Skeem Saam Actress Elizabeth In Real Life, Age, Parents, Education, Boyfriend, Child, Career And Net Worth
Amanda Manku is a South African television presenter and actress best known for presenting the SABC Education youth series Matrics Uploaded and the child programming block YOTV. She made her acting debut in the second half of the SABC1 drama series Skeem Saam 2, in 2013, in the role of Elizabeth, the principal’s daughter.
Actress Amanda Manku who is popularly known for her role as Elizabeth on Skeem Saam was born on 09 August 1991 (29 years) in Limpopo and raised in Newlands, Johannesburg, Amanda is the eldest daughter of five children. From a young age she had dreams of being in the media industry.
The actress mother is a health-care worker by profession but has been a housewife. Amanda discussed her father as more of a big brother. With five children, the actress said life at home is fun, loving, and extemporaneous.
She was brought up in the province of Gauteng after her mother got married when she was five. Skeem Saam actress did her primary school education at Dowling Avenue Primary School in Westbury. She got her first achievement certificate in grade 5, which motivated her to be an overachiever.
The TV actress did her high school studies at Hoerskool Die Burger in Roodepoort. She was fairly active kid back then as she participated in almost everything. She played soccer and tennis and was also part of the choir. She took part in RCL and introduced drama in her school by writing a play. But she did not get the support she needed from her teachers.
The actress studied motion picture at AFDA and majored in film editing. Her parents were doubtful about her getting into media, but her passion drove her into going after her dream. Amanda’s goal is to become a director/producer.
Her first television appearance was at the age of 16 as a talk show host for Soweto TV. She later worked as a presenter on YOTV, Matrics Uploaded and the morning educational show Geleza Nathi. When she landed her role on Skeem Saam she was busy with her final year of studies towards a Bachelors Degree in Motion Picture. at AFDA.
The soapie actress got pregnant in 2017 with her first child and shared the great news. She posted pictures of her baby bump and enjoyed herself as she posed for the photos. Amanda Manku child is three years old now. The actress keeps her family life private and hardly shares pictures of her son.
She once teased her fans by posting a stencil picture of her son, revealing only his legs in jeans and sneakers. As for Amanda Manku baby father, she did not admit who he is. However, the actress has been dating Hendrick Ekstein for a while, even during her pregnancy.
Amanda Manku Boyfriend
The TV presenter is dating Hendrick Ekstein, also known as ‘Pule.’ Hendrick is a professional football player who played for Kaizer Chiefs as a midfielder before becoming a free agent.
The lady found herself in a rage in 2018 after media orifices accused her of dating two soccer players. The rumors stated that Amanda Manku and Hendrick Ekstein were in an unstable relationship. Claims were also that the actress was cheating on her boyfriend, Hendrick Ekstein, with another soccer player, Kabelo Mahlasela, of the Bloemfontein Celtic club. She came out to clear the air by stating that she had never met Kabelo and that the rumors were false. Manku said that she is still in love with Hendrick and that they are in a happy relationship.
Elizabeth Net Worth
The actress net worth is currently unknown