South African TV host who rose to fame working for Soweto TV, which led to her hosting the LKG show. She became the host of The Link, a lifestyle show on the South African channel SABC 1. She later covered the FIFA World Cup for the channel.
She was named Miss Jam Alley in 2002, then followed it up with a 2005 victory in the Miss Soweto competition.
She was engaged to South African soccer player Katlego Mashego, but they broke up after four years together.
After her break up with Mashego, she and her new boyfriend announced that Lerato was pregnant. Unfortunately, she lost the pregnancy after only a few months.
Like Lerato, Bonang Matheba has hosted shows on SABC 1.