This stunning South African beauty is Pearl Thusi; she is a model, t.v. host and an actress, but most importantly is that according to SportsGossip, Pearl is the new girlfriend of NBA player Serge Ibaka, the outstanding 6’10” Congolese NBA player who is killing it with the Toronto Raptors.
Pretty Pearl, was born Sithembile Xola Pearl Thusi on May 13, 1988, in Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa.
Thusi made her acting debut in the 2006 t.v series Family Bonds, she starred as Patricia Kopong in the 2009 t.v. series The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency. Had a small role in Zone 14 in 2011 and appeared as Palesa Motaung in the 2013 series Isidingo.
Played Dr. Nandi Montaby in the film Tremors 5: Bloodlines.
In 2016, she became the host of Lip Sync Battle Africa, around that same time she starred as Dayana Mampasi in Quantico.
Also in 2016, appeared on Kalushi: The Story of Solomon Mahlangu; two years later played Tala in the film The Scorpion King: Book of Souls. More recently, Pearl Thusi plays Queen Sono in the television series Queen Sono.
Pearl hasn’t been married, but she is the proud momma of her beautiful daughter Thandolwethu Mokoena with former boyfriend sports personality Walter Mokoena. She also dated South African radio and TV personality, Robert Marawa.