|Stage Name:||Lerato Marabe|
|Real Name:||Lerato Marabe|
|Occupation:||Actress, DJ, Singer|
|Date Of Birth/Age:||28th June, 1999 (22 Years Old|
|Place of Birth:||Vosloorus, Gauteng, South Africa|
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Lerato Marabe is an actress and DJ from South Africa. She is best known for her role as Pretty in the popular series Skeem Saam. However, she is also known by her fans for her many talents, including singing, dancing, playing netball, and hockey (occasionally).
Lerato Marabe has featured in all 8 seasons of Skeem Saam, becoming a fan favourite. She has also played Nelisa in “Isibaya”, a recurring role in “Babalwa”, Mpho in the second season of “Intersexions”, appeared in the first season of “End Game”.
Lerato Marabe was born in Vosloorus, Gauteng, South Africa, where she resided with her mother (a teacher by profession) and brother on the 28th day of June 1999. After that, Lerato and her family moved to Johannesburg, where she attended high school. She celebrated her 22nd birthday on June 28th, 2021.
Sometime in March 2021, Lerato Marabe shared photos of herself in traditional attire fueling marriage rumours. Several media sites reported that she had tied the knot in a private ceremony. However, she appeared in an interview on SABC1’s show Sport At 10 with Thomas Mlambo on Wednesday 16 June, where she explained that she was a guest at a friend’s wedding. This explained the traditional attire. Marabe has since deleted the photos to disperse the rumours.
Lerato Marabe has also kept details of her personal and relationship life private and away from the public. She has not unveiled anyone she is or has dated to the public. Although, she is believed to have a boyfriend (in the person of an unnamed man with whom she has shared several photos on social media).
Lerato Marabe is best known for her role as Pretty Seakamela on the popular SABC 1 soapie Skeem Saam. The show, which premiered in 2011, has grown to be one of the country’s most talked-about and most-watched shows. With its popularity, the salary of the show’s actors has also been updated.
According to a report by Zalebs in June 2021, Marabe, who plays a supporting role on the show, now earns between R 15 000 to R 20 000, as much as fellow supporting actress, Nokuzola Mlengena who plays Sis’ Ouma. The show airs from Mondays to Fridays at 6:30 pm on DStv Channel 191.
The exact estimate of Lerato Marabe’s net worth is unknown to the general public as neither she nor her team has announced it. However, her constant employment as an actress featuring various TV shows, her work as a Disc Jockey, and her partnership with several top brands prove that she has some good money in the bank. Some media sites (including The City Celeb) estimate her worth to be between $70,000 to $100,000. Marabe has neither confirmed this estimate nor called it false.
Lerato Marabe has never shown off her car on social media. Therefore, it is not known if she has one.
Lerato Marabe does not have a child. Although there have been rumours that she tied the knot in March 2021, it turned out to be false as the actress slammed them on Live TV. She also has never birthed a child of her own.
Lerato Marabe has only one sibling, an older brother with who she grew up. They were both raised by their mother in Johannesburg, where they reside. After being spotted in a now-deleted photo of the Skeem Saam actress in traditional actress, several media sites reported that he had shown up to support her at her ‘rumoured’ wedding.
Lerato Marabe has not said much about her father, who seems to not be in the picture. However, she has stated that she and her older brother were raised by their mother, who works as a teacher. According to Marabe, her mother is a cheerful lady who is very easygoing and talks a lot. She has also stated that being raised by her mother was a lot of fun.
Lerato Marabe is active across various social media platforms, including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, on which she connects with her fans. She is known to share photos and videos of herself, promote various top South African & international brands and share updates on her works via these platforms. Fans looking to connect with Marabe can follow her @leratomarabe on Instagram, @LeeMarabe on Twitter, and “Lerato Marabe Official” on Facebook.