Lalla Hirayama was born on February 10, 1988. She is a Japanese-born South African TV presenter, actress, dancer and model. The beauty first appeared on South African screens at the age of 15; as a presenter for the daily kids time channel Craz-e on E-TV. After four years, Lalla was head-hunted to SABC1 as a live continuity presenter and brand ambassador.
Lalla is famously known for her current work as co-host of the live celebrity gossip show V-Entertainment on DSTV’s Vuzu TV channel and a judge on SA’s Got Talent and the host of her travel and movies show LALLALAND on M-net Movies channels. She was featured in the FHM calendar in 2009 and voted #15 in FHM’s 100 Sexiest Women In The World and #14 in 2010. She also featured in the yearly FHM Lingerie supplement in 2010 and is regularly featured in the magazine. Lalla has won Glamour magazines ‘Most Glamorous’ award, ‘Best Innovative Style’ at the South African Style Awards and ‘Most Stylish’ at the G4 Sports awards. Lalla has an extremely strong professional dance background and trained classically from the age of 4 in Ballet, Tap, Modern, Contemporary, Spanish and Jazz.