Lesedi Matsunyane (born Lesedi Matsunyane Ferguson) is a South African actress and film producer. She walked into fame following her sterling performance in ‘The Queen’. According to her fans, she killed it in her debut appearance.
Lesedi Matsunyane was born into the family of Neo Matsunyane, her father. She is the daughter of Connie and Shona Ferguson, star in ‘The Queen’.
Lesedi Matsunyane is 26 years old (2019). Her mother had her when she was 23 years of age.
Her parents are both renowned actors. The couple (her parents) have had their divorce and he has followed in their footsteps. After her mother got married again, she has a stepfather.
She has a step-sister, her biological father had another child after the divorce. The name of Lesedi’s son is Rowena.
She got her inspiration from her mother’s shared fitness journey on Instagram. According to her, the experience hasn’t been easy. She also acknowledges that her mother played an important role and if it wasn’t for her she may have given up.
She mentioned in one of her posts on Instagram that she is way better now than when she started. Lesedi’s mother has made sure she remains consistent with her weight loss routine.
Lesedi is embracing self-love and self-care, she also showed her stretch marks and cellulite on an IG post.
At this time, she may be working with Ferguson Films. Lesedi is into production and behind the scene acts. She also features an actor in ‘The Queen’ and has gotten an encouraging response from fans.
On her LinkedIn page, she states that she was into the performance bit as early as her 3rd year in college. The page also indicates that Lesedi was part of the cast of Vuselela Series that aired on Soweto TV back(2011-2013).
She also played the role of Ruby Dikobe in Generations back in 2012. Lesedi also made an appearance in the Lewis commercials in 2011.
Although she has starred in many plays and shows, she becomes popular upon joining The Queen.
Lesedi’s first acting appearance on the series, ‘The Queen, showed her to South Africans who in return love her. Following the reactions on Twitter, fans love her character and believe it suits her.
Though Austin Malema and Lesedi Matsunyane both had their son, Rowena, out of wedlock it is not clear if they are having an affair.