Lunga Shabalala is a South African model, television presenter and actor best known for taking over as the host of the SABC1 music show Selimathunzi from Kaos Matu after winning a countrywide presenter search, in 2011.
His journey began when he won the Represent South Africa in Calvin Klein competition in August 2010 and became the face of the men’s underwear range, garnering him media attention.
He quickly found a place for himself on the “desirable” men’s list such as 2011 Cosmo Sexiest Hunks Calendar and several others.
Lunga was a commentator on the second season of the Vuzu countdown show 10 Over 10 in 2013, and was the co-host (with Amanda Du-Pont) of SABC1’s New Year countdown show Come Duze, which aired on 31 December, 2013.
In 2014 he made his acting debut in the SABC1 police drama series Task Force.