KOKOnista of The Day: Beautiful Pearl Modiadie Is The South African Celebrity Who Lives A Refreshingly Humble And Utterly Inspiring Life

Pearl Modiadie is a South African television presenter and radio DJ loved for her talent and beauty.

Pearl Modiadie is south African TV and radio host known for her work on Zaziwa, one of the most prominent talk shows in South Africa.The beautiful actress, tv host and radio dj was born on the 29th of December in 1987 in Thembisa, Ekurhuleni in Gauteng. She grew up in Ekurhuleni and matriculated at Norkem Park High School in Kempton Park in 2005. She then enrolled at Rosebank college were she completed her Diploma in 2009.

Pearl became initially famous for hosting the kid’s tv show Craz-e and also went on to co-host the game show Crazed Out.

Modiadie was also a DJ on Yfm besides her growing roles on tv. In 2012 she was working as a content producer on Sistahood.Her rise continued and saw her make her debut on etv’s Scandal where she played the role of Kefilwe Malope.

In 2015, she also joined Metro FM radio as a co-anchor for the station’s midday show.

Though Pearl made her television debut in 2006, but continued her studies as well, graduating from Rosebank College in 2010.

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She’s worked with the Child Trace foundation, which aims to stop child trafficking in South Africa.

In December of 2015, she got engaged to her boyfriend Nkululeko Buthelezi. The pair briefly broke up before rekindling their romance in April 2017. Pearl is a Women’s right activist and repeated for her charity work.


Despite her fame and indeed fortune, Pearl always seems to have her feet firmly on the ground. She manages to remain stunning without courting controversy.

This squeaky clean image has also made her a great brand ambassador. Modiadie’s story is that of beauty mixed with brains and humility. Pearl has partnered with Lovelife PSA as well as Old Mutual for commercials.

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