LuYolo Yiba Biography, Songs, Girlfriend, Album, Age, Net Worth, Instagram, Wiki

LuYolo Yiba Biography: Songs, Girlfriend, Album, Age, Net Worth, Instagram, Wiki

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Luyolo Yiba (born October 29, 1995) is known professionally as Lu-Yolo South African singer and songwriter.

He rose to fame after winning the music competition Idols South Africa in 2019.

He is also famous for his role in the South African television series, Generations.

Lu-Yolo: History, Bio, Photo
Wiki Facts & About Data
Full Name: LuYolo Yiba
Stage Name: Lu-Yolo
Born: 29 October 1995 (age 28 years old)
Birth Place: Buffalo River
Nationality: South African
Boyfriend • Husband: Not Single
Occupation: Singer • Songwriter
Net Worth: $100,000-$200,000

Early Life

Luyolo Yiba was born on the 29th of October in 1995, Buffalo River, King Williams Town, Eastern Cape.

He was conceived into the family of Dumisani and Nomboniso. He was a hardworking and passionate boy who invested in his talents and still managed to have good grades in school.

He was raised in King Williams Town in Eastern Cape, South Africa.
His parents were not active supporters of his passion for music but ensured that he completed his education up to the tertiary level.

Luyolo Yiba was passionate about music and he worked hard to convince his parents to let him pursue music.


Luyolo Yiba had his primary and secondary school education in King Williams Town.

He obtained his University degree in Information Technology from Walter Sisulu University.


Luyolo Yiba started his career in 2019. He registered for the 2019 Idol South Africa (the 15th edition) held at the Big Top Arena, in Ekurhuleni and emerged the winner.

He got the attention of the fans through his performances. He traveled from his home in King Williams Town for the audition of this show and got entry after surprising the judges with his performance.

He gave a wonderful rendition of a John Legend‘s song in his final performance. He won a prize package of Rs1 million in cash, a Huawei Mate book X, GT watch, Ford Fiesta 1.0 Ecoboost, B525 Router, and a record deal with Gallo.

Luyolo Yiba released his first album titled Ithemba on the 27th day of November 2020 after the pandemic.

He worked as a software developer for a South African tech company. Competing in the Idols SA changed the trajectory of his life for the better and his parents’. He celebrated his victory with his parents in Carnival City in Brakpan.


  • My Love For You
  • Sunshine Through The Rain
  • You are The Reason

Personal life

Luyolo Yiba is currently in a relationship, the name of his girlfriend is unknown but pictures of the two of them are regularly uploaded on his Instagram account.

After winning the Idol South Africa music competitions, he moved away from his home in King Williams Town in Eastern Cape to Johannesburg.

According to him, he wants to make the best of his recently acquired fame and wants to showcase his talent to the rest of the world.
He is a loyal fan of the Springboks team.

Social Media

Luyolo Yiba is active in social media. He can be found on Instagram @luyolomusic and Twitter @luyolo_yiba with over 200 thousand followers.

Net Worth

The renowned South African singer, Luyolo Yiba has an estimated net worth of $100,000-$200,000.

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