Amanda du-Pont Biography
Amanda du-Pont is a South African actress born in Swaziland. She is also a television anchor/host, voice over artist, model, brand ambassador, live event MC and business woman. She currently resides in South Africa. She is popularly known as co-host of SABC 1’s celebrity gossip show, The Real Goboza with Phat Joe and Sinazo Yolwa.
She was raised in Manzini, Swaziland and later moved to Mpumalanga province of South Africa to finish her schooling at Uplands College. She obtained a Bachelor of Arts in live performance from AFDA. In 2012, she was awarded a Diploma in Acting by the New York Film Academy in the USA.
Amanda du-Pont Age
She was born on 26th June 1988 in the city of Manzini, Manzini District in Swaziland. She is 30 years old as of 2018.
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She is of Portuguese, Chinese, French and Swazi descent. She is a daughter of Henry ‘Tum’ du Pont, son of Princess Ncabile, the daughter of Prince Mshengu who was brother to King Sobhuza II and Antoinette Du Pont .
She says “My mother, Antoinette’s mother is Swati and her father is half Chinese half Portuguese and my father Harry Tum’s father is a white French man and his mother is from the Swaziland royal family.”
Amanda du-Pont Sisters
She has two siblings Adele-Kim Du Pont and Amber-Kayleigh Du Pont. Her sister, Kim is dating soccer star Dino Ndlovu.
Amanda du-Pont Boyfriend
Amanda 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 not 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. As of July 2018, Amanda is engaged to Shawn Rodriguez, her Brazilian boyfriend.
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 Movies
- Loksion Bioskop:Andilalanga (2012)
- Skeem Saam (2014–present)
- Generations (2015)
- Hear Me Move (2015)
- Between Friends (2016-)
- 10 Days In Sun City (2017)
- Sharon and Tayron (2017
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Amanda Du Pont News
Amanda du-Pont gets engaged in the Maldives
Published: 10 JULY 2018
Amanda du-Pont is getting married and we couldn’t be more happy for the star.
Amanda has been on holiday in the Maldives with her Brazilian boyfriend, Shawn Rodriguez who took advantage of the romantic setting and proposed to her on a private beach.
Amanda announced the engagement on her Instagram account in post dedicated to her “darling who sweeps her off feet every time”.
I SAID YES!!?? Turns out my surprise beach picnic was @shawnrodriques epic proposal❤️? My darling you sweep me off my feet every single time but this time you had me crying! I said yes to the man I prayed for so specifically, everything you are, is everything I asked. Life isn’t perfect, but perfect with you in it. I love loving you, so thrilled to be your fiancé!??? Thank you God??
A post shared by Amanda du-Pont (@amandadupont) on Jul 9, 2018 at 7:40am PDT
She then shared a mini vlog about how much the proposal meant to her.
HONESTLY AND LITERALLY A DREAM COME TRUE?? In shock I picked up my camera to Vlog right after the proposal.as I had been vlogging the trip for my youtube channel. But clearly I had no idea what I was doing and just broke down in tears? It’s ok to be vulnerable ❤️ I’m only human, this proposal touched me so deep. Thank you for all your well wishes and prayers. We are very grateful?? I love you @shawnrodriques and God has answered our prayers??
A post shared by Amanda du-Pont (@amandadupont) on Jul 10, 2018 at 12:23am PDT
Amanda du-Pont is getting married
Amanda is officially off the market.
Published: 10 Jul ’18
Amanda Du Pont and her bae have been together for a couple of years and they have decided to take their relationship to the next level.
The actress and her bae travelled to the Maldives this past weekend celebrating Amanda’s 30th birthday, and it was there that her Brazilian boyfriend Shawn Shawn Rodriques popped the question. Amanda Du Pont took to Instagram on Monday evening, enthusiastically announcing that she was officially off the market.
“I SAID YES!! Turns out my surprise beach picnic was Shawn Rodriques epic proposal. My darling you sweep me off my feet every single time but this time you had me crying! I said yes to the man I prayed for so specifically, everything you are, is everything I asked. Life isn’t perfect, but perfect with you in it. I love loving you, so thrilled to be your fiancé! Thank you, God” she wrote.