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Pearl Thusi Biography

Pearl Thusi – Sithembile Xola Pearl Thusi is a well-known South African actress, model, and presenter. She was born on May 13, 1988. She is best recognized for her performances as Patricia Kopong in the BBC/HBO comedy-drama series The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency, Dayana Mampasi in the ABC thriller Quantico, and Samkelo in the romantic film Catching Feelings.

All three of these characters have brought her a great deal of success. of the year 2020, she played the title character of Queen Sono, which was Netflix’s first original series to be set in Africa.

Pearl Thusi Biography & Personal Details

NamePearl Thusi
Full NameSithembile Xola Pearl Thusi
NicknameMrs Smeg aka Pearl Wick
Date Of Birth13 May 1988
KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa/
Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Age 35 years old (As 2023)
Birth Sign Taurus
Gender Female
SchoolPinetown Girls’ High School Josiah Gumede road,
Wits Business School
University of South Africa,
University of the Witwatersrand
Education QualificationGraduation
HobbiesTravelling, Dancing, Horse Riding and Watching Movies
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian
NationalitySouth African
ProfessionActress, Model, Television presenter
FilmographyTremors 5: Bloodlines (2015),
Catching Feelings (2017),
The Scorpion King: Book of Souls (2018),
Bulletproof 2 (2020),
Fistful of Vengeance (2022)
AwardKZN Entertainment Awards alongside Somizi Mhlongo

Pearl Thusi Family, Relationship and Afair

Pearl Thusi in Youngster Days

Thusi is from the KwaNdengezi and Hammarsdale townships, which are located just outside of Durban. She is the younger of two sisters.

Pearl Thusi with her Father

Pearl with her Mother

Pearl Thusi’s Younger Sister Prunella Thusi

Pearl Thusi with her Sister

Pearl Thusi with her Ex-Bf

Pearl Thusi with her Daughters

Family & Marital Status

Marital StatusUnmarried
ParentsMother-Not Known
Father-Bhekizizwe Thusi
Sister-Prunella Thusi, Pamela Thusi
Boyfriend/AfairWalter Mokoena (Ex-Bf)
ChildrenDaughter-Okuhle Thusi, Thandolwethu Mokoena

Physical Measurement

Height (Approx.)In Centimeters –169 cm
In Meters-1.69 m
In Feet and Inches –5′ 7″
Weight (Approx.) In Kg –55 kg
In Pounds –121 lbs
Body Measurements (Approx.)33-24-33
Hair ColourBlack
Eye ColourDark Brown

Pearl Thusi Career

  • Thusi hosts the discussion show Moments on EbonyLife TV in addition to the reality competition Lip Sync Battle Africa, which airs on MTV and
  • She has appeared as Palesa Motaung in the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) 3 soap drama Isidingo, co-hosted Live Amp with DJ Warras and Luthando Shosha, and hosted the celebrity gossip magazine show Real Goboza on the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) 1 channel.
  • Thusi made her debut on the BBC and HBO comedy-drama series The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency in 2009, playing the role of Patricia Kopong.                                                                             
  • Thusi appeared as a co-star in the 2015 film Tremors 5: Bloodlines, playing the role of Dr. Nandi Montabu. In addition, she had an appearance in the music video “Pearl Thusi” by the rapper Emtee.
  • In 2016, Thusi was cast as a series regular in the second season of the ABC thriller series Quantico, playing the role of Dayana Mampasi opposite Priyanka Chopra.
  • Thusi was selected to play the role of Samkelo in the romantic drama film Catching Feelings, which was released the same year. On March 9, 2018, the movie was first shown in theaters around the world.
  • Thusi featured as Brenda Riviera in the drama film Kalushi, which was released in 2017. Thusi took over as presenter of MTV Base’s Behind the Story for its third season in 2018, the year the show returned.
  • That same year, Thusi was cast in the lead role of Queen Sono on the crime drama series Queen Sono, which is currently streaming on Netflix. The first episode of the series aired on February 28, 2020, and it was met with universal acclaim and appreciation from the media; in particular, Thusi’s acting was singled out for praise.
  • Netflix announced in April 2020 that it would be continuing the show for a second season. On the other hand, on November 26, 2020, it was revealed that Netflix had decided to discontinue the series because to the difficulties in production brought on by the COVID-19 epidemic.
  • She began her role as a co-host of the 1st KZN Entertainment Awards alongside Somizi Mhlongo on the 15th of December 2020.
  • Thusi was cast in the role of Zama Zulu in the film Fistful of Vengeance, which was released on Netflix in February 2021. It was made available to the public on February 17th, 2022.
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Instagram id pearlthusi4.9M followers
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Pearl Thusi Net Worth:

Net Worth (Approx.)$2 million in 2023
Monthly Income and Salary$12,000
Yearly Income and Salary$90,000

Pearl Thusi Cars Collection:

  • Rolls Royces
  • Lexus Centurions
  • Jeep Wrangler

Fanmail address:

Pearl Thusi
South Africa

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