Pearl Modiadie Biography: Husband, Age, Son, Baby Daddy, Net Worth, House, Boyfriend, Instagram

October 22, 2023 0 Posted By Princess Tshegofatso


Nthabiseng Pearl Modiadie (born December 29, 1987) is a multi-talented South African personality recognized for her various roles in the entertainment industry. 

From being a television presenter to a radio DJ, actress, producer, and writer, she has excelled in each field she has pursued.

One of her notable achievements includes hosting the popular music talk show on SABC1 called Zaziwa, which has garnered much acclaim. In addition to her television work, Pearl Modiadie co-hosts The Drive, a lunchtime radio show on Metro FM. With her exceptional skills and versatility, Pearl Modiadie continues to make waves in the media industry.

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Wiki Facts & About Data
Full Name: Nthabiseng Pearl Modiadie
Stage Name: Pearl Modiadie
Born: 29 December 1987 (age 36 years old)
Place of Birth: Tembisa, South Africa
Nationality: South African
Education: Rosebank College, Rosebank College
Height: 1.7 m
Parents: Nondlala Paulinah Modiadie
Siblings: Tebogo Penelope Modiadie, Dambuza Sina Sibuyi
Spouse: Not Married
Boyfriend • Partner: Nkululeko Buthelezi, Nathaniel Oppenheimer
Children: Lewatle Olivier
Occupation: Actress • TV Personality
Net Worth: $1 million

Early Life & Education

Pearl Modiadie, the creative personality, was born in Xubeni, Tembisa, a township in Ekurhuleni, Gauteng, South Africa, on December 29, 1987. Her parents brought her up. Nondlala Paulinah Modiadie is her mother’s name, and her father’s name is unknown. 

Dambuza Sina Sibuyi and Tebogo Penelope Modiadie are Pearl Modiadie‘s two sisters. Naledi Gugulethu MkhontoNkateko Lesedi Mkhonto, and Oratile Percy Modiadie are her nieces and nephews. 

Pearl Modiadie enrolled at Rosebank College in 2007 for a media studies and journalism diploma. Pearl Modiadie graduated from Rosebank College in 2009.


Pearl Modiadie‘s media career started when she became a presenter on the Craze Kids programming block on She later co-hosted the kids game show Crazed Out in 2007. Additionally, she took on the role of DJ at YFM and served as the content producer for the television series Sistahood, which she also hosted until April 2012. 

Modiadie started her acting career in 2013 when she joined the cast of Scandal! as Kefilwe Malope. After that, she took on a new role as the host of Zaziwa, a popular music lifestyle show on SABC1. The show allows fans to connect with their favorite celebrities by exploring the music that has significantly impacted their lives.

She frequently appears as a field presenter on Expresso’s breakfast show, which airs on SABC 3. Alongside Thomas Msengana, she hosts a weekday show on Metro FM from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. During the eighth season of Strictly Come Dancing in 2015, Pearl Modiadie competed as one of the ten celebrity contestants. Her partner in the competition was professional dancer Grant Esterhuizen.

Modiadie‘s impressive achievements in her career have been recognized through various prestigious awards. She was honored with the 2014 South African Music Award for Best TV Personality and the 2015 Metro FM Award for Best Radio Personality. 

Additionally, Pearl Modiadie has been acknowledged by the South African government with the Order of Ikhamanga in Silver, highlighting her exceptional contributions to the arts, culture, and heritage.

Awards & Nominations

  • South African Film and Television Award (SAFTA) for Best TV Presenter (2015) for Zaziwa
  • Mzansi Viewers’ Choice Awards for Favourite TV Presenter (2019)
  • African Hair Awards for Best Styled Female Celebrity (2015)
  • Metro FM Music Awards for Best On-Air Personality (2016)
  • Mbokodo Women in the Arts Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Television (2019)
  • Crown Gospel Music Awards for Best TV Presenter (2020)

Social Media

  • Instagram: @pearlmodiadie 
  • Twitter: @PearlModiadie 
  • Facebook: @PearlModiadie 
  • LinkedIn: pearl-modiadie-278b0310

Personal Life

The 36-year-old Pearl Modiadie, a renowned television presenter, once dated the successful businessman Nkululeko Buthelezi. Together, they were blessed with the gift of a beautiful son. 

She welcomed a baby boy named Lewatle Olivier in September 2020. She candidly shared her experiences as a single mother.

Pearl was in a prior relationship with French businessman Nathaniel Oppenheimer, and together, they have a son named Olivier Letwale. She is not married.

Her resilience and determination have empowered her and become a beacon of hope for countless women who find themselves on a similar path. By fearlessly embracing her role as a single parent, Pearl Modiadie has inspired many, proving that love and strength know no bounds regarding motherhood.


TV Shows

  • 2006-2007 Craz-e 
  • 2007 Crazed Out 
  • 2003-2012 Sistahood 
  • 2013 Scandal! 
  • Zaziwa (2013-present)
  • 2013-2015 Expresso 
  • 2020 Slope Slap 
  • 2023 Six in the City 


  • 2022 Redemption

Net Worth

Pearl Modiadie, a multi-talented South African, has established herself as a well-known television presenter, actor, businesswoman, and fashion designer. She has a net worth of $1 million due to her extraordinary abilities and hard work.

Pearl‘s numerous talents have undoubtedly contributed to her success and brought her to the forefront of the South African entertainment business.

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