Pearl Modiadie is a popular South African television presenter, radio DJ, actress, producer, and writer [6]. She was born on December 29, 1987, in the Xubeni section of Tembisa township in Ekurhuleni, Gauteng province of South Africa [1]. Her full name is Pearl Thusi Modiadie [8].

Pearl Modiadie was raised in the settlement of Thembisa, in Ivory Park, with her two sisters [15]. She went to Norkem Park High School in Kempton Park, Ekurhuleni, also in the Gauteng province, and matriculated in 2005 [1]. In 2007, she enrolled at Rosebank College to study a diploma in Media Studies and Journalism [1].

Pearl Modiadie started her career in 2006 as a news anchor for the SABC 1 music talk show called “The Real Goboza” [6]. Since then, she has become a popular figure in the South African entertainment industry. In 2013, she became the host of the SABC2 music talk show, Zaziwa, which made her even more popular among South African viewers [16]. Pearl has also hosted several other shows, including the SABC1 reality competition “Raw Silk” and the “Sunday School” on Metro FM radio station [6].

Besides her career as a presenter and radio DJ, Pearl Modiadie has also acted in several TV shows and movies, including “eKasi: Our Stories” and “Z’bondiwe” [3]. She is also a producer and writer [6].

Pearl Modiadie has won several awards in her career, including the 2014 South African Film and Television Award for Best TV Presenter [6]. She has also been nominated for other awards, such as the Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Award for Favorite South African Radio DJ in 2019 [3].

In her personal life, Pearl Modiadie has been in several high-profile relationships. In 2015, she was engaged to a businessman named Nkululeko Buthelezi.