Amanda Du Pont’s Net Worth, House and Cars

Amanda du Pont‘s net worth is estimated at $2 million (R34.1 million). The famous South African TV personality has accumulated wealth by diversifying her income sources. Her jaw-dropping net worth affords the actress a befitting mansion in Johannesburg and exotic cars many can only dream of.

Not only has she left an indelible mark in the entertainment world as an actress and TV presenter, but she has transitioned into a savvy businesswoman. Du Pont has mostly made her wealth through her diverse business ventures. She currently serves as the chief executive officer of a skincare label called Lelive Africa, which she established in 2020.

Also, in March 2022, the gorgeous model was appointed the chief executive of StartX, an Information Technology company. Amanda du Pont has emerged as a force to reckon with in both the entertainment and business world.

How Much Is Amanda du Pont’s Net Worth Now?

Amanda du Pont has, through her efforts as a model, actress, TV presenter, brand ambassador, and businesswoman, accumulated a net worth of $2 million (R34.1 million). She began her professional career in 2006, and after a decade and a half, she has emerged as one of the most successful South African businesswomen.

Biggest Contributors To Amanda du Pont’s Net Worth

With an acting career that has spanned over a decade, Amanda du Pont must have augmented her net worth with earnings from her numerous acting roles. Nevertheless, the 34 years old has made the bulk of her total fortune from her business ventures. Currently, as the chief executive of two companies, Amanda plies her trade in the beauty and cosmetics industry as well as the IT industry.

While the cosmetics industry has one of the highest market volumes across the globe, the IT industry has a growing dominance within the services-producing sector. Besides business, the Slay actress has also acquired staggering wealth from her role as the ambassador of several prestigious brands. Here’s a look at her successful business career.

Lelive Africa Skincare

Lelive Africa is an award-winning skincare line founded by Amanda du Pont in 2020. The name of the company, which is pronounced as leh-lee-veh, was inspired by Du Pont’s unofficial Swazi name. The company has a wide range of products developed by expert formulators.

With the aim to build a strong community that Lelive listens to and is guided by, its skincare products are also created by its dedicated community on social media to make unique and truly African-made products. The mission of Amanda du Pont’s company is to produce clean, effective, and affordable products.

In the last few years, Lelive has stayed true to its worth by creating a skincare range that uses 95% percent of natural ingredients. The company also combines local ingredients like rooibos and shea with internationally acclaimed powerful plant identical actives that include vitamin c, niacinamide, and hyaluronic acid.

With this method, the company has been producing a unique skincare range that is the best of both worlds. Lelive wide range of products includes:

  • Serums
  • Moisturizers
  • Cleansers
  • Daily routine for oily + acne-prone skin
  • Daily routine for dry skin
  • Woman to woman

Interestingly, Amanda du Pont’s net worth has significantly increased recently. Thanks to the massive sales of Lelive products, which are quite affordable. The price range is between R299 and R1,745.05. The products and their prices are as follows:

Serums + Treatments Products

  • Save Our Skin (SOS) | peach + aloe aha/bha exfoliator – R299
  • All Glow’d Up | vitamin c, Tumeric + hyaluronic acid brightening serum – R299
  • 3-piece dry set | 10% saving – R780.30
  • 3-piece glow-enhancing set | 10% saving – R825.30
  • 3-piece oily / acne-prone / combination set | 10% saving – R798.30
  • 7-piece set | own the original lelive range | 15% saving – R1,745.05
  • The Drip | deep sea biotics + African malachite hydrating mist – R299
  • Seatox | marine algae + aloe detoxifying mask – R319

Moisturizers

  • Crème de la cream | African mahogany everyday moisturizer – R259
  • All the shea | marula tinted spf 30 (broad spectrum) moisturizer – R299
  • The du-Pont | shea butter lush moisturizer – R279
  • 3-piece dry set | 10% saving – R780.30
  • 3-piece oily / acne-prone / combination set | 10% saving – R798.30
  • 7-piece set | own the original lelive range | 15% saving – R1,745.05

Cleansers

  • 3-piece dry set | 10% saving – R780
  • 3-piece oily / acne-prone / combination set | 10% saving – R798.30
  • 7-piece set | own the original lelive range | 15% saving – R1,745.05
  • Cleaner Colada | coconut + pineapple African oil cleanser – R289
  • Jelly Splash | rooibos + aloe jelly cleanser – R329

StartX

In March 2022, Amanda du Pont was appointed the chief executive officer of StartX, a fintech global platform with services that use technology to offer financial services. The company was founded by UAE-based businessman Arash Razaei who is also the chairman. He appointed Amanda as the CEO while Zareef Minty works as the COO.

