It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Pearl Shongwe, a beloved radio and TV personality.Shongwe was 35 years old.
How did Pearl Shongwe die ?
On Tuesday, it was confirmed that MetroFM news presenter Pearl Ntombifuthi Shongwe had passed away. Her family said she “passed away in her sleep.” Shongwe was only 35 years old. Khehla Tshabalala, a family spokesperson, released a statement on behalf of the family. In it, he said:
“It is with great sadness that we announce the untimely passing of our beloved Pearl Ntombifuthi Shongwe. She passed away in her sleep at her Johannesburg home.” Tshabalala went on to say that the family was “heartbroken” and asked for privacy during this difficult time.
SABC1 also released a statement, saying: “Rest in Power!” Our thoughts are with Shongwe’s loved ones during this time.
What was cause of her death ?
Pearl Ntombifuthi Shongwe, a 35 year old Metro FM and Daily Thetha anchor, was found dead by neighbours who alerted the police. She was found lying dead alone in her home on her bed face down. The cause of death has not yet been revealed, but her family has asked for privacy during this difficult time. Pearl Shongwe was born in 1987 in Soweto, Gauteng, and she passed away in her sleep on Tuesday at her Johannesburg home. She will be deeply missed by all who knew her
Who was pearl Shongwe?
On January 3, 1987, Pearl Shongwe, a well-known TV and radio host, was born. She died at the age of 35. Pearl Shongwe was born in South Africa; she is of African descent and black ethnicity. She has experience both as a voice performer and a businesswoman.
Pearl, who competed in Miss Soweto 2011 and began her radio career in 2010 on YFM, rose to fame on Morning Live, Daily Thetha, and Season 6 of One Day Leader.
MetroFM news presenter Pearl Ntombifuthi Shongwe has had an impressive career in both radio and television. She began her career in 2010 working for youth radio station YFM as an entertainment reporter.
She then went on to work as a floor MC at Silverstar Casino, where she learnt the art of connecting with audiences. In 2012, she joined MetroFM as a news presenter and has been with the station ever since. In addition to her work on MetroFM, she has also appeared on various television shows, including eTV’s Morning Edition and SABC3’s Expresso. her vast experience and pleasant personality make her a perfect choice for any event.
Tributes to Pearl Shongwe death
Pearl Shongwe was an inspiration to us all, and her death is a great loss. However, her legacy will live on through the many women whose lives she touched. Thank you, Pearl, for everything.
Pearl-waka😭 Pearl Shongwe
You have me driving to work in tears ma. What about lunch? What about my interview when I’m mayor ? Just like that? You’ve been a friend and an older sister!
Thank you for being an incredible mentor and a solid sounding board! I’ll love you forever.
When you would say “uSakhile indoda yaseMlazi eDubane!”
My crush Pearl Shongwe passed on guys😭😭😭💔💔💔🥺🥺Ngicela nizongi duduza
REST IN PEACE (INDLELA YETHU SONKE)
Ubeyi Presenter ye Daily Thetha💔💔 I’m so heart broken I really liked the girl attitude 💔💔💔I liked her Personality 😭😭
Daily Thetha will never be the same 💔💔💔 The girl had vibe her voice was everything 😭😭😭💔