Sorisha Naidoo (born 24 October 1976) is a South African businessperson and model. She has also appeared on screen as an actress.
She is popular for being cast as Nadia Narian in Scandal. In 2008, she landed the role to play the character of the editor and later wife of Daniel Nyathi on the e.tv soapie.
|Born||24 October 1976 (age 44 years)|
|Alma mater||Rhodes University|
|Profession||Businessperson, model, reality TV star|
She had her studies at Rhodes University. After the scheduled years of study, Sorisha graduated with a degree in journalism.
She played a starring role in Home Affairs. On the SABC1 drama series, she was cast as Shanti.
Sori has also done field presenting on Eastern Mosaic, an SABC2 magazine show. As a radio presenter, she worked for Durban’s East Coast Radio and Highveld Radio Johannesburg.
In 2002, she recorded her big break after she took home the Miss India South Africa title. She is the owner of SSBO, a skincare company.
She was among the 6 divas that were featured on Divas of Jozi, an SABC3 docu-reality series.
Sorisha is also featured on the Mzansi dubbed reality TV series Real Housewives of Johannesburg.
Sorisha is married to the founder of the Edison Group Vivian Reddy. The union between the businessman and Scandal actress is blessed with two children – Saihil and Kalina.
Many claimed that “she is a gold-digger” for getting married to South Africa’s biggest self-promoting businessman.
Though in an interview session, she said that she welcomed it. It had haunted her, but she cares no more. She is a working-class lady and earns a decent salary.
Though her husband had a first wife Mogi Naidoo and together they had four children. Sorisha is a stepmother to these children.
She has almost a decade of experience in the cosmetic biz. When she ventured into the business, she had tried to borrow money from her husband who gave her a “no” for a reply.
She then had to build up a credit record with the bank. Though, she didn’t plan to do skin lightening cream. It all happened by chance.
As a model, during an FHM shoot, she wasn’t okay with the dark color on her elbows and knees.
With the help of the internet, she came across creams that toned her skin and she got lighter.
Lately, she got darkened following the constant experiment she does on her skin.
She is a cast member of the hit unscripted TV show Real Housewives of Durban (RHOD). The show follows rousing ladies who base in Durban. It covers their work and private life.
According to sources, Sorisha Naidoo is estimated to have a net worth of around US$13,000,000. She has managed to acquire so much from her profession as a businessperson and model.