Big Zulu’s real name is Siyabonga Nene. He was born on the 7th of April in 1987 thus he is 33 years old. He was born and raised in Bergville, KwaZulu-Natal.

Big Zulu is an actor, songwriter and musician. His love for music was influenced by Lady Smith Black Mambazo.

He was a taxi driver until 2008. Big Zulu did not just jump straight into music, he started pursuing music in 2009.

He has worked with prominent musicians including Cassper Nyovest, Sjava, Kwesta and Zakwe among many others.

Big Zulu is in a relationship and he has two children, a boy and a girl. Sjava and Big Zulu come from the same village.