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MBABANE – Amanda Du Pont‘s entrepreneurial journey has not gone unnoticed in the international stage.

This comes after Du Pont was recently nominated at this year’s Scream African Women Awards, which are set to take place next month. According to vanguardngr.com; the awards are an all-youth celebrating platform. The organising Board announced that this year’s edition would focus on creating awareness and combating gender violence in society.


Du Pont is nominated under the ‘Entrepreneur of the Year’ award among seven other African entrepreneurs who have made great strides in their respective careers. They are Mabusi Seme (South Africa), Nengi Hampson (Nigeria), Leone Wayne Wilson (Namibia), Mercy Eke (Nigeria), Ntandoyenkosi Kunene (South Africa), Abisola Kola Daisi (Nigeria) and Ebby Cassidy (Nigeria). This publication contacted Du Pont’s office and she could not be sought for comment at the time of going to print. Du-Pont is an Eswatini-born actress who currently plays the role of Nompumelelo ‘Lelo’ Mthiyane in the SABC 1 soapie, Skeem Saam.

She is a lady who is mostly known for her portrayal of Serina in the drama series ‘Life is Wild’ and ‘Sharon’ in the SABC 3 comedy-drama ‘Taryn & Sharon’. Moreover, Amanda is also a television anchor, voice-over artist, model, brand ambassador, live event MC and businesswoman. Let’s find out more about this woman as we explore biography. Amanda Du-Pont started schooling in Manzini, but completed her education in Johannesburg at Uplands College.  Afterwards, In 2011, Du-Pont got into the South African School of Motion Picture and Live Performance, where she was awarded a Bachelor of Arts Degree.


Due to her scholastic excellence, Amanda was awarded a full scholarship to study at the New York Film Academy in New York City. With all the showbiz education and training she received, the mention of her name sparkles overwhelming attention as she has broken far-reaching on-screen records. She has also appeared on different television programmes like ‘Intersexions’, Muvhango, ‘Real Goboza’, ‘Come Duze’, ‘City Ses’la’, ‘Generations The Legacy’, ‘Hear Me Move’ and ‘A Place Called Home’ to name a few. Over the years, she has also ventured into business.

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