Shaleen Surtie Richards death has shocked the whole South African film industry. She died at her own house on 7 June 2021.
Veteran South African actress and TV star Shaleen, has sadly passed away. She is known for movies like Knysna (2014) and Twee Grade van Moord (2016). ;
Shaleen Surtie-Richards Obituary: Cause Of Death
Shaleen Surtie-Richards obituary doesn’t state her cause of death.
According to the reports, Shaleen had been battling with health complications recently. She was struggling to breathe due to problems in her lungs. However, her actual death cause is not disclosed.
Legendary TV, film and theatre actor, Shaleen Surtie Richards has died.
— Kgopolo Mphela ☕️ (@PhilMphela) June 7, 2021
Shaleen Surtie-Richards was the age of 66 years old.
Born on May 7, 1995, Richards is a native of Cape Town, South Africa. On the other hand, she was living in her Johannesburg home, where she passed away.
Both fans and celebrities have come forward to pay tribute to the late actress. Social media flooded with messages as soon as the news came out.
Shaleen Surtie Richards’s Husband and Family Explored
Shaleen Surtie-Richards never revealed her husband.
In 2017, Shaleen had revealed that she was enjoying her single life. Before that year, she was linked with a mysterious young businessman. However, the two never confirmed their relationship.
Therefore, we speculate that she spent most of her life as a single woman. Likewise, reports for Shaleen Surtie Richards’s children are also limited.
Shaleen Surtie-Richards grew up in a scholar family. Her mom was a teacher, while her father was a principal. Furthermore, even the late actress taught in cape town and Upington for nearly a decade (1974-1984)
How Much Net Worth Did She Own?
Shaleen Surtie-Richards has an estimated net worth of $1 million.
Shaleen had a prominent role in South African movies, stages, and TV shows. She is mostly known for her role as Ester (Nenna) Willemse in Egoli: Place of Gold.
BREAKING NEWS: EWN has learnt of the passing of legendary TV, film and theatre actor, Shaleen Surtie Richards. pic.twitter.com/xezJSpIvKb
— EWN Reporter (@ewnreporter) June 7, 2021
During the 2000s, she even hosted a talk show on the M-net channel named Shaleen. Similarly, she was a judge in the reality show Supersterre (2006-2010).
In 2015, Naledi Theatre Awards honored her with the Lifetime Achievement Award.
We express our heartfelt condolences to her friends and family. Though she may have passed away, her legacy will always stay behind.