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Lasizwe Dambuza Biography-Profile, Net Worth, Career & Age


Lasizwe Dambuza Biography-Profile, Net Worth, Career & Age

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Lasizwe is a media personality, YouTuber and radio host. Don’t let his age fool you. This young, multi-talented celeb is sure to make it even bigger than he already has. Find out what he is up to in this Lasizwe Dambuza’s biography.

Personal Life

Lasizwe Dambuza l Source: InstagramThulasizwe Siphiwe Dambuza was born on 19 July 1998 in Soweto, South Africa. Professionally he is known as Lasizwe. He attended Meredale Primary, a mixed-race primary school in Meredale, south of Johannesburg and then attended Mondeor High School in Mondeor.

Also known as:

Lasizwe, Babes Wamaleyvels

Real name:

Thulasizwe Siphiwe Dambuza


Television personality, social media personality


19 July 1998


South African

Star sign:


Birth place:

Soweto, South Africa


175 cm or 5’9″



Net Worth:

$1.3 million

Lasizwe Dambuza’s Career

Lasizwe Dambuza l Source: InstagramLasizwe is a young, talented and stylish South African icon making his way up the celebrity ranks at lightning speed due to his outspoken and scandalous nature.

He is a television and social media personality, radio host, actor, comedian and YouTuber.

Lasizwe Dambuza and Zodwa Wabantu on his show Drink and Tell The Truth l Source: InstagramLasizwe became a local internet celebrity after he uploaded videos of himself dramatising South Africans’ behaviour online.

One of his most popular shows, Drink and Tell The Truth, came to an end in 2021, at least its first season, with no news of when a new season is expected to begin.

Lasizwe Dambuza and Lungile Mcunu l Source: InstagramAs fans ponder about that, Lasizwe is having a new reality tv show with his older brother Lungile Mcunu. In every episode, they both challenge one another to do an activity every day.

TV, gigs and radio

Lasizwe Dambuza l Source: InstagramLasizwe has hosted several well-known TV shows, such as MTV Base Africa’s ‘You Got Got’ and SABC 3’s ‘The Scoop Africa’. He was also on SABC 1’s ‘The Real Goboza’.

He has also hosted an outdoor event with Mabala Noise and presented awards at the South Africa Hip Hop Awards in 2017.

He featured in TV commercials featuring Nando’s and Fanta and was appointed Fanta’s new teen Marketing Director.

Lasizwe Dambuza TV Series on MTV l Source: InstagramIn 2017, he became a radio presenter on TouchHD. The following year saw him host e.tv’s youth show ‘Craz-e World Live’ and VOOV TV’s show VOOVScoop.

In the world of music, Lasizwe has appeared in Babes Wodumo and Ntando Duma’s music video for their song ‘Jiva Phez’kombhede.

Lasizwe Dambuza’s Relationships

Who is Lasizwe’s Boyfriend?

Mohale Motaung and Lasizwe Dambuza l Source: InstagramLasizwe has sparked dating rumours between him and Mohale Motaung after the two were pictured together at the Durban July.

Mohale Motaung and Lasizwe Dambuza at Durban July l Source: InstagramHowever, neither Lasizwe nor Mohale have confirmed these rumours but during an interview with Kaya FM, the YouTuber gave subtle suggestions that he is in a relationship, and possibly with Mohale, after he described his significant other.

Lasizwe and Mohale l Source: InstagramLasizwe said that despite the scrutiny his partner has gone through, he is a good person and is going through a public divorce.

Mzansi can’t hold back their opinions which is why they think Lasizwe is talking about Mohale.

Is Buhlebendalo Lasizwe’s Child?

Lasizwe claimed on social media that Buhlebendalo Lehumo Mcunu is his child. This adorable baby is, in fact, his nephew. But it would seem that Lasizwe has decided to be a father figure in his life.

Lasizwe and his niece l Source: InstagramHe posted a sweet picture on Instagram with the caption, “From the day you were born, I committed to being a father in your life. Today we celebrate you turning the BIG 1. Happy Birthday my daughter @buhlebendalo.sa I love you.”

This announcement left many shocked and wondering who Lasizwe’s baby mama was. But Khanyi Mbau revealed that the baby belonged to their other sister Shantel, a single mother.

Source: InstagramMaybe that’s why Lasizwe has decided to step up and be a father in this lovely baby girl’s life.

Lasizwe Dambuza’s Family  

Lasizwe at his mother’s grave l Source: InstagramLasizwe’s mother was Lindiwe Dambuza. She died in 2016 at the age of 40 and worked as a nurse at Lesedi Private Hospital. His father, Menzi Mcunu also passed away in 2020.

