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About

Uncle Waffles became an internet sensation after she posted a 27-second clip of herself dancing on Twitter whilst on the decks to an unreleased song now known as Adiwele. Since then, she's played in over 120 gigs, received her shoutout from Drake and her star keeps rising. More in this Uncle Waffles' biography.

Personal Life

What is Uncle Waffles' real name?

Uncle Waffles is a Swaziland-born South African-based DJ, who came to the limelight after she posted a 27-sec video on Instagram of her deejaying whilst dancing. 

Her real name is Lungelihle Zwane. She was born on 4 April 2000, which means that as of 2022, Uncle Waffles is aged 22, which makes her one of the youngest DJs in the South African entertainment industry.    

Her stage name Uncle Waffles was coined by her friends and thus there isn’t really a mysterious explanation for it. In fact, she joked about it and said she should come up with another storyline as this explanation is anticlimactic. 


When is Uncle Waffles’ birthday?

Uncle Waffles’ celebrates her birthday every 4th of April.

Who is Uncle Waffles’ father?

According to reports, DJ Uncle Waffles was raised by her grandmother after her parents abandoned her. She reunited with her mother when she was nine years old but their relationship was strained for the better part of her teenage years. The two have since patched things up and the young DJ speaks very highly of her mother. Not much is known about her father. 

Uncle Waffles’ Schooling

The DJ studied in Swaziland. After her primary and high school education, she joined the KwaZulu Natal University in South Africa to study Information Science but left to follow her passion for music.  

Uncle Waffles’ Career

How did Uncle Waffles become famous?

Uncle Waffles’ shot to the limelight in 2021 during the coronavirus lockdown after she posted a 27-seconds clip of herself on Twitter dancing and deejaying. Her dance moves and ability to keep the crowds engaged earned her attention. The clip has 4.8 million views and DJ Uncle Waffles is now a household name.

You might think that all it took for her to get here was just those 27-seconds of fame. That was a catalyst but Uncle Waffles’ journey began in Swaziland. Before she got into deejaying, Uncle Waffles was a cover model for Swazi Bride Magazine, a presenter for an entertainment show on Swazi1 and did a receptionist job. 

It was during the coronavirus pandemic lockdown that she began making clips of herself dancing and deejaying and went on to become an internet sensation. 

How much does Uncle Waffles charge?

Uncle Waffles had a crazy year in 2021. After her newly found fame, she announced that she got upwards of 120 gigs in a space of two months. She however did not reveal how much she charged per show. That notwithstanding, social media went into a guessing game trying to estimate how much money she made.

Uncle Waffles and Drake

It’s a small world at least on social media where someone from anywhere can land on your page. Uncle Waffles knows this so well. In April 2022, US rapper Drake gave Uncle Waffles the time of her life when he mentioned her on his Instastories to his more than 100 million followers. 

Uncle Waffles revealed that she was overwhelmed by this move which undoubtedly boosted her visibility and brand. The two are yet to meet. That said, Drake has been on Uncle Waffles' radar and after he gave her another shoutout in a space of a few months, Mzani is convinced he is “in love” with Waffles. 

Uncle Waffles’ Relationships

Who is Uncle Waffles Dating?

Everyone is now interested in Uncle Waffles’ love life. You have seen her do her thing on the decks and the dancefloor and now you want to find out more. Is she dating? Well, Uncle Waffles' relationship status remains unclear as she’s not shared intimate information about her life.

Who is Uncle Waffles boyfriend?

There’s still some eerie silence about who Uncle Waffles’ Boyfriend is or could be. We can’t even tell if she has one, to begin with as she posts and talks bout her work.

Uncle Waffles’ Controversy

Is Uncle Waffles a girl?

An irate Uncle Waffles took to her Twitter account and slammed reports she is transgender. These allegations surfaced after a picture of her posing with her dancers emerged online. 

In a Twitter thread, she expressed her support for the trans community and accused news publications of trying to bring her down but vowed to maintain her image.

