Mzansi Profiles! People Lerato Marabe Biography| Age, Education, Career, Skeem Saam, Personal Life

Lerato Marabe Biography| Age, Education, Career, Skeem Saam, Personal Life

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This is the biography of Lerato Marabe is a South African actress and DJ. She is  widely recognized for her compelling portrayal of Pretty Seakamela on the popular television series Skeem Saam, which airs on SABC1

Lerato Marabe Age

She was born on the 28th of  June 1999. As of 2024, she is 25 years old.

Lerato Marabe Biography

Lerato Marabe Biography (Image Credit: Instagram @leratomarabe)

Early Life and Education

Born in Vosloorus, Gauteng, South Africa, Lerato Marabe grew up in a household with her mother, a teacher, and her brother. The family later relocated to Johannesburg, where she attended Boksburg High School. Lerato continued her education at AFDA Cape Town while concurrently pursuing her acting career on Skeem Saam.

Lerato Marabe Career

Introduction to TV at a Young Age

Lerato’s journey in the entertainment industry commenced at the age of five when she made an appearance on Takalani Sesame.

Skeem Saam and Rising Fame

Having featured in all eight seasons of Skeem Saam, Lerato Marabe has become a beloved figure among fans. The show, premiering in 2011, has solidified its place as one of South Africa’s most talked-about and watched series.

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Diverse Roles on Television

Beyond Skeem Saam, Lerato has showcased her acting prowess in various TV productions. Notable roles include Nelisa in Isibaya, Babalwa in Mzansi Love, Mpho in Intersexions (Season 2), and Precious in End Game (Season 1). She has also portrayed Lisha in Big Friend Little Friend and Thembi Tambo in Madiba Series.

 

Lerato Marabe Biography

Lerato Marabe Biography (Image Credit: Instagram @leratomarabe)

Dual Talents: Actress and DJ

Apart from her successful acting career, Lerato Marabe is also a skilled DJ, frequently gracing parties and events with her music.

Lerato Marabe TV Shows

  • End Game – Season 1 as Precious
  • Intersexions – Season 2 as Mpho
  • Isibaya – Season 1 as Nelisa
  • Mzansi Love – Season 3 (Big City Love) as Babalwa
  • Skeem Saam – Seasons 1–8 as Pretty Seakamela

Personal Life

Privacy and Marriage Rumors

Maintaining a private personal life, Lerato Marabe is not married. She deliberately keeps details about her personal and relationship life away from the public eye

Lerato Marabe Marriage Rumors Dispelled

In March 2021, Lerato Marabe was rumored to have tied the knot after sharing pictures of herself in a traditional attire. However, she dispelled these speculations during an interview on SABC1’s Sport At 10 with Thomas Mlambo. Marabe clarified that she attended a friend’s wedding, explaining the traditional attire. She later removed the photos to quell the unfounded rumors.

References

Youth Day: 5 minutes with Lerato Marabe

Skeem Saam “Pretty” Actress Lerato Marabe Reveals Her Marital Status

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