Pearl Thusi is a top actress, a mother, and a model. From a TV host to a top role in a high rating American thriller series, she has become a role model for many girls around South Africa. Believe us when we tell you that she is the definition of ‘Sauce’ with her effortless looks. She even has a song about her. You have not heard it yet? No worries! We have you covered! Keep reading to find out more about it and the muse that is Pearl Thusi.
The actress was born in Kwazulu-Natal in South Africa on May 13th, 1988. She gravitated towards the spotlight at an early age where she would participate in beauty pageants in her townships. She also went on to earn her stripes in the modelling world being crowned Miss KZN 2005, and First Runner-up in Miss SA Teen in 2003.
Photos, career and life
The talented actress landed her first acting role on the comedy-drama The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency where she plays Patricia Kopong. From that, the only way for her was up as her acting career boomed. In 2015, she co-starred in Tremor 5: Bloodlines. In the very same year, Emtee, a renowned South African rapper, dropped a song titled 'Pearl Thusi'. Of course, she was the muse in the music video, and no one else could vibrate on her frequency.
2. Red rain
If you keep up with thriller series, then you have definitely seen Pearl Thusi on Quantico. The 30-year-old actress landed the role of Dayana Mampasi in 2016. The same year, she saw herself cast as Samkelo in the romance film Catching Feelings which was released on March 9th, 2018.
3. Yellow mellow
Away from the limelight and the crazy world of the entertainment industry, Pearl is a loving mother. Pearl Thusi's daughter is called Thandolwethu Mokoena. Pearl Thusi and Walter Mokoena, a sports presenter, were on an off during her pregnancy and the Kalushi actress described the relationship as 'not good'. The two eventually split with Walter getting married to his long term girlfriend, Nosizwe Vuso.
4. Furry feeling
The multi-talented lady then dated Robert Marawa, a Super Sport and SABC sports journalist who proposed to her at her favourite restaurant. Unfortunately, in August 2017, the two love birds broke up. This however did not stop Pearl from swimming in the pool of love. In January 2019, the model took to twitter to somewhat announce that she has found love again. Pearl Thusi and her boyfriend have however decided to keep things on the low and their relationship private as the actress has not revealed her current boyfriend's identity. Howevere, there are rumours that she is dating the NBA basketball player Serge Ibaka.
5. City days
Thusi's rocketing career in the world of film would grant her an opportunity to co-star with other top local and international actors and actresses. One such example is Natalie Becker. The actress was born in George, Western Cape province and would grow up in Cape Town. Becker and Thusi would both be cast in Tremor 5: Bloodline and Becker would also appear in The Scorpion King 2: Rise of a Warrior.
Johanna Braddy stars as Shelby Wyatt in Quantico alongside Mama Thando. She was born on August 30th, 1987. She is an american actress who has been active since 2004. If you are a fan or horror movies and a core of steel, you would be happy to know that Braddy starred in the horror films The Grudge 3 and Paranormal Activity 3.
Members of the Quantico fan club are definitely familiar with Miranda. The role was played by Aunjanue L. Ellis from 2015 to 2017. Born on February 21st, 1969, Ellis is an actress and producer in America. She began her acting career in theatre and had her major debut in the film Girls Town. Aunjanue is mainly known for her roles in Men of Horror (2000), The Express (2008) and the hit movie highlighting the lives of black domestic workers in the south during the Jim Crow era, The Help (2011).
8. Train of thought
Pearl Thusi's instagram is verified and her handle is @pearlthusi with 2.4 million followers. She is also on twitter as @Pearl Thusi.
9. Real eyes
10. Summer fit
Pearl Thusi is doing well for herself in acting as she recently landed the lead role in the upcoming Netflix crime drama series, Queen Sono. She also spearheaded the Black Halo Project that focuses on giving a helping hand to vulnerable women in the community. She is definitely a woman on a mission and a woman on a mission is unstoppable. Talk about suffering from success!