Zwai Bala Bio, Age, Career, Family, Net Worth, Songs, Awards

Zwai Bala Biography

Zwai Bala is a South African gospel musician and producer. He came to the limelight in 1997 as a member of the kwaito group TKZee.

He was among the contestants on the first season of the SABC2 reality competition Strictly Come Dancing in the year 2006.

At the age of 11 years, he participated in the Shell Road to Fame in 1986 and he managed to get to the semi-finals. Bala Brothers are one of the most popular South African singing group. The Bala Brothers were founded by Zwai Bala who is the oldest of the three brothers whose brothers met when they were Choral group members.

Zwai Bala

His grandfather who composed choral music had young Zwai assist him with writing arrangements. At the age of 10 years, he had assembled his choir in the year 1988.

Zwai Bala Age|Date Of Birth

He was born on the 15th of February in the year 1976. He is 43 years of age as of 2019.

Zwai Bala Nationality

He is a South African citizen.

Zwai Bala Career

Zwai together with Kabelo Mabalane and Tokollo Tshabalala formed a kwaito group TKZee. This group was to revolutionize kwaito completely when they released singles Take It Eazy, holiday hit Phalafala and the ever-popular Shibobo, which featured Bafana Bafana player Benni McCarthy. He later went to and ventured into a solo career.

He is a music director and producer, he has worked on musicals featuring Ali Campbell of UB-40 fame, produced Grace, from the two-time Grammy award-winning Soweto Gospel Choir and has been the featured soloist at the Classical FM/ Lexus Soiree at the Sandton Intercontinental.

He was a celebrity contestant on the first season of the SABC2 reality competition Strictly Come Dancing in 2006, partnering up with professional ballroom dancer Kego Motshabi. The couple came third.

Zwai Bala Family

No information on his parents, siblings, or extended family is disclosed to the public.

Zwai Bala Net Worth

He has an estimated net worth of $3 million.

Zwai Bala Songs

  • Ndize
  • Umlilo-Masibase
  • All I Do
  • Black ‘N Proud
  • Ndiredi
  • Moody’s Mood For Love
  • Nozamile
  • Vuk’uzenzele
  • Play That Music
  • Kuyasa
  • Ikhaya
  • Bash’abafana
  • Tino Tino
  • Folkfanse-My Heritage
  • Hand Prints
  • Circle of Life
  • Solo
  • Soccer
  • Gux Duo
  • Niceland-Guguletu
  • Everyone Can Drum
  • Noble Peace
  • Noyana

Zwai Bala Television Roles

  • Guest star of a Place Called Home – Season 1
  • He was the host of All You Need Is Love – Season 2
  • He was the choirmaster of Clash of the Choirs South Africa – Season 1
  • Guest judge of Clash of the Choirs South Africa – Season 3
  • Guest artist of Noot vir Noot – Season 36 and 41
  • Judge of Popstars – Season 2, 3 and 4.
  • Judge Pump Up The Volume – Season 1
  • House Band leader of Red Cake – Not the Cooking Show – Season 1

Zwai Bala Awards

He has received numerous awards as a musical director, composer, singer, songwriter and public speaker. He received a SAMA award for his 2002 single, Lifted.

Bala Brothers Songs

  • Circle Of Life
  • Khumbula
  • Nella Fantasia
  • Meguru
  • He lives in you
  • Under African Skies
  • Girl without a name
  • Ndize
  • Maibuyelane

Zwai Bala Live Performance