Pearl Modiadie Biography

Pearl Modiadie was born on 29th December 1987 in Tembisa, South Africa. She is a presenter, radio DJ, actress and producer best known for presenting the SABC 1 music talk show.

Pearl Modiadie Education Background

  • 2007- 2009: Student at Rosebank College, Diploma in Media studies and Journalism.
  • Student at Norkem Park High School.

Pearl Modiadie Job History

  • March 2013- Present: Tv producer at Nexdoor Media
  • 2006- Present: Voice over artist and TV Host; Host and Content Producer for a music talk show on SABC1, Wednesdays at 19h00.
  • January 2013- July 2013: Magazine columnist for Carpe Diem Media.
  • August 2009- March 2013: Radio DJ at YFM; She hosted the Jumpstart on YFM (Saturdays and Sundays at 6-9)
    She also hosted The Weekend Wrap Up Sundays at 21.00-00.00
  • February 2009- February 2013: Content producer for Sistahood on at Red Pepper Pictures.
  • March 2006- April 2012: Tv Presentr for Sistahood and Craz-e World Live at Red Pepper Pictures Limited.

Pearl Modiadie Career as an actress/ Filmography

  • In 2013, she made her debut on the soapie Scandal! as Kefilwe Malope, a feisty young girl with a track record of drug abuse and ulterior motives.
  • 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.

Pearl Modiadie Boyfriend/ Fiancee

She got engaged to her fiance in bling fashion when Buthelezi went down on his knee mid-air during a helicopter ride when on a holiday in Zambia. They later broke up and Modiadie gave back her engagement ring.

Buthelezi was allegedly complaining that Modiadie did not have time for him and was depriving him of the privileges of their relationship.

In February they mended their differences and Pearl confirmed that they were together and they are happy.


Pearl Modiadie
Pearl Modiadie