Lerato Mahlasela AKA Jackie from Scandal.

Lerato Mahlasela is South African actress best known for acting as Jackie on Scandal. The actress was born 1992, age 31 years as of 2023.

Biography of Lerato Mahlasela

Name: Lerato Mahlasela
Age: 31 years old
Date of birth: 1992
Place of Origin: Johannesburg, East Rand,
Daveyton, South Africa
Gender: Female
Occupation: Actress, Dancer, Model, Poet, Voice Artist
Nationality: South African
Known as: Jackie on Scandal
Languages: Sesotho, English and Zulu

Early life

Lerato Mahlasela was born in East Rand, Daveyton in Johannesburg. Currently she stays in Pretoria. She was born 1992, age age 31 years old. Also she is a model, poet, and dancer. She is well recognized for her current role as Linda’s sister, Jackie, in etv’s Scandal. Lerato was raised by both her parents. At her age, she also has a young sister, a last born in their family.

Lerato Mahlasela
Lerato Mahlasela
Personal life of Lerato

The actress has at least one son, who will be around the age of six in 2023. Her dating status, on the other hand, is confidential. In addition to acting, she owns Popiki Crown Food.

So she’s not just an actress, but also a businesswoman. She is also a philanthropist, occasionally donating to those in need. This should tell you a lot about her personality.

Lerato Mahlasela

Educational background

The actress has two degrees from the University of Pretoria, according to her résumé. However, before enrolling at UP, she graduated from Liverpool Secondary School in 2010.

She then enrolled at UP to pursue a Bachelor’s degree in Criminology as well as a Bachelor’s degree in Dramatic Arts. She even advanced her degree(s) to the honors level.

Lerato Mahlasela
Lerato Mahlasela on her graduation

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Career of Lerato Mahlasela

Her career began in modeling. From the time she was in high school. Miss Little Daveyton (2001), Miss Benoni (2005), Miss Spring (2006), Miss Summer High School (2007), and Miss Daveyton (2008) were among the beauty pageants she won.

She did, however, attend university after high school and earned a degree in criminology and theatrical arts. She then appeared on a few television shows. She played a role in a few places.

Among these shows are Hawe Ma (2018) and Surviving the Family (2015), in which she plays the lead. In addition, she played supporting roles in Ambitions (2017), Thola (2016), Isizwe (2015), and Moferefere, Leyalong in 2011. She also has a long list of theatrical credits, including Wings, TFD, and Georges Marvelous Medicine in 2016.

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Social media

She has two Facebook accounts, one old and one fresh. Her most recent account is called Lerato Popiki Mahlasela, which contains her moniker Popiki. She goes by the handle @leratomahlasela_00 on Instagram.