Ama Qamata is a South African actress best known for her starring role as Buhle in the Mzansi Magic telenovela Gomora.
Hailing from the Eastern Cape village of Cala, she made her television debut as the recurring role of Naledi in the SABC1 sitcom My Perfect Family, making her first appearance in Season 4, Episode 2 (which aired on 10 October, 2016).
Two years later to the day she began playing the recurring role of Thandi in the e.tv soapie Rhythm City, first appearing on 10 October, 2018.
In 2019, Netflix announced that she was one of the two young leads of the mystery drama series Blood & Water - the streamer's second original African series. In it she plays Puleng, an intelligent yet spontaneous 16-year-old who investigates the cold case of her abducted-at-birth older sister.
The series debuted on Netflix on 20 May, 2020.
Also in 2019, Ama was cast in the starring role of Buhle on the Mzansi Magic telenovela Gomora, which revolves around the the worlds of the upper- and lower-class communities of posh Sandton and neighbouring Alexandra.
In Gomora, her character is the second child to Thathi and Mbongeni - a beautiful young girl who is extremely popular at school.