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Manaka Ranaka Biography, Age, Husband, Daughters & Latest News


Manaka Ranaka is a South African actress who is popular for her role as Lucy Diale the mother of Namhla Diale (Thulisile Phongolo) in the soap Generations: The Legacy. She is the sister of the South African Radio Deejay, Actress and Tv Presenter Dineo Ranaka.

Manaka Ranaka
Birth name Manaka Ranaka
Date of Birth 6th of April 1979 (age 40 years)
Husband Unknown
Occupation Actress, TV personality, and Singer
Net Worth $1 Million as of 2018


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Manaka Ranaka Age

She was born on the 6th of April 1979 in the township of Soweto in Johannesburg in the Gauteng province. As of 2019, she is 40 years old.

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Manaka Ranaka Daughters & Family

She has two daughters. Her little sister is the famed radio DJ and television personality Dineo Ranaka; and lesser-known sister, Nompumelelo “Mpumi” Ranaka-Malchartzeck.

Manaka Ranaka Husband

Her daughters were born of different fathers. Her elder daughter is named Kagiso, and her younger daughter is named Lesedi. As of today, she has no husband. She actually dated Thabo Monareng for a while.

Manaka Ranaka Awards

2007: South African Film and Television Award (SAFTA) for Best Actress in a Television Comedy.

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Manaka Ranaka Latest News

Adopted from Citizen.co.za

Manaka Ranaka is the latest local celebrity to become a victim of a fake death post.

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A Facebook post claimed the Generations: The Legacy star died in a car accident. Some concerned fans took to social media to find out if she really was dead.

“Guys is it true Generations’ Lucy Diale is dead?” one Twitter user asked.

Manaka put the death rumours to rest by sharing a picture of herself looking very much alive. She captioned the image: “Reporting live from heaven on Earth … PS: Micheal Jackson says hi.”

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Actress Terry Pheto, DJ Black Coffee and comedian Trevor Gumbi are some of the many Mzansi stars who have been victims of death hoaxes.

Trevor was killed twice online. He revealed his blind mother was left in tears after receiving calls he had died.

“The worst part of this fake news story reporting that I died, is the fact that my mom, who is blind, had to hear from people calling her and she had to go through all those emotions before being able to get to a phone to call me,” he wrote on Instagram last year.



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