Amanda du Pont Biography || Amanda du Pont is a Swazi-born South African actress and she is one of the most beautiful and celebrated young actresses in South Africa. Many know her for her portrayal of Serina in the drama series Life is Wild and Sharon in the SABC 3 comedy-drama Taryn & Sharon.
Here’s a look into Amanda du Pont’s life.
Amanda du Pont Family
She had this to say about her parents
“My mother, Antoinette’s mother is Swati and her father is half Chinese half Portuguese and my father Harry Tum’s father is a white French man and his mother is from the Swaziland royal family.”
Amanda du Pont Education
Amanda du Pont Career
At the age of 21, Du-Pont was awarded a Life Time Achievement award by Swaziland’s Department of Arts & Culture for her early achievements in film and television and her promotion of the Swazi language and culture.
She is also known for her role as Lelo on the SABC1 youth soapie Skeem Saam, joining the show in Season 3.
She is also known for co-hosting the SABC1 celebrity gossip show The Real Goboza, joining for the final episode of Season 7 before going on to Season 8, in November 2013. She joined Phat Joe on SABC 1’s celebrity gossip show, The Real Goboza with Sinazo Yolwa, both introduced as Pearl Thusi‘s replacements. She co-hosted Come Duze 2014 with Lunga Shabalala of Selimathunzi.
While she enjoyed working on RGB, her job clashed with a lot of relationships she had built with fellow entertainers in the industry and that lead her to make make some serious decisions about her career on RGB.
During her interview on Metro FM’s lunch with Thomas and Pearl, Amanda revealed that the RGB show was no longer serving her purpose or where she wanted her career path to go. She further revealed that her job at RGB nearly tarnished her friendship with Khanyi Mbau.
Amanda stars as Ashley in the Netflix superhero series Shadow, which was released worldwide on 8 March, 2019.
Amanda du Pont Fashion
These were definitely made for walking and they have a way of adding that edge to the outfit you have on for the day.
Amanda du Pont Abuse
The actress however, found the strength to let go of all the anger she had and move on with her life.