Juanita du Plessis

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World Music Singer
Date of Birth April 26, 1972
Place of Birth South Africa
Age 48 years old
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Juanita du Plessis is an Afrikaans country singer, born on 26 April in Windhoek, Namibia. She became known for her song Ska-Rumba. Du Plessis' singing career began in 1998 with her debut album Juanita. That year she won the CMA awards as best singer, best songwriter and the Association's Award for outstanding achievement. Her record sales total over 2.400,000. In 2010 she received a South African Music award in the category Best Afrikaans DVD for her 10 Year Hit Celebration Production. The DVD contains her most successful hits over the first 10 years of her singing career. She was also crowned the most popular female artist for the seventh consecutive year at the Huisgenoot's Tempo Awards ceremony in Johannesburg during 2011. In 2018 she celebrated 20 years in the music industry, releasing a greatest hits album 20 Jaar – Treffers van 2008–2018.

Birth name: Juanita Naude
Born: April 26, 1972, Windhoek, Namibia
Genres: Country
Occupation(s): Singer, songwriter, presenter
Years active: 1998–present
Labels: Juanita Records
Associated acts: Franja du Plessis, Ruan Josh
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About Juanita du Plessis

Singer and songwriter who released a 2012 hit titled "Ska-Rumba." Her platinum and multi-platinum albums include Young Hearts, Vlieg Hoog, and Wees Lig.

Before Fame

She released her self-titled debut album in 1998.


With over one million copies of her first album sold all over the world, she won several Country Music Association in Namibia honors.

Family Life

She married Herman du Plessis and had three children: Ruan and twins Franja and Mario.


She and fellow South African singer Miriam Makeba both had successful careers.

Information related to Juanita du Plessis

  • Namibian musicians
  • Namibian singers
  • Namibian Afrikaner people
  • Afrikaans-language singers
  • Namibian expatriates in South Africa
  • South African female singers
  • White Namibian people
  • South African musicians
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Latest information about Juanita du Plessis updated on September 18, 2020.

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