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Connie Chiume

Connie Chiume Biography, Age, Husband, Career & Net Worth

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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

Her cousin, Ephraim Mganda Chiume, is a politician from Malawi.

 

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,

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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.

Filmography

YearFilmRoleGenreRef.
1989Inkom’ Edla YodwaThembiTV Series
1990Warriors from HellMaritaFilm
1994The Air Up ThereMrs. UruduFilm
1994The LineRosieTV Movie
1997A Woman of ColorGovernment officialTV Movie
1998Tierärztin Christine III: Abenteuer in SüdafrikaDirectorTV Movie
1999Chikin Biznis … The Whole Story!ThokoFilm
2000I Dreamed of AfricaWanjikuFilm
2004In My CountryVirginia TabataFilm
2004Mazinyo Dot QMa MavusoTV Series
2005–2015Zone 14Stella MoloiTV Series
2013Fanie Fourie’s LobolaZinziFilm
2015LeratoPastorShort film
2015Rhythm CityMamokete KhuseTV Series
2017Thula’s VineNothandoTV Series
2018Black PantherMining Tribe ElderFilm
2019Losing LeratoGogo on BusFilm
2019BlessersMa-LeratoFilm
2020What Did You Dream?KokoShort film
2020Queen SonoNana RakauTV Series
2020GomoraMam’Sonto MolefeTV Series
2020Black Is KingConnie ChiumeFilm
2020ChoicesTV Series
2020Seriously SingleDineo’s MomFilm

Connie Chiume Net Worth

Chiume’s net worth is estimated to be $500 000, which she gained through her work.

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