Pearl Thusi, full name Sithembile Xola Pearl Thusi, was born on May 13, 1988, in Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa. She attended Pinetown Girls’ High School for her secondary education. Pearl is a South African actress, model, television host, and radio personality.
Throughout her career, Pearl has had numerous roles across different media platforms. She is best known for her roles 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 romance film “Catching Feelings”. Pearl also starred in the SABC 3 soap opera “Isidingo” and played the titular role in the South African crime drama series “Queen Sono”. She has worked as a host for Live AMP, Metro FM, Lip Sync Battle Africa, and Moments South Africa.
As of April 17, 2023, Pearl Thusi is 34 years old. She is also a mother. Although she is currently single, she has had several boyfriends in the past.