Juanita du Plessis is a famous South African singer, born on 26 April 1972 in Windhoek, Namibia. She became known for her big hit “Ska-Rumba”. Juanita married Herman du Plessis and they have three children: Ruan, Mario and Franja. Her brother, Peter Naudé, is also an accomplished Afrikaans singer. Du Plessis' singing career began in 1998 with her debut album “Juanita". That year she won the CMA awards as best singer, best songwriter and the Association’s Award for outstanding achievement. The total sales to date of all her albums sum up to R1.35 million. In 2010 she received a SAMA award in the category Best Afrikaans DVD for her 10th Annual Platinum Hits. The DVD contains her most successful hits over the first 10 years of her singing career. She was also crowned as the most popular female artist for the seventh consecutive year at the Huisgenoot's Tempo Awards ceremony in Johannesburg during 2011.