Lungile Radu Biography: Age, Wife, Career & Net Worth


Lungile Radu (born 25 January 1975) is a popular South African actor and TV presenter best known for hosting Channel O shows Kasi 101, O-Boma.

He was also the host of shows Set It Off and Shout It Out 1 and 2.

He matriculated from King Edward High School in 2000. His TV career began by doing commercials for Fanta, Standard Bank, Omo and Nando’s, a few years ago.

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Lungile Radu

Lungile Radu Age

He was born on January 25, 1975, in Soweto, South Africa. As of 2024, he is 49 years old and celebrates his birthday on January 25th every year.

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Lungile Radu Wife

His wife is known as Bobo Makgoro. They got married in 2014 in Johannesburg, South Africa.


He made his screen acting debut on 9 July 2007, in the leading role of “rich boy” Sibusiso Vilakazi on’s soapie Rhythm City.

In the year 2012, he created, directed, produced and starred in the Vuzu reality series Forever Young, which follows him and fellow actors Siya Ngwekazi and Thomas Gumede as they “follow their hearts and live in the moment in pursuit of their dreams”.

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Lungile left Rhythm City in mid-2013  as a result of conflicting work commitments. He appeared in his final episode on 7 June 2013.

Net Worth

He has an approximate net worth of around $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned as an actor.

Lungile Radu Interview

Favourite food/dish?
Fish, macaroni and samp.

Favourite song/musician
Nas, Most Def, R Kelly.

Favourite movie
Showgirls, Arm.

Favourite hanging spot

Favourite holiday spot
Caribbean Islands.

Your dream car
Ferrari Maranello.

Tupac or Biggie Small?
Biggie Small.

Rap/Lurv Jams

What do you prefer – candlelit dinner/hanging out watching movies?
Hanging out and watching movies.

What do you like most, kisses or hugs?
Hugs and kisses.

Biggest achievement thus far
Becoming a presenter for Channel O.

Who would you choose – Halle Berry/Nia Long/Jada Pinkett (remember you can’t have your cake and eat it)?
Jada Pinkett.

Who would you be? Vin Diesel (fame, muscle, looks, babes)/Will Smith (fame, charm, humour, talent)
Will Smith.

If given the chance, who would you love to date Aaliyah or Left Eye?
Left Eye.

Things you can’t live without?
Hats and cellphone.

Things you will take if stranded on a remote island
Clean pair of shortz, cellphone.

What inspires you?
My desire to achieve and be the best in what I do.

Do you describe yourself as a spiritual or a religious person?

From all the mistakes you have made, which one taught you the most?
All my mistakes have taught me a lot.

Do you think you have a role to play in African youth development, if so, what?
Yes. To educate and to entertain.

What is the best advice you have ever received?
You are only as best as you think you are.

Where do you see yourself in three to five years from now?
Running my own multi-national production company.

One or two words that describe you?
Determined and competitive.

What’s your most embarrassing moment?
Too embarrassing to mention.

Anything about yourself that you’ve never told anyone else?
I’m sensitive.




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