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Full NameDumisani Dlamini
First NameDumisani
Last NameDlamini
ProfessionSouth African actor, producer, and composer
NationalitySouth African
Birth CityDurban
Birth CountrySouth Africa
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual OrientationStraight
No Of Children7
Date of BirthOctober 23,1963
Age60 years

Dumisani Dlamini is a veteran South African actor, producer, and composer

He is known for his performance in movies and television series such as Sarafina!, Drum and Usindiso.

He is also famous as the father of Doja Cat.

Who Is Dumisani Dlamini Married To?

When the Sarafina! Tour ended; Dumisani planned to stay back on the United States

It is where he met American woman Deborah Elizabeth Sawyer who was an American painter and artist by profession. 

Soon they started dating and eventually fell in love. 

They took a step further in their love affairs and finally got married.

Dumisani Dlamini’s ex-wife Deborah Elizabeth Sawyer.
Dumisani Dlamini’s ex-wife Deborah Elizabeth Sawyer Photo Source: Celebpie

Dumisani was supposed to marry a Chartered Accountant named Girlie Nhlengethwa in the year 2001

When Dumisani could not afford R23 000, which was demanded by Girlie’s family, their wedding could not happen.

He stayed for 15 years in the United States, but he wanted to relocate his family back to South Africa, but things did not work out, and they got separated.

Dumisani also wanted to marry Nandi Ndlovu, who is also part of Sarafina!. 

While Dumisani was planning the wedding with Nandi, it was singer Lebo M who won her.

Dumisani is said to have seven children. His firstborn child is named as Kwazi

He has two children with his marriage with Deborah Sawyer. One of them is American singer Doja Cat.

Dumisani Dlamini's Daughter Doja Cat

Doja Cat's birth name is Amala Ratna Zandile Dlamini, who is an American singer, rapper, and songwriter

She was born on 21st October 1995 on Los Angeles, California, United States.

Dumisani Dlamini Relationship With His Daughter Doja Cat

Doja has said that her father has always been absent since her childhood, and she had never met him. 

She has also added that she does not hold any grudges, but she feels weird when her father likes and comment on her Instagram post regarding how proud he is of her.

Here is a picture of Doja Cat, which Dumisani shared on his Facebook captioned as 

“No one will understand the love I got for my daughter...”

Dumisani Dlamini’s daughter Doja Cat.
Dumisani Dlamini’s daughter Doja Cat Photo Source: Facebook

Dumisani has denied this rumor and has said that he shares a very healthy relationship with his daughter

He has tried to reach her for several years, but it was her management team that is blocking him from meeting her.

He has also said that he has spoken to his daughter before she became famous. 

He also added that he is close to all his kids, and he loves them all equally, and they also love him.

Net Worth

Dumisani has gathered decent wealth, and the details about his total net worth are not available. 

The Sarafina! Fame actor has his earning through his profession as an actor, producer, and composer

He has also been nominated for Best Supporting Actor in a T.V. Drama Series at Golden Horn Award.

Below you can see the picture of Dumisani Dlamini, which he had shared on his Instagram.

Dumisani Dlamini's picture.
Dumisani Dlamini's picture. Source: Instagram

He is very popular for his role as Crocodile on Sarafna!. 

He has also played the character, Chester, in the second season of Yizo Yizo

Apart from his acting skills, he is also an excellent singer.

Her daughter has a jaw-dropping net worth at such a young age, which she had gathered from her career as a singer, rapper, and songwriter

Her single “Say So” went number 1, and her song “Mooo!” went viral. Her net worth can be seen below.

S.N.NameNet Worth
1Doja Cat$2 million


  1. Dumisani was born in the year 1963 in Durban, South Africa.
  2. He celebrates his birthday on 23rd October every year, which makes him 56 years of age as of July 2020.

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Updated On Fri Feb 19 2021 Published On Sat Jul 04 2020 By paper-boat

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