May 16, 1983
Gugulethu, Cape Town
Western Cape, South Africa
|Years active||2001 - to date|
|Notable work||Late Nite News with Loyiso Gola|
|Relatives||Lazola Gola (brother)|
Loyiso Gola (born 16 May 1983) is a South African stand-up comedian and actor best known for creating, producing the e.tv late-night satirical television news Late Nite News with Loyiso Gola. He was named one of Mail & Guardian's 200 Young South Africans in the Media & Film category in 2012 and Men's Health described him "a genuine thinker masquerading as a fool and the reluctant voice of a cynical generation". In celebration of his 10th anniversary in comedy he performed a special title Life and Times which was recorded and released on DVD.