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Uncle Vinny’s real name is Kabelo Vincent Ndlovu, and his middle name Vincent is his grandfather’s name.

Kabelo Vincent Ndlovu (born April 21, 2002), well-known by the stage name Uncle Vinny, is a South African MTV Base VJ, dancer, and entertainer. The public has noticed his amapiano dance moves.

Signed to Puma Fast Rider as a brand ambassador alongside DaniLeigh and YBN Cordae, the youngster is much more than a street dancer. 

Uncle Vinny
Uncle Vinny biography
Videos of Uncle Vinny dancing at events have gone viral.
Quick Facts
Full Name:Kabelo Vincent Ndlovu
Stage name:Uncle Vinny
Born:April 21, 2002 (age 21 years old)
Place of Birth:Hillbrow, Johannesburg
Nationality:South African
Education:National School of Arts
Occupation:Singer, dancer, radio host, actor, event organizer, content creator, MC
Partner:Liyema Letlaka
Known for:Signature dance moves

Early Life

Uncle Vinny was born Kabelo Vincent Ndlovu on April 21, 2002, in Hillbrow, Johannesburg. The name Vincent is his grandfather’s name. He has two younger siblings and grew up in Hillbrow.

Though, his parents come from Kwa-Zulu Natal’s south coast. As a precocious kid, he was a quick learner and knew how to be street-smart to avoid trouble. 

Growing up in that environment with rampant drug abuse taught him many lessons.


After completing his primary school education, he proceeded to the National School of Arts. The Hillbrow Theatre helped him enroll at the NSA and paid his fees.

Vinny developed a passion for TV presenting, acting, and performance in high school. He matriculated from NSA in 2020.


Uncle Vinny

Uncle Vinny joined MTV Base’s Culture Squad as a VJ. It consists of the influential Tshego Koke, Nomalanga Shozi, and Farieda Metsileng.

As a teenager of 15, in grade 9, he worked as a radio presenter for Hillbrow FM. Vinny worked as a DJ on Hillbrow Radio Station, Hillbrow FM, as a student of NSA.

Vinny had his biggest break in 2021 after landing a gig as a VJ on MTV Base for the show Newsish. He is a familiar face for lighting up stages with his eccentric dances. Many don’t know that he is a party curator and MC.

On March 3, he received an invitation to the birthday celebration of Julius Malema. They dropped a few words of wisdom and danced.


Dancer and content creator Uncle Vinny has made a name for himself through his dance moves.

Most of his dance videos go viral, and many young dancers find it difficult to stop dancing without adding his moves.

Popular Rapper Riky Rick shared a video of him mimicking Vinny’s dance moves. He is a modern-day dancer and has worked with many other musicians and appeared in their videos. 

Uncle Vinny has participated in Riky Rick’s Cotton Fest, Nasty C’s Ivyson Tour, Major League Djz, and the South Africa Hip Hop Awards. 

The public has noticed his unique amapiano moves, and his signature moves have become a dance sensation. 

Social Profile

TikTok, Instagram, and other social media platforms have served as a medium through which he showcases his talents. With hashtags like #UncleVinnyChallenge, users can track and join his dance challenges.

Kabelo works hard to make his dream a reality. He is also a brand ambassador for Puma Fast Rider.

Personal Life

Uncle Vinny is dating Liyema Letlaka. After revealing who his girlfriend is, she made headlines in online magazines. The dancer flaunted his girlfriend while driving a car.

Vincent hosted a birthday party to mark his new age in April. The party shut down the streets of Braamfontein, but the police shut him down for violating Covid-19 regulations.


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