Dawn Thandeka King Biography: Age, Career, Wedding, Divorce, Awards, Children, Net worth

Dawn Thandeka King Biography: (Age, Career, Wedding, Divorce, Awards, Children, Net worth

Dawn Thandeka King Biography: Age, Career, Wedding, Divorce, Awards, Children, Net worth

Dawn Thandeka King is a South African actress who plays MaNgcobo on Uzalo. Whoever says dreams are achieved when one is young, Dawn Thandeka King is here to reverse that notion. Prior to having the limelight shining on her the actress works in the tourism sector. Her breakthrough comes ten years later. Through depression and all life throws at her, she still continues to soar. Dawn Thandeka King Biography highlights the actress’s life (Age, Career, Wedding, Divorce, Awards, Children, Net worth). Maybe we could take a lesson or two.

Dawn Thandeka King Biography: (Age, Career, Wedding, Divorce, Awards, Children, Net worth

Dawn Thandeka King Biography

Current Age as of 2020: 43 years

Birthday: 1 October 1977

Birth Place: Eshowe, KwaZulu-Natal

Children: 5

Spouse: Mlungisi Duncan Ndebele

Net worth: $300 000

Profession: Actress, Motivational Speaker, Musician

Education and Qualifications: Drama studies at Technikon Natal

Dawn Thandeka King Career

The beginning

Quitting a 9-5 job in the tourism industry to follow her passion is one boss move that paid off for the veteran actress. Her debut comes in the telenovela “Lockdown” as she plays Mazet. Fans are wowed by her TV presence and in 2012 she lands a role in Mzansi Magic’s Inkaba. Another door flings open a few years down the line as she plays Lindiwe Xulu (Mangcobo) in Mzansi’s most viewed soapie, Uzalo.

Dawn Thandeka King’s depression tragedy.

It is quite easy for actors to break down if they let their characters consume them. Not to mention if one is already going through a rough patch like Dawn Thandeka King who was battling depression. Despite the world crumbling around her, she plays the demanding role of Zandile in “Lockdown” flawlessly.

Dawn Thandeka King Biography: (Age, Career, Wedding, Divorce, Awards, Children, Net worth

King walks down the aisle.

Here come the bride and she is so fine. Who doesn’t love happily ever afters? Dawn Thandeka King waltz down the aisle and she is pretty as a picture. The groom smiles at her and she couldn’t conceal her glee nor could she wait to say I do. This happiness however is short-lived as her marriage fuels her depression.

Why did Dawn Thandeka King divorce her husband?

“I am mourning the death of my marriage,” Dawn Thandeka King says in 2017 just a few days after shooting the blissful nuptials series. “I know it was the right thing to do. It’s a painful and traumatic journey for me and the children but I had to do it for my sanity. Her relationship with her businessman husband, Jabulani Msomi was affirmed formally over. Although the couple was married for 15 years, the actress did not regret her decision.

Dawn Thandeka King Biography: (Age, Career, Wedding, Divorce, Awards, Children, Net worth

“When I think about it now I can see the signs were there but I overlooked them. But suddenly there was a lack of communication or miscommunication between us. I felt avoided whenever I was home. This triggers my depression…..” she adds.

Who is Dawn Thandeka King’s new beau?

Two years after her divorce, Dawn gives love a second chance. This time she scores closer to home and falls for someone in the entertainment industry. The two are twinning in beautiful matching outfits at Baby Cele and Thabo Maloka’s wedding and the actress couldn’t look happier. “Yes, we’re a loving relationship and he makes me happy. For now, we’re still enjoying our privacy and each other’s company,” Dawn says.

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Tongues start wagging and masses start wondering if the actress is engaged to Mlungisi Duncan Ndebele, judging from the pretty rock on her finger. Dawn however gives no straight answer as she prefers to keep things under wraps.

How many children does Dawn Thandeka King have?

The actress has a whole J game going on. Dawn has five children namely, Jadazia, Jaedon, Jayda, Jaydeen, and Jaedon. While everyone else is parading their cars and houses, Dawn is showing off her pretty kids on social media every other day.

Does Dawn Thandeka King have an award?

The actress has managed to bag a SAFTA for Best Actress in a lead role in the TV Drama “Lockdown”.

Is Dawn a Sangoma?

“When you get the calling, you do not have a choice. You have to attend to it. It is filled with energy and you have to be assisted by other healers to help you. I went through a lot but I was helped and I realised that the gift can be channeled in several ways.” The renowned actress uses her acting dexterity and music to heal others and she is not going to stop there. Dawn plans to open a practice to channel her gift as a traditional healer in due course.

“I would love to have a dedicated practice, and essentially that is what I need to have, but my life right now won’t allow me a place where people can come and consult. When things slow down, I will do that but for right now I am healing through the things I do and the conversations I have.” Dawn is one of many traditional healers who are juggling the lime light and healing, as well as Letoya Makhene and Boity.

Dawn Thandeka King set to leave Uzalo?

Yes, she might have battled with depression but labeling her as a person with a dark cloud hanging over her head is a bit harsh. Masses have claimed on social media that Dawn changes her mind like she changes clothes when it comes to deciding on a storyline and she gives the writers a hard time. These allegations are however false as the actress sets the record straight on whether she will leave Uzalo or not. “I have denied it. The show has denied it. We don’t know what else to say anymore. Every week a different source writes the same story over and over again. I am not leaving the series. My storyline is growing stronger and stronger,” King says.

Cheating allegations.

Women in the entertainment industry go through the most. It is next to impossible for a female actress to nail the role of a wife or girlfriend in an ongoing TV drama series without eyebrows raising. Dawn Thandeka King unfortunately falls on the end of cheating rumors just because she executes her role flawlessly. The cheating chit chat arises subsequent to the close relationship she has with Bongani (Dlamini) being exposed. Nevertheless, Thandeka clears the air and points out that she only enjoys a professional relationship with the fellow actor. Putting to flight the false allegations.

How much is Dawn Thandeka King’s Net worth?

The actress is really good at her craft and her bank balance is bagging a whopping $300 000.

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