Dumisani Dlamini Biography
Dumisani Dlamini is a renowned South African actor, film creator as well as songster who has been a cast of a number of shows such as playing Crocodile one of Mary Masombuka in Sarafina, a Hollywood movie about the South African apartheid. Dumi is the biological dad of Doja Cat, the celebrated American songstress and lyricist.
Dumisani Dlamini Age, Birthday, Place of Birth, Tribe, Nationality
The talented man was born on 23rd October, 1963 in South Africa’s Durban estate. That means that the actor is 56 years old as of July, 2020. Dumi is Zulu in addition to being a South African man by nationality.
Dumisani Dlamini Acting Career Background
Dumisani rose to fame after playing the role of Crocodile one of Mary Masombuka (Whoopi Goldberg) on Sarafina, which is a Hollywood movie on the South African apartheid. This enabled him to tour USA while the cast was performing the movie in different states of the grand country.
Some of the other shows and movies that the father of seven has been part of include Yizo Yizo, Isibaya and Drum.
Dumisani Dlamini Nominations
Some of his nominations include the Golden Horn Award for Best Supporting Actor in a TV Drama Series.
Dumisani Dlamini Wife
While touring the USA as part of the Sarafina movie troupe, he made the decision of residing in the states for a while. He ended up staying there for 15 good years. While there, he met the beautiful Elizabeth Sawyer, a Jewish-American woman who resided where he was at that time.
The two loved each other and lived together for almost 15 years that he was in the US. They ended up giving birth to 2 children, one of them as Doja Cat before Dumisani Dlamini became homesick and headed back for South Africa. The plan was to come back, which never happened.
Dumisani Dlamini Marriage Claims
The 56-year old actor can attest to his fair share of controversies concerning women and marriage. In the year 2001, he had the plans of espousing a qualified lady in the accounting field by the name Girlie Nhlengethwa. Nevertheless, the decision was cut short by his failure to give R23, 000, an amount that the girl’s family demanded. A while later, it was said that he also wanted to espouse Nandi Ndlovu, his fellow Sarafina actor but this was not possible since Lebo M beat him at it.
Dumisani Dlamini Children
Dumisani is said to be the father of seven children where two belong to Elizabeth with five to other women. Kwazi is the eldest kid.
Dumisani Dlamini Doja Cat Drama
Doja Cat, 25, shocked many after revealing the fact that she has never come face to face with her biological dad, Dumisani Dlamini. Amalaratna Zandile Dlamini, commonly known by her stage name Doja Cat, is one of the 2 children that Dumi sired Elizabeth Sawyer, Doja Cat’s mother.
In a 2017 interview, Dumisani stated that he is close to all his kids and they share an amazing relationship. This statement did not sit well with Doja Cat’s fans since the celebrated songstress revealed that she has no relationship with her birth dad and is yet to meet him. The closest the 2 had gotten was by Dumisani leaving comments under Doja Cat’s Instagram posts.
When asked why Doja Cat insists that the two have no relationship, he defended himself by blaming the Americans and social media for coming up with such lies so as to keep trending.
Dumisani Dlamini Songs
Doja Cat’s dad happens to be a songster and composer by profession. One of his common songs is Till we meet again.
Dumisani Dlamini Net worth
The renowned actor, composer, filmmaker, singer and producer has been able to accumulate wealth by working in the entertainment industry for over 30 years. His current net worth is not out in the public domain. We will let you know his net worth once we get access to that information.