $450000.