Pearl Modiadie is a popular South African television presenter and writer best known for presenting the SABC1 music talk show, Zaziwa. She is also known by her nickname The Black Pearl and has been active in the Entertainment scene since 2006.
Pearl Modiadie Biography
|December 29, 1987
|36 years old
|Place of Birth
|TV Show Host
Pearl Modiadie (born December 29, 1987), in the Xubeni section of Tembisa township in Ekurhuleni in the Gauteng province of South Africa. she is a South African television presenter, radio DJ, actress, and producer best known to TV audiences for presenting the SABC1 music talk show Zaziwa.
Pearl Modiadie is a South African actress who was born in Johannesburg. She was raised in the settlement of Thembisa in Ivory Park. Pearl claimed in an interview with Nicky Greenwall of The Close Up that she grew up in a shack.
When she was nine, she moved out of the shanty to live with her grandmother.
Pearl Modiaidie is the family’s middle child. She is the youngest of two sisters. Pearl and her father have a tight relationship. After her mother, Nondlala Paulinah Modiadie died, their bond grew more assertive. Pearl was 19 years old when Nondlala died.
Modiadie went to Norkem Park High School in Kempton Park in Ekurhuleni, Gauteng, and graduated in 2005. In 2007 she enrolled at Rosebank College to study for a Media Studies and Journalism diploma.
In 2009 Pearl Modiadie completed her diploma at Rosebank College.
She was previously best known for presenting the e.tv kids programming block Craz-e. In 2007 she co-hosted the kid’s game show Crazed Out. She was also a DJ at YFM and was the content producer for the Television Series Sistahood, which she also hosted until April 2012.
In early 2013 she made her debut on the e.tv soapie Scandal! as Kefilwe Malope, a feisty young girl with a track record of drug abuse and ulterior motives.
She later began hosting the SABC1 music lifestyle show Zaziwa, which gives viewers a chance to get to know their favorite celebrities through the music that has helped shape their lives.
She is a regular field presenter on SABC 3’s breakfast show Expresso. She also hosts Metro FM alongside Thomas Msengane every weekday from 12 pm-3 pm.
In 2015 she was one of the 10 celebrity contestants on the eighth season of the reality competition series Strictly Come Dancing. She was partnered with professional dancer Grant Esterhuizen.
Nkululeko Buthelezi, Pearl Mdodiadie’s boyfriend, announced their relationship in 2015.
Following a romantic helicopter trip in Zambia, Nkululeko got down on one knee and proposed to Pearl. Pearl called off their wedding in 2017 after two years of their engagement.
Pearl Modiadie and her businessman fiancé Nkululeko rekindled their relationship six months after calling it quits.
Regrettably, the love affair was short-lived. In early 2018, Pearl Modiadie and her fiancé put their wedding plans on hold.
During an interview with Trending SA, Pearl Modiadie revealed why she broke up with Nkululeko.
She gave birth to a baby boy named Lewatle Olivier in September 2020. Modiadie has two sisters Dambuza Sina Sibuyi (41) and Tebogo Penelope Modiadie (25). She has one niece and two nephews named Naledi Gugulethu Mkhonto (17), Nkateko Lesedi Mkhonto (12), and Oratile Percy Modiadie (5)
Pearl Modiadie Stand On Alcohol Prohibition
In early 2020, Pearl addressed President Cyril Ramaphosa’s speech, which announced that the alcohol restriction would be repealed.
Pearl expressed her concerns on her radio show, claiming that the country was not ready to take on that burden, especially after being deprived for so long.
Many of her listeners questioned her claims on Twitter, with many of them informing her about the illegal trade that is taking place as a result of the prohibition.
Pearl Modiadie New Boyfriend
After breaking up with Nkululeko Buthelezi, Pearl Modiadie took a lot of time to date. She was content with her single life until she was drawn to a lovely man.
According to reports, Pearl and her mystery boyfriend, Identified as Nathaniel Oppenheimer, began dating towards the end of 2018. For the first time in 2019, Pearl shared a photo of him. Rumor had it that they broke up in early 2021.
In December 2022, Pearl Modiadie stated unequivocally that she is single when discussing her obstacle to dating a man.
The actress, who used to be a radio host, announced the news via Twitter.
According to Pearl Modiadie, male-child desire is a deal breaker in relationships. She continued in the comments section by stating that the other man should also be a single parent because she already has a child and is not interested in getting pregnant for a second man.
“One more thing added to my dating dealbreakers – if he still wants children,” Modiadie tweeted.
Since some of her supporters believed Pearl Modiadie was married, she also clarified the fact that she is single.
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Pearl Modiadie is a South African television presenter, radio DJ, actress, and producer, with an estimated net worth of $2 million. She is best known to TV audiences for presenting the SABC1 music talk show Zaziwa.
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Pearl Modiadie is 36 years of age. She was born on 29 December 1987.
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Pearl Modiadie and Nathaniel Oppenheimer with their son Lewatle.
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She has become incredibly famous through her outstanding performances, working as a TV presenter on the SABC1 network.