Sthembile Xola Pearl Thusi Biography


Sthembile Xola Pearl Thusi born on the 13nth of May 1988(age-33 years old) is a well-known South African Actress,Model and Presenter. She is best known for playing the role of Patricia Kopong in BBC/HBO commedy drama series.

Biography profile

Image of beautiful well-known South African actress Pearl Thusi
Image of beautiful well-known South African actress Pearl Thusi

Full name : Sthembile Xola Pearl Thusi
Gender : Female
Date of birth : 13 May 1988
Age : 33 years old
Place of birth : Hammarsdale, Kwa Xulu-Natal province, South Africa
Nationality : South African
Occupation : Actress, Model, Presenter
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Early age of Sthembile Xola Pearl Thusi

Sthembile was born on the 13nth of May 1988 in Hammarsdale Kwazulu, natal South Africa. Pearl has two sisters. She attended Pinetown Girls high school. Sadly she lost her mother in 2004 when she was sixteen years old. The father and daughter relationship between Bhekizizwe and Pearl Thusi was a bit complicated. Her father allegedly abused her mother. [1] 

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Education of Sthembile Xola Pearl Thusi

Pearl had her high school academic pursuit at Girls high school in Pinetown and she had a start-up venture coarse at WITS Business school. She also holds a BA in Communication Science from the University of South Africa( UNISA).

Career life

Pearl is a Tv presenter, Actress and Model and is popular on the international scene for appearing on Quantico. She was cast as Dayana Mampasix a driven lawyer who finds it Difficult to fit in. Pearl joined a popular show in the second season.

In the SABC drama series she played the role of being an orphan for a year(2011-2012). More opportunities came following her impressive performance on screen. She Landed acting roles on several other series including Soul City and Rhythm City.

As a Model she also appeared in commercials for several big brands in South Africa such as the following :

Image of Model Pearl Thusi
Image of Model Pearl Thusi

. Vodacom
. Edgars
. Jet
. Altech Netstar
. Dstv
. Khomanani
. Toyota
. Kellogg’s Special K
. Danone and KFC, among others

Personal life of Sthembile Xola Pearl Thusi

Pearl is a mother of two Children Thandolwethu (biological) and Okuhle (adopted. She had her biological daughter with her ex-boyfriend Walter Mokoena. She became an expectant mother during her first year at university.


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