Deon Stewardson Net Worth (2024): Height, Age At Death, Cause Of Death, Bio

Alex | Last Updated On April 26th, 2022

Deon Stewardson was a British actor from South Africa. He was popular for his role as Anders Du Plessis in the seven series drama, Wild at Heart.

Deon Stewardson's Net Worth

As of 2024, Deon Stewardson's net worth is estimated to be $1.5 million.

Net Worth$1.5 million
Famous NameDeon Stewardson
Source(s) of FameActor
Date of BirthOctober 11, 1951
Place of BirthSouth Africa
Age At Death66
Date of DeathOctober 27, 2017
Cause of DeathSuicide
RelationshipsMarried, Marianne Meijer,

Early Life

Deon Stewardson was born to actor Joe Stewardson on the 11th of October 1951 in South Africa. His father was an established South African actor famous for his roles in All The Way to Paris (1965), Circles in a Forest (1990), and Target of an Assassin (1976). He had a brother named Matthew Stewardson who was a contestant in Idols South Africa. He also had two step-siblings.

However, he has never talked about his qualification, so we don’t know anything academic background.

Career Highlights

Deon Stewardson began his acting career by appearing in minor roles such as a gas station attendant in Kill and Kill Again (1961), a TV newsman in Merchants of War (1989), the drunk driver in Impact (1990), Police Chief in Friends (1993), Australian digger in Rhodes (1996) and Cowboy in Heal Against the Head (1999). His first major character role was as Brad Cannon in Rhino (1988). He next appeared in the movie Lethal Woman (1988) as John Sales the Fiancé. From 1988 to 2001, Deon appeared in a number of hit movies including, Blood Ransom (1988), Enemy Unseen (1989), Death Force (1989), Warrior From Hell (1990), American Kickboxer (1991), Committed (1991), Merchant of Death (1997) and Malunde (2001).

In 2006, he rose to international fame by his character of Anders Du Plessis in the television series Wild at Heart. The series became the favorite of the United Kingdom. It spiked a viewership of more than 8.5 million.

Personal Life

Deon Stewardson did not marry and had no children. He lived with his partner Marianne Meijer and shared his feelings of regret about not having children. His friends had grandchildren and he used to enjoy being with them.

Deon was zoophilic. Deon and his partner had a pedigree of cats and dogs at their farmhouse. Deon’s love for animals was one of the reasons that his role as Anders Du Plessis became so famous. It was natural and easy for him to act with animals all around him.


Deon Stewardson committed suicide on the 27th of October, 2017. His partner, Marianne Meijer shared with the media that Deon was going through a state of depression after having his knee fractured due to an accident. He did not want to die of the misery and pain of being in a wheelchair or being bedridden for the rest of his life. He committed suicide in the lavatory of a local hotel. The hotel’s cleaning staff found his body in the lavatory on the morning of 28th October. He had a note in his pocket mentioning his partner’s name and contact number. He did not want to have a funeral ceremony. His family and friends had a small gathering on the day of incarnation.

Social Media

Deon Stewardson was not active on Instagram or Twitter. He did not have any YouTube channel. He was reluctant in sharing his personal life on social media websites. As an old man, he enjoyed being at his farmhouse enjoying himself with his friends and animals rather than socializing on social media platforms.


Deon Stewardson was a British actor who had South African roots. He will always be remembered as Anders Du Plessis by his fans. He had an approximate net worth of $1.5 million.

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