Dr Malinga was born on 7 July, 1980. He is a South African House, Afropop/Jazz and Gospel singer/songwriter. Malinga is best known for his highly energetic performances and his trademark high kick.
He made his screen acting debut on 16 September, 2013 in an episode of the e.tv anthology drama series eKasi: Our Stories, titled “Spin-Stars” (Season 5, Episode 10), in which he plays a man eager to join the spinning community who goes out in search of a car and is conned by a man who sells him a BMW “Gusheshe” 331 – which is stolen.
Malinga attended his first starring role in television in 2014 in the second season of the SABC2 sitcom Gauteng Maboneng, replacing Mahlubi Kraai in the lead role of Lebo.