Coenie de Villiers (born 11 October 1956) is a South African singer-songwriter, pianist, pop artist who sings in his mother tongue, Afrikaans.
Coenie de Villiers Age
He was born on the 11th of October 1956 in Bloemfontein, South Africa. As of 2023, he is 67 years old and celebrates his birthday on October 11th every year.
Coenie de Villiers graduated from the University of the Free State majoring in media studies where he later on lectured in the Communications faculty.
While in self-imposed exile in Cyprus, Coenie spent several years in the 1980s. Additionally, Coenie has toured across the Pacific Ocean, Europe, Africa, and Asia.
Cyprus was the location of Coenie’s long-term residence throughout the 1980s and 1990s. In Cyprus and in Athens, Greece, he wrote, recorded, and produced the album Amper Alleen. The only SA album ever released on CD was Amper Alleen.
Following the release of Nelson Mandela and the ANC’s liberation, Coenie and his family returned to South Africa. After much delay, Hartland, a solo album featuring Lesley Rae Dowling’s singing, was finally released.
Sheens’s first album, Skoppensboer, was recorded in 1983, and was produced by Patrick Lee-Thorp and engineer Kevin Shirley. Following his brief association with the label, he made four more albums, with two of those winning industry accolades. Moreover, he participated in compiling CD compilations of his work. John has released a number of one-off recordings after leaving Mountain Records.
- Skoppensboer (Mountain Records beginning 2003, rereleased)
- Die Reisiger
- Amper Alleen (Cyprus)
- Karoo Nagte (1990)
- Ek Wens
- Handgemaak (unplugged)(SAMA Award, Huisgenoot TEMPO Award)
- Weerlig oor die See (2008)
- Dekade (2009)
- Hart van Glas (2011)
- Pure Coenie
- ‘ ‘ Coenie 2.2″
Coenie de Villiers Net Worth
He has an estimated net worth of $400,000 which he has earned as a singer.