Who is Lethabo LeJoy Mathatho? Popularly known as Lethabo Mathatho, she is a South African actress, MC, Radio personality, TV and Radio producer, and motivational speaker. She is famous for her acting appearance in the well-known television series named Real Housewives of Johannesburg. She comes from Seshego in Limpopo, where she runs a foundation called the LeJoy Foundation. This is a community-based foundation that uplifts the living standards of the less fortunate in her society.
Lethabo Mathatho has 12 years of experience as a Radio Personality with a demonstrated history of working in the broadcast media industry. She has immense skills in Radio, TV presenting, editing, journalism, media relations, among others. She is also a strong media and communication professional. Read on this article to find out more about her career life, partner, parents, marriage, among other exciting things.
Lethabo Mathatho biography
Below is the profile of LeJoy.
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Growing up in Limpopo with her single mom and two siblings, LeJoy had a tough upbringing. She knows what it is like to skip school because she did not have sanitary towels. Nevertheless, the situation did not deter her from performing well in school. She proceeded to join Tshwane University of Technology and studied a Diploma in Broadcast Journalism between 2004 and 2006.
What does Lethabo LeJoy do? She kicked off her career in 2006 as a radio presenter with two favorite commercial radio stations, Jacaranda and Capricorn. She later joined Manna TV in 2008 as a presenter and program producer.
Later in 2009, she got a position as a Programmes Manager with one of Limpopo’s Community Radio Station where she displayed her incredible skills and performed exemplary.
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In 2011, she joined SABC (South African Broadcasting Corporation) as a co-host for Thobela FM’s Breakfast Show, Ditlalemeso. The platform gave her popularity, and she began being recognized countrywide, and that brought her incredible opportunities.
She has also been involved in motivational talks for NYDA (National Youth Development Agency) and many schools around South Africa.
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Lethabo Mathatho husband
Is Lethabo Mathatho married? She is not married yet but looking forward to an engagement. Lethabo Mathatho boyfriend is a Swedish engineer called Par Thoren, and they have been in a long-term relationship together. Lethabo Lejoy Mathatho husband has been living overseas for years, making it hard to see them together in public. Lethabo Mathatho partner met her in 2016 at an ice cream shop in Centurion.
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Her parents separated when she was young, and she met her father, Elliot Semenya, when she was 16. Lethabo Mathatho father was a club DJ. She was raised by a singer mother, who is Anna Mogadi Mathatho. Her mother struggled to raise her together with her brother Karabo, who is 22 years, and sister Tokologo, who is 12 years. Little is known about her father. She has much respect for the mother who worked as a teacher before being retrenched when LeJoy was in university studying journalism. Despite that, the mother struggled to provide for them and see them through their education. Unfortunately, the dad later came to pass.
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The actress loves helping others, and she achieves this through her foundation, which she started seven years ago. The foundation usually gives groceries to needy families and orphanages. She gets her generous nature from her mother.
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Lethabo Mathatho age
How old is Lethabo LeJoy? The actress is 33 years old.
Lethabo Mathatho house
She is a proud owner of a lavish house in Kyalami.
Who is Lethabo Mathatho dating?
Is Lethabo LeJoy Mathatho married? She is in a long-term relationship with her partner, Swedish engineer Pär Thoren.
You can get the best photos of her on Lethabo Mathatho Instagram @lethaboLejoy or Lethabo Mathatho twitter @lethaboLejoy.
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The gorgeous new Real Housewife of Johannesburg, Lethabo Mathatho, never shies away from being the boldest voice in all the rooms she walks in! True to her name, LeJoy wants to spread much love and joy through uplifting young girls who are less fortunate.
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