She is an award winning South African actress, television personality and brand ambassador, just to name a few, no wonder Minnie Dlamini’s name is all over the media.
Dlamini got her break in the entertainment industry when she was cast as the host of LIVE, one of South Africa’s most famous music shows.
From ‘mini’ Dlamini to varsity Dlamini
Dlamini was born in Durban on 7 July 1990, to parents Jabulani and Queen Dlamini. After completing her high school career at Northlands Girls' High School, Dlamini went on to study film, drama, media and economics at the University of Cape Town.
Minnie’s major break
In 2010, after a country wide search, Dlamini was cast as LIVE’s presenter. The music show, which was huge in SA, kick started her entertainment career. At one point Dlamini was also a sports presenter for Soccerzone.
It wasn’t long after when Dlamini started doing acting jobs. In 2010 she made her acting debut by guest starring in Generations as Miranda, then roles in The Wild and Rockville followed.
Aside from her acting and presenting, Minnie hosted a few awards shows as well, such as the Metro FM Music Awards, Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards, the PSL Awards and the South African Film and Television Awards.
Now, Dlamini is one of the hosts of the sports show, Homeground.
Minnie Dlamini: The Fashionista
Anyone who follows Dlamini on social media knows she is a fashion lover. She is often photographed wearing stunning designer outfits.
She also partnered up with South African clothing retailer Legit, where she launched her very own clothing line called The Minnie-series.
Numbers, Numbers, numbers: Dlamini’s massive social media following
The beautiful 27-year-old is one of the most well-known South African personalities, having a huge fan base, with people stalking her social media profiles daily.
She has over 2.2 million followers on Twitter and more than 1.9 million followers on Instagram.
Her posts often send social media users into a frenzy, a recent tweet about a special announcement led to her followers jumping to the conclusion that she is pregnant.
Here comes the bride
Minnie married her long-time Bae, Quinton Jones, in a beautiful traditional wedding in July, however the couple did have a white wedding on 16 September, in Cape Town.
Dlamini even got a record breaking show out of it. Becoming Mrs Jones aired on VUZU AMP and quickly became the channels highest rating show.
She’s a star
Dlamini has come a long way since her varsity days, she made it big in the South African entertainment industry.
Now, she spends her days traveling the world, attending high-end parties and driving around in luxury cars.
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