Uncle Waffles real name is Lungelihle Zwane, born in the year 2000. She is a young female deejay in South Africa who is literally taking the world by storm, and besides being a DJ, she also dabbles as a TV host, music production and of course, she is also a social media personality and influencer.
She burst into the limelight, and in her short impactful career, she has been able to achieve what most people who have been in the industry longer than her couldn’t. In the process, she’s been recognised and respected in her craft, and she has also been able to attract a huge following.
She has made such an impact in a short span of time, that people outside of South Africa also started taking notice . . . most notably award winning rapper Drake.
As we appreciate her rise to fame and success, we look at Uncle Waffles’ net worth, projects, her music and where it all started for her.
Uncle Waffles’ Net Worth
According to some online sources, Uncle Waffles net worth in 2022 is estimated at around $400,000 which is the equivalent of around R6 million.
At just 22 years of age, she has ammassed this wealth that most 22 year olds and older can only dream of, and she is showing no signs of slowing down.
Not too long ago, she released Tanzania, which went quadriple platinum quickly, which just shows how much of an impact she has and how popular she is.
Right now, she goes around the country and beyond, performing and she is currently super busy with performances and enjoying gigs back to back.
At the time of writing this she is currently busy with her US tour.
Uncle Waffles – How it All Started
What started it all for Uncle Waffles was a video of her that went viral back in 2021 . . .she was Djing at Zone 6 in Soweto, and according to her, she got a 30 minute set that wasn’t even supposed to happen, because she was a replacement to a DJ that didn’t show up. She was so electrifying that people just couldn’t get enough of her and from that moment on, she blew up!
This is the video that started it all for her.
From that moment on, the industry just couldn’t get enough of her, that video has now been viewed over 5 million times.
So far, Uncle Waffles has performed all over the country, in Africa at large as well as the US, the UK, Australia and more.
It’s no surprise that she is at the top of her game right now, and she is the most booked DJ by far.
Uncle Waffles Sources of Income
Uncle Waffles main source of income is being a DJ, she performs in different places, different stages and events which nets her a tidy sum of money.
Her rate card that was circulating on Twitter a few weeks back shows that she makes upwards of R80K in an indoor setting and R120K for an outside event. For international gigs, she makes upwards of R400K per performance.
Besides DJing, she has also done Tv and model work.
Then there’s her music. She currently has a hit track called Tanzania which is quite popular.
There’s also endorsement deals that also nets her some serious coins. She has worked with Sprite, Jagermeister, Hyundai and more.
Her popularity and being able to do different things and stay relevant means that she has been coining it, and will keep coining it.
Who is Uncle Waffles Dating?
Uncle Waffles is keeping mum about the person she dating, perhaps she doesn’t want the pressure of her love life being in the public domain.
Not too long ago though, she revealed that she was bisexual.