Lerato Nxumalo (born 9 February 1999) is a South African actress and brand influencer. She is best known for playing Dr Luthuli in the medical drama telenovela Durban Gen.
The actress made waves when she flew to Sweden to meet her boyfriend and his family. She has appeared in television productions, such as Lingashoni, Scandal, and Isithembiso.
|9 February 1999 (age 24 years old)
|Place of birth:
|University of Witwatersrand
|Actress, brand influencer
|Dr Luthuli in Durban Gen
Lerato Nxumalo was born on 9 February 1999 in Kwa-Mashu, a township north of Durban, South Africa. She grew up in KwaMashu in her granny’s house, sharing a small bedroom with her mother and two sisters.
Lerato Nxumalo has captured the hearts of many TV viewers with her acting prowess. She has appeared in many television productions and was the viewer’s favorite.
The actress played the supporting role of Dr. Luthuli in the medical drama Durban Gen. She worked as a first-year intern at the Durban General Hospital alongside Nelisiwe Sibiya and Fanele Ntuli. She played a rebel with a cause, Mpumi Cele, in the series Lingashoni.
Nxumalo bagged the role of Phakamile Mdletshe, a fiery lady who will stop at nothing to provide for her siblings in the eTV series Scandal. She made her debut appearance on 17 April.
The young actress played a supporting role in the youth drama series Isithembiso and in Trapped Featured Film. She portrayed another supporting role in Madume.
Lerato Nxumalo has played lead roles in commercials such as Edgar Women’s Day Commercial in 2017 and Aero in 2019. She promotes brands using her social media handles as an influencer.
In 2023, she appeared on the cover of BONA Magazine.
Lerato Nxumalo is dating a man from Sweden. She flew to Sweden to meet her boyfriend and his parents. After an introduction, they decided to take Lerato to their vacation house to spend time together.
Nxumalo bought her first house at the age of 23. It felt “amazing” to her as she had to share a bedroom growing up. She always wanted to own a place and had to buy a house after getting tired of renting a place.
Before buying a house, she stayed in a complex that was too big with many people.
Lerato is dominating the media with supportive, loyal, and admiring followers. She posts new acting gigs and her best scenes. Her bubbly personality is the charm to win the hearts of her followers.
The actress also posts sultry pictures and videos loved by her followers. With positive comments and engagement, they encourage her to post more.
Lerato Nxumalo has landed in many television series, telenovelas, and commercials. She has recorded a successful career so far. She owns a house and drives a Hyundai car.
According to Savannah News, she has a net worth of R1.7 million in December 2023.
- Durban Gen as Dr Luthuli Madume
- Scandal as Phakamile
- Edgar Women’s Day Commercial