Based: Johannesburg

Bongani Dube is a South African stand-up comedian and MC, a man from humble beginnings born to make people laugh.

Bongani says “I really do enjoy making people laugh and talking publicly about my life and the crazy things that happen to me. Oh and Dave Chappelle really made me want to get into the comedy game.”

Bongani Dube has shared the stage with some of the country’s most established comedians.

Inspiration comes from all the Leon Schuster movies ever made. Everybody has their opinions on them. But guess what, in order to have an opinion on something, you have to have had an experience with it somehow. I don’t know anybody who has not seen one Leon Schuster movie twice and not fallen in love with it. So that’s pretty inspirational for me