Pearl Thusi Biography
Pearl Thusi (born Sithembile Xola Pearl Thusi) is a South African actress, model, radio and television personality. She is popular for the role she played in ABC’s Quantico and Samkelo in the drama film Catching Feelings.
|Name||Sithembile Xola Pearl Thusi|
|Age||31 years old|
Pearl was born on 13 May 1988 in Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa, as of 2019 when this article was published Pearl Thusi is 31 years old.
She is a mother to a cute daughter she called Thandolwethu Mokoena. She gave birth to her daughter during her romantic life with Walter Mokoena, a sports presenter.
Pearl was in a romantic relationship with Robert Marawa who is a sports journalist in SuperSport and SABC. The couple had their breakup and Marawa made a confirmation statement in August 2017.
She also made several comments on social media in 2018 after giving a clue about her newfound lover.
“Just when I said I couldn’t be bothered with love, I end up falling for someone bomb…” she tweeted.
She currently keeps her love life private and has not revealed the identity of her new lover.
As an actress, she has appeared in Zone 14, Soul City, Rhythm City, Family Bonds, Number 1 Ladies Detective Agency and Jacobs Cross.
Pearl was the leading role in Isidingo upon playing the role of Palesa Motaung.
She also played the lead role in the film “Kalushi” – The Story of Solomon Mahlangu.
She also has featured in two international movie roles including Tremors Bloodlines (Universal Pictures 2015) and Rosa (Germany).
Thusi also featured on a romantic comedy ‘Feelings’ with popular comedian Kagiso Lediga and Akin Omotoso.
She also made an appearance on the second season of Quantico in New York.
Nominations and Awards
- Best Actress in the supporting role at the SAFTAs for her role as Samkelisiwe on ZONE 14 (Nominated).
- YOU Spectacular most stylish female celebrity (Nominated).
- The best female host/ presenter (Nominated)
- The Best Actress for her captivating performance in Kalushi: The story of Solomon Mahlangu by the Inaugural Rapid Lion Film Festival (Nominated)
- Voted as one of the Coolest Female Celebrities at the Sunday Times Generation Next Awards in 2015.
- The Fag Hag of the year by the Feather Awards.
The popular actress is better known for her other lucrative occupations including modeling, TV host and radio shows host. With many features in acting and modeling, Pearl has made it into the list of rich South African musicians.
According to msn.com, Pearl Thusi has an estimated net worth of US$2 million as of 2019.