Amanda Du Pont – The South African Actress, Model, MC and Media Personality
Amanda du Pont is an actress, model, MC and media personality from South Africa who has achieved great success in the entertainment industry. Her success has earned her worldwide popularity and recognition; she’s even signed a few endorsement deals while touring with her music and acting skillset.
She has hosted various shows and earned herself a number of awards. As one of South Africa’s most popular TV personalities, her popularity continues to grow daily.
As an actress, she has starred in various TV shows and films such as Between Friends, Hear Me Move, Generations, Muvhango, Intersexions, City Ses’la Sharon and Tayron and Netflix thriller series Shadow. Additionally she has appeared in multiple commercials.
Her father’s name is Henry du Pont and she is a Swazi woman of French, Chinese and Portuguese heritage. She has two sisters named Kaylee and Kim.
She has extensive experience in the showbiz industry, having collaborated with many renowned names. She has acted and hosted on some of America’s top shows and movies. Additionally, she continues to host events and shows to this day.
She is an accomplished actress who has achieved success by starring in various TV shows, films, and commercials. She was a regular guest on the hit show Real Goboza and enjoys a large social media following.
She was born on 26 June 1995 in Manzini, Swaziland and currently stands at 24 years old. Raised with her cousin Alulutho Du Pont in Manzini township, she later relocated to Mpumalanga where she completed high school. There, she earned a Bachelor’s degree in Arts from Uplands College before continuing on to AFDA – South African School of Motion Pictures and Live Performance in Johannesburg.
Once she graduated from the school, she was awarded a scholarship to the New York Film Academy in New York City and trained under Jennifer Aniston’s personal acting coach James Miles.
Her first feature-length film was Between Friends, and since then she has starred in countless other movies. Additionally, she has appeared on television series such as Hear Me Move and Generations, along with CW drama Life is Wild.
Recently, the star of the hit show Between Friends announced her engagement to long-term boyfriend Shawn Rodriques in July 2018. On Instagram, she posted a video featuring herself wearing an enormous ring.
In the photo, she was joined by her family members – including her mother and sisters – as she expressed her joy and excitement over being engaged.
She boasts a net worth of $2 million and is well-known in the entertainment industry for her appearances on Life is Wild, Taryn & Sharon and Generations, among other shows.