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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Lerato Makhetha

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Lerato Makhetha. He is making a great name for himself as one of the best actors in the country. Having got his big break in his 30’s Lerato Makhetha is proof that it’s never too late to realize your dreams. Find more about him from the 10 facts below.

  1. Lerato was born in Soweto. At the age of one his family moved to New York, USA where his father was awarded a scholarship to study at Columbia University.
  2. There is no doubt that talent runs in his family. Lerato is the son of actor Jerry Mofokeng wa Makhetha who currently play Neo Mokgethi on Scandal!
  3. His journey in the arts began at the age of 10 when Lerato auditioned for a spot in the Drakensberg Boys’ Choir School, where he was classically trained as a pianist and vocalist.
  4. After graduating he extended and completed his studies in popular music at the National School of the Arts (NSA), where he played lead roles in two musicals in 2001 and 2002.
  5. Lerato is a seasoned pianist and vocalist who has worked as a session musician for artists such as Tuks Senganga, JR, Unathi Msengana and Kabomo.
  6. In 2017 he placed fourth out of the male contestants on the acting reality competition series The Final Cut on SABC3.
  7. The following year he landed his biggest role to date, reprising the role of Ntando Sibeko on Isidingo originally played by Loyiso MacDonald.
  8. Lerato is a man of many talents. Aside from his acting and music career, he is a qualified real estate agent.
  9. He is now a radio personality of note. Lerato has a new show on Sauma HD Radio counting down the biggest local and African tracks of the week every Sat from 09am-12pm.
  10. Although his schedule is tight, Lerato makes time for his family. He is a dotting father to his two adorable daughters and a great husband to his beautiful wife.

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