Born and bred in Soweto, Lerato officially began her journey to stardom in 2002 when she was crowned Miss Jam Alley and later Miss Soweto in 2005.
Lerato made her mark when she became the face of Soweto TV, and began hosting her own talk show, The LKG Show on the channel. Her show allowed her to show her aptitude for interviewing especially when interviewing the likes of DJ Sbu, JubJub during his trial and Julius Malema. After embarking on some other TV work, she returned to TV presenting after being chosen as the face of the popular lifestyle entertainment show – The Link on SABC1. She gained more popularity when she hosted the Fifa Soccer World Cup for the SABC.
Lerato is determined to use her success to make a difference, and has aligned herself with various CSI projects. With her infectious personality, passion and talent Lerato has been proving herself to be a driving force in the industry with an incredibly bright future.