Leleti Khumalo is a South African actress born on March 30, 1970 in KwaMashu township, north of Durban, South Africa. While growing up, she joined a youth backyard dance group called Amajika, mentored by Tu Nokwe. Leleti started performing from her childhood days, she starred alongside Whoopi Goldberg, Miriam Makeba and John Kani in Darrell James Roodt’s film version of Sarafina!, which had a worldwide distribution, and became the biggest film production to be released on the African continent in 1992.
Khumalo is married to Skhutazo Winston and she gave birth to their twins; a boy and a girl. Although she was first married to Mbongeni Ngema.