Lawrence Maleka is a popular South African actor, host, and presenter. He is well known for hosting the Mzansi Magic reality competition Clash of the Choirs South Africa.
Lawrence Maleka Age and Full Biography
Lawrence Maleka was born on 11th April 1990, in Soweto, South Africa. He has always attributed most of his childhood experiences spent in the city. Maleka has two older siblings, a brother, and a sister. Lawrence is about 5 Feet 6 inches tall.
The award-winning actor and TV host gained major recognition in 2009 as the Gadget Show’s presenter on Soweto TV. In 2015, Maleka replaced Fezile Makhanya as the host of the Lotto Powerball lottery game and also replaced Bonang Matheba as the host of ‘Clash of the Choirs South Africa.’
In 2022, Maleka hosted the third season of Big Brother Mzansi and also some of South Africa’s biggest award ceremonies such as the DStv MVC Awards and the South African Music Awards (Samas). He currently co-hosts alongside acclaimed Nigerian television presenter Ebuka Obi-Uchendu the new BBTitans show held in South Africa.
Maleka is married to actress Zenokuhle Maseko. He has kept most of his marital life private.
Lawrence Maleka Movies
From 2015-2016 Maleka appeared in 17 episodes of the South African series Isibaya as Don Webster. Similarly, he portrayed Zolani from 2021-2022 in the series The River.
In 2016, he won the Nigerian Broadcasters Merit Award for African Broadcaster of the Year (Male).
He won the SAFTA Golden Horn for Best Supporting Actor – Telenovela in 2019.
In 2022, Maleka received two DStv MVC Awards — favorite TV presenter and the Ultimate DStv Viewer’s Choice Award.
Maleka has other award nominations such as the Audience Award for Most Popular TV Presenter among others.
Lawrence Maleka Net Worth
Maleka is reportedly worth $500,000 as of 2022.