Loyiso Bala profile


Loyiso Bala (born September 22, 1979) is a multi-award-winning South African Gospel musician. The multifaceted personality is best known for being a member of TKZee and the Bala Brothers music groups.

Loyiso has made multiple television appearances. He gained the heart of viewers in the reality competition series Varsity Sing in 2016.

The Gospel artist became the UNAids National Goodwill Ambassador in 2013. With many records of good music as a group member and solo artist, Bala is a force to reckon with in the industry.

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Loyiso Bala biography
Elzabé Zietsman in 2018.
Quick Facts
Full Name:Loyiso Bala
Born:September 22, 1979 (age 43 years old)
Place of Birth:Uitenhage, Eastern Cape
Nationality:South African
Education:Business management
Alma mater:Henley Business School
Wife:Jennifer Odjidja
Siblings:Pinky Bala, Zwai Bala, Phelo Bala
Occupation:TV personality, Music artist, MC
Affiliation:TKZee and the Bala Brothers
Net Worth:R6.5 million

Early Life

Loyiso Bala was born on September 22, 1979, into a musical background. His grandparents and parents are music personalities, while his grandfather composed music.

The background they hail from influenced his love for music. He and his siblings developed an interest and formed a trio – The Bala Brothers. Loyiso has three siblings and is the second-last born of his parents.


Loyiso Bala qualifications
Loyiso Bala wearing his MBA gown.

The prominent singer studied and matriculated at St. Stithians College. He enrolled for a Bachelor of Music qualification at the University of South Africa. He joined Henley Business School for a post-graduate diploma in business management. 


Loyiso Bala is a 43-year-old singer best known for his affiliation to the kwaito group TKZee and with the trio the Bala Brothers. He has made many appearances on television as a presenter and performer on various shows and events.

The singer performed at the South African Music Awards and the Miss SA 2012. He was a guest artist on the SABC2 musical game show Noot Vir Noot, featuring more than once.

Bala entered seasons one and two of the reality competition series Tropika Island of Treasure in Mauritius and Zanzibar. The performer was among the judges of the kykNET reality competition series Varsity Sing in 2016.


  • Miss You More
  • I Believe
  • Holy Holy
  • Saving Grace
  • My Angel
  • Dali Wami
  • Power Love Sound
  • Rise Up South Africa
  • Jesus Speaks
  • Great is Thy Faithfulness
  • Karma Police
  • Did You Know It
  • Jesus Is Here
  • Siyabonga
  • I Want You
  • Intando Yakho
  • How Great Thou Art / Great and Mighty
  • Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus
  • He Loves Us
  • Can’t Live Without You
  • Time to Dance
  • Sondela
  • Girl, You’re Mine
  • Wrong For You
  • Won’t Get Over You
  • You’re My Music
  • World of Mine
  • Phambili
  • Our God Is Awesome
  • You Reign

TV Appearances

Miss South Africa as Performer
Varsity Sing as Judge
Tropika Island of Treasure as Himself
Tonight with Trevor Noah as Guest
The South African Music Awards as Presenter
The Hostess with Lorna Maseko as Performer
Noot vir Noot as Guest Artist


The singer has been in the music industry for many years. He has contributed as a solo artist and a group member. The impacts he made earned him these awards:

In 2008, he won two awards, the Best R&B Artist and Best Producer, at MTN S.A. Music Award.

Loyiso bagged the South African Music Awards in 2015 and the Best R&B Album at Metro FM in 2007.

In 1999, he took home the Best Faith Album Award – Power Love Sound – at the South African Music Awards.

Personal Life

Loyiso Bala family
Loyiso Bala and his family.

In 2011, Loyiso Bala married entrepreneur Jennifer Odjidja. The couple is proud parents of three lovely children. Their first child is Kenzie Bala.

Wife Origin

His beautiful wife hails from a family of mixed ethnicity. Her mother comes from Ghana, and her father is from Germany. She is fluent in Germany and English and speaks a bit of French and Twi.


Zwai Bala, the oldest brother of Loyiso Bala, is a South African kwaito and gospel musician. Phelo Bala is Loyiso’s younger brother and a member of the trio – the Bala Brothers. He also has an older sister Pinky Bala.

Social Profiles

Loyiso Bala has accounts on many social media platforms. He has verified his Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram accounts. The Gospel artist posts about his work, beautiful family, and achievements.

Net Worth

Loyiso Bala is a multi-award-winning television personality, music artist, and MC. He has built a successful career in the industry rooted in quality and an estimated net worth of R6.5 million as of August 2022.