Generations: The Legacy actress reveals spirituality and sangoma life

Leyota Mokhene. Photo: Supplied

In the previous episode of Tropika Smoooth Fan Letoya Makhene was in the hot seat as she set out to find her smooothest fan.  During the show, viewers at home uncovered some interesting facts about the star during the exciting live quiz show. In Tropika Smoooth Fan, four die-hard celebrity fans were chosen out of thousands to compete in a variety of interactive games and ultimately Nyeleti Mosothoane was officially crowned Letoya’s smooothest fan. Nyeleti won the grand prize of R20 000 and will now move on to compete in the final alongside the smooothest fans of the other celebrity contestants in the hopes of winning R250 000 cash and a Honda Amaze.

These are some of the exciting things we learned about Letoya Makhene in Tropika Smoooth Fan:

  • Letoya’s career started when she was cast in an advert at the tender age of nine.
  • Letoya is the daughter of legendary musician Blondie Makhene.
  • While she was still a teenager, Letoya gained fans while hosting various youth-orientated TV shows including YoTV.
  • At 14, Letoya formed the group S’kool Girlz with her sisters and achieved moderate success in the local music space.
  • Letoya is the mother of four children – Nubia, Tadiwa, Tamuda and Kopano.
  • Letoya appeared in the popular Leon Schuster movie, Mr Bones, which went on to become one of the most successful local films of all time in South Africa.
  • One of Letoya’s breakout acting roles was when she played Ayanda Diale in SABC 3’s Isidingo. She now stars as the villainous Tshidi Phakade in Generations: The Legacy.
  • Back in 2011, Letoya bagged the lead role in the film, My Zulu Promise. Her performance gained her many rave reviews and the film is one that Letoya is still proud of today.
  • The star was once one of Brenda Fassie’s backup vocalists. She performed with the singer on her single, Ngiyakusaba.
  • Letoya is incredibly spiritual and attended an initiation school in KwaThema where she became a sangoma.
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