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About

At just 30 years, Minnie Dlamini has done it all. It seems like she was destined for fame from the onset. She was barely out of diapers when she started her acting career! You can find more about her below. 

Personal Life

One of the most interesting celebrities in South Africa has to be the lovely Minenhle Dlamini, aka Minnie Dlamini-Jones. Whether it’s her glamorous persona or her exciting lifestyle, she’s such a darling with fans. Aged 31, Minnie Dlamini is one of the youngest media celebrities in South Africa. But what’s the secret to her appeal? Let’s try and find out.

She was born in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal on 7th July 1990 to Jabulani Dlamini, her father and Queen Dlamini, her mother. She had a younger brother Khosini Dlamini who sadly passed away from a ruptured brain aneurysm in 2019. 

Career 

Beginnings of Stardom for Minnie Dlamini

Minnie Dlamini was born to Jabulani and Queen Dlamini in Durban. She was born in the KwaZulu-Natal province of South Africa. Before studying at the University of Cape Town, she went to school at the Northland Girls’ High School. At university, she studied film, media, drama, and economics. 

She dropped out of college to pursue a career as a TV presenter. This bold move saw her land her first job at the tender age of 17. She was a promoter and went on to join Urban News as an intern. The intelligent Minnie Dlamini learned the ropes of the TV industry. She then went on to work on LIVE TV as a presenter.

Minnie Dlamini’s Rise to Fame

Minnie Dlamini was the perfect definition of charm, beauty and talent. Thanks to these irresistible combinations, she quickly became a household name. As her career blossomed, Minnie became a regular face on South African TV. She then hosted Mzansi Insider, a lifestyle show on SABC 1, made a guest appearance as ‘Miranda’ on the SABC 1 show ‘Generations’ and played a role in the soap operas ‘Wild’ and ‘Rockville.’ In 2012, she quit Mzansi Insider to focus on her acting career. She then made a return to SABC 1 as a presenter. For her second stint, she focused on sports broadcasting and hosted ‘SoccerZone,’ along with Thomas Mlambo until 2016.  

At just 30 years of age, Minnie Dlamini has already hosted several big gigs that include local and international award ceremonies. The South Africa Film and Television Awards, PSL Awards, 14th Metro FM music awards, and Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards in 2016.

The beauty also tried her hand at modelling and was the face of LEGit. Her stint in fashion encouraged her to launch her own fashion line, Minnie Series. 

She currently works for SuperSport as a sports show presenter. In 2018, she covered the FIFA World Cup in Russia.

Relationships

Minnie Dlamini’s wedding and relationships

Quinton Jones is Minnie Dlamini’s husband, thus her elongated name Minnie Dlamini - Jones. The two got married in Durban in 2017 in a gorgeous wedding ceremony that was rich in tradition. It was held in Glenn Hills. Quinton Jones & Minnie Dlamini’s wedding was graced by the who’s who of South Africa. Among the attendees was Somizi, Unathi Msengana, Anele Mdoda, Euphonik, and Jessica Nkosi, to name just a few.

They had another ceremony on 16th September 2018. This ceremony was a televised event. Multichoice officially covered it after they purchased the rights for R6 million. This event became so popular that it inspired a new reality show. ‘Minnie Dlamini, Becoming Mrs Jones’ was a three-part documentary on her journey before and after marriage. This show became the highest-rated show on the DSTV owned Vuzu App. It also made Minnie Dlamini’s husband quite a celebrity in his own right!

Minnie Dlamini Baby Rumours

Minnie Dlamini was the talk of the town after photos of her in which she appeared to have put on some weight surfaced online. Fans wanted to know whether she was pregnant. Minnie Dlamini denied these rumours in a TshisaLIVE interview. She said that while she wasn’t under any pressure to become pregnant, she was excited at the prospect of having a baby. Not long after these pronouncements were made did Minnie Dlamini and husband Quinton Jones welcome their baby boy, Netha Makhosini Jones.

News and Controversy

What were Minnie Dlamini’s controversies?

Minnie Dlamini has been a victim of cyberbullying. She claimed to be a virgin after her relationship with soccer star Itumleleng ‘Itu’ Khune fell apart. Furthermore, she took part in a traditional ceremony uMhlonyane done for a young virgin girl who has just started puberty to advise her on womanhood. Minnie was heavily criticised as this tradition is way past her age. Her ex-boyfriend Itu then went on record and stated that both were sexually intimate during their relationship. He said he didn’t understand why she did the uMhlonyane ritual. Minnie was not happy with this revelation. 

Minnie was in the spotlight again for her weight gain after getting married. She has no regrets and said that she was in a good place. At the same time, she told off people who criticised her and speculated about a possible pregnancy. 

Back in 2018, Minnie Dlamini and her husband Quinton Jones were rumoured to be having problems in their marriage. The couple were seen at the Cape Town International Airport having an argument. In an interview with Tshisa Live, Minnie Dlamini refuted the claims. She went on to state that their marriage was going strong and that the claims were malicious lies.

How did Minnie Dlamini and Boity Thulo become frenemies?

