Pearl Thusi Biography, Husband, Net Worth, Wiki, Age, Boyfriend, Movies, Photos, Baby Daddy, House

Pearl ‘Queen Sono’ Thusi Biography: Husband, Net Worth, Wiki, Age, Boyfriend, Movies, Photos, Baby Daddy, House

February 28, 2021 0 Posted By Princess Tshegofatso


Pearl Thusi (born 13 May 1988) also known as Queen Sono is a 32 years old South African actress, Tv personality, and model.

The adorable celebrity is hit the limelight after winning the first runner-up batch at the Miss SA Teen in 2003.

In 2005, to cement her name in the modeling industry, she went ahead to win the Miss KwaZulu-Natal. Pearl Thusi is also an entrepreneur and a friend to South African DJ Zinhle.

Pearl Thusi
Pearl Thusi: History, Bio, Photo
Wiki Facts & About Data
Full Name: Pearl Thusi
Stage Name: Queen Sono
Born: 13 May 1988 (age 36 years old)
Birth Place: Johannesburg
Baby Father: Walter Mokoena
Nationality: South African
Boyfriend • Husband: Robert Marawa (ex.), Quinton Jones (ex.), Walter Mokoena (ex.)
Occupation: Actress • Model
Net Worth: $500,000-$5,000,000

Early Life

Pearl Thusi was born on the 13th day of May 1988 into a family of three.

She had a difficult upbringing as her father Mr. Bhekizizwe Thusi constantly abused her mother till the day her mother died. She was 14 years old when her mother passed on.

Due to the ugly situation, to date, Pearl Thusi still has a strained relationship with her father. After the death of her mother, she immediately took the role of a mother to her younger sisters, Silinde and Sanilisiwe Thusi.


Pearl Thusi attended the Pinetown Girls High School. Shortly after completing school, she enrolled in pursuing modeling as a career.


Pearl Thusi started her career as a model at the age of 15. She contested in several beauty pageants in her home town Kwazulu-Natal. In doing that, she learned the basics of modeling.

She contested in 2003 for the crown of Miss Teen South Africa and ended up at the first runner-up. She was the youngest contestant.

As a result of her success in her first major competition, she decided to continue in entertainment. She appeared in numerous commercials for different companies in South Africa. She is also featured on the cover of various magazines like True Love, Bona Magazine, Cosmopolitan, Destiny Hair, Grazia, City Press iMag, Gaschette, and Blaque.

Pearl Thusi’s first acting role came up in 2009 where she played the role of Particia Kopong in No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency. Since her entry into the movie scene, she has gone on the star in popular television films series like Tremors 5: Blood Lines (2015), Catching Feelings (2017), Kalushi (2017), The Scorpion King: Book of Souls (2018), Isidingo (2013), Quantico (2016-2017).

She has acted alongside popular American actress Priyanka Chopra. She appeared in Queen Solo as the lead titular character which was Africa’s first Netflix original release.

She was the host of Lip Sync Battle Africa on MTV, Moments With Mo on EbonyLife TV, and is currently the host of Behind the Story.


  • Tremors 5: Blood Lines (2015)
  • Feelings (2017)
  • Kalushi (2017)
  • Scorpion King: Book of Souls (2018)
  • Isidingo (2013)
  • Quantico (2016-2017)

Social Media

Pearl Thusi is active on Instagram with over 4 million followers on her Instagram handle @pearlthusi.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, she was inactive.

Personal Life

Pearl Thusi has two daughters. She had her first daughter, Thandolwethu Mokoena with the baby’s father being, Walter Mokoena. The pair split up later on but she has custody of her daughter.

Her second child came via adoption. She briefly dated Robert Marawa. They broke up in August 2017 and she is yet to reveal the identity of her current spouse. Pearl Thusi has dated Quinton Jones too in the past.

She is currently writing a book to address single mothers.

Pearl Thusi is a close friend to DJ Zinhle. Their friendship once led to the rumor that they’re dating.

Net Worth

The South African personality, Pearl Thusi has amassed a great fortune as a TV presenter, Actress, and Model. She has an estimated net worth of $500,000-$5,000,000.

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