Vinette Ebrahim (born 21 February 1957) is a South African actress and playwright known for her role as Charmaine Meintjies in the SABC 2 soap opera 7de Laan. She is the sister of actor Vincent Ebrahim.
Ebrahim is the sister of South African British actor Vincent Ebrahim. Her brother, six years her senior, named Ebrahim after himself.
Ebrahim’s father worked as a teacher in Woodstock, a suburb of Cape Town, South Africa, as well as an actor, writer, and director. In the late 1950s, he moved the family to Coventry, England, to work as a stage manager. The family later returned to South Africa.
Ebrahim has been nominated for and received several awards for her professional work.
- In 2007, Ebrahim won the Kanna Award for Best Actress for her performance in Boesman en Lena at the Klein Karoo arts festival.
- In 2008, Ebrahim received the Rapport/City Press Prestige Award for her contributions to the arts.
- In 2013, Ebrahim won the Naledi Theatre Award for Best Performance in a Play in a Leading Role (Female) for My Naam/Name is Ellen Pakkies.
Vinette Ebrahim’s net worth is estimated to be $80 million, according to the list of South Celebrities and Net Worth in 2021.