Minnie Dlamini Biography, Age, Family, Brother, Education, Career, Her Relationship With Itu Khune, Husband, Engagement, Ring, Wedding, Divorce Rumor, Pregnancy, House, Son And Net Worth

Minnie Dlamini Biography, Age, Family, Brother, Education, Career, Her Relationship With Itu Khune, Husband, Engagement, Ring, Wedding, Divorce Rumor, Pregnancy, House, Son And Net Worth

Minnie Dlamini is a TV presenter, model, actress, MC and businesswoman. She started acting when she was just three years old and would go on to study film and media, drama at the University of Cape Town.  Minnie her big break come in 2010 when she won a presenter search. The competition was for a spot on SABC 1’s music show, LIVE.

 

 

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Minnie Dlamini has hosted several other shows since then, including From Russia With LoveMzansi Insider and Soccer Zone. The actress has also appeared in two local soapies, The Wild and Rockville.

 

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Minnie is an in-demand MC. She has hosted top awards shows such as Miss South Africa, Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCA) and the South African Film and Television Awards (SAFTAs).

Minnie Dlamini Age

 

Minnie Dlamini was born on July 7, 1990 (30 years). Her parents, Queen and Jabulani Dlamini named her Minenhle. Her family nicknamed her Minnie when she was a child and the name stuck. Minnie and her brother Khosini Dlamini grew up in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal.

 

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Minnie Dlamini-Jones Brother

Minne Dlamini’s brother Khosini Dlamini died in September 2019 after spending weeks in ICU. He was 29. Khosini reportedly suffered a ruptured brain aneurysm. The siblings were very close, with Khosini often praising his sister on Instagram.

Minnie broke her silence a few days after he passed away. “‘It doesn’t get easier, you just learn to live with it.’ I don’t know what that means yet, but I’ll let you know,” she wrote.

 

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Minnie Dlamini Education

 Minenhle attended Northland’s Girls High School after which she joined the University of Cape Town. However, she dropped out of school to pursue her TV career.

 

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Minnie Dlamini Career 

The television presenter rose to fame after winning a talent search show to host LIVE, an SABC music show and that marked her the beginning of a memorable journey in the entertainment industry.

Minnie’s career quickly jumped onto other avenues when she joined the Wild in 2011 and later starred in Rockville making her a flexible entertainer with several TV roles and acting appearances to her name including hosting Miss South Africa, Home ground, Soccer Zone and several award shows.

 

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It’s been 8 years of Minnie in the spotlight and she has grown into one of the most loved celebrities in the country. Popularly known as South Africa’s diamond, Minnie’s cheerful personality, beauty and fashion sense saw her inspiring millions and her social media is a testimony of how much fans adore her with over 5.5 million followers on her social media accounts.

At one time, she led as the most followed celebrity on Instagram meaning she sure has one or two things she does right for her followers. Just like many other celebrity patrons like Pearl Thusi and DJ Zinhle, Minnie also heads the Minnie Dlamini  Foundation which aims at assisting young children with good education opportunities across the country.

 

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Having grown up playing different games including tennis, netball and touch rugby in school, Minnie has a special love for sports and this probably made her power in the field of sports presenting much easier. Together with noticeable names like Carol Tshabalala the ‘First lady of sport’, Minnie is not just a pretty face as she has managed to improve femaleness in the world of sport and Mzansi loves her.

This lead Minnie into becoming the first woman to feature on the cover of Kick Off Magazine as well as travelling around the globe all in the name of sport.

 

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The star’s career and personal life seems to be a clean sheet with not many known scandals to her name, though a few haters have dragged her into wedding debt issues after her lavish wedding with hubby Quinton Jones.

Styled the wedding of the year with hashtags trending online and a special documentary detailing her wedding journey, Minnie has got it all, a perfect happily ever after and a great career to top it off.

 

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Minnie Dlamini and Itumeleng Khune 

Minnie Dlamini and Itumeleng ‘Itu’ Khune were South Africa’s favorite celebrity couple. The Kaizer Chiefs goalkeeper was so taken with the Durban beauty several publications claimed he paid R1 million lobola to marry her. Minnie would later deny the report. Itumeleng and Minnie broke up in 2014. Minnie allegedly dumped Itu Khune after learning he was seeing another woman.

“I was happy when it was good. It was the kind of relationship I didn’t see ending. I did see myself marrying him‚” Minnie told Anele Mdoda on Real Talk in 2016.

Minnie Dlamini Husband 

 

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Minnie Dlamini’s husband Quinton Jones is a TV producer and cameraman. He has worked on shows such as Friends Like These, The Real Goboza, Live AMP, Zabalaza and Khumbul’ekhaya. Before dating Minnie, Quinton was linked to actress Pearl Thusi.

