back to top
Amanda du-Pont's Biography: Personal Life, Schooling, Career, Relationships, Family, Controversy, Car, Net Worth

About

Amanda du-Pont is an actress, model and television host. She went to AFDA and further studied for a year at the New York Film Academy. Amanda du-Pont has graced our screens on shows such as Skeem Saam, Life is Wild and the Netflix thriller, Shadow.

Personal Life

Born in Manzini District in Swaziland, on 26 June 1988, Amanda du-Pont, as of 2022, will be 34. Amanda is a dual national as she has citizenship in both South Africa and Swazi. 

Known for her stellar role in the 2014 South African crime drama Task Force, she is one of South Africa's top actresses. 

Amanda du-Pont is also known for her work as the host of SABC 1's celebrity gossip show, Real Goboza

What Was Amanda du-Pont’s Upbringing Like?

Amanda du-Pont has Chinese, Portuguese, French, and Swazi ancestry. She was raised by the son of Princess Ncabile Henry Tum du-Pont. Amanda du-Pont's father adored her dearly.  

Along with her twin sisters, Amanda du-Pont's parents raised her with a royal streak. Amanda du-Pont's twin sisters, Amber-Kayleigh Du Pont, and Adele-Kim Du Pont, are extremely close to Amanda. They can often be spotted on Amanda du-Pont's Instagram handle.

As a member of royalty, she spent her youth mostly in Manzini. She attended Uplands College in Mpumalanga. While living in Swaziland, she spent considerable time with her cousin, Alulutho Du Pont.

Amanda du-Pont's Schooling

Amanda du-Pont completed her Bachelor of Arts Degree in the year 2011 from the South African School of Motion Picture and Live Performance (AFDA) in Johannesburg. The following year, she graduated from the New York Film Academy. 

Amanda du-Pont's Career

Amanda du-Pont | Source: Instagram

Amanda du-Pont started her career in 2008, with a role in Life is Wild. However, her career really took off when she played the leading role in the feature film, Between Friends, in 2014. In the same year, she was spotted in the hit South African television show, Skeem Saam.

How Did Amanda du-Pont Become a TV Host and Movie Star?

Amanda du-Pont | Source: Instagram

Between the years 2012 and 2016, she co-hosted Real Goboza with Phat Joe. She also starred in movies like 10 Days in the Sun, where she played the role of Kimberly. 

Additionally, Amanda du-Pont appeared in movies, namely, Hear Me Move, and Slay. She is also known for her appearance in Shadow, Task Force, Generations, and Taryn & Sharon

In 2020/2021, she joined the cast of BET's Isono as a rough and tough gang member Mamba. Adding more drama to this BET's first telenovela, Amanda du-Pont has marked her place in the viewers' hearts.

Amanda du-Pont on Little Big Mouth | Source: Instagram

In 2021, Amanda du-Pont landed a role in a major Netflix show, Little Big Mouth, where she plays the role of Mel in the romantic comedy show.

Does Amanda du-Pont Start in Skeem Saam?

The entry episode of Amanda In Skeem Saam, named "Heist and House of Grace," quickly became a fan-favourite. 

Amanda du-Pont | Source: Instagram

In the episode, Amanda du-Pont can be seen driving getaway cars for the heist. In search of good times, her character evolves with the show. Amanda du-Pont has a recurring role in the show.

In 2021, the show Skeem Saam went on a break due to low viewership numbers. This ignited rumours that the show was cancelled but SABC refuted the claims.  

Amanda du-Pont's Businesses

Amanda du-Pont's Lelive skincare range products | Source: Instagram

Amanda du-Pont added two businesses to her already glittering resume. The actress announced that she is the CEO of her companies, Lelive African Skincare and StartX.

Lelive is all about beauty and StartX is a finance and technology company that provides investments to other businesses and consumers.   

Amanda du-Pont's Relationships

Is Amanda du-Pont Married?

Amanda du-Pont and Shawn Rodriques | Source: Instagram

South African entertainment commentator Musa Khaluwa alleged that Amanda du-Pont and her fiancee Shawn Rodriques have separated. 

Reasons for this are yet to be established but it seems likely as the actress even fuelled dating rumours between her and Cassper Nyovest after they were spotted having a good time in a Pretoria club. 

Amanda du-Pont and Shawn Rodriques | Source: Instagram

Amanda du-Pont and her ex-fiancee Shawn Rodriques got engaged in the serene beauty of Maldives. So naturally, her fans were pretty excited about Amanda du-Pont's wedding but that was not to be.

