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Pearl Shongwe

Pearl Shongwe Biography – Pearl Shongwe Wiki

Pearl Shongwe (full name Ntombifuthi Pearl Shongwe) was a South African News Anchor, TV Host, and Media Personality. She is well known for her role as News Anchor at METRO FM. On November 8, 2022, it was reported that Shongwe had passed away in her sleep aged 35. The METRO FM News Anchor was found lying dead alone in her home on her bed face down.

Shongwe worked as a News Anchor at METRO FM for over six years. She also served as Managing Director at Lolonga Holdings in Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa. According to her Linkedin profile, Shongwe worked as a Marketing Manager at LLL Consultants, Media Coordinator at Red Cherry TV, and as a Marketing Assistant at Look & Listen. Shongwe started working in 2007 as a Junior Account Executive at Mercury Media.

Shongwe attended Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) where she studied Business Communications, Advertising & Marketing. While at TUT, Shongwe was part of the school’s Tennis, Ballroom dancing, and Choir. Shongwe also studied at Varsity College where she obtained her Certificate in Project Management. She was fluent in Afrikaans, English, IsiXhosa, Isizulu, SeTswana, and SiSwati.

Pearl Shongwe Age

Pearl Shongwe was born on January 3, 1987, in Soweto, South Africa. She celebrated her birthday on the 3rd of January every year. She died on November 8, 2022, aged 35.

Pearl Shongwe Husband

Who is Pearl Shongwe’s husband? Her husband is unclear. Shongwe’s partner or boyfriend is also unclear.

Pearl Shongwe Family

Who are Pearl Shongwe’s parents? Her parents are unclear. Shongwe’s family is from Soweto, South Africa where she was born and raised.

Pearl Shongwe Death

On November 8, 2022, it was announced that Pearl had been found dead in her house by her neighbors who later called the police. The police spokesperson Colonel Noxolo Kweza said that Midrand police have opened an inquest docket following Shongwe’s death.

Colonel Noxolo Kweza said: “Midrand police have opened an inquest docket after a 35-year-old woman was found dead today. The inquest will assist in establishing the cause of death. The woman will only be identified once the family is notified.”

Shongwe’s family confirmed the sad news in a statement: “It is with great sadness that the Shongwe family announces the untimely passing of our beloved daughter Ntombifuthi Pearl Shongwe. She passed away in her sleep.”

“We kindly request that we be given the privacy to mourn her passing during this trying time. Our daughter was a celebrated radio broadcaster and TV presenter. Her presence will forever live on in our hearts,” the family added.

Following Shongwe’s death, friends and fans have mourned and expressed their condolences to her family as they mourn their late daughter.

Tebogo Ditshego said in a tweet: “Rest in peace to a friend, my One Day Leader colleague & a shining star, Pearl Shongwe. You left an unforgettable mark in every space you occupied & your presence lifted those around you. May God be with you through eternity. Your memory will live in our hearts forever.”

Thulani Mathebula tweeted: “Pearl Shongwe you are free now, you lived your life and I’m sure when your soul left your body you reflected on your life here on earth and I’m sure you smiled like you always do …. All we can do is to celebrate you for we have gained a beautiful energetic sweet Angel.”

Hulisani Ravele said in a tweet: “Oh Pearl…I didn’t know you well, but the memory of our last encounter deafened my soul yesterday. What a pleasure it was to experience your talent, to experience your grace. Thank you for your light, your vulnerability & the indelible impact you’ve left. Hamba kahle Sisi.”

SABC said: “The SABC has learned through the family of Pearl Shongwe that she has sadly passed away. The SABC extends its heartfelt condolences to the Shongwe Family.”

Pearl Shongwe Cause of Death

Pearl Shongwe’s cause of death was not revealed. According to a statement released by her family on November 8, the METRO FM News Anchor died peacefully in her sleep.

Pearl Shongwe Net Worth

Pearl Shongwe’s net worth is estimated to be $1 Million. She accumulated wealth from her media career.

Pearl Shongwe Instagram

Her Instagram is @pearlshongwe.