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Who was Shonka Dukureh?

Shonka Dukureh was a famous American Actress and Blues singer. Shonka Dukureh died on 21 July 2022, at the age of 44 years after she was found dead in her Nashville apartment.

‘Elvis’ actress and blues singer Shonka Dukureh dead at 44

Blues singer and actress Shonka Dukureh was found dead in her Nashville apartment Thursday, the Metro Nashville Police Department said. 

Dukureh, 44, was found in the bedroom of the apartment she shared with her two children, police said. The actress recently starred as Big Mama Thornton in the movie “Elvis.”

One of Dukureh’s children found her unresponsive and went to a neighbor’s apartment for help, according to police. The neighbor called 911 at 9:27 a.m., police said. 

Police said they do not suspect foul play in her death. The medical examiner is currently working to identify the cause of death, an MNPD spokesperson said.

Shonka Dukureh Biography, Wiki

The American Actress was born on September 3, 1977, in Charlotte NC, USA. She passed away at the age of 44 after her body was found in her apartment in Nashville TN.

She’s survived by her two children and family. After the sudden announcement of her passing Away, netizens have been asking about the popular actress and wanting to know more about her.

Dukureh completed her high school education in North Carolina, she further schooled at Fisk University and graduated with a bachelor’s in theater. Years later she also attended the “Trevecca Nazarene University where she obtained her Master’s degree.

After Shonka was done with education, she wanted to pursue her career as a teacher but changed her mind and went into the movie industry. She became famous after her role in the Elvis Movie. Her charisma in singing also brought her to limelight.

Shonka Dukureh Biography Wikipedia
Shonka Dukureh
Real NameShonka Dukureh
Profession Actress and Blues Singer
Marital StatusMarried
Husband nameNot Known
Physical Status 
Age44 years old
Height5 feet 6 inches (approx)
Weight68 KG (approx)
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Information
Date of Birth 3 September 1977
Death Date21 July 2022
Birth PlaceCharlotte, North Carolina, United States
Zodiac signNot Known
EthnicityNot Known
School NameCharlotte High School
College NameThe Fisk University and Trevecca Nazarene University
Parents Profile
Father NameNot Known
Mother NameNot Known
Sibling NameNot Known
Source Of Income  Actress and Blues Singer
Net Worth, Salary$20 Million (Approx)

Shonka Dukureh Career

Shonka Dukureh’s birthdate is 3 September 1977 and her birthplace is Charlotte, North Carolina, United States. She was a famous American Actress and Blues singer.

Shonka was popular for playing Big Mama Thornton in the Elvis movie. She was famous for Doja Cat: Vegas. She sings many songs like Hound Dog, Psalm 27, Revives Us Again, War With God, and Psalm 27.

Shonka was also known for her album The Choir Project. She was one of the best Gospel singers. She worked with Christopher RobertsRecord labels. She was one of the best gospel singers in the county. She started her career as a gospel singer has later become an actress.

Shonka Dukureh has worked with many popular musical artists and she has toured internationally with recording artist Jamie Liddell and The Royal Pharohs.

She was set to release her first studio album, titled The Lady Sings the Blues in June of 2022. If you want more info about Shonka Dukureh’s Net Worth, Salary, Ethnicity, and more then keep in touch with us we have provided all details about her.

Shonka Dukureh FAQ’s

Q.1 Who is Shonka Dukureh?

Ans. She was an American Actress and Blues Singer.

Q.2 Who is the Husband of Shonka Dukureh?

Ans. Not Known.

Q.3 What is the age of Shonka?

Ans. 44 years old.

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