Amanda du-Pont's Controversy

Amanda du-Pont vs Jub Jub

The actress allegedly opened a legal case of rape against Jub Jub. According to Amanda, Jub Jub defiled her for two years during their relationship and he admitted to having done the act in his interview with MacG on Podcast and Chill. 

Jub Jub revealed that he smashed Amanda du-Pont, a statement that got her breathing fire as she came out and said that he raped her.

Although no arrests have been made, Amanda said that he apologised to her. Jub Jub also released a statement after his interview and apologised for his words.

Amanda du-Pont and Her COVID Trip

Amanda du-Pont in Turkey | Source: Instagram

If you thought that the royals can hold back their pleasures for everyone’s safety, you thought wrong. In 2020, Amanda du-Pont was embroiled in a scandal over her travels to Turkey amid the COVID-19 pandemic. 

She argued that the trip was planned way before the pandemic. She also pointed out that travel restrictions were not in place thus her right to travel was being infringed upon. 

She eventually left the country and even posted pictures of her adventures much to the disappointment of her followers. 

Also in 2020, Amanda du-Pont came out and revealed that she had suffered abuse at the hands of a man whose name she never mentioned. Reports indicate that musician Jub Jub might be the man du-Pont was pointing to.

Amanda du-Pont's Car 

The well-known actress from Skeem Saam, Amanda du-Pont, is making appearances in her Jaguar F Pace SVR. 

Amanda du-Pont's Jaguar F Pace SVR | Source: Instagram

The actress whose luxurious house was recently featured in House and Garden often takes to Instagram to flaunt her ride.  

Amanda du-Pont's Land Rover Sandton | Source: Instagram

Amanda du-Pont, who at the time was the brand ambassador of Jaguar, was given the car to be tested out. 

Amanda du-Pont with the Rolls Royce Cullinan | Source: Instagram

She loved the ride so much that she ended up keeping it for herself. She has also test-driven the Land Rovers Sandton and Rolls Royce Cullinan.

Amanda du-Pont's House

Amanda du-Pont's house was in Manzini Swaziland, and later she moved to Mpumalanga province of South Africa. She gave fans a peep into her gorgeous house on the House and Garden show. Here are some pictures. 

Inside Amanda du-Pont's House | Source: House & Garden

Amanda du-Pont's House | Source: House & Garden

Interiors of Amanda du-Pont's House | Source: House & GardenAmanda du-Pont's House | source: House & Garden

Amanda du-Pont's House | Source: Instagram

Amanda du-Pont's Net Worth

Amanda du-Pont's net worth is estimated to be around R28 million or $2 million. She has done quite well with her career as an entertainer, businesswoman, actress, model, MC, and TV host. She is also known to be an A-lister and has earned a luxurious lifestyle for herself.

Awards & Recognition

Amanda du-Pont has the Lifetime Achievement award from Swaziland's Department of Arts & Culture.

Social Media

With over 4 million followers, Amanda du-Pont's Instagram account has all her latest travel pictures classified into destinations such as Maldives II, Istanbul II, Mauritius II, Antigua, and more. In addition to that, you'll find a lot of interesting reels by her. 

Amanda du-Pont’s Twitter: @AmandaDupont   

Amanda du-Pont’s Facebook: Amanda du-Pont 

Amanda du-Pont’s Instagram: @Amandadupont

Q&A

Who is Amanda du-Pont? 

Amanda du-Pont is a well-known South African actress, model, and TV host. She is vastly known for her role in the movie Slay and as a host of SABC 1’s celebrity gossip show, Real Goboza.  

How old is Amanda du-Pont? 

Amanda du-Pont’s age, as of 2022 is 34. She celebrates her 34th birthday in June.

Is Amanda du-Pont engaged? 

Amanda du-Pont got engaged to her long-term boyfriend, Shawn Rodriques in the Maldives in 2021. However, popular entertainment commentator Musa Khaluwa reports that the two have separated.

What is Amanda du-Pont’s net worth? 

Amanda du-Pont’s net worth is estimated to be around R28 million or $2 million. She makes this from her career as an actress, entertainer, businesswoman, model, MC, and TV host. 

Which car does Amanda du-Pont drive? 

Amanda du-Pont’s car is a Jaguar F Pace SVR.  She also owns a Land Rovers Sandton and Rolls Royce Cullinan.  

Real name:
Amanda du-Pont
Occupation:
Model, Actress, Television Host
Birthday:
26 June 1988
Nationality:
South African
Star sign:
Cancer
Birth place:
Manzini, Swaziland
Height:
5'2" or 159cm
Children:
N/A
Net Worth:
R28 million or $2 million.

