Connie Chiume Biography: Age, Ex-husband, Net Worth, Son, Wikipedia, Pictures, House, Family, Children


Connie Chiume (born 5 June 1952) is a South African actress of Malawian descent.

She is widely known for her performances in Black Panther, City of Heart, Black Is King, and District 14.

She has been in showbiz since her debut in 1977 and is one of the most experienced actresses in the South African entertainment industry.

Connie Chiume became a minor celebrity in South Africa after starring in a soap opera called Gomora on the Mzansi Magic TV station.

In addition, she has appeared in many dramas and TV series.

South African Actress

Connie Chiume
Connie Chiume: history, biography, photos
Wiki facts and figures
full name: Connie Themweka Gabisile Chiume
stage name: Connie Chiume
date of birth: June 5, 1952 (72 years old)
place of birth: South Africa
children: 4
Country of Citizenship: South Africa, Malawi
parents: Wright Tadejo, Ma Ndlovu
high: not applicable
brothers and sisters: not applicable
Boyfriend • Husband: divorce
Profession: Actress • Television personality
net worth: $500,000-$1,000,000

early life

Veteran actress Connie Chiume was born in Welkom, Free State, South Africa in 1952, but her father is from Malawi and her mother is from South Africa.

This entitles her to dual South African and Malawian citizenship.

Her father, Wright Tadeyo, died in 1983, while her mother, MaNdlovu, died in March 2020.

She spent her childhood in Wellcome, where she attended primary and secondary school. With the support and influence of her parents, she showed her talent at an early age.


Connie Chiume attended primary and secondary school in Welkom, South Africa, before moving to the Eastern Cape, where she completed her secondary school certificate.

Unfortunately, she was unable to complete the nursing course as she wanted to train as a teacher.

However, with her determination to become a teacher, she graduated from the Normal School with excellent grades in 1976.


Connie Chiume started her career as a teacher, but after teaching for a few years, she quit and went to Israel. She later moved to Greece to start her acting career. She first entered the acting industry in 1977, which means she has been in the industry for more than 40 years.

She appeared in early productions such as Porgy and Bess, Yipi Ntombi and Little Shop of Horrors in 1977. After returning to South Africa, she appeared in the TV series Inkom’ Edla Yodwa in 1989. She played the role of “Thembi” in the series.

After the success of the series, she was invited to star in the film Hellraiser in 1990, which marked her first film appearance.

Since her debut, she has starred in countless productions, the list is too long to count. She played the leading role in the stage plays “You Hit Women” and “You Hit Stones”.

In 2020, she played the role of “Mam’Sonto Molefe” in the TV series “Gomora”. In the same year, she also starred in another TV series “Black Is King”. In the show, she played a picky mother. In October 2020, she received her first Feather Award nomination.

Given her experience in the industry, Connie Chiume is one of the African artistes featured in the Hollywood blockbuster Black Panther.


  • Tembee
  • Warrior from Hell
  • The air there
  • line
  • Women of color
  • Christine III: Adventures in South Africa
  • Chikin Biznis…the whole story!
  • I dreamed of Africa
  • in my country
  • Mazinyo Q
  • District 14
  • Lobola by Fanie Fourie
  • Lerato
  • Rhythm City
  • Tula’s vines
  • Black Panther
  • Losing Lerato
  • Well-wishers
  • What did you dream about?
  • Queen Sono
  • Gomora
  • Black is King
  • choose

social media

Veteran actress Connie Chiume has amassed over 133K followers on Instagram and her following continues to grow.

Instagram account – @conniechiume.

personal life

Veteran actress Connie Chium currently lives in South Africa with her family. She got married in 1985 and divorced in 2004. She is the mother of four children: two sons and two daughters

net worth

Connie Chiume is one of South Africa’s most famous actresses and is said to have amassed a net worth of around $500,000 to $1 million.

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