What is Connie Chiume net worth?
Connie Chiume net worth: Connie Chiume is a South African actress with a net worth $1 million which is approximately R13 million South African Rands. She is of Malawi descent. She is best known for the roles in the films Black Panther, Black Is King and Blessers as well as in television for Zone 14 and Rhythm City.
Connie Temweka Gabisile Chiume was born on 5 June 1952(age 69 years) in Welkom, South Africa. Her father, Wright Tadeyo Chiume, was from Usisya, Nkhata Bay, Malawi and her mother, MaNdlovu, hailed from KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
Her father died in 1983 in Malawi. She spent her early years in Welkom, where she also attended school. She then moved to the Eastern Cape to complete matric.
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However, she did not complete her nursing course as she wanted to train as a teacher. With that passion, she graduated in teaching in 1976. After few years of teaching, she resigned and traveled to Israel. Later she moved to Greece to start acting career. Her mother died in March 2020.
Her cousin, Ephraim Mganda Chiume is a Malawian politician.
After moving to Greece in 1977, she started to act in her earliest works such as Porgy and Bess, Ipi Ntombi, and Little Shop of Horrors. In 1989, she appeared in the television series Inkom’ Edla Yodwa after returning to South Africa.
She played the role of ‘Thembi’ in that series. After the success of the series, she was invited to play in the film Warriors from Hell in 1990, which made her maiden cinema appearance. In 2000, she won the Connie the Avanti award for Best Actress in a Drama Series during South African Film and Television Awards (SAFTA) festival.
In 2005, she played the role ‘Stella Moloi’, on SABC1 drama series Zone 14, where she won the Golden Horn award. With the serial became very popular, she continued to play the lead role until 2010.
She also received the Award for the Best Supporting Actress in a Drama during the 3rd SAFTA. In 2015, she appeared in the soap opera Rhythm City with a motherly role as ‘Mamokete Khuse’. The show became highly popular in South Africa.
In 2006, she played the lead role in the stage plays such as You Strike The Woman and You Strike The Rock.
She starred in the television drama series Gomora with the role ‘Mam’Sonto Molefe’ in 2020. In the same year, she also appeared in another television series Black Is King. In the series, she played as a fussy mother. In October 2020, she was honored with first Feather Award nomination.
Connie Chiume got married in 1985 and divorced in 2004. She is a mother of four: two sons and two daughters.
Connie Chiume net worth
How much is Connie Chiume worth? Connie Chiume net worth 2021: Connie Chiume’s net worth is estimated at around R13 million South African Rands which is equivalent to $1 million dollars. Her major source of income is generated from her primary career as an actress. However, in 2018, she appeared in the Hollywood blockbuster film Black Panther renowned South African actor John Kani. She played the role of Mining Tribe Elder in the film.