Related Celebs

Katlego Maboe
53 Stories
Nonhle Thema
36 Stories
Busiswa Gqulu
59 Stories
Kabza De Small
54 Stories
Amanda du-Pont's Biography: Personal Life, Schooling, Career, Relationships, Family, Controversy, Car, Net Worth
Real name:
Amanda du-Pont
Occupation:
Model, Actress, Television Host
Birthday:
26 June 1988
Nationality:
South African
Star sign:
Cancer
Birth place:
Manzini, Swaziland
Height:
5'2" or 159cm
Children:
N/A
Net Worth:
R28 million or $2 million.

About

Amanda du-Pont is an actress, model and television host. She went to AFDA and further studied for a year at the New York Film Academy. Amanda du-Pont has graced our screens on shows such as Skeem Saam, Life is Wild and the Netflix thriller, Shadow.

Personal Life

Born in Manzini District in Swaziland, on 26 June 1988, Amanda du-Pont, as of 2022, will be 34. Amanda is a dual national as she has citizenship in both South Africa and Swazi. 

Known for her stellar role in the 2014 South African crime drama Task Force, she is one of South Africa's top actresses. 

Amanda du-Pont is also known for her work as the host of SABC 1's celebrity gossip show, Real Goboza

What Was Amanda du-Pont’s Upbringing Like?

Amanda du-Pont has Chinese, Portuguese, French, and Swazi ancestry. She was raised by the son of Princess Ncabile Henry Tum du-Pont. Amanda du-Pont's father adored her dearly.  

Along with her twin sisters, Amanda du-Pont's parents raised her with a royal streak. Amanda du-Pont's twin sisters, Amber-Kayleigh Du Pont, and Adele-Kim Du Pont, are extremely close to Amanda. They can often be spotted on Amanda du-Pont's Instagram handle.

As a member of royalty, she spent her youth mostly in Manzini. She attended Uplands College in Mpumalanga. While living in Swaziland, she spent considerable time with her cousin, Alulutho Du Pont.

Amanda du-Pont's Schooling

Amanda du-Pont completed her Bachelor of Arts Degree in the year 2011 from the South African School of Motion Picture and Live Performance (AFDA) in Johannesburg. The following year, she graduated from the New York Film Academy. 

Amanda du-Pont's Career

Amanda du-Pont | Source: Instagram

Amanda du-Pont started her career in 2008, with a role in Life is Wild. However, her career really took off when she played the leading role in the feature film, Between Friends, in 2014. In the same year, she was spotted in the hit South African television show, Skeem Saam.

How Did Amanda du-Pont Become a TV Host and Movie Star?

Amanda du-Pont | Source: Instagram

Between the years 2012 and 2016, she co-hosted Real Goboza with Phat Joe. She also starred in movies like 10 Days in the Sun, where she played the role of Kimberly. 

Additionally, Amanda du-Pont appeared in movies, namely, Hear Me Move, and Slay. She is also known for her appearance in Shadow, Task Force, Generations, and Taryn & Sharon

In 2020/2021, she joined the cast of BET's Isono as a rough and tough gang member Mamba. Adding more drama to this BET's first telenovela, Amanda du-Pont has marked her place in the viewers' hearts.

Amanda du-Pont on Little Big Mouth | Source: Instagram

In 2021, Amanda du-Pont landed a role in a major Netflix show, Little Big Mouth, where she plays the role of Mel in the romantic comedy show.

Does Amanda du-Pont Start in Skeem Saam?

The entry episode of Amanda In Skeem Saam, named "Heist and House of Grace," quickly became a fan-favourite. 

Amanda du-Pont | Source: Instagram

In the episode, Amanda du-Pont can be seen driving getaway cars for the heist. In search of good times, her character evolves with the show. Amanda du-Pont has a recurring role in the show.

In 2021, the show Skeem Saam went on a break due to low viewership numbers. This ignited rumours that the show was cancelled but SABC refuted the claims.  

Amanda du-Pont's Businesses

Amanda du-Pont's Lelive skincare range products | Source: Instagram

Amanda du-Pont added two businesses to her already glittering resume. The actress announced that she is the CEO of her companies, Lelive African Skincare and StartX.

Lelive is all about beauty and StartX is a finance and technology company that provides investments to other businesses and consumers.   

Amanda du-Pont's Relationships

Is Amanda du-Pont Married?

Amanda du-Pont and Shawn Rodriques | Source: Instagram

South African entertainment commentator Musa Khaluwa alleged that Amanda du-Pont and her fiancee Shawn Rodriques have separated. 

Reasons for this are yet to be established but it seems likely as the actress even fuelled dating rumours between her and Cassper Nyovest after they were spotted having a good time in a Pretoria club. 

