Juanita du Plessis

Based: Gauteng

Juanita du Plessis (nee Naude) is a famous South African singer, born on 26 April 1972 in Windhoek, Namibia. She became known for her big hit “Ska-Rumba”.

Juanita married Herman (Doepie) du Plessis and they have three children: Ruan, Mario and Franja (the last two are twins). Her brother, Peter Naudé is also a singer in his own right.

Her singing career began in 1998 with her debut album “Juanita. That year she won the CMA (Country Music Association in Namibia) awards as best singer, best songwriter and the Association’s Award for outstanding achievement.

The total sales to date of all her albums sum up to 1.35 million. In 2010 she received a SAMA award in the category Best Afrikaans DVD for her 10th Annual Platinum Hits. The DVD contains Juanita du Plessis’s most successful hits over the first 10 years of her singing career.

 

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