Connie Chiume receives life time achievement at GQ Men of the Year 2022
Congratulations are in order as Connie Chiume bags lifetime achievement at GQ Men of the Year 2022.
The brand celebrated the star’s contribution to shaping the global entertainment industry, awarding her with the 2022 Hennessy V.S.O.P Privilège Lifetime Achievement Award (LAA).
Chiume boasts an illustrious acting career spanning 45 years and has starred in local television classics, theatrical productions, the acclaimed musical Black is King, and the international blockbuster, Black Panther – making her a renowned South African household name.
“By awarding Connie Chiume with this prestigious accolade, Hennessy V.S.O.P Privilège recognises what an inspiration this veteran entertainment icon has been to the country and the broader global entertainment sector. We appreciate how she has used her rise to stardom to pave the way for the future generation of entertainers to take their place on the world stage,” says Khomotso Ledwaba, Marketing Manager of Hennessy South Africa.
“We are incredibly proud of everything Connie has achieved over her fruitful career and hope she will be a reminder to other aspiring creatives in the country to never give up on their dreams,” says Ledwaba. “Chiume represents what Hennessy stands for. But, most importantly, she embodies the brand’s “Never Stop, Never Settle” ethos.
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