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Things You Didn’t Know About Internet Sensation DJ Uncle Waffles (Lungelihle Zwane)

Eswatini National Lungelihle Zwane, known as Uncle Waffles, is a 21-year-old Dj who came into the limelight after being followed by USA RnB artist Drake. She broke the internet after posting a clip on Twitter turning the tables sending the crowd in a frenzy.

Uncle Waffles Biography, Age
Real Name: Lungelihle Zwane

Age: 21 years

Nationality: Eswatini

Qualification: Matric

Occupation: Diskey Jockey (DJ)

Uncle Waffles newfound fame

After revealing that she struggled with anxiety and mental health disorder, Lungile Zwane was left in shock after Drake followed her on Instagram.

I just called my managers, and we cried. Guys, he is the biggest artist in the world, in the entire world; when grace locates you, nothing can stop in your way,” she said.

Comparisons with yesteryear sensation Uncle Vinny who hogged the headlines by his famous dance moves were made. Fans claim that Uncle Waffles is all they wished Uncle Vinny to be.

How old Is Uncle Waffles?

New internet sensation Uncle Waffles was born on 04 April 2000; she completed her matric in 2017.

She came into the limelight after featuring on the Swazi Bride Magazine in 2018.

Uncle Waffles Video

She posted a video settling the dancefloor alight, which went viral on social media, birthing the new limelight for the Dj.

Tough Upbringing

She revealed in her blog that she grew up with her grandmother; she only knew who her mother was when she was older. All she knew was her parents rejected her the day she was conceived; Lungelihle reunited with her mother when she was nine.

Growing up, I didn’t understand why I didn’t live with my mother or father; as a kid, the only reason you think of is the only thing that would make sense. That they didn’t want you, so, unfortunately, that’s where the foundation started, I moved back with my mom at nine, and I felt I didn’t know her, so it was hard getting used to that, and with that came a lot of silent struggles, till the beginning of this year.

Net Worth

Lungelihle Zwane earns her money through events and deejaying, over the years she also scored a few advertising deals. She is valued at R1.2 million.