Dr Malinga Biography, Songs, Albums, Awards, Education, Net Worth, Age & Relationships


Stage Name: Dr Malinga
Real Name Goodwill Malinga
Occupation Record Producer, Recording artiste and Dancer
Date of Birth 7th of July, 1980
Place of Birth Themba, Hamanskraal, South Africa
Gender Male
Nationality South African
Relationship status Married
Education Information not available


Born 7th of July 1980, Goodwill Malinga popularly known by his stage name Dr Malinga, is a super talented singer, record producer and dancer in South Africa.

Dr Malinga is known for his signature high kicks and his suit attire, which he claims he wears because people think wearing suits is not cute and was trying to show it can be cool too.

Dr Malinga revealed his role model as Rebecca Malope. He is known for his smash hit “Casanova” with DJ Choice which shot him into major limelight. He currently runs his record label with the name “Linga Entertainment”.


Dr Malinga is originally from Themba, Hamanskraal in South Africa. The artist is one of four children and was raised by his Grandmother.

Dr Malinga’s story is an inspiring one because he started in life around 1988 handing out pamphlets for furniture and electronic stores, to becoming a mega star and owning his own record label.

Dr Malinga has always wanted to become a singer and he put all his focus and today he is one of the most celebrated artists in South Africa.


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Dr Malinga rose to fame after the release of his smash hit “Casanova” alongside DJ choice, which earned him various awards and recognition. However music for him started at a very early age.

Dr Malinga who started off handing pamphlets in front of a furniture store, came across a sister who was always singing to promote her business, he made his interest in singing known and he started singing. While singing he realized people were not paying attention to it and he decided to opt for dancing, which was what led to the birth of Dr Malinga we see today.

Dr Malinga later signed up for talent shows and at the voice of choice competition he cane out tops and ended up winning himself a Mazda. After he released his first hit, he released other songs under Kalawa Jazmee and in 2014, he dropped his first album.

Dr Malinga left Kalawa Jazmee and after a while he started his personal record label, with the name Linga Entertainment. He has since then gone on to introduce topnotch artist, also delivering awesome songs.

Dr Malinga has collaborated with top artists in South Africa, he has also performed on stage with both local and international artists, his song has been able to cut across Africa and has gotten more fans to his camp.


Dr Malinga since his debut has released a couple of albums, among these are;

  • Holly piano (2019)
  • Busiswe (2019)
  • Goodwill (2016)
  • Robbie Malinga (2017) alongside Hugo flow and Robbie Malinga


Dr Malinga has released more than 20 songs and has various studio albums and collaborative efforts with major artists. Here are the songs by Dr Malinga

  1. Dr Malinga- Solak’Seni
  2. Dr Malinga- Uyajola 99
  3. Dr Malinga- Indlela
  4. Dr Malinga- Petronella
  5. Dr Malinga- Nyusi Volume
  6. Dr Malinga- Angilalanga izolo
  7. Dr Malinga- Akulaleki
  8. Dr Malinga- Giya Giya
  9. Dr Malinga- Uyaliveselela
  10. Dr Malinga- Skhothane


Dr Malinga has performed and headlined at major events both locally and internationally. He has performed at the South African Music Awards (SAMA). He has also had appearance on TV shows on SABC , Channel O and Mzansi magic. He has also performed at major clubs and festivals in South Africa.


Dr Malinga is married to Boitumelo Mosupye. He has a stepson from her, and together they have four children as the recently welcomed a set of twin to the family in 2020.


DJ Malinga since his debut has gotten various recognition and nominations for his song. Among this is his win at the South African Music Awards (SAMA), for best Kwaito album.


DJ Malinga’s Networth is estimated between 1 million- 5 million dollars. This is calculated from payments for show performances, album sales, Money made from his Youtube views, endorsement deals, Properties and investments owned by him, the artiste is doing well for himself financially and is one of the top artistes in South Africa to reckon with.


Dr Malinga’s songs from his albums and his other collaborative efforts are available on all major platforms including Apple Music, Spotify, Deezer and many more.

Dr Malinga is one of the top entertainers in South Africa who came to the music scene fully equipped. He has made that obvious with the hit songs he has been dishing out since his debut.

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