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
Date of birth: 11th April 1990
Place of birth: Soweto, South Africa
Age: 30 Years
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;
- Gadget Show’s presenter on Soweto TV
- Street Radio
- Coca Cola Happiness on e.tv
- Co-host of Star Gist (with Vimbai Mutinhiri) on Africa Magic
- A contestant on I Love South Africa, an e.tv
- Lotto Powerball lottery game on e.tv.
- Co-host of the lifestyle music show Club 808 together with Boity Thulo
- All Access Mzansi season 12 as himself
- Clash of the Choirs South Africa season 3 as himself SABC Crown
- Gospel Music Awards season 11 as himself
- 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.
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.