Lawrence Maleka Biography – Lawrence Maleka Wiki
Lawrence Maleka is a South African actor, TV presenter, and host. He is known for playing Zolani Dlamini on the South African telenovela, The River. He has also hosted several South African television programs such as Street Radio and Ziyamporomo. In December 2021, Maleka was announced as the host of the new season of Big Brother Mzansi season 3. The show will premiere on Sunday 23 January 2022 live on DStv Channel 161 Mzansi Magic. Speaking about his new task, Maleka said, “I’m excited to be part of this installment of Big Brother Mzansi. The franchise has become a massive phenomenon in African as well as South African pop culture, and I’m happy to join in the fun as a presenter. The fan base is huge and massively loyal – it’s an honour to be part of such a fantastic production.”
M-Net’s Director of Local Entertainment Channels, Shirley Adonisi, described Maleka as the perfect host for Big Brother Mzansi season 3, she said, “Lawrence has proven to be one of the top young talents on our screens, his vibrant and confident screen as well as stage presence is a perfect fit for Big Brother Mzansi. We can’t wait for viewers to tune in to what’s certainly going to be a very exciting season.”
The Soweto native came to the limelight in 2009 after securing the role of the Gadget Show’s presenter on Soweto TV, a role he was encouraged to audition by actress Lerato Kganyago. He later hosted Soweto TV’s programs such as Street Radio and Ziyamporomo. In May 2015, Maleka started hosting the Lotto Powerball lottery game on e.tv. having replaced the show’s previous host Fezile Makhanya. He also portrayed Don Webster in isiBaya soap in 2015.
Maleka replaced Bonang Matheba in 2015 as the host of Clash of the Choirs South Africa, a Mzansi Magic reality competition series. He has also hosted Star Gist and All Access Mzansi. In 2019, he won the Golden Horn for Best Supporting Actor in a Telenovela for his role as Zolani Dlamini on The River, at the South African Film and Television Awards. In March 2021, he announced that will be the host of the brand new dating game show Too Hot To Be Single on Sabc1. Growing up he played rugby and captained his school’s rugby team.
Lawrence Maleka Age
He was born on April 11, 1990, in Soweto, South Africa. He currently resides in Johannesburg.
Lawrence Maleka Wife
Is Lawrence Maleka married? He is a married man. His wife is unclear.
Lawrence Maleka Siblings
He has two older siblings whom he grew up with, in Soweto, South Africa.
Lawrence Maleka Salary
Lawrence Maleka’s salary is unclear. He is said to earn between R25 000 to R30 00 a month for his different acting roles.
Lawrence Maleka Instagram
His Instagram handle is @sirlawrencemaleka