Charlbi Dean was a South African actress and famous model. She was known for her role as Amanda in the 2010 South African film Spud, directed by Donovan Marsh. On August 2, 2022, the 32-year-old actress died in New York as a result of a sudden illness.
Charlbi Dean was born on February 5, 1990 in Cape Town to parents Joanne and Johan Kriek. She has been interested in modeling since childhood. She started modeling at the age of 6. Because of her projects and work, she was homeschooled from the age of 14. She later joined the Waterfront Theater School to learn acting and grow in her career. She also moved to Tokyo, New York and London for her career.
Charlbi Dean career
Her modeling career began as a child. She got the chance to be signed to Alfa Model Management when she was just 12 years old. Her modeling career was going well, but a bad accident struck in 2008, making her debut on the big screen with her first film Spud as Amanda. She also appeared in the sequel Spud 2: The Madness Continues in 2013. In the same year she landed the role of Calimity J in Death Race 3: Inferno. In 2016, she played the lead role of Pheebee in the American thriller Blood in the Water directed by Ben Cummings and Orson Cummings.
In 2017, she appeared as Shawn Edmon in Don’t Sleep. She also landed a role in an episode of the American procedural television series Elementary. A year later, she starred in two films, An Interview with God and Porthole. She portrayed the role of Syonide, a recurring character in both seasons of the DC Universe series Black Lightning in 2018. Her latest film, Triangle of Sadness, premiered at the 2022 Cannes Film Festival and won the Palme d’Or.
Charlbi Dean Social media
As part of the entertainment industry, Charlbi has been active on social media. She has a verified Instagram account with more than 260,000 followers. Her Instagram feed is filled with her photo shoots. Charlbi has also been on Twitter since 2012. Her Twitter account has 200 followers and is administered by her and her management.
Charlby Dean biography
|Real name||Charlbi Dean Kriek|
|Date of birth||February 5, 1990|
|Died||August 29, 2022|
|Age (as of 2022)||32 years|
|Place of birth||Cape Town, South Africa,|
|University||Theater school on the water|
|Height||in feet inches – 5′ 9” – in centimeters – 174 cm|
|weight||in kilograms – 60kg – in pounds – 132 pounds|
|hair colour||light brown|
Charlbi Dean family
|mother||Joanne (née Muller) Kriek|
|Who is Charlbi Dean’s fiancé/boyfriend?||Luke Volker|
Charlbi Dean started dating Luke Volker, another South African model, in 2018. He starred in the Parke & Ronen S/S ’19 Men’s Show in 2018. Last year, on June 18, 2021, they celebrated their third anniversary. Luke’s social media made their relationship public. It was also announced that they were living together during the initial COVID-19 lockdown. Luke proposed to her in Manhattan, New York and they planned to get married soon. She shared this joy with her fans on her Instagram account with some beautiful pictures.
Charlbi Dean Net Worth
Charlbi’s exact fortune is not known. Different sources claim different numbers, but it is estimated that her net worth is somewhere between $1.5 million and $5 million.
Facts About Charlbi Dean
- Charlbi started modeling at the age of 6.
- She and her colleague were in an accident in 2008 that severely injured her ribs.
- Her wrist broke and her lung collapsed, luckily she received life-saving surgery, but her scars were later discovered at an AMI Alexandre Mattiussi fashion show.
- She also made a short film, Illusive Fields.