Pearl Modiadie is a South African TV presenter, radio presenter, actress and producer. She is popularly known for presenting Zaziwa which is the music talk show on SABC 1. Pearl was born and raised in Tembisa, Johannesburg, a place called Xubeni.

She went to Norkem Park High School in Kempton Park and matriculated in 2005. Modiadie completed her diploma at Rosebank College in 2009. Modiadie’s favourite performers are Sean Paul, India Arie, Mr. Selwyn, Tuks, John Legend, and Beyonce.

She made her television debut when she hired as one of the presenters of e.tv’s kids programme Craz-e in 2006. She was also a DJ at YFM from 2009 to 2013. She had a recurring role on SABC 1’s besieged long running hit soapie Generations as Pan African radio DJ Jade.

She began hosting the SABC1 music lifestyle show Zaziwa in 2013. She is also a regular field presenter on SABC 3’s breakfast show Expresso. She has been a producer at Nextdoor Media since 2013.

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