Amanda Manku biography: age, net worth, background, boyfriend, child, education

Amanda Manku (born 9 August 1991 in Limpopo) is a South African actress and TV presenter. She is popular with television viewers for being the presenter on the SABC Education youth series Matrics Uploaded.

As an actress, she landed her first role in the SABC1 drama series Skeem Saam. She was cast as the principal’s daughter Elizabeth in the drama series.


Amanda Manku biography
NameAmanda Manku
Born9 August 1991 (age 30 years)
Limpopo, South Africa
NationalitySouth African
EducationMotion Picture
Alma materAFDA
BoyfriendHendrick “Pule” Ekstein
Net worth$200,000


She was born in Limpopo on 9 August 1991 into a family of five children. She was raised in Newlands, Johannesburg, her mother is a health care worker.


Amanda attended Dowling Avenue Primary School, Westbury. She furthered at Hoerskool Die Burger in Roodepoort. After her high school education, she enrolled at AFDA where she obtained Bachelors’s Degree in Motion Picture.


She is a proud mother and shared the great news of her pregnancy with pictures revealing her baby bump in 2017. She delivered of a baby boy and is enjoying motherhood.

Though she is yet to reveal who the child’s father is. However, she was dating Hendrick Ekstein while she was pregnant.


She is a television presenter and actress best known for being the presenter on the SABC Education youth series Matrics Uploaded. 

She appeared first in 2013 as Elizabeth on the SABC1 drama series. This role is credited as her debut role as an actress.

Amanda made her television debut at the age of sixteen as a talk show host for Soweto TV. As a presenter, she has worked on YOTV, Matrics Uploaded, and Geleza Nathi.


Amanda is dating the professional footballer Hendrick “Pule” Ekstein. Her boyfriend played the midfield position for Kaizer Chiefs before becoming a free agent.

In 2018, Amanda was accused of dating two footballers and that her relationship with Hendrick was unstable. The rumors claimed that she cheated on her boyfriend with Kabelo Mahlasela, who plays for Bloemfontein Celtic club.

She refused to keep mute and stated that she and Kabelo had never met. According to her, she still loves Pule and they are happy together.


Skeem SaamElizabeth

Net worth

Amanda has an estimated net worth of $200,000 and her profession as an actress is her source of wealth.


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