Meet Quinton Jones: all we know about Minnie Dlamini's ex-husband

Meet Quinton Jones: all we know about Minnie Dlamini's ex-husband

Quinton Jones came into the limelight after announcing his engagement to Minnie Dlamini, a famous South African MC, television presenter, and reality television show. The two got married and later parted ways. Unlike his famous ex-wife, he is a rather private person.

Meet Quinton Jones
Minnie Dlamini is smiling for the camera. Photo: @minniedlamini (modified by author)
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When Quinton Jones engaged Minnie Dlamini, numerous people became curious about his life. Numerous South Africans looked up to his relationship with the television personality, especially because their pictures as a couple were lovely. Discover more about him today.

Profile summary

Full nameQuinton Jones
Date of birth1 January 1984
Age39 years (as of 2023)
Place of birthCerritos, California, United States of America
Current residenceJohannesburg, South Africa
Zodiac signCapricorn
Height5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight181lb (82 kg)
Hair colourBlack
Eye colourDark brown
Marital status Divorced
Ex-spouseMinnie Dlamini
Alma materPulaski Academy and Boise State University
ProfessionProducer, director, and former football player

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Who is Quinton Jones in South Africa?

Quinton Jones is a former football player currently working as a producer and director in South Africa. He is of African-American ethnicity and is a Christian.

How old is Quinton Jones?

Quinton Jones' age is 39 years old as of 2023. He was born on 1 January 1984, and his Zodiac sign is Capricorn.

Where is Quinton Jones originally from?

The former footballer is originally from the United States of America. He was born in Cerritos, California, United States of America. His nationality is American. He is based in Johannesburg, South Africa.

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Educational background

The former footballer went to Pulaski Academy, a private, independent college preparatory preschool in the United States of America.

He was in the institution's football team. In his senior year, he won his school's first State Championship. After high school, he proceeded to Boise State University, where he also played football as a cornerback.

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What is Quinton Jones doing for a living?

The former football player is a producer and director based in South Africa. Before relocating to South Africa, he was a professional footballer in America.

In May 2007, he signed a free-agent contract with the San Diego Chargers of the National Football League. A couple of months later, the contract was terminated.

He then signed a one-year contract with the Saskatchewan Roughriders of the Canadian Football League. The agreement elapsed, and he was released in June 2008.

He then relocated to South Africa, where he joined the film and television show production industry. He works with Urban Brew as a producer and director. Some of the shows done by Urban Brew are Friends Like Those, Live Amp, Real Goboza, Zabalaza, and YO TV.

What is Quinton Jones' net worth?

The former football player has an estimated net worth of $3 million. He has raked this amount from his football career and content production job.

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Minnie and Quinton Jones' house

The former footballer and his ex-wife used a chunk of their money to purchase a home after getting married.

He and his ex-wife, Minnie Dlamini, reportedly received R6 million from M-Net for exclusive broadcasting rights to their wedding.

The couple's matrimonial home is located in Johannesburg and is luxuriously furnished and decorated. There were unverified claims that Jones moved out of the home following the divorce.

How did Minnie Dlamini and Quinton Jones meet?

The television personality and her ex-husband first met at Urban Brew Studios. They shared an employer. They quickly became friends and remained friends for a while. Below is a look at their relationship timeline.

2010: Friends to lovers

When Jones met Minnie for the first time, they could not date because they were seeing other people. They started dating in 2010 after breaking up with their former lovers.

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2016: Engagement

The relationship between the two blossomed, leading to a surprise engagement in 2016. Dlamini announced her engagement on social media but did not reveal who her man was.

He popped the question during a romantic getaway. She said that keeping details of the relationship private assisted the couple in figuring their relationship out without public interference.

2017: Jones becomes Minnie Dlamini’s husband

On 8 July 2017, the lovebirds held a traditional wedding ceremony in Kwa Zulu Natal. It was followed by a white wedding on 16 September 2017.

Multichoice exclusively aired the couple's wedding in a three-part documentary series titled Becoming Mrs Jones. The series explored the lovebirds' love story, including how they met and the proposal.

It also featured Dlamini's bachelorette party in Paris, the traditional wedding, and the white wedding held in Cape Town. The couple was married for slightly over four years before calling it quits.

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What happened to Minnie and her husband?

Minnie and her husband are now divorced. The couple filed for divorce in February 2022. Fans realised something was amiss after the television personality dropped her husband's name on social media and was spotted without her wedding band.

On 15 February 2022, Dlamini announced her marriage was broken. She stated that she and her now-ex had been separated for months. After multiple attempts to salvage the relationship, the two decided to part ways.

She further said she and the former footballer would co-parent their son and remain good friends and business partners. She requested privacy as they went through the divorce process.

Talking about the cause of the divorce, Dlamini said she felt like she had to reduce herself in so many ways while married. As a result, she was not able to live the best version of herself.

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She further said she felt like a marriage should never clip one's wings. Instead, it should allow an individual to grow.

Who is Quinton Jones' new girlfriend?

In May 2022, Minnie Dlamini's ex-husband was spotted getting cosy with a mystery woman at Orthodox Lounge, a nightclub based in Sandton.

Musa Khawula, a controversial celebrity blogger, disclosed the woman's name as Kayla. The former footballer did not comment on the matter.

Does Quinton Jones have a child?

The former football player and Dlamini share a son. His name is Netha Makhosini Jones, named after Dlamini's late brother. Netha was born on 16 November 2020.

Did Quinton Jones date Pearl Thusi?

Before the former football player dated and married Dlamini, he was romantically linked to Pearl Thusi.

Following the announcement of his divorce, there have been speculations that the two are seeing each other again. He has not addressed the matter.

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Thusi expressed distaste at Slik Talk's response to the divorce announcement. Slik Talk is a YouTuber who claimed that Dlamini's marriage was set for downfall from the start.

Thusi was displeased by the comments and said she thought Slik Talk would wait for his wounds to heal before coming back online. Her remarks were in reference to him losing in a boxing match to Cassper Nyovest.

How tall is Quinton Jones?

Minnie Dlamini's ex-husband is 5 ft 10 in or 178 centimetres tall and weighs about 181lb or 82 kg. He has black hair and dark brown eyes.


  • He is an animal lover.
  • He enjoys spending time outdoors and is a fitness enthusiast.

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