Pearl Thusi (born 13 May 1988) whose full name Sithembile Xola Pearl Thusi is a popular South African actress, model, radio, and television personality.
She is well-known for her role as Patricia Kopong in The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency, Dayana Mampasi in the ABC thriller Quantico and Samkelo in the romantic drama film Catching Feelings.
In this post, we take a look at the personal life of Pearl Thusi, her career and the movies she has featured in.
Pearl Thusi Age
She was born on the 13th of May 1988 in Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa. Pearl Thusi is 34 years old as of 2022 and celebrates her birthday on May 13th every year.
Pearl Thusi Daughter
In her previous relationship with sports presenter Walter Mokoena, she gave birth to a daughter, Thandolwethu Mokoena.
Pearl Thusi Boyfriend
She was once in a relationship with SuperSport and SABC sports journalist Robert Marawa but their breakup was confirmed by Marawa in August 2017.
The actress set tongues wagging on social media in January 2018 after hinting that she has found love again. “Just when I said I couldn’t be bothered with love, I end up falling for someone bomb…” she tweeted. She has however not revealed his identity.
- She has made appearances in Zone 14, Soul City, Rhythm City, Family Bonds, Number 1 Ladies Detective Agency and Jacobs Cross.
- She’s worked on a leading role on Isidingo playing Palesa Motaung.
- She had a lead role in the film Kalushi- The Story of Solomon Mahlangu.
- She has also acted on two international movie roles Tremors: Bloodlines (Universal Pictures 2015) and Rosa (Germany).
- She has also acted on a romantic comedy ‘Feelings’ with famed comedian Kagiso Lediga and Akin Omotoso.
She is also featured on the second season of ‘Quantico’ in New York.
Nominations and Awards
- Nominated for Best Actress in the supporting role at the SAFTAs for her role as Samkelisiwe on ZONE 14.
- Nominated as YOU Spectacular most stylish female celebrity.
- Nominated as the best female host/ presenter.
- Nominated as the Best Actress for her captivating performance in Kalushi: The story of Solomon Mahlangu by the Inaugural Rapid Lion Film Festival.
- In 2015, she was voted as one of the Coolest Female Celebrities at the Sunday Times Generation Next Awards.
- She was hailed as the Fag Hag of the year by the Feather Awards.
She is considered to be one of the richest actresses in South Africa and has an estimated net worth of $2 Million.