Things you didn’t know about Lizzy from Skeem Saam

Things you didn’t know about Lizzy from Skeem Saam. It is quite interesting to look into the lives of the people we see everyday on TV. This is because we get to learn a lot about them and be able to differentiate between them in real life versus when they are on screen. Here we are going to look at the life of Amanda Manku who is popularly known for her role as Elizabeth Thobakgale on Skeem Saam.









Amanda Manku is a South African television presenter and actress best known for presenting the SABC Education youth series Matrics Uploaded and the child programming block YOTV. Born in Limpopo and raised in Newlands, Johannesburg, Amanda is the eldest daughter of five children.


She was born on the 9th of August in the year 1991, hence currently 30 years old.


Amanda Manku attended her primary school education at Dowling Avenue Primary School in Westbury, which she loved and high school she attended Hoerskool Die Burger in Roodepoort. Amanda Manku was still in high school when she assumed the role of Elizabeth in Skeem Saam but shortly after matriculating, she enrolled for a Bachelors’s Degree in Motion Picture at AFDA.


The TV presenter is dating Hendrick Ekstein, also known as ‘Pule. ‘ Hendrick is a professional football player who played for Kaizer Chiefs as a midfielder before becoming a free agent.


The soapie actress got pregnant in 2017 with her first child and shared the great news. She posted pictures of her baby bump and enjoyed herself as she posed for the photos. She currently has only one child.

Net worth

The estimated net worth is $160 000 which is approximately R2 500 000.

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