The company’s innovative platforms give entrepreneurs the opportunity to list their ventures or concepts while the algorithm discovers the ideal funding partner for a specific business. Once a funding partner is discovered, StartX will assist entrepreneurs with structuring all the documents that will be presented to the funding partner, making them investment ready.

The fintech company is headquartered in UAE and plans on establishing subsidiaries in other countries, including South Africa. It recently launched a new mobile application. StartX aims to eradicate the closing down of start-ups within the first three years of operation.

Other Sources of Amanda du Pont’s Net Worth

Amanda du Pont is a multi-faceted young woman who has spread her tentacles across diverse sectors. Not only has she become prominent for her diverse business endeavors, but she has emerged as a household name in South Africa for her excellent acting and hosting skills. Thus far, Amanda du Pont’s net worth has been built through the following income sources:

Acting

Before making a name for herself as a seasoned actress, the Swazi-South African model first whetted her acting skills at prestigious art colleges. She first attended Uplands College located in Mpumalanga before proceeding to AFDA, the South African School of Motion Picture and Live Performance. There, she bagged a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Acting.

She subsequently obtained another qualification in Acting at the New York Film Academy before making her professional acting debut. In 2008, Lelive founder featured as Serina in Life is Wild, an American serial drama TV series. From 2009 to 2011, she scored the role of Thabisile Dlamini in the SABC2 soapie, Muvhango.

Du Pont’s performance in the drama series projected her to the center stage, which helped set her career on an upward trajectory as she subsequently landed more acting gigs. She featured in a Loksion Bioskop: Andilalanga in 2012 and played a leading role as Nisha in the 2014 movie, Between Friends: Ithala.

The Swazi-born then made her debut in the SABC educational programme Skeem Saam as Nompumelelo “Lelo” Mthiyane in 2014. She had a career breakthrough with her role of Lelo and was one of the main characters in the popular TV series for over six years. Even though her salary in Skeem Saam is yet to be revealed, it’s undeniable that Amanda du Pont’s net worth was boosted by the hefty paychecks.

Furthermore, Amanda was featured in the first South African “Sbujwa” dance film, Hear Me Move, in 2015. She starred alongside Khanyi Mbau, Thembi Seete, and Boity Thulo in the movie, which had an international screening in multiple countries and was nominated for five Africa Movie Academy Awards. Also, Slay, Shadow, Generations: The Legacy, Little Big Mouth, and 10 Days in Sun City are among Amanda du Pont’s well-known acting credits.

Amanda du Pont’s Filmography

Films

  • Between Friends: Ithala as Nisha (2014)
  • 10 Days in Sun City as Kim K (2017)
  • Slay as Candy (2021)
  • Little Big Mouth as Mel (2021)
  • The Domestic (2022)

TV shows

  • Life Is Wild as Serina (2008)
  • Task Force as Christelle Ndlovu (2014)
  • Taryn & Sharon as Sharon (2017)
  • Shadow as Ashley (2019)
  • A Place Called Home as Yolisa – Season 2
  • End Game as Suzie – Season 1
  • Mzansi Love (Kasi Style) as Khalipha – Season 2
  • Skeem Saam as Lelo – Seasons 3-10
  • Muvhango as Thabisile Dlamini – Season 1
  • Intersexions as Khanya – Season 2
  • Isono as Mamba – Season 1
  • Generations: The Legacy as Georgina – Season 1
  • City Ses’la as Khanyi Mbuli – Season 4
  • Kowethu as Candice – Season 1
  • Single Guyz as Khuli – Season 1

TV Presenting

After gaining prominence for her role as Thabisile Dlamini in Muvhango from 2009 to 2011, Amanda du Pont increased her level of popularity when she was made the host of the celebrity gossip show, The Real Goboza. She joined the SABC1 show in the final episode of the seventh season and then served as the host alongside Phat Joe in the eighth season in 2013.

She left her work as The Real Goboza presenter following the strain it was putting on her relationship with other celebrities she was close to. She once revealed that her relationship with Khanyi Mbua was nearly ruined due to her role in the popular SABC1 show. The famed TV personality further co-hosted Come Duze with Lunga Shabalala in 2014.

Over the years, she has worked as the host of other TV shows such as Biting About and BET A-List. Amanda has also appeared as herself in a handful of TV shows, including Is That a Fact? ScreenTime with Nicky Greenwall, Zaziwa, and E! News Africa Specials.

List of Du Pont’s TV Presenting Roles

  • The Real Goboza – Seasons 7 & 8
  • Come Duze – Season 10
  • BET A-List – Season 1
  • Biting About – Season 1

Modeling/Endorsement Deals

Over the years, Amanda du Pont has appeared in several commercials and has increased her total wealth with the earnings from her endorsement deals. She played a lead character in a McDonald’s commercial and has appeared on the cover of Glamour Magazine and True Love Magazine. She is currently working as a Fashion Nova ambassador.

