Thishiwe Ziqubu was born on August 5, 1985. She is an award wining actress, writer and director from Ladysmith, Kwa-Zulu Natal South Africa. She won Best Actress Award at the South African Film and Television Awards for her role in the feature film, Hard to Get released in 2014. Thishiwe graduated from the intensive Acting for Film programme at the Los Angeles Campus of the New York Film Academy.
Following her multi-purpose talent, she is a script writer on the e.tv soapie Rhythm City and also played the lead role in the movie Man on Ground, which was a nominee at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival for best foreign film. Other television showsshe has written includes Rhythm City, Scandal and Isidingo.