Amina Jack biography

Amina Jack biography

Amina Jack, born on December 2nd, 2000, is a South African actress and internet personality. She is best known for her roles as Thokozani on Isibaya and Millicent on Smoke and Mirrors. Additionally, she has made appearances in Pearls of Wisdom and Zone 14.

Personal Information

Amina Jack was born in Newcastle, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. As of 2023, she is 23 years old. Despite her young age, she has already made a significant impact in the entertainment industry. Her fans, who have watched her grow up on their screens, still perceive her as a young girl.

Family Background

Amina was born in Newcastle, the second-largest city in KwaZulu-Natal. The details of her early family life, including whether she grew up with her father, remain unknown. However, it is known that she is the youngest of all her siblings.

At the age of 9, in 2009, Amina moved to Johannesburg to live with her mother, Ethel. It was Ethel who encouraged Amina to pursue acting, leading to her landing her role on Isibaya.

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Relationship with Ayanda Borotho

There has been some confusion regarding Amina’s relationship with actress Ayanda Borotho. While Ethel Jack is Amina’s biological mother, Ayanda Borotho, who played her on-screen mother in Isibaya, adopted Amina in 2017. The specifics of this adoption, including its legality, are unclear. However, since 2017, Amina has been living with Ayanda Borotho.


Amina’s education journey involved a change of schools due to her move from Newcastle to Johannesburg. She presumably began her primary school education at Qhubimfundo Primary School. After moving to Johannesburg, she enrolled at Forest Hill Primary School. Following her primary education, she attended Nationwide School Johannesburg, where she completed her matriculation.

Career and Studies in Psychology

In addition to her acting career, Amina pursued a degree in psychology at the University of KwaZulu-Natal. Balancing her studies with her acting career was challenging, but she managed to succeed. While it is unclear whether she plans to practice psychology in the future, she has expressed a deep passion for the field.

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Amina Jack’s Journey into Acting

Amina Jack’s foray into acting began when she was just 10 years old. Her mother, Ethel, discovered auditions for the show Zone 14 and encouraged Amina to participate. This was approximately a year after Amina had moved to Johannesburg to live with Ethel. After persistent persuasion from her mother, Amina agreed to audition and, to her surprise, landed the role of Mbali on Zone 14.

Amina remained with Zone 14 until its season finale in 2013. Following this, she auditioned for Isibaya and secured the role of Thokozani Zungu in 2014. After landing the role, she continued to live with her mother for three more years until 2017, when she moved in with her on-screen mother, Ayanda Borotho.

In 2020, Amina landed one of her biggest roles on the Showmax Original production Pearls of Wisdom. By 2023, she had taken on the role of Milicent on Smoke and Mirrors, a role she continues to play. At only 23 years old, Amina’s resume is already impressive, and we look forward to seeing her in more roles on TV.

Personal Life

As of the time of this publication, Amina has kept her personal life private. It is unknown whether she is currently dating anyone or has plans to do so in the near future. We will continue to monitor for any updates.

Net Worth

Based on estimates from various sources, Amina’s net worth is around $250,000. However, this figure could be higher or slightly lower. A more accurate figure will be provided in due course. It is believed that Amina’s monthly salary exceeded R25k during her time on Isibaya.


Amina Jack is believed to be around 1.64m tall or above, making her slightly taller than the average female height in South Africa of around 1.55m. However, she is still shorter than the average male height in South Africa of 1.7m.

Social Media

Amina does not have a Facebook account, according to her official Instagram account. She also does not have a known Twitter account as of now. However, she is very active on Instagram, where she has over 210k followers. Her Instagram username is @amina__jack.

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By Shamiso Miracle

Shamiso Miracle completed her degree in journalism and media studies at the University of Zimbabwe before honing her skills at Savanna News. She then went on to work at iHarare News, becoming a voice for everyday SA citizens who wanted to share their stories. When she's not writing news that entertains and inspires ,Shamiso is an avid reader and a wellness bunny.

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