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Minnie Dlamini: Biography, age, husband, career, net worth.

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Minnie Dlamini: Biography, age, husband, career, net worth.

Minnie Dlamini, hailing from South Africa, has made a name for herself as a renowned actress, model, and media personality. Her rise to fame began in 2010 when she made her debut on the South African soap opera, Generations: The Legacy. She’s made quite the splash in other films too, like Rock Ville and The World.

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The acclaimed actress has certainly made her mark in various aspects of her life, from her impressive media career to her successful business ventures and numerous brand endorsement deals. So, who exactly is this Minnie Dlamini character? Let’s take a closer look at her life, shall we?

Profile Summary

Full name Minenhle Dlamini
Nickname Minnie
Gender Female
Date of birth 7th July 1990
Place of birth Durban, Kwazulu Natal, South Africa
Age 32 years (At the time of this publishing)
Zodiac sign Cancer
Nationality South African
Ethnicity Black
Religion Christianity
Height 5 feet and 4 inches (163cm)
Weight 59 kilograms (130lbs)
Hair colour Black
Eye colour Dark brown
Father Jabulani Dlamini
Mother Queen Dlamini
Sexual orientation Heterosexual
Relationship status Single
Occupation Actress, model and media personality
Net worth $5million

Her birthdate is the 7th of July 1990, and she was born in Durban, Kwazulu Natal, South Africa. At the time of writing, she is a sprightly 32 years old, with her star sign being Cancer.

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Minnie happens to be the offspring of Jabulani and Queen Dlamini. Her father happens to be the chairman and founder of Sidingulwazi Holdings Co-Operative Limited. Furthermore, he holds the esteemed position of managing director at Treble Panel Beating and Spray Painting.

Regrettably, her younger brother, Khosini Dlamini, who was a pilot, passed away in 2020. Khosini’s unfortunate demise occurred in 2019 due to a brain aneurysm, which ultimately resulted in his passing after a year on life support.

She attended Northlands Girls High School, located in Durban North. Upon completing high school, she embarked on her academic journey at the University of Cape Town, immersing herself in the captivating realms of film, media, drama, and economics.

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During Dlamini’s time at the University of Cape Town, they managed to secure a gig as a presenter for LIVE in June 2010. She eventually became a host on Mzansi Insider, a popular show on SABC1. In 2012, she decided to leave her position and embark on a new adventure in the world of acting.

From 2013 to 2016, the talented actress from Generations took on the role of co-host for SoccerZone, sharing the screen with Thomas Mlambo. Ever since, she’s been the go-to host for a multitude of prestigious award events, including the 14th Metro FM Music Awards, the 2016 Africa Magic Viewer’s Choice Awards, the PSL Awards, and the South African Film and Television Awards.


Dlamini made her film debut in Generations, a SABC 1 TV soap in which she played the character Miranda, back in 2010. She effortlessly transitioned into the role of Zintle Lebone in The Wild and later showcased her talent as Nosipho Bogatsu in Rockville.

She made quite the splash in the modelling world when she was chosen as the face of LEGiT, a South African department store, back in September 2011. Not only that, but she even had her own fashion range called the Minnie Series. Talk about making a name for yourself! She’s cleverly leveraged her social media presence to showcase brands like Bombay Sapphire.

The Generations actress is single. Former American football player, videographer, and producer Quinton Jones was her husband. Mutual friends introduced them, and they started dating. They married in September 2017. KwaZulu Natal hosted their spectacular traditional wedding.Minnie Dlamini and Quinton Jones had a boy, Netha Makhosini Jones, on November 16, 2020. Sadly, the couple announced their divorce in February 2022 after months apart.She said that they would co-parent their son and stay friends and business partners. She wanted privacy during her divorce from Jones.

Minnie’s estimated nett worth is a staggering $6 million, as of 2024. Her fortune was built on a successful career in acting, modelling, and presenting. She’s had the pleasure of representing LEGit and Bombay Sapphire as their brand ambassador.

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Alaa Hamdy

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