- Luyanda Potwana hosts the popular Nyan'Nyan show on SABC1
- However, success didn't come easy
- He shared photos of where he used to sleep when he was homeless
Luyanda Potwana, the host of SABC1's popular show Nyan'Nyan, gave his fans the perfect motivation to face yet another week of hard work.
He shared photos of the rundown buildings in Hillbrow, Johannesburg, where he used to sleep when he was homeless back in 2007. Writing on Twitter, he said:
In case you’re down and need some motivation for this week. This is where I used to sleep in 2007, when I was homeless in JHB. Address: Mnyamandawo - Hillbrow.
The life Luyanda lived then is indeed a far cry from the one he is living now as a successful TV host. However, he hasn't forgotten his humble beginnings.
He is seen in the photos posing with current residents of the dilapidated buildings.
The images moved many of his followers. See some of their reactions below.
In an interview last year with Channel24, Luyanda said living on the streets humbled him:
I am glad I lived on the streets because it humbled me. It also made me grateful for things I had previously taken for granted.
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