|Stage Name:||Sorisha Naidoo|
|Real Name:||Sorisha Naidoo|
|Occupation:||Actress, Model, Business Woman|
|Date Of Birth/Age:||24 October 1976 (45 Years Old)|
|Place of Birth:||South Africa|
|Marital Status:||Married (Vivian Reddy)|
Sorisha Naidoo is a South African businesswoman, actress, former model and beauty queen. She is best known for known for her role as editor, Nadia Narian, and later wife of Daniel Nyathi in the hit e.TV soapie, Scandal. She played the role from 2008 till 2010. She also features on the reality TV show, Real Housewives Of Durban as herself.
Sorisha Naidoo graduated from Rhodes University with a degree in Journalism. Following her graduation, Sorisha got her big break when she won the title of Miss India SA in 2002. This brought her so much recognition.
In an interview with Drum in February 2018, Sorisha revealed that she gained a lot of criticism from the Indian community after she emerged winner of Miss India SA in 2002. It is believed that the people of India view a fair skin as a height in social standing. Hurt by it all, the criticisms prompted Sorisha to begin lightning her skin. Many years later, she revealed that her skin lost its pigment and had almost become paper thin. According to her “I was becoming too white”. This motivated her to avoid skin whitening creams and routines.
She was also a field presenter on the SABC Magazine show “Eastern Mosiac”. Sorisha also hosted on-Air shows at Durban’s East Coast Radio, and Johannesburg’s Highveld Radio. This gained her even more recognition.
In 2005, Sorisha starred as Shanti in the first season of the SABC1 drama series “Home Affairs”. Her character, Shanti was a doctor who had to balance the expectations of her family, listening to and following her heart.
In 2016, she became one of 6 divas who were featured on the SABC3 docu-reality series, Divas of Jozi.
Sorisha also started her own Company, SSBO.
She is currently known as one of the successful women featured on the reality show, Real Housewives Of Durban. She has stated that the producers approached her to join the show. The RHOD show is about South African women in various professions who still manage their homes despite having demanding careers.
Sorisha has stated that the show will be an inspiration to career woman in South Africa. She believes that it is an entertaining watch.
Sorisha Naidoo was born on the 24th day of October in 1976. She turned 44 in October, 2020.
Sorisha Naidoo is married to South African Indian money manager, Vivian Reddy who she has spent most of her life with. Reddy is of South Indian relative. He is the author of the Edison Group. He was also South Africa’s first agent to the Boy Scout Jamboree in Japan. He met his motivation, Neil Armstrong there.
It is believed that Sorisha and Vivian got together a long while back. The couple is blessed with 2 children, a son named Sahil, and a daughter named Kalina.
Sorisha is vivian’s second partner. They married after he separated from his first wife, with whom he has 4 kids.
Although the exact estimate of Sorisha Naidoo’s net worth is unknown, several media sites has reported her to be worth around $13 million. That’s a whopping sum. These sites including TVGuideTime claim that she amassed her wealth as a former beauty queen and model, and also through her acting, and business. Sorisha Naidoo has yet to confirm this.
Movies & Acting Career
Sorisha Naidoo is famous for being a well known face on the TV Screen. She has starred in a long list of series. Here are some of the characters she has played;
One of six divas, in “Divas of Jozi” season 1.
Field Presenter (herself) in “Eastern Mosaic” season 1.
Shanti Maharaj in “Home Affairs” season 1
Nadia Narian in “Scandal“.
Herself in “The Real Housewives Of Durban“.
House & Cars
Sorisha Naidoo classy lifestyle and exquisite home has been the talk of Mzansi. Sfiso Gumede once tweeted “deep down I wanna be adopted by Sorisha Naidoo…. her house is better than most hotels.”
On her 40th birthday, Sorisha celebrated in style, and was gifted a brand new Aston Martin DB11 v12, the first in the country by her husband, Vivian Reddy. The car was reportedly worth a whopping R4.8 million at the time.
There aren’t any known direct ways to contact Sorisha Naidoo. However, she is active across various social media platforms. Fans can follow her and also interact with her on these platforms including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram @sorishanaidoo.