Check Out Edwin Sodi's Wife And Their Dramatic Marriage

Is he still married

By  | Aug 11, 2022, 10:02 AM  | Relationships

Edwin Sodi
Edwin Sodi is a popular and wealthy businessman who has been making news for all the wrong reasons lately. From being involved in a corruption scandal, to allegedly breaking people’s marriages, to being a blesser to the top women in the media industry- Edwin Sodi’s name has been dragged through it all.

But is there a woman in Edwin Sodi’s life whom he calls his dear wife? This article answers all the questions you may have about Edwin Sodi’s wife, the ups and downs of his marriage, and the rumours surrounding his love life.


Who is Edwin Sodi’s wife?


Nthateng Lerata, source: Facebook


According to sources, Edwin Sodi’s wife (now ex-wife) is Nthateng Lerata. She is a businesswoman and a media personality. She is a former employee of Capricorn FM where she worked as a moderator until 2009.

Not much is known about Nthateng Lerata’s background, childhood and education as she is quite a private person and there is little to learn about her from her social media posts.

According to reports, Edwin Sodi and Nthateng Lerata first met in 2005 but they lost touch. They met again in 2011 and this time, their love for each other thrived and their relationship blossomed.

The pair got married in 2012 in a traditional wedding ceremony that was attended by family and close friends only.

What happened between Edwin Sodi and his wife?


Even though Edwin Sodi and Nthateng Lerata looked like a match made in heaven, it didn’t take long for their marriage to start crumbling. 

By 2015 things had gotten messy between Edwin Sodi’s wife and himself and the two got tangled up in legal battles.

At one point, Sodi accused his wife of stealing R1 million and other valuables including a Rolex and Panerai watches from his bedroom safe while he was on an overseas trip. He further claimed that Lerata had sold the valuables and bought herself a Bentley.

Although Edwin Sodi has pointed out that he and his wife divorced, his wife maintains that they are married under customary law.

In 2022, Edwin Sodi’s wife had him arrested by the Sandton police after she accused him of assaulting her with an aim of causing grievous harm. 

According to Edwin Sodi’s wife, the businessman pointed a gun at her in the middle of a domestic dispute. In his defense, Sodi claimed that he had found his wife with another man and had thrown a cellphone at him but that he didn’t have a gun as accused. He was released on a R 150, 000 bail.

It is unclear where Edwin Sodi and his wife currently stand and whether or not they even get along or even if they are really still together.

Edwin Sodi and Karen Zulu


Edwin Sodi and Karen Zulu's wedding invite, source: Twitter

In July 2022, reports emerged that Nokukhanya Karen Zulu was set to become Edwin Sodi’s wife after invitation cards circulated online.

According to the card that was shared by Musa Khawula, Sodi and Karen Zulu were set to have their Umembeso on the 30th July 2022.

Edwin Sodi denied the wedding claims saying they were fake and that he was not getting married.

Edwin Sodi’s past relationships


Besides his alleged relationship with Karen Zulu, Edwin Sodi has also been linked with a number of famous women in the entertainment industry and he has come to own the title of “blesser.”

The wealthy tenderpreneur has been allegedly linked with the likes of Minnie Dlamini, ProVerb’s ex-wife Onalerona Moreo , Thuli Phongolo, and Mihlali Ndamase, just to name a few.
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