Queen Thandekile Ndlovu-Zulu is the fourth wife of the late Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini.
She was born in Pietermaritzburg in KZN in South Africa. Queen Thandekile is a member of the Anglican Church and a member of the mothers’ Union. 
In 2018 she was appointed the acting chief executive of the Ingonyama Trust Board (ITB), following the resignation of Dr Fikisiwe Madlopha.
Queen Thandekile Ndlovu and King Goodwill Zwelithini married in 1988.
In 2020, she was said to be working on her dissertation for the Masters in Business Administration.
She worked in the nursing fraternity for over 19 years. Queen Thandekile Ndlovu worked as a Nurse Educator, Matron in charge of hospitals and at the Head Office in the Provincial Department of Health in Kwazulu Natal.