Interesting facts about Penny Lebyane

Penny Lebyane was born on December 25th 1976 in South Africa.

Aside being just a DJ, just being a Dj, she went on to host the 8th Annual Metro FM Music Awards as a co-host in 2007. She then joined SABC1 as a co-host on the Motswako lifestyle show. This was in February 2010. Come 2013, she left the show to become a breakfast anchor for on the show Sunrise in 2014.

Penny Matshidiso Lebyane has a National Diploma in Public Relations, Media/Communications. She attended the University of South Africa.

She has 2 kids with her ex-boyfriend Ali Naka. They separated back in 2008, but she took Ali to court for refusing to sign travel documents for her family to spend some time in the neighbouring country, Swaziland.

Here are some of what she’s done in the industry:

  • She played the role of Noxi in the second season of City Ses’la.
  • She was a contestant at the second season of I Love South Africa.
  • She was herself in Idols season one.
  • She was a judge at Idols season 2.
  • She was herself at the first season of ‘It’s OK We’re Family’.
  • She was an anchor at the first season of Sunrise.
  • She was a host at the 8th season of ‘The Metro FM Music Awards’.
  • She was a guest judge at the first season of ‘The Search: E! Host South Africa’.
  • She was a presenter at the 9th season of ‘The South African Film and Television Awards’.


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