Johannesburg based Zweli Dube is a treasure trove of talent. He is an actor, MC, voice over artist, presenter and performer. Born and raised in Johannesburg, Dube studied journalism and media communication at Boston Media House. His studies were however short lived when an incredible opportunity presented itself for him to be part of the sensational hit broadway musical, ‘The Lion King’ at the age of 20.
The cast and production performed on two different continents namely Australia and Asia. The assignment required acting, singing and dancing on stage, performing 7 shows a week, to fully booked audiences!
Dube, who possesses an enormous amount of talent, realised that this was the beginning of greater things to come and was set to soar in the world of television, film, stage and music. After returning from Australia Dube now focused on making his debut on radio and television.
In 2009 landing his first role in one of South Africa’s most watched television shows ‘Muvhango’ seen as advocate ‘Pule’… Dube shows off his ability to convincingly portray a character with multiple personalities. His character grew and allowed him to become a leading ladies man to South African audiences. This also allowed him to pursue other avenues particularly in the television sport arena, joining the SABC Sport late night team as a news presenter.
His presenting career highlight would have to be the 2010 FIFA World Cup (studio announcer) and 2011 Africa Cup of Nations, where Dube’s energetic presenting skills enabled him to interact with fans from all over the African continent for the SABC television soccer viewers in and around fan parks in Johannesburg during the live games.
The power and versatility of Dube’s voice propelled him to even greater heights, spreading his wings from one television network to the next. His artistic voice landed him a spot on the Inter-Talent Agency making him a favourite for documentaries, commercials, corporate videos and awarded ceremonies live or pre-recorded.
Zweli is your ‘Master of Ceremonies’ with a smile and charm that fills the room with endless warmth. He is a host with the magic touch fueled with hours of energy that will bring your event or function to life. A man who radiates confidence, humbling himself with every opportunity big or small, Dube holds a formula that relates to audiences young and old. His responsibility is to activate and captivate the audience at all times, with vast experience in hosting corporate events, festivals and award ceremonies.
Having a great sense of humor comes naturally to Zweli, He is a funny and talented individual who has the ability to change characters and release multiple personalities, always prepared to improvise and ready to react efficiently to whatever may arise during the event. Dube is enthusiastic, easy to work with and most importantly – very reliable. Zweli is not only the star of the show but makes the audience feel like stars in their own right.