Lerato Motshwarakgole Biography , real name, age, career, education

Lerato Motshwarakgole, a Motswana actress, rose to recognition in 2012 for her portrayal of Mapule Nkosi in the lead role of the e.tv anthology series Mzansi Love: Kasi Style’s second episode (“Something’s Cooking”).

Biography profile of Lerato Motshwarakgole

Lerato Motshwarakgole Biography
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Full name  :  Lerato Motshwarakgole
Gender : Female
Age : 36 years old(2023)
Date of birth : 1987
Place of birth : Unknown
Nationality  : Botswana
Occupation  : actress
Social media : Facebook

Early life of  Lerato Motshwarakgole

Little is known about Lerato’s upbringing and family history. Not much is known about her parents or other family members at this time. Lerato’s interest for acting has only been known to us since he was a senior in high school. “Before that, I had no idea that acting was a field of study and a viable source of income. I used to think it was just a hobby because that was how I was raised.” [1]

Education of  Lerato

Lerato Motshwarakgole Biography
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Lerato graduated with honors from UCT with a degree in drama and performing. Her decision to continue studying what she (and many others) considered to be her vocation in light of her high school achievements made sense. When a child says, “I want to become a performer,” every parent frets. She’s always vowed to work hard and make them proud because she believes that giving her the opportunity to follow her passion is the best gift a parent can give their kid. Lerato pursued her master’s degree at Harvard University in the US.

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Career of Lerato Motshwarakgole

Lerato credits her first mentor and one of the most significant persons in her embryonic career, globally renowned actor and director Warren Nebe, with assisting her in realizing that the stage and the screen were her true calling. She was granted admission to the University of Cape Town’s renowned and brutally competitive Hiddingh School of Drama. She received a Juno Award nomination in 2014 for Best Supporting Actress for her work in the much acclaimed film Land Van Skedels by Nicola Hanekom.

Motshwarakgola has acted in numerous theater productions, including Romeo and Juliet, Spring Awakening, Hamlet, Macbeki, and Lot. She has additionally made appearances on television in the movies Silent Witness and Stokvel. She also played a self-described nerd who enjoys reading and falls in love with a store owner who is of a different race in the episode “Colourblind” from the second season.

Lerato was cast in a part on Generations, where she rose to fame as Dineo’s sister, Zimbini. [2]

Businesses run by Lerato  entrepreneurs

Lerato Motshwarakgole Biography
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In order to meet the need and strain of growing Botswana’s creative industry a challenge that only she can take on given her credentials. Lerato decided to enter the entrepreneurial sector in 2015. The Tony Elumelu Foundation named her one of 1000 African entrepreneurs. In 2015, she founded Ora Communications. She currently holds the position of executive director at Ora Communications. [3]

Personal life

There is nothing known about her private life whether she has  a boyfriend or married. We don’t know if she has children or not but will update as soon as we find the information.