Five Things You Probably Didn't Know About Gugu Khathi's Alleged Side Bae Tebogo Lerole

Five Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Gugu Khathi’s Alleged Side Bae Tebogo Lerole

Music mogul Mthokozisi Khathi — also known as DJ Tira and his wife Gugu’s marriage has been brought into the limelight recently.

This follows allegations of infidelity on the part of Gugu with Tebogo Lerole.

These rumors were initially circulated by anti-gender-based violence activist Slindile Khumalo, who claimed to have seen Gugu visiting Tebogo at an SUV Challenge event in the Eastern Cape.

Speaking to Zimoja, however, Gugu denied the claims, saying she is “ready to fight Sli”.

“I am happy in my marriage and there is nothing that can break us, not even her stupid allegations, she is the sick one who needs help,” Gugu said.

Tebogo also rubbished the claims.

“We dismissed Slindile because of her ill behaviour, she does not represent the ethos of the foundation. Through that, she decided to be angry and get back at me. She wrote the messages saying she will get back at me, and claimed that Gugu and I are having an affair,” he told TshisaLIVE.

He also said that he has known Gugu since he was 15 years old.

DJ Tira was contacted for comment regarding the allegations of infidelity but he dismissed them and expressed his faith in his wife.

The couple, who have been married for close to a decade, were previously rumored to be facing marital problems last year, but they denied such reports.

Here are five key facts to know about Tebogo ‘Edward Billion’ Lerole, who has been accused of having an affair with Gugu Khathi, DJ Tira’s spouse:

1. A Member Of Kwela Tebza

Tebogo is a member of the award-winning music group Kwela Tebza, which consists of him and his two brothers, Mpho and Tshepo.

The trio is renowned for their penny whistle performances. Last year, the group made a comeback to the music industry and introduced Neo Lerole, their nephew, as their new band member.

2. He Is A Father

The musician has a 21-year-old daughter named Thato.

3. Tebogo Lerole Is Khanyi Mbau’s Ex

In 2020, Khanyi Mbau, a reality TV personality, and businesswoman, confirmed that she and Tebogo had separated once again, a year and a half after they had reconciled.

The couple, who had previously dated for a decade, first revealed their split in 2018.


Aside from being a musician, Tebogo is also a businessman and the founder of Act Now, a non-profit organization (NPO) that he established following the brutal murder of Tshegofatso Pule in Roodepoort in 2020.

5. Tebogo Lerole Is 43

The businessman was born on 18 June 1979.

By jdt