Despite the pain, there are many ready to provide Lasizwe with the emotional support he needs, including his sisters and Lasizwe’s other parents.

Along with his mother, Lasizwe’s sister, Zonke Nkabinde, played a significant role in his life. She would guide and protect him from others.

Around the age of 15, he realized he was gay. Since then, he’s been called out for some of his ‘thirsty’ comments.

Lasizwe has also courted controversy for allegedly being homophobic. Talk about irony.

Who is Lasizwe Dambuza’s Father?

Lasizwe, Khanyi Mbau and their father Menzi Mcunu l Source: InstagramLasizwe Dambuza’s father was Menzi Mcunu. Many wrongly confuse him with a celebrity entrepreneur who shares the same name.

His father attended Ohlanga High School and had informal training in art at the Community Arts Workshop in Durban.

In 1987, he was awarded a bursary by the Daily News to study Fine Art at the Technikon Natal. In 1985, he showcased his exhibition at the NSA Gallery.

In 1990, he went to the Institute of Contemporary Art in London to participate in the Zabalaza Festival, which consisted of giant murals which depicted gorgeous scenes from our SA villages and townships.

Lasizwe and his father l Source: InstagramIn 1991, he painted a mural at Hebox, Hammarsdale and another one for Gadaleni High School, Isandlwana. He painted a mural for Ilanga in the following year.

He has had exhibitions in both public and private collections in SA. Talk about a talented family.

He passed away in 2020. Both his children announced his passing to their fans, and the funeral was covered by the media.

Who are the Lasizwe siblings?

Khanyi Mbau and Lasizwe Mbau l Source: InstagramLasizwe’s sisters are Khanyi Mbau and Shantel Mcunu. Khanyi Mbau is a famous South African actress, television host and artist.

Lasizwe Dambuza and his brother l Source: InstagramShe gained fame in 2004 after playing her role as Mbali in a SABC 1 soap opera. Lasizwe has another sister named Shantel Mcunu and a brother names Lungile Mcunu.

Lasizwe Dambuza’s Controversy

The biggest question of Lasizwe Dambuza’s public revolved around his love life. Just who is he dating?

He’s been linked with several men, all of whom have also been romantically involved with Somizi Mhlongo.

Vusi Nova, Mohale Moutang and Jabu Brown are the men he’s rumoured to be losing his mind over.

However, he’s denied all claims and described all three as friends.

Lasizwe Dambuza’s Car 

Lasizwe is a lover of BMW cars. He’s shared a couple of photos with the car among other brands.

Lasizwe Dambuza’s House

Laziswe Dambuza’s house l Source: InstagramFor all the money he’s made, no doubt that Lasizwe can afford a good house.

Source: InstagramDespite that, he was called out by his big sister Khanyi Mbau for lying about purchasing a house in Sandton, Johannesburg in 2018.

Lasizwe Dambuza’s Net Worth 

Lasizwe Dambuza promoting Telkom l Source: InstagramLasizwe’s net worth is $1.3 million. He makes this from his YouTube channel, brand endorsements and his work as a television and media personality.

Awards & Recognition

Feather Awards (2019) – Social Media Personality of the Year (Nomination)

Avance Media Awards (2018) – Ranked #7 on the 100 most influential young South Africans (2018), Lifestyle Category

Social Media

Lasizwe’s Instagram page has over 1 million followers and over a thousand posts. The page features interesting photos, videos, reels, stories, and IGTV videos.

Lasizwe’s YouTube channel has over 12.5 million views. In April 2019, he received the silver play button from YouTube for reaching 100,000 subscribers. He currently has over 700,000 subscribers.

On Twitter, Lasizwe Dambuza has over 1.2m followers. He is very active on the platform and frequently tweets to the delight of his many fans.

Lasizwe’s Instagram: @lasizwe

Lasizwe’s Facebook: Thulasizwe Lasizwe Dambuza

Lasizwe’s YouTube: Lasizwe Dambuza

Lasizwe’s Twitter: @Lasizwe


How old is Lasizwe?

Born on 19 July 1998, Lasizwe is 24 years old.

What does Lasizwe do for a living?

Lasizwe is a South African television and social media personality, radio host, and YouTuber.

Who are the Lasizwe siblings?

Lasizwe’s sisters are Khanyi Mbau and Shantel Mncunu.

Who is Lasizwe’s boyfriend?

Lasizwe is been linked to at least three men. Vusi Nova, Mohale Motaung and Jabu Brown. However, he’s denied dating any of these men and insisted that they are just friends.

What is Lasizwe’s net worth?

Lasizwe’s net worth is $1.3 million. He makes this from his YouTube channel, brand endorsements and his work as a television and media personality.

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