Former friends Minnie Dlamini and Boity can't seem to shake off talks of a rift between them. They were close when they started their careers in the entertainment industry, but their friendship fizzled out. This happened around 2012 when Boity got jealous of Minnie as she bagged all the jobs she set her eyes on.

Net worth and lifestyle

What is Minnie Dlamini’s net worth?

Minnie Dlamini’s net worth is believed to be between $1.2 million and $5 million. Her hard work, brave choices, and the fact that she’s also hosted some of the biggest events and shows have contributed massively to this.

Minnie Dlamini’s house is surely a very expensive one, considering that it is situated in the lush suburbs of Durban. 

What about her cars? Minnie Dlamini cars are way above the ordinary. She once gifted herself a Jaguar I-Pace on her birthday, which cost her a cool R2 million!

Overall, her net worth and success allow her to maintain an affluent lifestyle. To that effect, she’s not one to shy away from fancy destinations. After her wedding, she and her beau flew to France.

Minnie Dlamini dresses and fashion statements

Minnie Dlamini possesses various designer dresses, some of which comes from her fashion line, the Minnie Series. They are carefully crafted to fit her curvy body. Fans can keep up with her latest looks on Minnie Dlamini Instagram account. 

Does Minnie Dlamini do social work?

She runs the Minnie Dlamini Foundation whose aim is to give less privileged South African girls the opportunity to pursue an education. Her foundation has helped many girls secure quality education.

Awards & Recognition

In 2016, Minnie Dlamini was nominated for the Top Empowered Media Personality in the Oliver Empowerment Awards.

Social Media

Minnie Dlamini's Twitter: @MinnieDlamini    

Minnie Dlamini's Instagram: @MinnieDlamini

Minnie Dlamini Facebook: Minnie Dlamini

Q&A

How much is Minnie Dlamini worth?

Minnie Dlamini’s worth is estimated to be between $1.2 million and $5 million. 

Does Minnie Dlamini have a baby?

Yes. Minnie Dlamini and husband Quinton Jones welcomed baby Netha Makhosini Jones in November.

What did Minnie Dlamini study?

Minnie studied film, media, drama, and economics at the University of Cape Town.

Who is Minnie Dlamini’s mom?

Minnie Dlamini’s mother is Queen Dlamini.

How Old is Minnie Dlamini?

Minnie Dlamini’s age is 31.

Birthday:
7th July, 1990
Nationality:
South African
Star sign:
Cancer
Birth place:
Durban, South Africa
Height:
5’5

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Minnie Dlamini in a black sleeveless top
Birthday:
7th July, 1990
Nationality:
South African
Star sign:
Cancer
Birth place:
Durban, South Africa
Height:
5’5

About

At just 30 years, Minnie Dlamini has done it all. It seems like she was destined for fame from the onset. She was barely out of diapers when she started her acting career! You can find more about her below. 

Personal Life

One of the most interesting celebrities in South Africa has to be the lovely Minenhle Dlamini, aka Minnie Dlamini-Jones. Whether it’s her glamorous persona or her exciting lifestyle, she’s such a darling with fans. Aged 31, Minnie Dlamini is one of the youngest media celebrities in South Africa. But what’s the secret to her appeal? Let’s try and find out.

She was born in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal on 7th July 1990 to Jabulani Dlamini, her father and Queen Dlamini, her mother. She had a younger brother Khosini Dlamini who sadly passed away from a ruptured brain aneurysm in 2019. 

Career 

Beginnings of Stardom for Minnie Dlamini

Minnie Dlamini was born to Jabulani and Queen Dlamini in Durban. She was born in the KwaZulu-Natal province of South Africa. Before studying at the University of Cape Town, she went to school at the Northland Girls’ High School. At university, she studied film, media, drama, and economics. 

She dropped out of college to pursue a career as a TV presenter. This bold move saw her land her first job at the tender age of 17. She was a promoter and went on to join Urban News as an intern. The intelligent Minnie Dlamini learned the ropes of the TV industry. She then went on to work on LIVE TV as a presenter.

Minnie Dlamini’s Rise to Fame

Minnie Dlamini was the perfect definition of charm, beauty and talent. Thanks to these irresistible combinations, she quickly became a household name. As her career blossomed, Minnie became a regular face on South African TV. She then hosted Mzansi Insider, a lifestyle show on SABC 1, made a guest appearance as ‘Miranda’ on the SABC 1 show ‘Generations’ and played a role in the soap operas ‘Wild’ and ‘Rockville.’ In 2012, she quit Mzansi Insider to focus on her acting career. She then made a return to SABC 1 as a presenter. For her second stint, she focused on sports broadcasting and hosted ‘SoccerZone,’ along with Thomas Mlambo until 2016.  

At just 30 years of age, Minnie Dlamini has already hosted several big gigs that include local and international award ceremonies. The South Africa Film and Television Awards, PSL Awards, 14th Metro FM music awards, and Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards in 2016.

The beauty also tried her hand at modelling and was the face of LEGit. Her stint in fashion encouraged her to launch her own fashion line, Minnie Series. 

