Who is Loyiso Gola?
Born on 16 May 1983, Loyiso Gola is a South African stand-up comedian who rose to fame in 2012 when he was named one of the Mail & Guardian 200 Young South Africans, in the Media & Film category. He is the co-creator and anchor of the late-night satirical news television series Late Nite News with Loyiso Gola on e.tv and eNCA which was launched in 2010.
Loyiso Gola Family / Siblings / Ethnicity
Gola is a Xhosa, born in the Cape Town township of Gugulethu. His younger brother Lazola Gola is also a comedian. He moved away from Gugulethu at the age of 14 and attended Zonnebloem Nest Senior School in Woodstock. His television career began with appearances on SABC 1 in the Phat Joe Live talk show in 2002, and subsequently on the SABC 1 Pure Monate Show sketch comedy series created by comedians David Kau and Kagiso Lediga in 2003.
Loyiso Gola Wife / Girlfriend / Married / Children
Loyiso Gola Age / Net Worth / 2021
As of 2021, Gola is 38 years old and has net worth of around $ 1-5 million.
Profile / Wiki
- Full Name: Loyiso Gola
- Nick Names: Loyiso
- Birthday: 16 May 1983
- Age in 2021: 38
- Birth Place: Gugulethu, Cape Town, South Africa
- School: Zonnebloem Nest Senior School
- College/University: N/A
- Education: N/A
- Profession: Comedian, Stand up, Television
- Nationality: South African
- Ethnicity/Race: Black
- Religion: N/A
- Zodiac: Taurus
- Net Worth: $1-5 million
- Height: 6 feet 10 inches
- Weight: 85 kg
- Feet/Shoe Size: N/A
- Dress Size: N/A
- Body Measurement: N/A
- Body Type: Unkown
- Hair Color: Black
- Eye Color: Brown
- Father: N/A
- Mother: N/A
- Siblings: Lazola Gola
- Wife\Spouse: Unknown
- Girlfriend/Dating/Affairs: Cuthu
- Children: N/A
Facts / Trivia
- His younger brother Lazola Gola is also a comedian.
- Gola describes himself as “very reserved and shy” before his exposure to comedy.
- He matriculated in 2002 and won the Sprite Soul Comedy Tour in December of the same year.
- His television career began with appearances on SABC 1 in the Phat Joe Live talk show in 2002.
- He won the Best Breakthrough Comedy Act South African Comedy Award for his 2007 one-man show Loyiso Gola for President, which coincided with the run-up to the election of a new leader of the African National Congress who would ultimately become the President of South Africa.