Minnie and Quinton are also business partners. They started their own production company, Beautiful Day.

 

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Minnie Dlamini Engagement

Minnie Dlamini introduced her fans to Quinton when she announced their engagement in 2016. They announced their engagement a few weeks before Christmas. “I said yes,” she wrote on Instagram.

 

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Minnie revealed how her fiancé proposed during an episode of The Real Goboza in 2017. She said they drove to a bush lake and at sunset Quinton asked her to pour him a glass of champagne. When she turned around he was on one knew.

 

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“I was a bit shocked for a while, I could not believe it. He has this tendency, every time he buys me jewellery, he goes on one knee and asks me to marry him, so I thought it was a joke, but it wasn’t, he was serious, I started crying and eventually said yes,” she said.

Minnie Dlamini Wedding Ring 

Minnie Dlamini’s wedding ring was designed by South African jewellery designer, Jenna Clifford. The designer says Minnie’s 18ct rose-gold, diamond and pink Morganite fine jewellery ring “was influenced by Minnie’s personal heart”.

 

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Jenna also designed Minnie’s engagement ring. The 13-carat handcrafted white gold engagement ring “symbolizes the couple’s love, passion, beauty and it’ value cannot be weighed on money alone”.

 

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Minnie’s wedding ring was reportedly stolen in 2018. She was waiting at a robot with her husband when a thug pounced. The man forced them to open their car window before stealing their phones, wallets and her ring. The valuables stolen were reportedly worth R250 000. Thankfully, Minnie’s ring was insured.

 

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Minnie Dlamini Wedding

 This girl has beauty and brains, and this did not escape the eyes of love-hungry men. She dated several guys and finally settled for Quincy Jones. On July 8th, 2017, they had a traditional ceremony which was steered at Glenn Hills in the North of Durban.

Her traditional wedding was a star-studded affair that hosted some of the most celebrities in South Africa. In attendance were big names like Anele Mdoda, Unathi Msengana, Somizi, Euphonik, Jessica Nkosi, Norma Gigaba, Thando Thabethe, Liesl Laurie, Jimmy Tau.

On 16 September 2018, they had a white wedding which was equally filled with showiness and color. Owing to the couple’s celebrity status, their marriage presented a golden opportunity to make an extra buck. It was covered on television with multichoice buying the coverage rights for a huge R6 million.

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Moreover, the wedding was so publicized that she ended up creating a reality show named “Minnie Dlamini: Becoming Mrs. Jones.” On this three-part documentary series, she documents her journey before and after marriage. The reality show went on to become so big that it became the highest rated show in the history of Vuzu App which is owned by DSTV.

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Minnie Dlamini-Jones Divorce Rumors

A shocking newspaper claimed in 2018 that Minnie and her husband Quinton were on the edge of divorce. The paper claimed the couple were seen arguing at Cape Town International Airport. Minnie slammed the rumours on Twitter. “First I’m getting divorced then I’m fighting in public with my husband Mrs Jones ain’t going anywhere no matter what lies you try spread,” she tweeted.

Minnie Dlamini Pregnancy

 

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Minnie took to her social media to share the big announcement that she had been playful, and her new project is a whole baby. South Africa’s favorite diamond broke news of her pregnancy with release of what we can guess as the first of many snaps from her maternity shoot.

 

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The star’s first maternity image is a rhyme to her African roots with Minnie dressed in a statement mermaid, boob-tube dress by popular wedding dress designer, Asanda Madyibi. This is the same designer that dressed her for her traditional wedding to Quinton Jones.

 

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Minnie made the announcement on her husband’s birthday. The star also suggested that their unborn child is welcomed news to her family considering the sad passing of her brother back in 2019.

 

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Minnie Dlamini  Son

Media personality Minnie Dlamini-Jones and her husband Quinton are finally parents after having welcomed their baby boy. Minnie took to her social media platforms to announce the arrival of her bundle of joy on Monday morning. “Our king has arrived,” she captioned a snap of her son’s tiny hands.

 

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Minnie also revealed that her son has been named Netha Makhosini Jones.

Minnie Dlamini House

Minnie Dlamini gave her followers a hint inside her house while showing off her kitchen renovations in July 2019. Minnie and her husband Quinton were seen cooking together and sharing a bit about their life together.

 Minnie Dlamini Net Worthy

Minnie Dlamini’s net worth is unknown but several reports suggest she is worth over R14-million. Minnie earned her first million when she was just 20 years old. LEGiT Clothing paid her the amount for a collaboration called, The Minnie Series.

 

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TV presenter launched her own skincare line, MD by Minnie Dlamini, in June 2019. She also co-owns the production company, Beautiful Day, with her husband. Minnie is reportedly paid over R18 000 per call for her popular SuperSport show, Homeground.

 

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