Shonka Dukureh From Elvis Film Found Dead! Here’s What We Know

Shonka Dukureh was a well-known blues singer and actress in America. After being discovered dead in her Nashville apartment on July 21, 2022, Shonka Dukureh passed away on that day at the age of 44. Keep in contact with us if you want additional details about Shonka Dukureh since we have them all here. She was a well-known blues singer and actress in America. She finished her high school education at Charlotte High School and her undergraduate studies at Trevecca Nazarene University and Fisk University. Her social media sites have millions of followers and a sizable fan base.

Shonka Dukureh From Elvis Film Found Dead! Here's What We Know

Shonka Dukureh Personal Info

Real Name Shonka Dukureh
Nickname Shonka
Profession Actress and Blues Singer
Marital Status Married
Husband name Not Known
Physical Status 
Age 44 years old
Height 5 feet 6 inches (approx)
Weight 68 KG (approx)
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black
Personal Information
Date of Birth 3 September 1977
Death Date 21 July 2022
Birth Place Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
Zodiac sign Not Known
Ethnicity Not Known
Nationality American
School Name Charlotte High School
College Name The Fisk University and Trevecca Nazarene University
Qualifications Graduated
Parents Profile
Father Name Not Known
Mother Name Not Known
Sibling Name Not Known
Source Of Income   Actress and Blues Singer
Net Worth $20 Million (Approx)

Shonka Dukureh, who portrayed Big Mama Thornton in the Elvis Presley movie this year, was discovered dead on Thursday in a bedroom at her Nashville home, according to authorities. She was 44. No evidence of wrongdoing, according to Nashville police. The medical examiner’s autopsy findings have not yet been released.

Dukureh, a Nashville vocalist and graduate of Fisk University, resided in the flat with her two young children, according to the police. After seeing mom unconscious, one of the kids ran to a neighbor’s apartment and called 911 just before 9:30 a.m., according to the police. The actress, who performed with Doja Cat at Coachella this year, graduated from Trevecca Nazarene with a degree in teaching and had a theatrical degree from Fisk University, according to WPLN-FM.

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Dukureh claimed she briefly taught second grade before working with inner city youngsters via after-school and summer programs in an interview with the station last month. These pupils, according to her, contacted her after watching her in “Elvis.”