Minnie Dlamini, Connie Chiume, cover, acting

Minnie Dlamini at a recent wedding. Image: @MinnieDlamini | Twitter.

Minnie Dlamini’s profile: Biography, age, husband, career, net worth

Minnie Dlamini is a famous actress, model and media personality from South Africa.

Minnie Dlamini, Connie Chiume, cover, acting

Minnie Dlamini at a recent wedding. Image: @MinnieDlamini | Twitter.

Minnie Dlamini is a famous actress, model and media personality from South Africa. She came to the limelight in 2010 after appearing in the South African soap opera, Generations: The Legacy. She has also appeared in other films such as Rock Ville and The World.

The acclaimed actress has achieved extraordinary success in many areas of her life, including her media career, business initiatives, and multiple brand endorsement deals. Who is Minnie Dlamini? Here’s a look at her life in depth.


Full nameMinenhle Dlamini
Date of birth7th July 1990
Place of birthDurban, Kwazulu Natal, South Africa
Age32 years (At the time of this publishing)
Zodiac signCancer
NationalitySouth African
Height5 feet and 4 inches (163cm)
Weight59 kilograms (130lbs)
Hair colourBlack
Eye colourDark brown
FatherJabulani Dlamini
MotherQueen Dlamini
Sexual orientationHeterosexual
Relationship statusSingle
OccupationActress, model and media personality
Net worth$5million
Social media accountsInstagram Twitter Facebook

Minnie Dlamini’s biography

What is Minnie Dlamini’s age? She was born on the 7th of July 1990 in Durban, Kwazulu Natal, South Africa. As of this writing, she is 32 years, and her star sign is Cancer.

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Who is Minnie Dlamini’s parents?

Minnie is the daughter of Jabulani and Queen Dlamini. Her father is the chairman and founder of Sidingulwazi Holdings Co-Operative Limited. In addition, he is the current managing director of Treble Panel Beating and Spray Painting.

She had a younger brother called Khosini Dlamini, a pilot, who, unfortunately, passed away in 2020. Khosini had suffered from a brain aneurysm in 2019 which led to his passing, after a year on life support.



She went to Northlands Girls High School, in Durban North. After graduating from high school, she joined the University of Cape Town where she studied film, media, drama, and economics.

Physical measurements

There is no denying that the Mzansi actress is a beauty. So, how tall is Minnie Dlamini? She stands at 5 feet and 4 inches or 163 centimetres and weighs 59 kilograms. Her hair is black, and her eyes are dark brown.


While still at the University of Cape Town, Dlamini landed a job as a presenter for LIVE on June 2010. She later joined Mzansi Insider, on SABC1 as a host. In 2012, she quit the position to pursue a career in acting.

In 2013, the Generations actress became the co-host for SoccerZone alongside Thomas Mlambo until 2016. Since then, she has hosted several other award events such as the 14th Metro FM Music Awards, the 2016 Africa Magic Viewer’s Choice Awards, the PSL Awards and the South African Film and Television Awards.

Minnie Dlamini’s movies and TV shows

Dlamini made her film debut in Generations, a SABC 1 TV soap in which she appeared as Miranda, in 2010. She went on to star as Zintle Lebone in The Wild and as Nosipho Bogatsu in Rockville.

In modelling, she was announced as the face of LEGiT, a South African department store in September 2011, with her own fashion range, the Minnie Series. She has also used her social media platform to promote brands such as Bombay Sapphire.


Dlamini formed the Minnie Dlamini Foundation in 2014, a charitable organization dedicated to ensuring that young South African girls have access to quality education.

Who is Minnie Dlamini’s husband?

The Generations actress is currently single. She was, however previously married to Quinton Jones, a former American football player, cameraman and producer. The pair met via mutual friends and started dating shortly after. They tied the knot on September 2017. Their wedding was a lavish traditional ceremony in KwaZulu Natal.

Minnie Dlamini and Quinton Jones were blessed with a son called Netha Makhosini Jones, born on the 16th of November 2020. Unfortunately, the pair announced their divorce in February 2022 and added that they have been separated for months.

She went on to say that the two would co-parent their son while also remaining good friends and business partners. She desired seclusion as she and Jones finalised their divorce.

How much is Minnie Dlamini’s net worth?

Minnie is estimated to be worth about $5 million, in December 2022. She has made her fortune from her career as an actress, model and presenter. She has also been the brand ambassador for LEGit and Bombay Sapphire.


Minnie Dlamini’s house is a lovely, sophisticated mansion in an unnamed verdant suburb. It is said to be one of South Africa’s most magnificent celebrity homes. It is situated on a large compound with a well-kept lawn directly in front of it.

Minnie Dlamini’s success is attributed to her hard work, talent and consistency. From her social media posts, she is now more focused on her son and work life.