Lawrence Maleka Biography – Age, Career, Wife, The River, Net Worth


Lawrence Maleka Biography – Age, Career, Wife, The River, Net Worth

Lawrence Maleka is a South African TV presenter and actor famous for presenting Clash of the Choirs. He has also presented Star Gist, All Access Mzansi and several other shows.

Lawrence is also a brilliant actor who portrays Zolani in One Magic’s Telenovela, The River.

Lawrence Maleka Profile Summary

Real Name: Lawrence Maleka

Gender:  Male

Date of birth: 11th April 1990

Place of birth: Soweto, South Africa

Age: 30 Years

Ethnicity: Black

Nationality: South African

Occupation:  Actor, Presenter

TV Shows: The River. Clash of the Choirs, Star Gist




Lawrence Malekala was born on 11th April 1990 in Soweto, South Africa. He was raised in the same area with two older siblings by his parents, and Lawrence, later on, moved to Johannesburg where he currently resides.


Lawrence Maleka had always wanted to be on TV ever since he got a role in the Jungle Book back in primary. After teaching himself the craft, he got his big break in 2009 when he landed the part of the Gadget Show’s presenter on Soweto TV.


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Lerato Kganyago had encouraged to audition. After that, he hosted other shows for the same station, such as Street Radio and Ziyamporomo.


Lawrence is amongst the top presenters in Mzansi, and he has hosted several shows, which are listed below;

  1. Gadget Show’s presenter on Soweto TV
  2. Street Radio
  3. Coca Cola Happiness on
  4. Co-host of Star Gist (with Vimbai Mutinhiri) on Africa Magic
  5. A contestant on I Love South Africa, an
  6. Lotto Powerball lottery game on
  7. Co-host of the lifestyle music show Club 808 together with Boity Thulo
  8. All Access Mzansi season 12 as himself
  9. Clash of the Choirs South Africa season 3 as himself SABC Crown
  10. Gospel Music Awards season 11 as himself
  11. The Final Cut season 1 as himself


  • 2016 – Nigerian Broadcasters Merit Award for African Broadcaster of the Year
  • 2019 – Golden Horn Award for Best Supporting Actor for the Telenovela The River


Lawrence Maleka is a happily married young man who tied the knot at a private wedding. He has not yet revealed information about his wife for specific personal reasons. She is a lucky woman, whoever she is because, as far as the eye can see, Lawrence is a decent man.

Net Worth

Lawrence Maleka earns most of his money from presenting on television shows and acting, and he also owns a company called BMI which also increases his income. Lawrence Maleka has a Net worth of R600 000 – R1 Million. For a young man of his age, he has done well for himself.


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