Leera Mthethwa

Leera's knack for Arts manifested at the teenage age of thirteen years.


Leera Mthethwa (born December 7, 1990) is a 32-year-old South African actress. She has appeared in many productions; however, viewers love the role of Jackie Hlungwani on Gomora.

The actress has continued to capture the hearts of many television viewers. She has appeared in Soul City, Generations, Prince Muzi, and more.

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Leera Mthethwa biography
Leera Mthethwa is a budding actress famous for her role as Jackie Hlungwani on Gomora.
Quick Facts
Full Name:Leera Mthethwa
Born:December 7, 1990 (age 32 years old)
Place of Birth:Pretoria, South Africa
Nationality:South Africa
Education:Live Performance
Alma mater:AFDA
Occupation:Actress, MC, Model
Known for:Jackie Hlungwani in Gomora
Salary: R17,700
Net Worth:R5.6 million

Early Life

Leera Mthethwa was born in Pretoria, South Africa, on December 7, 1990. She developed an interest in acting as a teenager at thirteen years.


Mthethwa attended Pretoria-based Pro Arte Alphen Park. She obtained a bachelor’s degree in Live Performance from AFDA. She added to her educational qualification by attending the University of Pretoria.


Leera is an actress who is best known for her role in Gomora. She played Jackie Hlungwani in the South African television drama series. She has also appeared in much other television series like Generations: The Legacy, City Ses’La, Soul City, and others.


Apart from her onscreen role, the actress is also a Master of Ceremony and model. She also does modeling full-time and has worked with many top brands.

The 32-year-old signed under the model and talent management agency Alushi models are killing it. She shares some of her pictures on Instagram and other media platforms.


In the local television drama series, the actress plays a tough character. Mrs. Jackie is an educator close to Melusi who does not tolerate misconduct.

The character works closely with the former Gomora High School Principal Melusi Dlamini. She took control as an acting principal after the arrest of Dlamini.

Mrs. Jackie failed to discharge her duties well, so Mr. Nkosinathi Cele replaced her.

Personal Life

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Leera Mthethwa and her son.

Leera Mthethwa is a proud mother who seizes any opportunity to flaunt her baby boy. Though she has not revealed the identity of her child’s father, she makes it known that she is in a relationship.

On social media, the actress posted beautiful pictures of roses and a written note which reads “I’m taken”. Sorry fellas, she is off the market.


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Leera Mthethwa drives a Mercedes Benz car.

Leera Mthethwa took to social media with a picture of her new car. Her taste in luxury made her own some of the best available properties she could afford. She drives a Mercedes Benz car, which is worth R540,000. 

Social Media

The budding actress has several accounts on social media. She posts pictures of herself, her work, and her family. The model uses the platform for showcasing her poses.

On November 6, 2021, she shared a beautiful picture of herself and her car.

Net Worth

Mthethwa has been in showbiz and has exhibited exceptional talent in her craft. Apart from acting, she earns as a model and Master of Ceremony. She has a net worth of R5.6 million as of 2022.