Lunga Mofokeng profile

Lunga Mofokeng wants to show audiences that a non-flamboyant gay character can be loved for who he true personality.

Lunga Mofokeng (born 12 July 1996) is a South African actor, MC, and internet personality. He is best known for playing Andile Dikane, a gay character in the television series The River.

Playing the role, the actor aims to master in honor of the LGBTQI+ community. Andile is a non-flamboyant son of the opulent Dikane family.

Lunga Mofokeng
Lunga Mofokeng biography
Mofokeng developed a passion for the performing arts in high school.
Short Profile
Full Name:Lunga Mofokeng
Other names:Lunga Luchy
Born:12 July 1996 (age 27 years old)
Place of Birth:Katlehong, East Rand
Nationality:South African
Education:Camera and live performances
Alma mater:CityVarsity
Occupation:Actor, MC, and internet personality
Partner:Lorraine Moropa

Early Life

Lunga Mofokeng was born on 12 July 1996 in Katlehong, on the East Rand. He developed an interest in performing arts in high school. Though, he left the art for a while and later picked up from where he left off.

A friend of his, in grade 10, introduced him to acting. After engaging in contests and finishing at the top, Lunga gave acting a shot. He won the runner-up for best-performing actor at a festival in his school.

Mofokeng continued to win more accolades. He was the best actor in the next year. His ability to narrate a story on another person’s behalf fueled his love for acting. The acting talent tells an African story through his body with ease.


Lunga attended a high school in Kahlehong and matriculated from school in 2015. He studied acting for camera and live performances at CityVarsity at the Braamfontein Campus in Johannesburg.


Although he fell in love with acting in high school, Lunga furthered his acting career in 2015. His agency discovered him during one of his school plays.

Different agents watched their final performance during their graduation year. An agent loved his way of acting and signed him after he graduated.

Lunga auditioned at a theatre company in 2017 and interned there for months. He attended more auditions and landed a young cameo role in Ring Of Lies. After that, he secured one of his biggest roles on set, Andile on The River.

His role Andile Dikana is the son of a top cop Zweli Dikana. One attribute of the role that caught the attention of many was his sexuality and personality. The character is gay and also the most vulnerable member of the family.

Other roles he has played include JoJo in Space Rocks, Frankie in Kaffirs, and Thapelo in Poetry Versus Sketching. His versatility and ability to play district roles in any production is highly commendable.

Personal Life

Lunga Mofokeng is dating actress Lorraine Moropa. She has appeared in many television series such as The Queen, Housekeepers, and Guilt. Mofokeng identifies as a straight man but plays a gay role in a television show.

Social Profiles

Lunga Mofokeng funny videos
Lunga has a decent following on TikTok because of his funny videos, though he does not consider himself funny.

Known as Lunga Luchy to social media users, Mofokeng has established a presence as an internet personality. He creates videos for entertainment and promotes his brand.

Many of his TikTok videos are funny and pass a message across. He has quite the following on TikTok because of his videos.


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