Amanda du-Pont and Shawn Rodriques | Source: Instagram

Amanda du-Pont and her ex-fiancee Shawn Rodriques got engaged in the serene beauty of Maldives. So naturally, her fans were pretty excited about Amanda du-Pont's wedding but that was not to be.

Amanda du-Pont's Controversy

Amanda du-Pont vs Jub Jub

The actress allegedly opened a legal case of rape against Jub Jub. According to Amanda, Jub Jub defiled her for two years during their relationship and he admitted to having done the act in his interview with MacG on Podcast and Chill. 

Jub Jub revealed that he smashed Amanda du-Pont, a statement that got her breathing fire as she came out and said that he raped her.

Although no arrests have been made, Amanda said that he apologised to her. Jub Jub also released a statement after his interview and apologised for his words.

Amanda du-Pont and Her COVID Trip

Amanda du-Pont in Turkey | Source: Instagram

If you thought that the royals can hold back their pleasures for everyone’s safety, you thought wrong. In 2020, Amanda du-Pont was embroiled in a scandal over her travels to Turkey amid the COVID-19 pandemic. 

She argued that the trip was planned way before the pandemic. She also pointed out that travel restrictions were not in place thus her right to travel was being infringed upon. 

She eventually left the country and even posted pictures of her adventures much to the disappointment of her followers. 

Also in 2020, Amanda du-Pont came out and revealed that she had suffered abuse at the hands of a man whose name she never mentioned. Reports indicate that musician Jub Jub might be the man du-Pont was pointing to.

Amanda du-Pont's Car 

The well-known actress from Skeem Saam, Amanda du-Pont, is making appearances in her Jaguar F Pace SVR. 

Amanda du-Pont's Jaguar F Pace SVR | Source: Instagram

The actress whose luxurious house was recently featured in House and Garden often takes to Instagram to flaunt her ride.  

Amanda du-Pont's Land Rover Sandton | Source: Instagram

Amanda du-Pont, who at the time was the brand ambassador of Jaguar, was given the car to be tested out. 

Amanda du-Pont with the Rolls Royce Cullinan | Source: Instagram

She loved the ride so much that she ended up keeping it for herself. She has also test-driven the Land Rovers Sandton and Rolls Royce Cullinan.

Amanda du-Pont's House

Amanda du-Pont's house was in Manzini Swaziland, and later she moved to Mpumalanga province of South Africa. She gave fans a peep into her gorgeous house on the House and Garden show. Here are some pictures. 

Inside Amanda du-Pont's House | Source: House & Garden

Amanda du-Pont's House | Source: House & Garden

Interiors of Amanda du-Pont's House | Source: House & GardenAmanda du-Pont's House | source: House & Garden

Amanda du-Pont's House | Source: Instagram

Amanda du-Pont's Net Worth

Amanda du-Pont's net worth is estimated to be around R28 million or $2 million. She has done quite well with her career as an entertainer, businesswoman, actress, model, MC, and TV host. She is also known to be an A-lister and has earned a luxurious lifestyle for herself.

Awards & Recognition

Amanda du-Pont has the Lifetime Achievement award from Swaziland's Department of Arts & Culture.

Social Media

With over 4 million followers, Amanda du-Pont's Instagram account has all her latest travel pictures classified into destinations such as Maldives II, Istanbul II, Mauritius II, Antigua, and more. In addition to that, you'll find a lot of interesting reels by her. 

Amanda du-Pont’s Twitter: @AmandaDupont   

Amanda du-Pont’s Facebook: Amanda du-Pont 

Amanda du-Pont’s Instagram: @Amandadupont

Q&A

Who is Amanda du-Pont? 

Amanda du-Pont is a well-known South African actress, model, and TV host. She is vastly known for her role in the movie Slay and as a host of SABC 1’s celebrity gossip show, Real Goboza.  

How old is Amanda du-Pont? 

Amanda du-Pont’s age, as of 2022 is 34. She celebrates her 34th birthday in June.

Is Amanda du-Pont engaged? 

Amanda du-Pont got engaged to her long-term boyfriend, Shawn Rodriques in the Maldives in 2021. However, popular entertainment commentator Musa Khaluwa reports that the two have separated.

What is Amanda du-Pont’s net worth? 

Amanda du-Pont’s net worth is estimated to be around R28 million or $2 million. She makes this from her career as an actress, entertainer, businesswoman, model, MC, and TV host. 

Which car does Amanda du-Pont drive? 

Amanda du-Pont’s car is a Jaguar F Pace SVR.  She also owns a Land Rovers Sandton and Rolls Royce Cullinan.