Dumisani Dlamini

Dumisani Dlamini

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Updated On November 19, 2021
Durban, South Africa
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Durban, South Africa

Dumisani Dlamini is a talented actor, movie producer, and also composer who hails from Durban, South Africa. Dumisani Dlamini is more popular as the father of the singer, rapper, songwriter, and also record producer, Doja Cat.

Early Life

Dumisani Dlamini’s birthdate is 23rd October 1963 and his birthplace is in Durban, South Africa. As of now, Doja Cat’s father must be fifty-seven years old and his sun sign is Scorpio. He holds a South African nationality and of the same ethnicity as well. The actor has been very secretive about his personal life so there is no information about his childhood and parents as well.

Regarding his educational background, the actor seems to be passed from high school. Then, He went to Los Angeles, the USA for his further studies. However, there is no more and clear information about his personal life.

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Caption: Dumisani Dlamini when he was young (Source: Twitter)


The actor has been a normal person with common personalities as well. His favorite celebrities are actor, Tom Cruise, and his mother, Megan Fox. Likewise, Dlamini’s dream holiday destination is Cape Town and his favorite color is blue. His favorite foods include pasta and sushi. Moreover, the actor does exercising and traveling in his spare time.

Career and Professional Life

As mentioned earlier, Dumisani Dlamini is a veteran actor who was present showing his amazing and impressive acting skills in “Sarafina!” It was one of the most successful and great projects where the actor got the characters of Crocodile. It was sho in the United States of America. After that, the actor was present in the series, “Mbodla” from the 2nd season to the 7th season. Other television characters that Dumisano Dlamini got include, “Yizo Yizo”, “4Play: Sex Tips for Girls Read”, “Mzansi”, eKasi: Our Stories”, “Entabeni”, and many others.

Even after getting so many roles and being a member of various TV series and movies, he was not successful to gain maximum popularity. In fact, he is no longer popular as an actor, composer, and also movie producer. However, the actor is more popular being the only father of the popular American rapper, singer, and songwriter, Doja Cat. Apart from this, there is no further information about his career and professional life.

His daughter’s career

Doja Cat started creating music on SoundCloud when she was a teenager. Her song “So High” helped her to grab the attention of Kemosabe and RCA Records and eventually they made a joint record deal when Doaj was just seventeen years old. In 2014, Doja Cat came up with her first EP “Purrr!” Then, she came up with her 1st studio album, “Amala” in 2018 and the single “Mooo!” In the year 2019, Doja Cat brought out her 2nd studio album, “Hot Pink”.

Likewise, she brought her another single “Say So”. In 2020, the singer worked together with Ariana Grande on “Motive”, and after some time it was presented on the remix of Grande’s “34+35”. Then, Doja Cat brought up her 3rd studio album, “Planet Her” which will come out in the year 2021. Moreover, the artist is also popular for making music videos and songs which get popular on social media platforms like TikTok and YouTube.

His daughter was also present in the nomination list for 3 Grammy Awards and another 6 Billboard Music Awards. In fact, Doja Cat was the winner of 2 American Music Awards together with the MTV Video Music Award for Push Best New Artist and also its European counterpart. Furthermore, Forbes gave Doja Cat the name “one of the top breakout stars of 2020” and even made her presence in the list of their annual 30 under 30 lists. The artist ranked the 4th most-Googled musician of the year 2020.

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Caption: Dumisani Dlamini at an interview (Source: Vaal University of Technology)

Net Worth

Dumisani Dlamini has been earning a great amount of net worth from his amazing professional career. The net worth of the his is around $1.5 million. Likewise, Dlamini’s salary ranges from $500 thousand to $650 thousand. The primary source of his is as an actor, film producer, and also as composer. As of now, it looks like the actor is no longer working but is living a good and luxurious life.

Relationship Status

Dumisani Dlamini is a married person and the name of his wife is Deborah Elizabeth Sawyer. His wife is a Jewish and American painter and talented artist whose website’s name is debsawyer.com. The couple’s wedding was in early 1990. He and Deborah got to meet each other for the first time when the actor went to the States for the Sarafina! Even after the tour was completed, he was staying there for some more time which eventually took him to get to know Deborah. After knowing each other for a while they finally got in a romantic relationship with each other.

Happily, on 21st October 1995, the couple gave birth to their adorable daughter, Amala Zandile Dlamini whose stage name is Doja Cat. The couple also has another daughter but he is kept far from the media and public. After being in the United States for 15 years, the actor then wanted to return to South Africa together with his family. However, his decision did not go well and the couple had to divorce each other for that. He also has a son however there is no information about him.

Body Measurement and Social Media

Talking about Doja Cat’s father’s body measurement, Dumisani has a good height of 5 feet 10 inches or else 178 cm or 1.78m. He also has a slim body type with a suitable bodyweight of around 70 kg or 154 lbs. Similarly, the body measurements of his are 40 inches, 30 inches, and 35 inches. The size of his biceps is 14 inches and he wears a shoe size of 8.5 (UK). In addition to that, he has a pair of black eyes with a bald head. Also, Dlamini has a dark complexion with a dashing personality.

Coming to the social media part, he has been quite active there. He has an Instagram account and also a Twitter account. However, the actor does not seem to be very popular on social media platforms. However, her daughter, Doja Cat has been very popular and active on the social media platform. On Instagram, Doja Cat has gained 10.6 million followers whereas she has gained 2.9 million followers on Twitter. Likewise, her Facebook page has 3.2 million followers. Doja Cat also has her own YouTube channel where she has gained 6.11 million subscribers as of May 2021.

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