Malusi Mbambo was born in a small Northern KZN town of Ulundi and grew up herding cattle in the fields of Sangoyana mountains. Malusi is a sports fanatic who enjoys the technical side of sport, he is also a failed rugby player who was just not good enough. Malusi currently spends most of his time representing a large sports tourism group based in Sandton, he has a keen interest on the outdoors and music shows. He has had stint on television as an outcast on South African Survivor Maldives where he discovered new levels of hunger and suffering. He is now based in Johannesburg and refuses to call it traffic.