Pearl Thusi Net Worth 2021, Biography and Career

Pearl Thusi net worth
Pearl Thusi net worth
Pearl Thusi net worth $3 million
Full name Sithembile Xola Pearl Thusi
Date of birth 13 May 1988
Age 33 years
Nationality South African

Pearl Thusi net worth 2021: Sithembile Xola Pearl Thusi is a South African actress, model, television host, radio personality and National broadcasters who has a net worth of $3 million .

Early Life

Pearl Thusi was born on May 13,1988 (age 33 years old) in Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa. Her father is Bhekizizwe Thusi. However, Pearl Thusi is known for her portrayal of 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 romantic drama film Catching Feelings.

She is one of South Africa’s most influential actresses, she starred in the title role of the critically acclaimed Netflix crime drama series Queen Sono, which was Netflix’s first African original.


Thusi is the host of Lip Sync Battle Africa on MTV and, as well as the talk show Moments, on EbonyLife TV. She has starred on the SABC 3 popular soap opera, Isidingo, as Palesa Motaung, co-hosted Live Amp with DJ Warras and Luthando Shosha, the SABC 1 celebrity gossip magazine show, Real Goboza.

In 2009, Thusi starred as Patricia Kopong on the BBC/HBO comedy-drama, The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency.

In 2015, Thusi co-starred as Dr. Nandi Montabu in Tremors 5: Bloodlines. She also appeared in a music video entitled “Pearl Thusi” by Emtee.

Pearl Thusi net worth
Pearl Thusi net worth


In 2016, Thusi was cast as a series regular in the role of Dayana Mampasi on the second season of the ABC thriller series Quantico, opposite Priyanka Chopra. In the same year, Thusi was cast as Samkelo in the romantic drama film Catching Feelings. The film was released in theaters on March 9, 2018. Read

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In 2017, Thusi starred as Brenda Riviera in the drama film, Kalushi.

In 2018, Pearl Thusi became the new host of the third season of MTV Base’s Behind the Story. In the same year, Thusi was cast in the lead role of Queen Sono on the Netflix crime drama series Queen Sono. The series premiered on 28 February 2020 and was widely acclaimed by critics, and Thusi’s performance in particular was singled out for praise. In April 2020, the series was renewed by Netflix for a second season. However, on November 26, 2020, it was reported that Netflix has cancelled the series because of the production challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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In February 2021, Thusi was cast as Adaku in the upcoming Netflix film Wu Assassins: Fistful of Vengeance.

Personal Life

Pearl Thusi’s baby daddy Walter Mokoena has proved that co-parenting is doable when the parties involved have a “healthy” relationship. The sports presenter and anchor has taken to social media to pen a sweet post to Pearl on her birthday.

The two media personalities have a beautiful daughter together named Thandolwethu Mokoena. Even though they separated a few years back, they seem to be great at co-parenting for the sake of raising their daughter.

Pearl Thusi net worth

Pearl Thusi net worth is estimated to be around $3 million as of 2021. Her major of income is generated from her career. She has 2 children, one is biological and the other is adopted.