Mbali Mlotshwa made her acting debut in Moja Movie Factory’s Mtunzini.com in 2005 and took her first lead role in Tshisa.
In her Mtunzini role she played a beauty pageant contestant which is close to her real life experience. Mbali was crowned Miss Safa in 2005 and started her pageant career as runner-up Miss Tinkerbell when she was six years old.
Mbali's appeared in school plays and also dances and ice skates.
Mbali on playing the role of Precious: "In a way, Precious and I have got a lot in common - except I'm more talkative ... sometimes."
Mbali's mom, Bongi Mlotshwa, is head of make-up and hair on the set of Tshisa.