Dumisani Dlamini is a South Africa-born actor and producer who played Crocodile in the drama-musical film Sarafina!. He also worked as a producer for the thriller film Drum. Besides his career, Dlamini is the father of renowned singer-songwriter and rapper Amala Ratna Zandile Dlamini, aka Doja Cat.
Where Was Dumisani Dlamini Born? Age And Height
Dumisani Dlamini was born on October 23, 1963, in Durban, South Africa. He belongs to a Zulu ethnic background and holds South African nationality. As per his age, he is 58 years old as of 2022. He has a height of 5 feet 9 inches or 1.72 meters.
Further, the details regarding his early life and family are missing. Also, his educational qualifications are under the curtain. Moreover, the celebrity father is quite active on Instagram and regularly posts his professional and personal life.
Dlamini began his career in 1992 when he appeared as Crocodile in the drama-musical film Sarafina!. He worked as an assistant in the action-crime film Stander in 2003.
The following year, he went on to produce the thriller film Drum and the TV miniseries Homecoming. In 2008, he appeared as Zorro in the miniseries Entabeni. The same year, he acted in the family film The Seven of Daran: The Battle of Pareo Rock. He worked as Priest in the short film Project MorningStar in 2009.
He starred as Passerby in the short film 21th Street in 2010. He made an appearance as Kong in the television series iNumber Number in 2017.
What Is His Worth In 2022?
Dlamini is believed to have an approximated net worth of $800 thousand as of April 2021. He earned a considerable amount of riches from his professional life. In 2022, he might have made it to $900 thousand. The celebrity father has a luxurious life. Besides, in his acting career, he might earn a decent amount for attending different events.
On the other hand, his daughter Doja Cat has an enormous net worth of $4 million in 2021 and $5 Million in 2022. She is a famous singer-songwriter and rapper who earned her wealth throughout her career. The singer earns a hefty amount from her live shows and albums.
Married Life And Wife: Complicated Relationship With Daughter Doja Cat
Dlamini was previously married to a Jewish-American painter Deborah Elizabeth Sawyer. He let her during the drama-musical film Sarafina Tour. After the first meeting, the duo began dating each other and later exchanged wedding vows.
From their relationship, the pair welcomed a daughter-the popular singer-songwriter Doja Cat, born Amala Ratna Zandile Dlamini on October 21, 1995, in Los Angeles, California, USA. As of now, she is 26 years old. She also has a few siblings who according to Cat are "scattered across various cities".
Dlamini and Deborah broke up shortly after the birth of their child and Doja and her mother moved to New York City. Cat in an interview claimed that she never met her father growing up, however, he denied the claim stating they always have a healthy relationship. He further said though he always reaches for his kid, the management company she was working with has always blocked all his efforts.
“I have been looking for my daughter as well. You mustn't forget these Americans. Americans will always want to have something to cause a stir so that she stays in the media and is talked about around the world.”
“I have tried to search for my baby and the company that runs her entertainment has been blocking me. They know that if I could get hold of her, maybe she will disappear from the picture ... I know my daughter, wherever she is, is looking for me.”
His Daughter, Doja Cat: Albums And Singles
Dlamini's daughter, Doja Cat, is a popular singer-songwriter and rapper who signed a record deal with Kemosabe and RCA Records at 17.
She published her EP Purrr! in the year 2014. Similarly, she let off her debut studio album titled Amala in 2018, after she gained international fame with the single "Mooo!".
Her second studio album, titled Hot Pink, released in 2019 listed in the top 10 of the US Billboard 200. She published her third studio album Planet Her, in 2021.
by ab-basanta, 05 Apr, 2021