Muzi Mthabela (often credited as Muzi KaChibi Mthabela) is a South African actor, editor and former model best known for his recurring role as Duma on the Mzansi Magic soapie Isibaya.
He is also an editor on the series and was nominated for a South African Film and Television Award (SAFTA) in the category "Best Achievement in Post Production & Editing - TV Soap / Telenovela" in 2017.
He was also the editor of the SABC1 drama series Bone of My Bones. Other shows he has worked as an editor on include Zola 7, Zone 14, Jacob's Cross, City Ses'la, Skwizas, Gaz'lam, Usindiso, Tempy Pushas, Rolling with Zola, Rolling with Kelly and Mina Nawe.
Born in Eshowe in KwaZulu-Natal and raised in Clermont and eMandeni, Muzi moved to Johannesburg in 1999 to pursue a career in entertainment.
Aside from his role on Isibaya, Muzi has guest starred and recurred on numerous television series including Jacob's Cross, Dream World, The Road, Sokhulu & Partners, Ashes to Ashes, Saints and Sinners, Loxion Lyric and Tempy Pushas.
He also starred in the Lokshin Bioskop film Thug Huis, which first aired on Mzansi Magic on 21 January, 2013. The film is about a gang who conduct a successful robbery, only for mistrust to set in. Also starring in the film are Khanyi Mbau, Lolo Mphephi and Siphiwe Mtshali.
In 2015 he was a celebrity guest trainer on Episode 3 of the Mzansi Magic reality series Bootcamp Mzansi and in November that year he was the featured guest on an episode of the SABC1 interview show Zaziwa.
Muzi landed his first starring role in television in 2017 in the e.tv drama series Harvest, about three women who are forced to take over an international drug smuggling business when their husbands are murdered. In it he plays Richard, a mysterious force of destruction who arrives on a mission of revenge.
In 2020 he had a guest starring role in the SABC2 soapie Muvhango as Richard, making his first appearance on Thursday 5 March.