Somizi Mhlongo is a multi-talented South African choreographer, actor, singer, radio personality, TV presenter/ personality and reality TV star. He started his acting career at a tender age of 13 appearing in the film called Scavengers in 1987. In 1992, he appeared in the musical and political film, Sarafina, which gained his prominence in the industry and South Africa as a whole. With his numerous appearances, Somizi has become one of the most notable and successful personalities in the South African entertainment industry.
After starring and taking part in the choreography of Sarafina, Somizi also appeared in several films including the drama film – Cry, the Beloved Country . He choreographed many prominent events including the opening and closing ceremonies for the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa, Miss South Africa, the Metro FM Music Awards and the South African Music Awards.
With numerous television appearances, Somizi has become one of the notable and successful personalities in the South African industry. He has appeared in various television shows, including Idols South Africa, V Entertainment, and his reality show Living the Dream with Somizi.