Lungile Radu

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Lungile Radu
Born Lungile Radu
(1975-01-25) January 25, 1975 (age 44)
Soweto, Johannesburg
Gauteng, South Africa
Education King Edward High School
Alma mater University of South Africa
  • Actor
  • TV Personality
Years active 1995 - to date
Spouse(s) Bobo Radu (née Mokgoro)
Children 1

Lungile Radu (born 25 January 1975) is a South African actor and television host. He is best known for his portrayal of Sibusiso Vilakazi on the soap opera Rhythm City and as a host of various shows on the music station Channel O including Kasi 101, O-Boma, Set It Off and Shout It Out 1 and 2.

Lungile Radu hosted the SABC 2 reality show It's For Life and took over the hosting duties from Thapelo Mokoena on's Fear Factor for the second season, which aired in 2007. In 2012 he created, directed, produced and starred in the Vuzu reality series Forever Young, which follows him and fellow actors Siyabonga Ngwekazi and Thomas Gumede.

In 2013 Lungile Radu left Rhythm City after six with the show and after nearly a year the character he had portrayed, Sibusiso Vilakazi, was re-introduced and portrayed by Pallance Dladla.

Personal Life

Lungile Radu married long-time girlfriend Bobo Mokgoro on 6 November 2015 in a ceremony held in Stellenbosch in the Western Cape province of South Africa. They have one child, a son.


  1. TVSA, Lungile Radu, 25 November 2018
  2. OK Mzansi, 10 Things you don't know about Lungile Radu, 25 November 2018
  3. ZAlebs, Lungile Radu: I married well, 25 November 2018
  4. Greenwall Productions, The Close Up S6: Lungile Radu Intro, 25 November 2018
  5. ZAlebs, The Radu's celebrate 2 years of marriage, 25 November 2018