All round entertainer and witty, if Lihle Msimang wore any more hats she’d be a Dr. Seuss character. Born and raised in Meadowlands, Soweto, this rising star started her journey in 2011, after having won the Nando’s Comedy Showdown.
Which saw her performing with comedy heavyweight Mark Curry (Hanging with Mr. Cooper for the people in the back). Fully equipped with a BA Degree in Motion Picture and Live performance, Lihle Msimang knows all the ins and outs, of how to make a product great.
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Comedian | Writer | Actress | MC | Voice Over Artist | Lover of Custard
After taking comedy full time in 2015, she became what is now a clear trailblazer. She has performed in prestigious comedy events such as Blacks Only, MaCufe Comedy, Laugh in Your Language, Goliath Comedy Experience, to name but a few. Not only is she a national treasure, Lihle has also performed in neighbouring countries such as Zimbabwe, Botswana and Lesotho. Well-travelled in her career, Lihle graced international stages such as the Broadway Comedy Club and New York Comedy Club (in, well, New York), as well as Top Secret Comedy Club in London.
But wait there’s more… skilled in both acting and voice over, Lihle has appeared on several TV screens across the country, and has been heard by many on many radio stations.
She played the role of Kay, a nyaope kid in Zabalaza; Lwando, an estranged actress on ashort film called Mime Artist; Dimakatso, a beauty queen that bleached her skin in The Beauty Contest, all while being the face of award winning ad campaigns such as Cadbury 5 Star, obey your mouth and Ford Focus, Adulting as well as giving young children a shot at getting education bursaries in a Nickelodeon Campaign called “Nick Genius”.
One cannot begin to count the number of radio ads Lihle has done, including being a radio co-host on UJfm as well as Massiv Metro. Now with her own one woman show called “Matemtem” currently on tour (about her upbringing, life and times), Lihle is sure to take the world by storm, proving that “it’s funny because it’s true”.
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