Dumisani Dlamini - Who Is Doja Cat Father?

by Manisha Mon Mar 13 2023 Updated On Wed Mar 06 2024
Dumisani Dlamini - Who Is Doja Cat Father?

Dumisani Dlamini is the father of singer, songwriter, record producer, and rapper Amala Ratna Zandile Dlamini, popularly known as Doja Cat

He is an actor, producer, and filmmaker by profession. He is from South Africa. He dated Doja's mom when he was in America

However, he never married her. He left America and moved to Africa to pursue his career when Doja was a toddler. He doesn’t have a wife to date.

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Dumisani Dlamini's ex-partner.
Dumisani Dlamini's ex-partner. Source: Twitter

Dumisani has never met his daughter

In an interview, Doja talked about her relationship with her father. She said that she had never met her father.

She added they follow each other on Instagram, and sometimes her father comments on her posts, too. 

She said that her father is a great dancer and actor. 

She shared that when she was 13 years old, she tried to connect with her father. She said she would love to meet her in the future. 

Dumisani Dlamini's daughter, Doja Cat.
Dumisani Dlamini's daughter, Doja Cat. Source: Instagram

Is Doja dating anyone at the moment?

As of now, Doja is not dating anyone. However, she was linked with Joji and Bree Runway

She dated singer and record producer Jawny in 2018, but they broke up after a year. 

In 2021, Bree Runway posted a dinner picture with Doja and captioned it, My Hot Date @Dojacat, with a ring emoji.

After that, fans began speculating that the two had been secretly dating each other, but it just turned out to be a rumor.

She was also linked to YouTuber Joji but has not spoken about the rumor. 

Age, Height, and Weight

Dumisani is 59 years old. He is 5 feet 9 inches tall. He weighs around 60 kg.

Net worth

His net worth is estimated to be $2 million. He has managed to earn this fortune from his career as an actor

What is the inspiration behind Doja music?

Doja's mother, Deborah Sawyer, is a painter and visual artist. Her grandmother was also a painter.

The creativity in the family inspired her to take up to fashion and visual experimental stuff. 

She said her mother and grandmother had great taste, inspiring her to be the artist she is today. 

She said she was grateful of them. She said her mother is a chilled and hippie from 60s

Her mother loved the artist in her, and she was always excited about her singing. Her aunt was also a singer. 

Her aunt raised her when she was young. She said her aunt gave her a singing lesson to get into performing arts school. 

She said being surrounded by artists and musicians helped her to become an artist herself. 

Doja wrote her first song at the age of eight

Doja wrote her first song for her mother. She said she had forgotten all the things she wrote, but she definitely knows some of the lyrics of that song. 

She said she was not going to reveal the lyrics as she was kind of ashamed. 

She said it was kind of messy and untidy, too, as she was a kid when she wrote that. She wrote it when she was in Ashram.

Doja struggled with alcoholism and smoking

Doja said that she was drinking and smoking a lot while making songs. 

She said she never faced any challenges while making music, and it was her thing, and she was making an album in a week. 

The only things she struggled with were alcohol and smoking. She said she was into weed and became a chain smoker. 

She smoked to the extent that it started ruining her voice and energy. She said later, she quit smoking. 

She said it was the most challenging thing she had to do in her life. 

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