Jane Benney is Zimbabwean-Kiwi actress, singer and writer. Known for playing Laleti in the 2001 Mr Bones 1 movie. While most people thought she was South African in the film? The actress was actually born in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe.
Full biography: Jane Benney
Full name: Jane Benney
Date of birth: 4 April 1980
Place of birth: Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
Occupation: Actress, writer and singer
Known for: Leleti in Mr. Bones 1 and Melissa in All for Melissa (2007)
Spouse(s): Chad Kelly
Nationality: Zimbabwean and Kiwi (New Zealander)
Early life of Jane Benney
Jane was born in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe, in 1980. As a teenager, she participated in several beauty contests. She also performed various roles in plays. When Jane was younger, she was definitely into the arts, which defined her career from then onwards. We don’t know the exact date of her birth or if she has any siblings at all.
Education of Jane Benney
Her education is unknown. So, we don’t know where she attended her primary school, secondary and tertiary school. However, we do know that she was only 21 years old when she starred in Mr. Bones 1. A very young age of which she couldn’t have completed her. However, if she did attend any university? Those details remain in oblivion to us
Personal life of Jane Benney
Her partner is Chad Kelly. They reside in New Zealand. She never fails to write a touching message on his birthday every year on Instagram. However, it is not known if she has any children with Chad. But, the pair currently resides in New Zealand. Some sources like briefly.com claim that the actress’ family resides in New Zealand. Citing a picture of Jane and her mother in one Instagram post. Of which her mother was in New Zealand. However, no one knows if she was visiting or a permanent resident.
Career Highlights of Jane Benney
Her career was at its peak from 2001 to 2012. She became famous after working on the comedy movie Mr. Bones. It was the highest-grossing movie in South Africa at the time of its release in 2001; it was only surpassed by its sequel Mr. Bones 2. After, this she went on to act other roles. Among which All things Melissa is arguably the most notable. The other mention worthy movie appearances is The mark (2007). So, to date Benney is known to have only acted in 3 films throughout her career.
We also hate to say this. But Jane Benney’s net worth is unknown. Other sites like the networth suggest around $1.2 million. Which is plausible but it’s just an estimate so don’t take conclusively. And, remember that her net worth is not her account balance. However, it is the total value of her assets. Mathematical we would substract her liabilities but no one knows her liabilities. So, we work with what we have.
Jane Benney songs that she uploaded on YouTube on November 10th, 2009, is called Staircases. She wrote and performed the song, and Michael Monks directed the video. The other song that has her still in people’s minds to date is Welcome my brother, which she sings in the movie Mr. Bones.
While her musical career remains not quite the ideal for an aspiring singer. One can almost certainly agree that she has a really beautiful singing voice. No one knows what she is up to now. At least not conclusively. However, you can follow her on Instagram to keep up with her. She is also on twitter but barely active. And, as for her Facebook page, it has long been abandoned in 2021. All this may suggest a busy mom but no one really knows.