Also, the actress has, in the past years, been associated with brands like Land Rover Sandton and Close Up SA. She has also been associated with Royce Royce Cars. On many occasions, she had been handed keys to the latest models of the brand for outdoor test driving.

Awards/Recognitions

Throughout her palmy career in entertainment, Amanda du Pont’s acting prowess has garnered huge praise and recognition. For promoting the Swazi language and culture, the businesswoman was awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award by Swaziland’s Department of Arts & Culture when she was just 21 years old.

Summary of Amanda du Pont’s Sources of Income

  • Acting
  • TV presenting
  • Modeling
  • Brand endorsement
  • Business ventures

Where Is Amanda du Pont’s R4 Million Mansion Located?

With Amanda du Pont’s net worth estimated at $2 million (R34.1 million), it’s not surprising that the movie star is accustomed to leading a luxury lifestyle. Although it’s uncertain if she has multiple real estate assets, it is known that she and her businessman husband, Shawn Rodriques, built a state-of-the-art home in Johannesburg, which is valued at R4 million.

House Features

In 2020, Amanda du Pont and Shawn granted House & Garden a house tour in their Joburg mansion, and the building, alongside its interior decoration, is a beauty to behold. Having traveled to the best hotels in the world with luxury decors, the couple ensured that their home must be built with the same standard that spells comfort and luxury.

Hence, Amanda and Shawn’s home features interiors with a boutique-hotel quality. It’s a practical home that needs minimal upkeep, and its furniture decoration was solely Weylandts. As a result of the site location, the house was designed upward with three levels. It can be easily accessed with two staircases, and the diverse features of the three-storey mansion are listed below:

First Floor

Amanda du Pont and her husband spend most of their time on the first floor of their opulent mansion. It’s designed to feature the following:

  • Dining areas
  • Open-play living space
  • Kitchen
  • Lounge

Second Floor

Unlike the first level, the second floor is designed to accommodate private living areas. It previously had two bedrooms that were converted to office space and a glam room. Its features are as follows:

  • En suite Master bedroom
  • Glam room with a Cherry Blossom tree
  • Office space

Third Floor

With the aim to build a home that would perfectly fit into their lifestyles and schedules, Amanda and Shawn designed their home to be versatile enough for business meetings and also to have enough space to host family and friends in. Thus, the third floor is mainly for entertainment and workout. It has the following features:

  • Scintillating view of the Sandton skyline
  • Workout areas
  • Entertainment space

What Car Does Amanda du Pont Drive?

Taryn and Sharon star has a special love for sports cars. She has many exotic automobiles in her garage and often drives them in and outside the City of Gold. In 2018, Amanda du Pont doled out over R3.1 million from her net worth to purchase a luxurious pre-birthday gift―McLaren. She has also been spotted with Range Rover Sports and Jaguar.

Range Rover Evoque (Over R1.8 million)

The celebrated actress was handed the keys to a black Range Rover Evoque in July 2020, when she officially became a brand ambassador of Land Rover Sandton. The car is worth over R1.8 million and has an SUV body type.

Features:

  • Automatic transmission
  • 0-100kmph in 9.3 seconds
  • Multi-function steering wheel
  • 9-speed automatic gearbox
  • Turbocharger

MSO McLaren 570s (Over R3.1 million)

A few days before her 30th birthday in June 2018, Amanda du Pont purchased this luxury sports car as a pre-birthday gift. Her Instagram fans helped her to choose the color―mauvine blue. Manufactured by McLaren Automotive, MSO McLaren 570s is valued at over R3.1 million. It was unveiled at the 2015 New York International Auto Show.

Features:

  • 2 door coupé
  • Rear wheel drive
  • 3.8 L M838T E twin-turbo V8 engine
  • Dihedral doors
  • 7-speed Graziano SSG dual-clutch

Jaguar F-Pace SVR (Over R1.8 million)

As a brand ambassador of Land Rover Sandton, Du Pont was handed this exotic ride to test drive for a few days in January 2021. She, afterward, was said to have purchased the car, having been spotted with it after a while. The expensive car is worth over R1.8 million.

Features:

  • 5.0 V8 Supercharge
  • 0-100kmph in 4.1 seconds
  • Titanium active exhaust
  • 22-inch wheels
  • Bucket seats
  • 405kw/700nm torque

Range Rover Sports

For some years now, Amanda du Pont has been seen cruising around with her white Range Rover Sports worth more than R2 million. She goes on road trips with the super ride alongside her dogs and often shares pictures she’s taken inside the car on social media.

Features:

  • SUV body type
  • 5 seating capacity
  • Automatic transmission
  • Top speed: 234kmph
  • 0-100kmph in 5.9 seconds
  • Lighting: LED tail lamps
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