SOUTH AFRICA'S TV WEBSITE
SIGN IN SEARCH MENU
SOUTH AFRICA'S TV WEBSITE


Lorna Maseko

Born: 03 July 1983 (38 years old)
Gender: Female

Rate:

7.5

Add to Actor Favourites

Bio

Lorna Maseko (known during her marriage as Lorna Maseko-Lukhele) is a South African ballet dancer, choreographer, MC and television presenter best known as a presenter on the SABC3 lifestyle magazine programme Top Billing.

Credited as the first professional ballet dancer of colour in South Africa, Maseko grew up in Alexandra township. Originally contracted at Ballet Theatre Afrikan, she later joined the South African Ballet Theatre company as the only black professional.

In 2007 she left ballet to pursue a television career, joining the SABC as a presenter and a producer on a show called Afro Showbiz News for SABC Africa. While working there she entered the first ever Top Billing Presenter Search and made it to the Top 10.

She also co-hosted and produced a live current affairs, magazine breakfast show, The Weekender on SABC News International.

She left her presenting gig in 2009 and started her own Events and Lifestyle Management company, before being asked by Top Billing to film a segment for the 2010 World Cup. After that, she landed a regular contract on the show.

On 30 December, 2011 she married sales executive Gcina Lukhele. The couple were divorced in 2016.

After several television and event appearances in the ensuing years, she was named as a judge on the SABC1 reality competition show So You Think You Can Dance, in 2013.

In 2014 she was a contestant on the e.tv game show I Love South Africa and the featured guest in a Season 2 episode of the SABC1 music talk show Zaziwa.

In 2016 she hosted the first season of the SABC3 reality competition series Top Chef South Africa.

In 2017 she hosted her own cooking and lifestyle reality series, The Hostess with Lorna Maseko, in which she creates bespoke culinary and experiential moments for ordinary South Africans, celebrities and captains of industry.


Television Roles

Show

Character

Commentator - Herself

Herself

Herself

Contestant - Herself

Herself

Dance Double (Ayanda) (Film: "The Bet")

Contestant - Herself

Guest Judge - Herself

Presenter - Herself (as Lorna Maseko)

Presenter - Herself

Presenter - Herself

Herself

Judge - Herself

Host - Herself

Host - Herself

Presenter - Herself

Host / Judge - Herself

Herself


LATEST ARTICLES

New on TV today: Saturday 16 October

Miss SA 2021 and two new reality shows air on Mzansi Magic: Uthando Lodumo and Abazali.


Getroud met Rugby Teasers - November 2021

Simon and Renate fight for custody of Regardt. Also: Buks has problems sleeping.


Elif 2 Teasers - November 2021

Tugce gets shot and fights for her life. Also: Elif ends up in ICU.


New on TV today: Friday 15 October

Two novelas start tonight: Dokter Ali on eExtra and My Heart Knows on Zee World.


Destiny 3 Teasers - October 2021

Finale alert! Where does Jhanvi's father-in-law go at night?


New! Perfect Husband Teasers - October 2021

Introducing the first teasers for Zee World's new 16h00 novela about a problem husband.


New! My Heart Knows Teasers - October 2021

Introducing the first teasers for Zee World's new 18h00-on-weeknights...


Binnelanders Teasers - November 2021

The day of the adoption arrives.


Isono Teasers - November 2021

Gabriel and Makwande aren't dealing with the murder of their loved ones.


New on TV today: Thursday 14 October

Grim drama American Rust starts on M-Net and BBC Earth documents the Boxing Day Tsunami.

LATEST SITE ACTIVITY


More activity at TVSA Central



LATEST SOAPIE TEASERS



LATEST SOAPIE TEASERS





×
×

You browser doesn't have Flash, Silverlight, Gears, BrowserPlus or HTML5 support.