Luzuko Nteleko
Luzuko Nteleko
Luzuko Nteleko
BornLuzuko S'phelo Nteleko
(1984-02-16)February 16, 1984
DiedJune 21, 2021(2021-06-21) (aged 37)
Cause of deathUnknown
Alma materWits Tech
Years active2012-2021
Known forBeing an Actor

Luzuko Nteleko was a South African actor and entrepreneur best known for his television roles as Loyiso on Zone 14 and as Student Constable Lebogang Chuene on Streets of Mangaung, in 2012.


Luzuko was fluent in Xhosa, Zulu, Sotho, Xitsonga and English.[1] Luzuko Nteleko was originally from Sebokeng, Gauteng. At the time of his death, he resided in Johannesburg.[2]


He had a sister named Nomsa Nteleko.[1]


Luzuko owned an educational/industrial theatre and promotions company.

In 2014 he had a starring role in the Mzansi Magic miniseries 4 Hours, playing a man who has four hours to save his family after they were kidnapped and buried alive by a gangster.

In the same year, he had a guest-starring role in the SABC1 sitcom Single Galz.

Between 2014 and 2016, he had a recurring role on the SABC1 drama series Mfolozi Street and in 2016 he starred as X in the third season of SABC1's fashion drama series Tempy Pushas.[2]

TV Roles

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Show Character
4 Hours - Season 1 Jacob Boy
Ambitions - Season 1 Wandile Cibane (as Luzuko Ntleko)
City Ses'la - Season 4 Guest Star
eKasi: Our Stories - Season 5 John
Gauteng Maboneng - Season 2 Byron "Two Feet" Majozi
Isidingo - Season 1 Manqoba
isiPantsula - Season 1 Xolani
Keeping Score - Season 1 Zuko
Mfolozi Street - Season 1 & Season 2 Lwazi
Mzansi Love - Season 2 (Kasi Style) JJ
Ring of Lies - Season 2 OPW Director
Single Galz - Season 1 Bobby
Streets of Mangaung - Season 1 Student Constable Lebogang Chuene
Tempy Pushas - Season 3 X
Zone 14 - Season 3 & Season 4 Loyiso


Luzuko Nteleko died aged 37. His death was confirmed on Tuesday 22 June 2021. The actor is believed to have died on Monday 21 June and his sister Nomsa Nteleko took to social media to share the news of his passing.

The details around the cause of death are yet to be confirmed. However, Luzuko had been battling cancer in the last two years or so. [1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 CHRIZELDA KEKANA AND DEEPIKA NAIDOO, Actor Luzuko Nteleko has died, SowetanLive, Published: June 22, 2021, Retrieved: June 22, 2021
  2. 2.0 2.1 Luzuko Nteleko, TVSA, Published: No Date Given, Retrieved: June 22, 2021