Silk Talked Dirty 

Celebrity basher Silk Talk did not have anything nice to say about Uncle Waffles. He described her as the worst highest-paid DJ and stated that she is overhyped for nothing. Silk Talk even compared Uncle Waffles to South African celeb Kamo Mphela whom he opined busked in her ‘short-lived fame and has since fallen off the cliff.

In response, Uncle Waffles said that people are misinterpreting things and taking away her shine for no reason. As a result, she handed her social media accounts to her team in order to focus on the important things. Despite the negativity, Uncle Waffles still forges on.  

Uncle Waffles and Riky Rick

The late Riky Rick was dragged after he shot a video dancing with internet sensation Uncle Waffles. Whilst Riky Rick made a name for himself for supporting upcoming talent, many were suspicious about this move from him. Was it about supporting Uncle Waffles or was he using it for self-promotion

Underwhelming UK Set

The UK audience was not pleased with Uncle Waffles' performance after she sold out the Aroma LDN arena. Many opined that she underdelivered particularly after the hype she received. 

This sparked an argument between South Africans and British Amapiano lovers. Mzansi came to Uncle Waffles' defence and accused the Brits of not understanding the Amapiano genre.

Uncle Waffles' Car

The DJ earns money that allows her to buy the finer things in life. That said, she hasn't disclosed the car she moves around in.

Uncle Waffles’ Net Worth

Ever since she got famous, work has been trickling in for the DJ which means she is cashing in big. She also earns from brand endorsement deals. Her net worth is estimated to be $150,000. 

Social Media

Uncle Waffles’ Instagram: @UncleWaffles_ 

Uncle Waffles’ Twitter: @UncleWaffffles 

Uncle Waffles’ Facebook: Uncle Waffles 

Uncle Waffles’ YouTube: Uncle Waffles Official 

Also known as:
DJ Uncle Waffles
Real name:
Lungelihle Zwane
Occupation:
DJ
Birthday:
4 April 2000
Nationality:
Eswatini
Star sign:
Aries
Birth place:
Swaziland
Height:
5’6
Children:
0
Net Worth:
$150,000 or R2.4 million

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Image of Uncle Waffles' Biography: Personal Life, Career, Relationship, Net Worth, Schooling
Also known as:
DJ Uncle Waffles
Real name:
Lungelihle Zwane
Occupation:
DJ
Birthday:
4 April 2000
Nationality:
Eswatini
Star sign:
Aries
Birth place:
Swaziland
Height:
5’6
Children:
0
Net Worth:
$150,000 or R2.4 million

About

Uncle Waffles became an internet sensation after she posted a 27-second clip of herself dancing on Twitter whilst on the decks to an unreleased song now known as Adiwele. Since then, she's played in over 120 gigs, received her shoutout from Drake and her star keeps rising. More in this Uncle Waffles' biography.

Personal Life

What is Uncle Waffles' real name?

Uncle Waffles is a Swaziland-born South African-based DJ, who came to the limelight after she posted a 27-sec video on Instagram of her deejaying whilst dancing. 

Her real name is Lungelihle Zwane. She was born on 4 April 2000, which means that as of 2022, Uncle Waffles is aged 22, which makes her one of the youngest DJs in the South African entertainment industry.    

Her stage name Uncle Waffles was coined by her friends and thus there isn’t really a mysterious explanation for it. In fact, she joked about it and said she should come up with another storyline as this explanation is anticlimactic. 


When is Uncle Waffles’ birthday?

Uncle Waffles’ celebrates her birthday every 4th of April.

Who is Uncle Waffles’ father?

According to reports, DJ Uncle Waffles was raised by her grandmother after her parents abandoned her. She reunited with her mother when she was nine years old but their relationship was strained for the better part of her teenage years. The two have since patched things up and the young DJ speaks very highly of her mother. Not much is known about her father. 

Uncle Waffles’ Schooling

The DJ studied in Swaziland. After her primary and high school education, she joined the KwaZulu Natal University in South Africa to study Information Science but left to follow her passion for music.  

Uncle Waffles’ Career

How did Uncle Waffles become famous?

