Minenhle Dlamini (born 7 July 1990), known as Minnie Dlamini, is a South African on-air personality, actress and model. In 2010 she was selected as the new presenter for the SABC 1 Friday live-music show Live Amp.
In 2014, Dlamini founded the Minnie Dlamini Foundation, a charity organization established with the aim of helping young South African girls have access to good education. On 15 July 2015, she announced via Twitter that her foundation will be sponsoring 29 students with their university fees.
Early life and career
She was born to Jabulani and Queen Dlamini in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal Province of South Africa. She had her early education at Northlands Girls’ High School before she proceeded to the University of Cape Town where she studied film, media, drama and economics
While studying at the University of Cape Town, Dlamini was a presenter for LIVE on 16 June 2010, after she made her debut screen appearance while covering the “Youth Day” and “World Cup celebrations” shows. She later co-hosted Mzansi Insider, an SABC 1’s lifestyle show. In 2012, she resigned from the show in order to pursue a career in acting. In 2013, Minnie switched to sports broadcasting by co-hosting Soccerzone with Thomas Mlambo, until in 2016 when the show’s format was changed by SABC 1. She has since co-hosted several local and international award ceremonies, including the 14th Metro FM Music Awards, 2016 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards, the PSL Awards and the South African Film and Television Awards.
In 2010, Dlamini debuted as a film actress in Generations, a SABC 1 TV soap in which she made a guest appearance as Miranda. She went on to play a lead role as Zintle Lebone in the soap The Wild and as Nosipho Bogatsu in Rockville.
In September 2011, Dlamini was announced as the new face of South African departmental store LEGit, with her own fashion range, the Minnie-Series.
Parents and family
Minnie Dlamini parents are Jabulani Dlamini (father) and Queen Dlamini (mother).
Minnie Dlamini Jones was born on the 7th day of July 1990 to her parents Jabulani Dlamini and Queen Dlamini.
She has a brother whose name is Khosini Dlamini.
Minnie Dlamini younger brother Khosini Dlamini is late.
Media personality Minnie Dlamini says the pain of losing her brother is still there and she is not OK, she posted on her Instagram timeline.
Husband and Marriage
On 8 July 2017, she married Quinton Jones in a traditional marriage which took place in Glenn Hills, Durban North; before, they went on to do the white wedding on 16 September with exclusive coverage rights sold to Multichoice for R6-million.
On 13 October, through Vuzu Amp on DStv, she debuted the first episode of Minnie Dlamini: Becoming Mrs Jones, a three-part reality docu-series which documents her pre-wedding and post-wedding journey. On 19 October, VuzuTV announced via Twitter, that the first episode of Minnie Dlamini: Becoming Mrs Jones became the highest rated show in Vuzu Amp history.
In early 2022, it was reported that Minenhle and Quinton filed for divorce after four years of marriage after it was rumoured that she had cheated with businessman Edwin Sodi.
The star shares a son, Netha Makhosini Jones, with ex-husband Quinton Jones. She posted a raw photo of her holding Netha in a beautiful black and white picture. She wrote: “My KING TURNS 2 Today.
Netha Makhosini Jones is the son of Minnie Dlamini, the famous media personality, and her estranged husband, Quinton Jones.
Minnie Dlamini has an estimated net worth of around $800, 000 – $3 million.
* This biography or article is a copyright of Uzomedia TV, please refer-back to our blog if you wish to copy or pin back our articles.*
* For car insurance, Home Insurance, Insurance companies, Auto insurance Public liability insurance, Cheap Insurance, Loans,liability insurance, professional indemnity insurance, small business insurance, Health and Fitness, Real Estate, Digital Marketing, Automobile and more visit our contact page.*