Sithembile Xola Pearl Thusi is a jaw- dropping South African actress, radio presenter, model and television host. She is widely known for her portrayal of Patricia Kopong in the No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency comedy- drama series that aired on BBC/ HBQ. She also stars as Queen Sono in Queen Sono, which is a Netflix crime drama series.
Pearl Thusi Age, Birthday, Place of Birth
The award-winning actress is currently 31 years old. She was born on 13th May, 1988 in Kwazulu- Natal, South Africa. She celebrates her birthday on the 13th of May each year.
Pearl Thusi Education Background
She attended Pinetown Girls’ High School for her secondary school education. Details about her college or university education are still under wraps. We shall update this article as soon as we get more information on the same.
Pearl Thusi Career Background
She starred as Patricia Kopong on the BBC/ HBO comedy drama on the No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency in 2009. She also got a chance to co- star in Tremors 5: Bloodlines in 2015. It was during this time that she appeared in Emtee’s music video known as ‘Pearl Thusi’.
In 2016, she was cast in a series regular role as Dayana Mampasi on season 2 of the ABC Thriller series Quantico. It was also during the same year that she played the role of Samkelo in ‘Catching feelings’, which is a romantic drama film. Pearl Thusi starred as Brenda Riviera in the drama film Kalushi in 2017.
She became the new host of season 3 of MTV Base’s Behind the scene’s story in 2018. It was during this time that she was honoured to play the role of Queen Sono on Queen Sono, which is a Netflix crime drama series that premiered on 28th February, 2020.
Thusi currently hosts the Lip Sync Battle Africa on MTV and e.tv as well as Moments, which is a talk show on EbonyLife TV. She has also worked at SABC1 and SABC 3.
Pearl Thusi Queen Sono
She has been able to grace our screens on the Netflix’ new release crime drama series Queen Sono. She stars in the series as Queen Sono.
Pearl Thusi Book
She is currently writing a book where she is shedding light on her life as a young mother. The book will be out in stores very soon as soon as it is published.
Pearl Thusi Family
Pearl Thusi’s father’s name is Bekhizilwe Thusi. Sadly, her mother passed on when she was still a teenager and this forced her to grow up faster than she would have. She is blessed to have two younger sisters; Pamela Thusi and Prunella Thusi. Their father has always been a pillar of their life.
Pearl Thusi’s Daughter
While working in the media industry, Pearl Thusi met Walter Mokoena, who is a football anchor at SABC. They ended up dating for a while and in no time, they were blessed with a beautiful daughter known as Thandolwethu Mokoena. The two later broke up, with her baby daddy moving on and marrying Nosizwe Vuso.
Pearl Thusi’s Boyfriend
At one point, Pearl Thusi had a romantic affair with Quinton Jones, who is a former Afro-American football corner-back. She is currently seeing someone else after she also broke up with Robert Marawa. She, however, chose to keep the details about the lucky man under wraps.
Pearl Thusi Net worth
Her current net worth is about $2 Million. Her primary source of income is TV show hosting. She also gets income through acting, modelling and radio presenting. Perl Thusi is a hardworking lady who believe in a never-giving-up spirit and nothing but determination.