Hamilton Dhlamini (born 15 December 1969), sometimes addressed as Hamilton Dlamini is a gifted and energetic South African actor, filmmaker, and playwright. The multifaceted man is respected for his outstanding performance.
The veteran actor is prominent for his roles in television shows, series, and films. Among his popular television roles Prosper in the SABC1 drama series Mzansi.
Other popular roles he played include Faith like Potatoes, The King’s Messenger, and Isithembiso. He has featured in many blockbuster movies.
|Full Name:||Hamilton Dhlamini|
|Other Names:||Hamilton Dlamini|
|Born:||15 December 1969 (age 52)|
|Place of Birth:||Sebokeng, South Africa|
|Occupation:||Actor • TV Personality • Playwright • Filmmaker|
|Net Worth:||$1 million|
Hamilton Dlamini was born on 15 December 1969 in Sebokeng, Gauteng, South Africa. He had most of his childhood experience and spent a higher share of his youthful days in his hometown in South Africa.
Although the veteran actor has not told The Nation about his father, mother, and siblings. Some sites report that the actor hails from a destitute family and background.
Hamilton Dlamini is married to a dietitian in the person of Martha Dlamini. The duo is the parents of three children. It was love at first sight for the actor after he saw his beautiful wife in an elevator.
Eventually, they got married and their union is blessed with 3 lovely children. His wife likes to stay off the public eye and prefers that little about her is known. The actor respects his wife’s personality and does well in maintaining her anonymity.
Hamilton revealed in an interview how he and his lovely wife met and how she had contributed to changing his life. He also mentioned how he was a thing of laughter and he told people how they met.
The first day they met, the actor was blatant in telling his wife how attractive he is.
Although, the complement was not well received by Martha Dlamini at first. She even tried to discourage him by saying she had a boyfriend.
The actor also disclosed his delightfulness in his wife’s genuine understanding of his type of work. She also lends a helping hand and support to her husband when he needs it.
Hamilton Dlamini attended primary school in his hometown. He is yet to his educational background with The Nation. He rather keeps his academic performance and qualifications private.
Hamilton Dlamini began acting professionally in 1984. He started with the SABC 1 sitcom Mzee Wa Two Six, where he was cast as a businessman named Korea.
In the early months of 2008, he appeared in a lead role in the SABC1 mini-series King Lear, based on William Shakespeare’s tragedy.
He also played Mojo Khumalo a lead character in the comedy broadcast on SABC2 titled Stokvel. In 2008, he played the starring role in the Mncedisi Shabangu‘s television series titled Ten Bush.
His performance earned him the Naledi Theatre Award for Best Supporting Actor.
He is the founder and owner of the production company Ndlondlo Productions. In the SABC1 miniseries, he appeared as Lucky in Izingane zoBaba, from April to May 2008.
Veteran actor Hamilton Dhlamini was featured in the Regardt van den Bergh’s film Faith Like Potatoes. He was a nominee for SAFTAs for best supporting actor for his performance.
In 2007, the actor was the recipient of Best Supporting Actor in a Feature Film by the Golden Horn Award. He was cast as Banzi Motaung in the popular television series titled ‘Isithembiso’.
He bagged the Golden Horn Award for Best Actor in a TV Soap Opera for ‘Isithembiso‘.
He landed the role of Mojo Khumalo (a lead character) in Stokvel. Dhlamini replaced James Ngcobo on the SABC2 sitcom Stokvel, for the sixth season.
In 2012, Dlamini also starred as TT, a bumbling private investigator, in Boomba and TT, an Mzansi Magic comedy series. In 2015, starred as Mnqobi Simelane in the e.tv drama series Umlilo.
The actor is active on Instagram and shares updates about his career and moments with loved ones.
- Instagram handle: @Hamiltondhlamini
The actor has been in show business for many decades. He realizes his fortune from his roles on screen and as a filmmaker and playwright. Hamilton Dhlamini has a net worth of $1 million.
- 2020 SAFTA Golden Horn: Best Actor, Telenovela – Isithembiso – Nominated.
- 2018 SAFTA Golden Horn: Best Actor, TV soap – Isithembiso – Won.
- 2007 SAFTA Golden Horn: Best Supporting Actor, Feature Film – Faith Like Potatoes – Won.
|The King’s Messenger as Poacher|
|Gums & Noses as Street Dealer|
|Jozi as Traffic Cop|
|Otelo Burning as Skhumbuzo|
|Nothing for Mahala as Foreman|
|Lokoza as Director|
|Five Fingers for Marseilles as Sepoko|
|Umlilo as Mnqobi Simelane|
|Zero Tolerance as Lefty/President Tubman|
|The Mayor as Mapula Matlala|
|Stokvel as Mojo Khumalo|
|Soul Buddyz as Melusi’s Teacher|
|Shooting Stars as Themba Zwane|
|Saints and Sinners as Andries|
|Reyka as Brigadier Hector Zwane|
|Mzee wa Two Six as Korea|
|Mutual Friends as Pat|
|Mzansi as Prosper|
|Izingane zoBaba as Lucky|
|Legacy as Lucky Ntshinga|
|Isithembiso as Banzi|
|eKasi: Our Stories as Mbangiseni|
|Isibaya as Andile Sibiya|
|Diep City as Bonga|
|Isono as Msizi Zondo|
|Fluiters as Bantu Ntenga|
|City Ses’la as Uncle Mto|
|Home Affairs as Senzo Mbatha|
|Boo & TT as TT|
|Askies! as Homeless Man|
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