Uncle Waffles’ shot to the limelight in 2021 during the coronavirus lockdown after she posted a 27-seconds clip of herself on Twitter dancing and deejaying. Her dance moves and ability to keep the crowds engaged earned her attention. The clip has 4.8 million views and DJ Uncle Waffles is now a household name.

You might think that all it took for her to get here was just those 27-seconds of fame. That was a catalyst but Uncle Waffles’ journey began in Swaziland. Before she got into deejaying, Uncle Waffles was a cover model for Swazi Bride Magazine, a presenter for an entertainment show on Swazi1 and did a receptionist job. 

It was during the coronavirus pandemic lockdown that she began making clips of herself dancing and deejaying and went on to become an internet sensation. 

How much does Uncle Waffles charge?

Uncle Waffles had a crazy year in 2021. After her newly found fame, she announced that she got upwards of 120 gigs in a space of two months. She however did not reveal how much she charged per show. That notwithstanding, social media went into a guessing game trying to estimate how much money she made.

Uncle Waffles and Drake

It’s a small world at least on social media where someone from anywhere can land on your page. Uncle Waffles knows this so well. In April 2022, US rapper Drake gave Uncle Waffles the time of her life when he mentioned her on his Instastories to his more than 100 million followers. 

Uncle Waffles revealed that she was overwhelmed by this move which undoubtedly boosted her visibility and brand. The two are yet to meet. That said, Drake has been on Uncle Waffles' radar and after he gave her another shoutout in a space of a few months, Mzani is convinced he is “in love” with Waffles. 

Uncle Waffles’ Relationships

Who is Uncle Waffles Dating?

Everyone is now interested in Uncle Waffles’ love life. You have seen her do her thing on the decks and the dancefloor and now you want to find out more. Is she dating? Well, Uncle Waffles' relationship status remains unclear as she’s not shared intimate information about her life.

Who is Uncle Waffles boyfriend?

There’s still some eerie silence about who Uncle Waffles’ Boyfriend is or could be. We can’t even tell if she has one, to begin with as she posts and talks bout her work.

Uncle Waffles’ Controversy

Is Uncle Waffles a girl?

An irate Uncle Waffles took to her Twitter account and slammed reports she is transgender. These allegations surfaced after a picture of her posing with her dancers emerged online. 

In a Twitter thread, she expressed her support for the trans community and accused news publications of trying to bring her down but vowed to maintain her image.

Silk Talked Dirty 

Celebrity basher Silk Talk did not have anything nice to say about Uncle Waffles. He described her as the worst highest-paid DJ and stated that she is overhyped for nothing. Silk Talk even compared Uncle Waffles to South African celeb Kamo Mphela whom he opined busked in her ‘short-lived fame and has since fallen off the cliff.

In response, Uncle Waffles said that people are misinterpreting things and taking away her shine for no reason. As a result, she handed her social media accounts to her team in order to focus on the important things. Despite the negativity, Uncle Waffles still forges on.  

Uncle Waffles and Riky Rick

The late Riky Rick was dragged after he shot a video dancing with internet sensation Uncle Waffles. Whilst Riky Rick made a name for himself for supporting upcoming talent, many were suspicious about this move from him. Was it about supporting Uncle Waffles or was he using it for self-promotion

Underwhelming UK Set

The UK audience was not pleased with Uncle Waffles' performance after she sold out the Aroma LDN arena. Many opined that she underdelivered particularly after the hype she received. 

This sparked an argument between South Africans and British Amapiano lovers. Mzansi came to Uncle Waffles' defence and accused the Brits of not understanding the Amapiano genre.

Uncle Waffles' Car

The DJ earns money that allows her to buy the finer things in life. That said, she hasn't disclosed the car she moves around in.

Uncle Waffles’ Net Worth

Ever since she got famous, work has been trickling in for the DJ which means she is cashing in big. She also earns from brand endorsement deals. Her net worth is estimated to be $150,000. 

Social Media

Uncle Waffles’ Instagram: @UncleWaffles_ 

Uncle Waffles’ Twitter: @UncleWaffffles 

Uncle Waffles’ Facebook: Uncle Waffles 

Uncle Waffles’ YouTube: Uncle Waffles Official