Pearl Thusi

Pearl Thusi is a South African actress, model, radio, and television personality. She co-hosted Lip Sync Battle Africa MTV Africa and as well as Moments South Africa, broadcast on EbonyLife TV. She starred on the SABC 3 popular soap opera, Isidingo, as Palesa Motaung; co-hosted Live AMP with DJ Warras and Luthando Shosha and the SABC 1 celebrity gossip magazine show, The Real Goboza alongside Phat Joe.

BornSithembile Xola Pearl Thusi
13 May 1988
KwaNdengezi, Durban
South Africa
Also Known AsThe Real Black Pearl
EducationPinetown Girls
Wits University
OccupationActress, model, radio personality
TV personality, businesswoman
Since2003 – to date

Pearl Thusi was born on 13 May 1988 in the KwaNdengezi township of Durban in the KwaZulu-Natal province of South Africa. Her father is Bhekizizwe Thusi. Pearl is the eldest of three sisters; her siblings are Prunella Thusi and Pamela Thusi.