Thabiso Mhlongo started out in professional stand-up comedy in 2014. His calmness and storytelling continues to captivate audiences all over  South Africa. Currently living in Johannesburg, Thabiso was born in Barberton, Mbombela.

He describes his style as alternative and funny, conversational with a touch of genius. He does his jokes in English and vernacular, and his growing reputation is indicative of his work ethic, desire and talent. Despite his short time on the block, Thabiso has found himself in a space where he is able to impact the local comedy and entertainment scene after having made a plethora of television appearances.

Thabiso is no stranger to winning as he has amassed a number of accolades for his stand-up talent, which has taken his underdog status to a new level. 

Thabiso also has made appearances on SA Television as an actor and presenter, being featured in a number of roles on some of South Africa’s most recognisable TV shows. He has had a resident presenter slot on a segment called The Sin Bin every Friday on ANN7’s Game On sports show in 2016.

He has expanded his repertoire to conceptualising and writing TV and radio ads. 

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