Biography

Gerrie Pretorius (born on October 19, 1977) is an Afrikaans singer, television personality, and traveler. He has released many hit songs like Adio Amore and 7 Sondes.

Pretorius entered the music scene in 2001 after dropping Annemarie my Skat. The album became a hit and reached platinum.

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Gerrie Pretorius in 2022.
Quick Facts
Full Name:Gerrie Pretorius
Born:October 19, 1977 (age 45 years old)
Place of Birth:Mossel Bay
Nationality:South African
Genre:African pop music
Instruments:Vocals
Occupation:Singer, entrepreneur, businessperson
Years Active:2001-date
Profiles:InstagramTwitterFacebook
Website:www.gerriepretorius.co.za
Net Worth:R20 million

Early Life

Gerrie Pretorius was born on 19 October 1977 in Mossel Bay, a harbor town in Western Cape, South Africa. 

Career

Singing

The Afrikaans singer started his music journey in 2001. He dropped the album Ek sing vir jou Ble in 2007, in memory of Bles Bridges, a South African singer who died in 2000.

Gerrie traveled through the country with Belgian singer Dana Winner, as part of her Platinum World tour. He has held many performances in other countries outside Africa. He has performed many times in the Netherlands.

Pretorius performs a duet with Anny Schilder, a former singer of BZN. The multi-gold and platinum singer has performed on many major local stages and festivals. He has also performed in other countries.

After his debut platinum recording Annemarie, he dropped other hits like Adio Amore, 7 Sondes, and the Stormers. Some of the overseas artists he worked with include Dana Winner, Christoff, and Anny Schilder.

Discography

  • Sewe Sondes
  • Adio Amore Adio
  • Laat My Lewe, Laat My Liefhê
  • STORMERS SONG
  • Annemarie
  • Daardie Oomblik
  • Dankie Vir Alles Heer
  • Ek Sal By Jou Staan
  • Picking up Pebbles
  • I Love You More And More Everyday
  • Bring die Liefde Terug
  • Room Full Of Roses
  • Jy Kan
  • Gee Haar ‘n Roos
  • Hang ‘n Duisend Liggies
  • Lekkerste Lyfie
  • Ek Wil Jou Vir Altyd
  • Vier Woorde
  • Reik Na Die Sterre
  • I Love You
  • Op Die Vleke Van ‘n Spierwit Duif
  • My Friend The Wind
  • Bly By My
  • Santa Maria
  • Wie Ry Saam
  • Baby Blue
  • Jy Leef In My
  • Fight for Love
  • Green Green Grass Of Home
  • Madelein
  • Los My Alleen

Television

Gerrie has appeared several times on local TV from soap operas to films like Ek lief Jou. He also presents the travel program – Leef jou Reis met Gerrie Pretorius.

Filmography

  • Ek lief jou, 2011

Travel

He is also an entrepreneur and a businessperson. He has been in the Real Estate Industry for a long time working as a Developer.

Gerrie is an experienced traveler and adventurer who explores Safaris deep Africa in his 4×4.

Social Profiles

Gerrie has taken his work to social media platforms like Instagram. He posts pictures and videos of his travel experience. The explorer tries to change lives through the beauty of travel. 

The traveler shares about people’s cultures, events, and other updates from his journey. He has once shared a picture of him with a cheetah.

Net Worth

Gerrie Pretorius has been in the entertainment industry for a long time. With many hit songs to his name and other streams of income, he has made a fortune. He has an estimated net worth of R20 million as of August 2022.