Lerato Kganyago In Real Life, Age, Family, Education, Career, Past lover, Miscarriage, Husband, Traditional wedding, Divorce, House, Cars And Net Worth
Lerato Kganyago is a stunning model, actress, businessperson, socialite, and TV presenter from South Africa. She has made several appearances in the public sight though she is mostly known for her talk show, The LKG Show which was on Soweto TV.
Lerato Kganyago Age
Lerato Kganyago was born on 22nd July 1982. This mean the talented presenter is 37 years old and turning 38 later this year. She grow up in Johannesburg’s Soweto Township.
Lerato Kganyago Family
Lerato is the only child to her mother Rae and her father’s name is unknown. In past interviews, Lerato has specified that she is close to her mother, who is her best friend. However, Lerato does not have the same soft spot for her father, a man she considers as being absent on an emotional level. When asked about her father words like hurt, pain, betrayal, and grudges would come out of Lerato’s mouth.
Lerato Kganyago Education
Lerato attended Polokeng Primary School and completed her secondary education at Boksburg High School. She has stated in previous interviews that she grew up feeling like an ugly duckling. “Throughout high school, I always thought I was the ugly duckling. I never thought I was pretty, I was tomboyish and I was quiet and reserved,” she said.
She built up her self-confidence by entering beauty pageants. The once shy teenager won several pageants including Miss Soweto and Miss Jam Alley. Growing up, Lerato had dreams of becoming a lawyer or a doctor. She study Public Relations and Travel and Tourism at Damelin College. Before becoming a radio personality, Lerato worked as a flight attendant at Qatar Airways. She also worked for SA Express.
Lerato Kganyago Career
Winning Miss Soweto in 2005 was one of the biggest turning points in Lerato’s career. The pageant helped her land her first big break on Soweto TV. She attended the channel’s launch with a friend and fortune did the rest.
“When we got there they had a presenter missing because they were going on-air that day. So this white lady from Urban Brew came to me and said, ‘listen we are missing a presenter… I heard you are Miss Soweto, can you do this?’. I had never done television, live television for that matter,” she said.
She stayed at Soweto TV for about five years while working as a flight attendant at the same time. Lerato went on to become one of South Africa’s biggest TV presenters, with gigs on popular shows such as The LKG Show, LIVE AMP and The Link. Before joining The Link, Lerato had auditioned for 50 other shows.
Lerato has also worked as an actress. She started her acting career on The Phat Joe Show. She did comedy sketches on the show. Since then Lerato has appeared on Muvhango.
Lerato started her radio career on community station Jozi FM. The job helped prepare her for viable success. Lerato secured a slot on Metro FM one South Africa’s biggest stations. “My DJ career was definitely boosted after joining Metro FM. Everything just fell into place,” she told Jet fashion magazine
Despite having several jobs in the media industry, Lerato added businesswoman to her many titles. She owns an events management company called Black Angel. Lerato recently launched her won eyelash line, Flutter by LKG.
Lerato Kganyago Past Love
Lerato Kganyago has tried to keep her romantic relationships private over the years. Despite the position, she has shared some details about her boyfriends in the past. She once dated Bafana Bafana star Katlego Mashego. The lovers dated for four years and got engaged in 2013.
Sadly their relationship did not last. Lerato disclosed that she pretended they were still dating for eight months after their split as she needed some to process the breakup.
Lerato Kganyago Miscarriage
Lerato Kganyago has spoken honestly about the miscarriages she suffered in the past. The radio personality broke down while remembering her nightmare on Behind the Story with Pearl Thusi. She recalled the moment she found out her lost her baby.
“She [the doctor] kept looking for the heartbeat and she was looking everywhere. I remember I was not looking at the monitor… I kept asking her is everything okay… I won’t lie, at some point I felt like lesser of a woman. All I want is someone to hold in my arms,” she said.
Despite her distress, Lerato has not given up on one day becoming a mom. She says she has not lined out adoption. Lerato used her social media platforms to educate people about adoption. She told her Twitter followers in 2017 that adoption is “not a white thing”.
Lerato Kganyago Ex Husband
Lerato Kganyago’s ex-husband is Thami Ndlala. He was born in 1980 and is a businessman from Mpumalanga. The two tied the knot on the 23rd of March this year. Thami Ndlala holds an MBA in Business Administration. He has an estimated networth of 10 to 15 million dollars. He also owns a Phantom, a Ferrari and a Rolce Royce. Lerato Kganyago’s father in-law is popular in Mpumalanga for being a social worker. He loves traveling and his favorite destination is France.
Lerato Kganyago Traditional wedding
Lerato and Thami tied the knot on the 23rd of March this year. The couple own a beautiful house where they held their wedding. They received reaction for getting married during the Covid-19 lockdown.
Media personality Lerato Kganyago has shared some snaps from her cherished traditional wedding that took place a weeks ago. The star wedded Thami Ndlala in front of her family and celebrity friends like Dineo Ranaka, Somizi Mhlongo-Motaung , Mohale Motaung-Mhlongo and Gert-Johan Coetzee.
— PopPulse (@PopPulseSA) March 21, 2020
The couple was already planning to have another big wedding at the end of the year 2020. An anonymous family member spilled the beans “There is a big wedding being planned towards the end of the year and, as a family, we are very happy for them and we can’t wait for this big day to arrive”.
— All The Latest (@Varsilife) March 22, 2020
Lerato Kganyago Divorce
This has got to be the shortest marriage that Mzansi has witnessed. Lerato and Thami Ndlela have called it quits.
She even said that she has moved out of their marital home already. She did not comment much on the issue and fans hope that with time she will outhouse lighter on what happened between her and Thami.
Lerato Kganyago House
Lerato Kganyago and her Ex Husband Thami own a beautiful house at Sandhurst, a resident area in Sandton, located in Metropolitan area of Johannesburg, Gauteng. According to wekipedia, is the wealthiest suburb in South Africa.
Lerato Kganyago Cars
— leratokganyago (@Leratokganyago) July 5, 2018
Lerato Kganyago’s life motto appears to be work hard, play hard and spend hard. She has driven many high-class cars over the years. Her latest purchase was a Mercedes Benz C200 Coupe that she bought in April 2019. One year earlier, she was driving around in a brand new Range Rover.
Lerato Kganyago Net worth
Famous TV Show Host Lerato Kganyago’s net worth is $74 Million at the age of 37 years old. She earned the money being a professional TV Show Host.