Popular South African Dancer Lungy Gwala DiesPopular South African Dancer Lungy Gwala Dies (Image Credit: Instagram)

Mzansi Mourns: Popular South African Dancer Lungy Gwala Dies

Popular Durban-based dancer, singer, and choreographer Lungy Gwala has died.

Her sudden, untimely death has shocked many and left Mzansi in mourning

Family Confirms Her Death in a Statement

Lungy Gwala’s family has confirmed her death in a statement shared on her Instagram account

“It is with extreme sadness that we acknowledge the passing of our beloved artist, daughter, and sister. We also confirm her sad passing that took place today on the evening of 25 June 2024,” the statement read.

Popular South African Dancer Lungy Gwala Dies
Popular South African Dancer Lungy Gwala Dies (Image Credit: Instagram @lungygwala)

At the time of reporting, details about her death and the cause have not yet been revealed.

Lungy Gwala’s Impact on the Entertainment Industry and Social Media

Lungy had established herself in the entertainment industry over the years. She ran a popular YouTube channel, Lungy Gwala, where she showcased her creativity through various dance routines.

She had the opportunity to dance for well-known artists like DJ Tira, Jobe London, Tipcee, and TDK Macassette, and had also begun creating her own music. Tragically, her promising career was cut short by her untimely death. Lungy was also recognized for her work as a dancer with former Idols star Nosipho Thwala.

On TikTok and other social media platforms, Lungy amassed a significant following and a dedicated fan base, becoming a beloved figure in the online dance community.

Mzansi Mourns: Condolence Messages Trickle In

Lungy Gwala’s death has touched many hearts. Condolence messages have already started pouring in as Mzansi mourns her tragic passing.

Here are some of the condolence messages;


This hits hard shame I won’t lie , my condolences to the family 😍 Lungy was so full of love and we will always remember her 😍


This is so heartbreaking 😔💔🕊️


Noooooo😢😢😭😭😭😭 WHAT THIS CANT BE TRUE💔💔


Condolences to the family😔💔Lungy was an amazing human♥️, may her soul rest in peace🙏 love and light🕯️

By audrey