Luyanda Mzazi is a South African fast-rising actress famed for portraying the fictional character Lesedi Diale in the soap opera, Generations: The Legacy. She began her professional career in her late teens, even though her love for acting began way back in her 8th grade.
She is one of South Africa’s celebrities who added to their family recently and being someone who is always in the public eye, lots of questions have continued to pop up as regards the identity of the father of her child and why she has kept information about her journey to motherhood all to herself, even after she had her child.
Luyanda Mzazi Is 26 Years Old
Luyanda Mzazi may seem or act older, but she is younger than she looks. From brilliantly delivering her role in Generations to manning up with life’s responsibilities and challenges, she is absolutely an old soul in a young body.
She is a native of Johannesburg, where she was born on May 28, 1995. Through her mixed career, Mzazi has made some commendable achievements that can only be imagined by most of her peers.
In addition to acting, she is a presenter, voice-over artist, and MC. Despite her young age, she has been found worthy on several occasions by a handful of brands for business deals. Some of the companies she has worked with include Sorbet, Glam Hair, and Caring4Girls, and JAM (SA). The screen superstar’s deals with these firms earned her career the needed attention and also pushed it closer to the frontline.
The Actress Had Her First Child At A Young Age
News about the Generation actress’s pregnancy broke out for the first time in early 2019 after which it was confirmed by the soapie’s spokesperson, Gaaratwe Mokhethi. Though Gaaratwe admitted that the actress was expecting a child, she, however, declined to disclose how far the actress is at that time.
After the needed confirmation from Mokhethi, nothing was heard again about Mzazi’s pregnancy until the time she reportedly returned to Generations after giving birth to her baby. Some unverified sources reported that her maternity leave ended in September, which means she likely put to bed in 2019.
She made a return to Generation in the said month since her character was not written off after she temporarily left the show. It is common knowledge that most writers write off a person’s character when they are not officially around but Luyanda’s case was different.
Mzazi, currently 26 years old, is believed to have had her first child at the age of 24. Lots of speculations about her pregnancy and childbirth have been flying around, but she is yet to personally comment on this aspect of her personal life. As you already know, she cherishes her privacy as much as her career.
Her Relationship Status Is Currently Under Wraps
Luyanda Mzazi doesn’t belong to the pack of celebrities who flaunt their man and talk about their relationship in public. She keeps her life and relationship private; she mostly shares information about her career with her fans and they are okay with it.
At the moment, the actress is not seeing anyone, at least, not publicly. Though it could be that she is dating someone secretly, it is believed that she is still in the market since she has not introduced any man as her boyfriend to her fans.
She doesn’t love attention – be it from the public, media, or paparazzi – and so, she brilliantly avoids giving too much information about herself or even her past. Till now, the actress hasn’t revealed the identity of the man who made her a mother. She hasn’t mentioned him or at least posts his pictures on any of her social media platforms.
What is not clear, however, is if she is living with the father of her baby or not. A lot is still not known about her baby daddy and child. It is not known how their relationship is moving – if the man has plans of marrying her soon or not. Luyanda Mzazi is yet to personally open up about their parenting style, and if she and her baby daddy are raising their child under one roof.
Who Has Luyanda Mzazi Dated In The Past?
Mzazi always manages to astonish her fans with the way she keeps her life and relationship private. Despite her popular role and being part of one of South Africa’s hugely popular soap operas, she tries as much as possible to stay away from the spotlight.
Mzazi seems to have succeeded in keeping the public in the dark about the father of her child and the men she dated previously (if there is any). Since she joined the industry, she has carefully avoided talking about her herself and other sensitive aspects of her life.
Regardless of her private life, Luyanda still has a lot of people who are very loyal to her. Most of them are basically her followers on social media, including Instagram, where she boasts over 600 thousand followers. She mostly shares pictures of herself and her career on Instagram.
Lesser-known Facts About The Actress
- She is a lover of food. She describes herself as a foodie and also has a food blog.
- She is also known as Yaya Mzazi.
- Luyanda Mzazi is a digital content creator.
- The actress is a big fan of the SuperSport Park, Centurion-based team, Tshwane Spartans. The club is a franchise team of the South African Mzansi Super League Twenty20 cricket tournament.
- Luyanda’s father is a respected personality in the world of Arts. But the actress hasn’t revealed his name and exact occupation because she wants to work her way to success without her father’s influence.
- The Generations actress attended the National School of the Arts, where she invested 5 years studying drama. She graduated with her mates after completing her studies. Currently, she is a student at UNISA, where she is majoring in HR.
- Mzazi shares one thing in common with her Generation character – both of them love food.
- The TV series Generations was her first TV show.