Patricia Lewis (singer)

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Patricia Lewis
Patricia Lewis
Patricia Lewis And Her Son, Max.
Background information
Born 22 September 1967
Gauteng
Genres Afrikaans, Pop
Occupation(s)
  • Singer
  • actress
  • television personality
Years active 1992-2009; 2015
Labels BMG, VAT VYF
Associated acts David Hasselhoff, Kurt Darren, Bles Bridges, Jim Reeves.

Patricia Lewis is a South African singer, actress and television presenter. Having sold over 600 000 albums to date,[1]

Career[edit]

Music[edit]

Lewis's debut album, Don't Tempt Me was released in 1992. "Ek Is Lief Vir Jou", which achieved sales of 125 000. "Wie Sou Jou Kon Liefhê Soos Ek" reached gold status on the day it was released. Lewis has performed duets with numerous local and international celebrities, including David Hasselhoff,[2] Kurt Darren, Bles Bridges and Jim Reeves.[3]

Film and television[edit]

After a career in modelling, Lewis went on to star in various television shows, as well as an international film with Oliver Reed. She has presented a variety of television programmes, such as the SABC 2 reality series Blonde Ambisie and the Toyota Top 20.[4] Lewis is the creator of the reality singing competition Supersterre, the third season of which aired in 2010. In 2009, she was diagnosed with cancer,[5] whereafter she retired from public life. After four years, Lewis returned to television as a contestant on the celebrity edition of MasterChef South Africa in early 2015.[6] She was also a contestant on the third season of Strictly Come Dancing in 2007.[3] Patricia will be a guest on the 5th season of KykNET's Republiek van Zoid Afrika.

Personal life[edit]

Lewis was born in Gauteng, where she matriculated from Hoërskool Mondeor.[7] She is a former provincial gymnast. In May 2003, Lewis married Mark Whitfield, with whom she has a son, Max.[8]

Discography[edit]

  • Net Soos In Drome, 2008 VAT VYF/BMG (includes duet with David Hasselhoff )
  • Net Soos In Drome, 2008 BMG
  • 10 Goue Jare: Die Grootste Treffers, 2006 VAT VYF
  • The DVD: 21 Grootste Treffers, 2004 VAT VYF/Sony BMG
  • Special double CD 1: Sings Olivia Newton John / CD 2: n Nuwe Lewe CD, 2004 VAT VYF
  • ´n Nuwe Lewe
  • Sings Olivia Newton John, 2002 Sony BMG
  • Vir Ewig En Altyd (spesiale uitgawe), VAT VYF
  • Vir Ewig En Altyd, 2000 VAT VYF
  • Jy's Die Een, 1999 VAT VYF
  • Duet, with Jurie Els, 1998 VAT VYF
  • Wie Sou Jou Kon Liefhê Soos Ek?, 1998 VAT VYF
  • Ek Is Lief Vir Jou, 1998 BSP
  • Don't Tempt Me, GALLO[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Patricia Lewis Bio". TVSA. Retrieved 5 June 2016.
  2. ^ "The Hoff helps Patricia with her hassle". channel24. 16 July 2009. Retrieved 18 January 2016.
  3. ^ a b "24 Facts: Patricia Lewis". channel24. 5 May 2010. Retrieved 18 January 2016.
  4. ^ "Patricia weer terug met Supersterre". Huisgenoot.com. 12 February 2010. Retrieved 18 January 2016.
  5. ^ "Patricia Lewis suffers health setback". channel24. 2012-01-17. Retrieved 17 January 2016.
  6. ^ "Patricia Lewis back on TV after four years". TVSA. 11 December 2014. Retrieved 17 January 2016.
  7. ^ "Mondeor High School: Past Pupils - Achievements". Mondeor High School. Archived from the original on 8 March 2016. Retrieved 18 January 2016.
  8. ^ "Patricia Lewis is al jare net 'Max se ma'". netwerk24. 29 October 2014. Retrieved 5 June 2016.
  9. ^ Vetseun.co.za Archived 27 August 2014 at the Wayback Machine., besoek op 21 Maart 2010.