Jabu Tshabalala is a South African actress best known for her role as Nobayile in the SABC1 drama series Mutual Friends.
Other television series she has acted in include Lahliwe, Hillside, Hopeville, Home Affairs, Rhythm City and Sokhulu & Partners. Her feature credits include Lucky and Long Walk to Freedom.
Trained at the Gibson Kente School of Arts, she was nominated for theatre's Naledi Award for her role as Electra in Mulora. Other theatre credits include roles in Umfowetho, The Building Has Begun, Julius Caesar and Amajuba.