Deborah Elizabeth Sawyer and Her Daughter, Doja Cat.

Get to Know Deborah Elizabeth Sawyer, Mother of Doja Cat!

Deborah Elizabeth is the mother of Doja Cat. Source: Twitter (Left) , Twitter (Right)

Deborah Elizabeth Sawyer is the mother of the American rapper, Amala Ratna Zandile Dlamini who is famous with the stage name Doja Cat.

Failed Marriage with Dumisani Dlamini

  • Deborah Elizabeth Sawyer and Dumisani Dlamini started dating in the 1990s soon after their first meeting.
A photo of Dumisani Dlamini.
Dumisani and Deborah started dating in the 1990s.
Source: Instagram
  • Dumisani was homesick and wanted to go home. However, Deborah wasn’t ready to go to South Africa.
  • Dlamini left the US and Deborah took care of her family as a single mother.

Mother of Two

  • Deborah Elizabeth Sawyer and her ex-husband, Dlamini Dumisani shared two kids together: a son and a daughter.
  • They welcomed Amala Ratna Zandile Dlamini (aka Doja Cat) on October 21, 1995, in Los Angeles, California.
A photo of Doja Cat.
Doja was born in 1995 to Deborah and Dumisani.
Source: Instagram
  • While their son has preferred to stay away from the limelight, their daughter is a famous American rapper. Doja has more than 20.6 million followers on her Instagram.
  • Once there was a huge rumor on Twitter regarding Doja having a twin brother. It started in May 2020 after one of Doja’s fans, Brandon said he had found the singer’s twin brother.

Bruh I found Doja Cat’s twin brother. They act so alike

Later on July 2021, another fan tweeted,

@DojaCat has a twin brother.

  • Doja Cat is yet to confirm the rumor regarding her twin brother.

Painter Turned Desinger

  • Deborah Elizabeth Sawyer is currently working as a designer for men’s clothing. Previously, she used to work as a painter.

My mom was a painter and loves to sing behind closed doors. My father is a South African actor who danced in broadway musicals for Lion King. I took a little bit of everything from both of them.

Doja Cat talks about her mother.

Into Hip-Hop

  • Doja revealed in an interview that her mother is quite into hip-hop.

She was kinda a hip-hop head, really ironic because like — I’m Jewish, my grandma’s Jewish, she’s white, and she was never exposed to music like that until she started meeting people and was like, wow I really love this.

Practiced Hinduism for Four Years

  • From 2003 to 2007, Deborah Elizabeth Sawyer practiced Hinduism although she is Jewish-American.
  • With her kids, she moved to the Sai Anantam Ashram. They later returned to California in Oak Park.

Relationship Between Her Ex-Husband and Kids

  • Deborah Elizabeth Sawyer’s daughter, Doja Cat has said that she has never met her father and they are in a strange relationship.
Doja Cat says she hasn’t met her father.
  • On the other hand, Dumisani has denied these claims and said that they are in a good relationship.
  • He also claimed that her management team tried to block him out of his daughter’s life in fear of losing her.

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