Connie Chiume (born 5 June 1952) is a Malawi-descending South African actress. She is well known for her appearances in the movies Black Panther, Black Is King and Blessers, as well as Zone 14 and Rhythm City on television.
Connie Chiume Age
She was born in Welkom, South Africa, on 5 June 1982. As of 2020, Chiume is 38 years old.
Connie Chiume Personal Life
Her dad, Wright Tadeyo Chiume, was from Usisya, Nkhata Bay, Malawi, and her mother, MaNdlovu, was from KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Her father died in his birthplace, Malawi, in 1983. She spent her early years in Welkom, where she went to school as well. She then went to East Cape to get her Matric. However, she did not complete her nursing course as she wanted to
Connie Chiume Husband
In 1985, Connie got married and divorced in 2004. She’s a mother of four: two daughters and two sons.
Connie Chiume Career
She began acting in her earliest works, such as Porgy and Bess, Ipi Ntombi, and Little Shop of Horrors, after moving to Greece in 1977. In 1989, after returning to South Africa, she appeared in Inkom’ Edla Yodwa, a TV series. In that series, she played the role of ‘Thembi’. She was invited to play in the 1990 film Warriors from Hell, which made her maiden cinema debut, after the success of the series. In the year 2000,
She received the Connie Avanti award at the South African Film and Television Awards (SAFTA) festival for Best Actress in a Drama Series.
She played the part of ‘Stella Moloi’ in 2005 in the SABC1 drama series Zone 14, where she received a Golden Horn award. She continued to play the lead role until 2010, with the series becoming very successful. During the 3rd SAFTA, she also won the Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama. She appeared in 2015 in a motherly role as ‘Mamokete Khuse’ in the soap opera Rhythm City. In South Africa, the show became highly successful.
In 2006, in stage performances such as You Strike The Woman and You Strike The Rock, she played the lead role. She played the part of ‘Mam’Sonto Molefe’ in the television drama series Gomora in 2020. She also starred in another television series, Black Is King, the same year. She appeared as a fussy mother in the series. She was honored in October 2020 with her first nomination for the Feather Award.
In 2018, John Kani, a renowned South African actor, starred in the Hollywood blockbuster film Black Panther. In the film, she played the role of Mining Tribe Elder.
|1989||Inkom’ Edla Yodwa||Thembi||TV Series|
|1990||Warriors from Hell||Marita||Film|
|1994||The Air Up There||Mrs. Urudu||Film|
|1994||The Line||Rosie||TV Movie|
|1997||A Woman of Color||Government official||TV Movie|
|1998||Tierärztin Christine III: Abenteuer in Südafrika||Director||TV Movie|
|1999||Chikin Biznis … The Whole Story!||Thoko||Film|
|2000||I Dreamed of Africa||Wanjiku||Film|
|2004||In My Country||Virginia Tabata||Film|
|2004||Mazinyo Dot Q||Ma Mavuso||TV Series|
|2005–2015||Zone 14||Stella Moloi||TV Series|
|2013||Fanie Fourie’s Lobola||Zinzi||Film|
|2015||Rhythm City||Mamokete Khuse||TV Series|
|2017||Thula’s Vine||Nothando||TV Series|
|2018||Black Panther||Mining Tribe Elder||Film|
|2019||Losing Lerato||Gogo on Bus||Film|
|2020||What Did You Dream?||Koko||Short film|
|2020||Queen Sono||Nana Rakau||TV Series|
|2020||Gomora||Mam’Sonto Molefe||TV Series|
|2020||Black Is King||Connie Chiume||Film|
|2020||Seriously Single||Dineo’s Mom||Film|
Connie Chiume Net Worth
Chiume’s net worth is estimated to be $500 000, which she gained through her work.
- The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article on 29 Dec 2020.