She currently works for SuperSport as a sports show presenter. In 2018, she covered the FIFA World Cup in Russia.

Relationships

Minnie Dlamini’s wedding and relationships

Quinton Jones is Minnie Dlamini’s husband, thus her elongated name Minnie Dlamini - Jones. The two got married in Durban in 2017 in a gorgeous wedding ceremony that was rich in tradition. It was held in Glenn Hills. Quinton Jones & Minnie Dlamini’s wedding was graced by the who’s who of South Africa. Among the attendees was Somizi, Unathi Msengana, Anele Mdoda, Euphonik, and Jessica Nkosi, to name just a few.

They had another ceremony on 16th September 2018. This ceremony was a televised event. Multichoice officially covered it after they purchased the rights for R6 million. This event became so popular that it inspired a new reality show. ‘Minnie Dlamini, Becoming Mrs Jones’ was a three-part documentary on her journey before and after marriage. This show became the highest-rated show on the DSTV owned Vuzu App. It also made Minnie Dlamini’s husband quite a celebrity in his own right!

Minnie Dlamini Baby Rumours

Minnie Dlamini was the talk of the town after photos of her in which she appeared to have put on some weight surfaced online. Fans wanted to know whether she was pregnant. Minnie Dlamini denied these rumours in a TshisaLIVE interview. She said that while she wasn’t under any pressure to become pregnant, she was excited at the prospect of having a baby. Not long after these pronouncements were made did Minnie Dlamini and husband Quinton Jones welcome their baby boy, Netha Makhosini Jones.

News and Controversy

What were Minnie Dlamini’s controversies?

Minnie Dlamini has been a victim of cyberbullying. She claimed to be a virgin after her relationship with soccer star Itumleleng ‘Itu’ Khune fell apart. Furthermore, she took part in a traditional ceremony uMhlonyane done for a young virgin girl who has just started puberty to advise her on womanhood. Minnie was heavily criticised as this tradition is way past her age. Her ex-boyfriend Itu then went on record and stated that both were sexually intimate during their relationship. He said he didn’t understand why she did the uMhlonyane ritual. Minnie was not happy with this revelation. 

Minnie was in the spotlight again for her weight gain after getting married. She has no regrets and said that she was in a good place. At the same time, she told off people who criticised her and speculated about a possible pregnancy. 

Back in 2018, Minnie Dlamini and her husband Quinton Jones were rumoured to be having problems in their marriage. The couple were seen at the Cape Town International Airport having an argument. In an interview with Tshisa Live, Minnie Dlamini refuted the claims. She went on to state that their marriage was going strong and that the claims were malicious lies.

How did Minnie Dlamini and Boity Thulo become frenemies?

Former friends Minnie Dlamini and Boity can't seem to shake off talks of a rift between them. They were close when they started their careers in the entertainment industry, but their friendship fizzled out. This happened around 2012 when Boity got jealous of Minnie as she bagged all the jobs she set her eyes on.

Net worth and lifestyle

What is Minnie Dlamini’s net worth?

Minnie Dlamini’s net worth is believed to be between $1.2 million and $5 million. Her hard work, brave choices, and the fact that she’s also hosted some of the biggest events and shows have contributed massively to this.

Minnie Dlamini’s house is surely a very expensive one, considering that it is situated in the lush suburbs of Durban. 

What about her cars? Minnie Dlamini cars are way above the ordinary. She once gifted herself a Jaguar I-Pace on her birthday, which cost her a cool R2 million!

Overall, her net worth and success allow her to maintain an affluent lifestyle. To that effect, she’s not one to shy away from fancy destinations. After her wedding, she and her beau flew to France.

Minnie Dlamini dresses and fashion statements

Minnie Dlamini possesses various designer dresses, some of which comes from her fashion line, the Minnie Series. They are carefully crafted to fit her curvy body. Fans can keep up with her latest looks on Minnie Dlamini Instagram account. 

Does Minnie Dlamini do social work?

She runs the Minnie Dlamini Foundation whose aim is to give less privileged South African girls the opportunity to pursue an education. Her foundation has helped many girls secure quality education.

Awards & Recognition

In 2016, Minnie Dlamini was nominated for the Top Empowered Media Personality in the Oliver Empowerment Awards.

Social Media

Minnie Dlamini's Twitter: @MinnieDlamini    

Minnie Dlamini's Instagram: @MinnieDlamini

Minnie Dlamini Facebook: Minnie Dlamini

Q&A

How much is Minnie Dlamini worth?

Minnie Dlamini’s worth is estimated to be between $1.2 million and $5 million. 

Does Minnie Dlamini have a baby?

Yes. Minnie Dlamini and husband Quinton Jones welcomed baby Netha Makhosini Jones in November.

What did Minnie Dlamini study?

Minnie studied film, media, drama, and economics at the University of Cape Town.

Who is Minnie Dlamini’s mom?

Minnie Dlamini’s mother is Queen Dlamini.

How Old is Minnie Dlamini?

Minnie Dlamini’s age is 31.