Ditebogo Ledwaba: Mbali on Generations The Legacy’s age surprises

Actress Ditebogo Ledwaba is famous for playing the role of Mbali on Generations The Legacy. The Mbali character on Generations is a school going teen adopted in the Makhafola family by legal guardians Lucy Diale – Makhafola and husband Mrekza. She joined Mamsonto’s orphanage at a tender age; despite efforts by Lucy and her husband to protect Mbali, she once found herself in the hands of her actual relatives.

Mbali was married to an older man by her aunt in a widespread case of early childhood marriages letter to be rescued by her guardians.

Mbali and Makhafola family on Generations The Legacy
Mbali and Makhafola family on Generations The Legacy: Image Credit @Instagram

Over the Generations The Legacy storyline, Mbali experiences every situation teenagers face, including boyfriend drama and cyberbullying, but she conquers everything thrown her way.

Ditebogo Ledwaba

Ditebogo Ledwaba debuted on Generations The Legacy in August 2020 and, to date, features as a recurring role. When she is not shooting Generations scenes, Didigaly will be rocking our television screens on YoTv as a presenter. Born on September 21, 1999, Ditebogo is much older than her Mbali teenage character. She scooped the Outstanding Young Performer award at the Royal Soapie Awards in September 2021, marking a grand entrance on the acting scene.

Mbali on Generations The Legacy

Before the Generations The Legacy role, Ditebogo Ledwaba played a few roles; in 2018, she debuted on television when she played Umuhoza on Beautifully Broken. She also bagged the Lesesdi role on Mnet’s Lioness.



The 22-year-old actress is studying for a Degree in Drama and Film production; she aspires to be a film director. Off the screen, she is friends with fellow Generations The Legacy cast member Lerato Walaza who plays the role of Melokuhle.

Mbali and Melokuhle from Generations The Legacy
Mbali and Melokuhle from Generations The Legacy: Image Credit @Instagram

She revealed that she was star-struck when she first met the Generations cast, playing alongside seasoned actors like Vusi Kunene, Letoya Makhene, and Ronnie Nyakale gave her goosebumps.

“I am forever grateful for the Mbali role, which put me on the stardom; the senior cast members and show producers helped me a lot, and this has opened doors for me.”