Uncle Waffles, whose real name is Lungelihle Zwane, was born on April 4, 2000, in Swaziland, Eswatini, Southern Africa[1,4,7]. She is a 22-year-old DJ, host, model, public figure, singer, social media star, and internet personality from Eswatini, South Africa[3]. She is of African nationality and black ethnicity[7].

Uncle Waffles was raised in Swaziland, Eswatini by her mother, Sinaye Zwane[8]. She currently lives in Johannesburg, South Africa[8]. She is well known for her lip sync videos, funny and romantic videos, and fiery DJ sets and dancing that have taken the world by storm[1]. Uncle Waffles is followed on Instagram by popular artist Drake[1].

Her talent and work are represented by the Kreative Kornerr media company[3]. She became viral after releasing a video on Twitter that showed her flipping the tables and sending the crowd into a frenzy[9]. Uncle Waffles has quickly made waves in the South African music industry[5].