About Pearl

Pearl Modiadie is an award-winning television presenter, radio DJ, voice over artist, event MC and social media influencer.

Pearl has been a television presenter from a very young age when she presented on E- TV’s Craz-e, a  Kids Television platform in 2007. Pearl has gone on to present other television shows such as Sistahood, Raw Silk, Expresso and the massively successful Zaziwa - A music talk show which occupied the prime-time slot boasting millions of viewers each week and which Pearl was nominated for a South African Film and Television Award (SAFTA) for Best TV Presenter. She won the Favourite TV Presenter at the 2019 Mzansi Viewer’s Choice Awards. Currently Pearl can be seen on the 3rd season of ‘It Takes A Village’ on SABC1, where Pearl goes back to her hometown Tembisa to help young people by giving them opportunities that will help strengthen and rebuild their family dynamics.

Pearl Modiadie lends her presenting skills to corporate companies as well as a Corporate TV Presenter for internal TV shows. She is also a voice-over artist with a range to accommodate any commercial or corporate script.

One of her passions is radio and she until recently co-hosted a lunchtime radio show, Lunch with Thomas & Pearl weekdays at 12:00 – 15:00 on Metro FM. Her warm nature, charismatic personality and wit is what listeners have fallen in love with over the years. 

Radio Highlights- The year 2009 gave Pearl the opportunity to further explore her talent, this time behind the mic on Gauteng’s youth radio station YFM. She went onto bagging her own radio show called The Natural High on weekends between 00:00 - 03:00 between 2010 and 2011. The year 2012 proved to be fruitful when she was moved to another slot, this time hosting The Jumpstart, a weekend breakfast show between 6:00 – 9:00. 2015.

She is a successful, popular MC and audiences are drawn to her bubbly, beautiful, warm and approachable manner. She certainly is as charming off air as she is on. 

Pearl has proudly MC’d many high-profile events such as The SAFTAS (The South African Film and Television Awards, Metro FM Music Awards, Mbokodo Women in the Arts Awards, Crown Gospel Music Awards and the Audi Festival of Motoring.

Pearl has worked as a brand and campaign ambassador with multiple brands and campaigns including some such as Standard Bank, Ponds, Always, Shoprite, Woolworths, Ackermans, Lux, Edgars and PEP. Her influence with her social media followers (3.2 million followers on Instagram) and her unique approach and style offers clients huge value, who many return to work with Pearl again.