Zethu Dlomo takes on the role of Lera, who is Dudu Kubeka’s on-again and off again girlfriend. At first, the two had a serious relationship till Lera betrayed Dudu. Dudu decided to give Lera a second chance after her family faced a crisis that Lera could bail them out with her bank job.

Currently, the two are in love and enjoying their lives despite the chaos happening in the Kubeka family. Let’s look into interesting real-life facts about Zethu Dlomo.


The talented actress is not gay in real life as other Scandal viewers might think. Despite taking on the role of a homosexual woman and slaying it, Zethu Dlomo is straight. She is actually married to the man she has called her best friend for three years now. The couple celebrated their third wedding anniversary on 22 September 2021, and from their Instagram posts, the couple is going on strong.


Zethu Dlomo is one of the South African actresses that has made it to the big International screens. The actress plays a role in the historical adventure television series Black sails. She takes on the character of Madi from 2016 to 2017. The storyline is based on the prequel of Robert Louis Stevenson’s book Treasure Island.

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Zethu also played the pregnant slave Sanu in BET and Canadian Broadcasting Corporation’s Book of Negroes.

Get to know Zethu Dlomo in real life


In the meantime, Zethu was gaining both local and international recognition for her work and has the awards to show for it. In 2014 she won a South African Film and Television Award for her role in Fanie Fourie’s Lobola, where she played Dinky Magubane. She also was credited a South Africa India Film and Television Award for Best Actress in a Feature Film.

Last but not least, she was awarded Brett Goldin Best Newcomer at Naledi Theatre Awards for her multiple roles in Have you seen Zandile?


Zethu Dlomo Mphahlele doubles up as a voice-over artist and also a model. She has worked as a Voice over artist for Royco, A Nathi Voice, and Clive Morris Productions.

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