Leslie Jonathan Mampe, Jr., (born 26 July 1985), better known by his stage name Da L.E.S, is a South African and American hip hop recording artist and record producer.
He achieved early success with his band, Jozi, and is most known for his solo single, “Heaven”, which was released in 2013, and features fellow South African hip hop recording artists, AKA, and Maggz.
Da L.E.S Age
He was born on the 26th of July 1985 in Washington, D.C., United States. As of 2020, he is 35 years old.
Early life and music career
Mampe was born in Washington D.C., United States, to South African parents, Leslie Jonathan Mampe, an IT specialist who worked at IBM, and his wife, Priscilla.
Mampe, Sr. was a collector of music LPs and was known for hosting parties. It is through this that Mampe discovered his musical talents at a young age while living in the United States with his parents.
In 2014, Mampe starred in a South African television series, The Real Jozi A-Listers, as a lead character alongside South African television and media personality Maps Maponyane, both playing fictionalized versions of themselves.
He is married to Aurea Alexander and they welcomed the birth of their daughter, whose godfather is South African hip hop recording artist and good friend AKA. Da L.E.S is the godfather to AKA’s daughter.
He has an estimated net worth of about $500,000 which he has earned as a musician.
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