Pearl Thusi Biography, Net worth, Age, Kids, Boyfriend, Nationality and Profile

Pearl Thusi Biography, Age, Kids, Net worth, Boyfriend or Baby Daddy, Nationality & Profile

Pearl Thusi Biography, Net Worth, Age, Kids, Boyfriend or Baby Daddy, Nationality and Profile

Pearl Thusi Biography & Nationality

Pearl Thusi whose real name is Sithembile Xola Pearl Thusi is a known and talented South African model, actress  television and radio personality. She became popular for her role in ABC’s Quantico, Samkelo and in the TV series Catching Feelings.


She was born on 13th of May 1988 in South Africa (Kwazulu-Natal), as of 2020 when this article was shared Pearl Thusi already clocked 32 years old.

kids / Daughter ?

Yea, she has a kid, a beautiful daughter she named Thandolwethu Mokoena. She took in when she was with her partner Walter Mokoena who was a sports presenter at that time.


Thusi was in a lovely relationship with the presenter, Robert Marawa who happened to be a sports journalist in the popular South African TV channels, SuperSport and SABC. They both broke up and Marawa revealed about their break up in August 2017.

We may also add that she’s used to making several comments on her social media accounts revealing she found a new lover, that was in 2018.

In her own words, we tweet; “Just when I said I couldn’t be bothered with love, I end up falling for someone bomb…”.

However, after those tweets, she decided to keeps her relationship on lock and she never also cared to revealed the name of her new hubby.


As we noted earlier, she is an actress, she has debuted in some movies like Zone 14, Rhythm City, Soul City, Family Bonds, the popular Jacobs Cross and then Number 1 Ladies Detective Agency.

She was also the lead role in the TV series Isidingo where she assumed the role and identity of Palesa Motaung.

Pearl was also a major star in the movie “Kalushi” aka The Story of Solomon Mahlangu.

The female celebrity has performed in two international films, the movies are Tremors Bloodlines by Universal Pictures and was released in 2015 and Rosa which was acted in Germany.

Thusi also starred on a romantic comedy movie named ‘Feelings’ alongside popular comedian called Kagiso Lediga and also Akin Omotoso.

Pearl Thusi also debuted on the season two of Quantico which was acted in New York.

Nominations and Awards

  • Best Actress in the supporting role at the SAFTAs for her role as Samkelisiwe on ZONE 14 (Nominated).
  • The best female host/ presenter (Nominated)
  • YOU Spectacular most stylish female celebrity (Nominated).
  • Rapid Lion Film Festival (Nominated)
  • The Best Actress for her captivating performance in Kalushi: The story of Solomon Mahlangu by the Inaugural
  • The Fag Hag of the year by the Feather Awards.
  • Voted as one of the Coolest Female Celebrities at the Sunday Times Generation Next Awards in 2015.

Net Worth

Pearl is a known actress who also is good at other lucrative businesses like modeling, and being a host both on TV and radio shows.

With her debuts in in the movie industry and modeling, she has been added in the list of top South African rich celebrities.

According to, Pearl Thusi has an estimated net worth of US$2 million as of 2019.

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