Nonku Williams and Dumisani Ndlazi

‘RHODurban’ star Nonku Williams and her man Dumisani Ndlazi. Images via Instagram: @nonku_williams

Dumisani Ndlazi: Who is ‘RHOD’ star Nonku’s ‘gangster’ man?

From his career to the alleged rape case: All you need to know about #RHODurban star Nonku’s boyfriend Dumisani Ndlazi.

Nonku Williams and Dumisani Ndlazi

‘RHODurban’ star Nonku Williams and her man Dumisani Ndlazi. Images via Instagram: @nonku_williams

There has been lots of negative talk about Real Housewives of Durban (RHOD) star Nonku Williams’ boyfriend, Dumisani Ndlazi.

Viewers of the reality show were introduced to him in the second episode of the third season where the mom-of-three referred to him as “Rough Diamond” or “RD”.

But prior to the show, which premiered in February, Nonku had already been flaunting their relationship on Instagram – which led to a number of allegations and accusations from her fans.

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However, despite the claims, Nonku is smitten.

Last month, she told Zimoja that she will not be leaving him due to any of the allegations about him on social media.

“There is nothing I don’t know about my man,” the publication quoted her as saying.

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Nonku Williams posts a cute and funny video of herself and her bae Dumisani aka 'gangster man'
Nonku Williams and her bae Dumisani. images via Instagram/ nonku_williams

Here’s what we know so far about Dumisani Ndlazi.


Ndlazi is from an area called Ndumo in Northern KZN.


He is a father to a 15-year-old daughter whose name is Zanele. Ndlazi arrived with his daughter to dinner at Nonku’s place to meet her family for the first time.

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Ndlazi revealed to Nonku’s friend Paula; her mother, Niniza “The Queen” Ngcobo; her three children; that he is in the construction industry.


During the fifth episode of RHOD, Ndlazi told Nonku’s family that he was once imprisoned. Although he did not divulge the details of the crime, he seemed to imply that he was not guilty.

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In a 2014 article by the Zululand Observer, a man named Dumisani Ndlazi was reportedly arrested for raping a 20-year-old woman. he was released on R2000 bail. In 2016, the South African Police Services (SAPS) published a media statement about the same man after he was sentenced to 10 years in prison. This statement has since been removed. However, a portion of it can be found on the All Africa website.

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The South African website contacted the journalist behind the story, who confirmed that the man in question was indeed Dumisani Ndlazi who viewers now know as Rough Diamond on RHOD. She also revealed that after only a few months behind bars, he was released. However, there was no information about the reason for his release.