Amanda du Pont Biography
Amanda du-Pont was born on 26th June 1988 in Manzini District in Swaziland. She is an actress, model and media personality. She is popularly known as co-host of SABC 1’s celebrity gossip show, The Real Goboza with Phat Joe and Sinazo Yolwa.
Amanda du-Pont was born in the city of Manzini, Manzini District in Swaziland. She is a daughter Henry ‘Tum’ du Pont, son of Princess Ncabile, the daughter of Prince Mshengu who was brother to King Sobhuza II.
She was raised in Manzini Swaziland and later moved to Mpumalanga province of South Africa to finish her schooling.
She obtained a Bachelor of Arts in live performance from AFDA. In 2012 he was awarded a Diploma in Acting by the New York Film Academy in the USA.
Amanda du Pont Acting Career
In 2007 she was a cast member of a serial drama, Life is wild as Serina. The show was about a New York veterinarian who moves his second wife and their two sets of children to a game reserve run by his former father-in-law in South Africa.
She was cast on Muvhango as Thabisile Dlamini which was aired on SABC 2, a role she played for approximately 2 years.
In 2013 she appeared on City Ses’la as Khanyi Mbuli , A Place Called Home as Yolisa, Mzansi Love: Kasi Style as Khalipha, End Game as Suzie, Single Guys as Khuli and Intersexions as Khanya.
In 2014 she had a role on Task Force as Christelle Ndlovu.She also had a leading role on the South African feature film, Between Friends, when she played the character of Nisha- a ruthless gold digger.
Amanda du-Pont Media personality
She joined Phat Joe on SABC 1’s celebrity gossip show, The Real Goboza with Sinazo Yolwa, both introduced as Pearl Thusi‘s replacements.
She co-hosted Come Duze 2014 with Lunga Shabalala of Selimathunzi.
Amanda Du Pont Family – Amanda Du Pont Father
Her father, Henry Du Pont is the son of Princess Ncabile who is the daughter of Prince Mshengu and the niece of King Sobhuza II. She has two siblings Kim and Kaylee.
Amanda Du Pont Parents
Her mother, Antoinette’s mother is Swati and her father is half Chinese half Portuguese and her father, Harry Tum’s father is a white French man and his mother is from the Swaziland royal family.
Amanda Du Pont Age
She was born on 26th June 1988.
Amanda Du Pont Boyfriend
Amanda du-Pont was romantically involved with a murder convicted hip hop star Molemo Maarohanye, widely known by his stage name “Jub Jub”. They later parted ways.
After Maarohanye was convicted and sent to prison, a photo of him and du-Pont was tweeted by DJ Sbu sparking a huge public interest, at which point du-Pont clarified that she had no gone to the prison to visit Maarohanye but had been there for a charity project.
In September 2013 du-Pont revealed that she was in a relationship with controversial South African hip hop artist Siyabonga ‘Slikour’ Metane but they later fell off.
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Amanda Du Pont Siblings
She has two siblings Adele Kim du Pont and Amber kayleigh du Pont. They all look the same.
Amanda Du Pont Sister – Amanda Du Pont Twin Sister
She has two siblings Kim and Kaylee. The super hot sister, Kim is dating soccer star Dino Ndlovu.
Amanda du Pont and Jub Jub
It’s no secret that Amanda was once engaged to Jub Jub, who is currently behind bars for murdering four and injuring two school children during a reckless, illegal drag race with co-accused Themba Tshabalala in 2010.
Amanda du Pont and Slikour
Amanda says she’s got mad love for veteran Mzansi rapper, Slikour.
Amanda du Pont Baby
She has baby with Refiloe – Casper Nyovest
Amanda du Pont Pregnant
A source close to Amanda Du Pont came forward to brag about how happy her friends are about the pregnancy and how they just can’t wait for their baby shower which won’t be a secret anymore.
What Happened Between Cassper and Amanda
Miss Du Pont was in a relationship with the fill up the stadium Cassper Nyovest who left her for the young and adorable Boity Thulo.
Amanda du Pont Weight Loss
The Amanda du Pont we know now is very different to the one she used to be during her high school days. Amanda took to Instagram to share a picture of herself looking much more fully figured than she is now. Now if that isn’t inspiration for us to get up and get our bodies in better shape, than we don’t know what else will. Say goodbye to that potbelly and hello killer abs by eating correctly and avoiding food that will set your goals back.
Amanda du-Pont Photo – Amanda du Pont Dresses
Interview with Amanda Du Pont
Source: KICKOFF Lifestyle
If hip hop was a flavour you could taste, what would it be for you?
Amanda Du Pont: Hot chicken curry…For me this is a real meal for real people full of soul. It can be tasted and understood by people from all walks of life. Hot because hip hop is just that HOT.
Since breaking into the industry, what song motivates you each morning to go get yours?
- Dj Khaled ft Meek Mill, Rick Ross, Jay Z – ‘They Don’t Love You’
- Drake – ‘Trophies’
- Dj Khaled ft Meek Mill, Scarface, Jadakiss, Akon & Anthony Hamilton – ‘Never Surrender’
- A$AP Rocky – ‘Fashion Killa’
- Biggie – ‘Juicy’
You have a demanding schedule, how do you put an outfit together for the day?
Amanda Du Pont: Well I keep outfit ideas in picture form saved in categories. Day, night, casual, events and so on, on my phone and iPad. To save myself time and stress I put these images together weekly so I never really have to struggle. Or I simply go for the who gives a @%^$ attitude and throw on whatever I’m in the mood to wear. All sorts of chilled amazing usually happens here.
You have young ladies looking up to you, is that stressful or chilled?
Amanda Du Pont: It’s chilled, I’ve grown a lot. I think for them it’s chilled too because I try and stay real and down to earth no matter what. In fact, I do my best to be reachable to them. I’ve shared some of my best and worst moments and it’s such a blessing to create a woman empowerment movement. What are we living for if we are not inspiring each other? Essentially we are all just people! What’s there to stress about?
What’s better, TV presenting or acting…and why?
Amanda Du Pont: Acting is my heart and soul. I would say acting is better only because it’s more challenging. It’s a dream come true, you get to live other characters’ lives if you believe. Story telling at it’s best. Without presenting one wouldn’t be able to see my personality, so presenting is fun I get to be my crazy self and entertain without committing to a character.
Who’s killing it in the hip hop scene so far this year for you in South Africa and internationally?
Amanda Du Pont: In SA, definitely A.K.A, he’s been slaying! Big ups to JR for the writing on the ‘Congratulate’ track, it’s fire. Also Emmy Gee for that ‘Rands and Naira’s’ track. Ifani and Cassper Nyovest are the next hip hop kings in SA but Ifani will be the last man standing, he’s innovative, creative, fresh and still true to Hip Hop. Internationally it’s Drake, Khaled, Meek Mill, Chris Brown, Wale, Nicki Minaj, A$AP Rocky, Lil Wayne, Young Jeezy, Jay-Z – oh gosh the list is endless for the internationals! They have just been releasing track after track mostly making amazing hit collaborations.
We heard you can sing as well, true or false?
Sneaks or heels?
Sneaks all day!
If you were stuck in a desert with only a radio, would you play some AKA or K.O to keep you sane?
Some wise words from you to our readers?
Amanda Du Pont: Follow your dreams and don’t mind what people think! Do you at all times and never give up. Leave those who ignore and belittle you now… they were never ready, your time will come! When it does, stay humble – and keep your kicks clean…stay swagging!