Lerato Kganyago Bio, Wiki
Lerato Kganyago, who also goes by the alias LKG, is a multifaceted South African figure known for her roles as an actress, model, and media personality.
She earned the title “Queen of Soweto” after being crowned Miss Soweto in 2002. Her notable work includes roles in various films. In addition to her acting career, she wears many hats as an MC, entrepreneur, model, and DJ. Remarkably, February 14th is celebrated as “Lerato Kganyago’s Day” in South Africa, a day renamed in her honor by the president after her remarkable impact during the shutdown of Valentine’s Day in 2020.
Lerato Kganyago Age
Kganyago, born on July 22, 1982, in Soweto, South Africa, is currently 41 years old in 2023.
Lerato Kganyago Height
Kganyago stands at a height of 5 feet 6 inches, which is equivalent to 167.6 centimeters.
Lerato Kganyago Family
Kganyago is her mother Rae’s only child, and her father’s identity remains undisclosed. In previous interviews, she has mentioned her strong bond with her mother, who is her closest confidant and best friend.
Lerato Kganyago Husband
In 2009, Kganyago began a romantic relationship with Katlego Mashego, a Bafana Bafana player. They became engaged in 2013, but their relationship ultimately came to an end due to allegations of Katlego’s infidelity.
Kganyago has bravely shared that she experienced four miscarriages in her past. In March 2020, she entered into matrimony with Thami Ndlela, but their marriage ended in divorce just two months later. However, on her birthday only a few months after the divorce, he once again proposed to her.
Lerato Kganyago Education
Kganyago went to Ipolokeng Primary School for her early education and then attended Boksburg High School for her high school years. Following her high school graduation, she pursued studies in Public Relations and Travel and Tourism at Damelin College. Subsequently, she gained experience as a flight attendant with Qatar Airways.
Lerato Kganyago Career
She embarked on her career in the world of modeling, and her journey was marked by significant milestones. In 2002, she achieved the prestigious title of Miss Jam Alley, showcasing her early success. Building on this accomplishment, she went on to claim the crown of Miss Soweto Pageant in 2005, solidifying her presence in the pageantry world.
Following her time at Qatar Airways, she transitioned into the realm of television, taking up a role as a host on Soweto TV. Here, she helmed her very own talk show named “The LKG Show,” captivating audiences with her charismatic presence. Concurrently, she was honored to be chosen as the face of SABC1‘s lifestyle entertainment show, “The Link,” further expanding her influence in the media industry.
2015 – present
In 2015, she made a triumphant return to the radio waves as the host of “DJ Sbu” on Metro FM, albeit not without sparking some controversy due to a conflict with a fellow host. Undeterred, she continued to grace television screens as the host of various programs, including “LIVE AMP” and “The Link.” Additionally, in the same year, she was selected to host the pre-show for the South African Music Awards (SAMAs).
July 2015 marked her entrance onto Ebony Life TV, where she was designated as the South African co-host alongside Pearl Thusi for the program “Moments,” broadening her international reach.
Expanding her horizons, she ventured into the world of acting on “The Phat Joe Show,” showcasing her comedic talents through skits. Subsequently, she made notable appearances in South African TV series such as “Muvhango” in 2015, “Play: Sex Tips for Girls,” and “The Wild.”
Her career journey also led her to the airwaves, where she hosted radio programs at Jozi FM before receiving an invitation to join the popular radio station, “Metro FM.” It was here that she co-hosted a show alongside Bonang Matheba, although this collaboration was not without its share of controversies. Eventually, Matheba resigned from the station. In 2017, they briefly reunited to co-host the show “Front Row” at Metro FM, but Matheba once again parted ways with the station shortly thereafter.
Beyond her media endeavors, she has ventured into the world of business and entrepreneurship, proudly owning an event management company named “Black Angel.”
In May 2022, she excitedly announced a partnership with Johnnie Walker, signaling her continued growth and influence in various spheres of life.
Lerato Kganyago Net Worth
Kganyago has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through her career.
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