FULL NAME : Shashi Naidoo
STAGE NAME : Shashi Naidoo is real/stage name
NET WORTH : $1.7 million
DATE OF BIRTH/AGE : Born November 4, 1980 [37 years old in 2018]
PLACE OF BIRTH: Port Elizabeth, South Africa
OCCUPATION/PROFESSION : South African on-screen character, TV presenter, model, Master of Ceremonies (MC), business person and design blogger.
NATIONALITY : South African
ETHNICITY : White
MARITAL STATUS/HUSBAND : Mark Sandler (Divorced in 2011)
EDUCATION : Studied chiropractic medicine in Johannesburg , and chiropractic medicine at the University of Johannesburg.
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Shashi Naidoo is a South African actress, television presenter, model, Master of Ceremonies MC, entrepreneur and fashion blogger. The ravishing South African celebrity is known for Co-hosting the E.TV magazine show names as 20Something. She also co-facilitated and hosted the nationwide MTV VJ Search across the globe.
Early Life And Background
Shashi Naidoo was born 4 November 1980 ,raised in Port Elizabeth. She graduated from Alexander Road High School in 1997. From there, she moved to Johannesburg to study chiropractic medicine, and graduated in 2007 at the University of Johannesburg. She was crowned the winner of the second season celebrity of Tropika Island of Treasure which held in the year 2009.
Career And Success
Shashi Naidoo rose to fame in 2004 after playing as Linda McGinty, Ziggy’s girlfriend – in the E.TV soapie Backstage and instantly became a public figure. After that, she was also given a brief role in the SABC1 soapie Generations. She additionally showed up in a minor part in the 2007 smaller than usual series Society. On 2 of October 2007, she started co-displaying the adolescent magazine demonstrate EMS Volume 1 on SABC1.
She played the role of Sureshni Patel on the MNET soapie Egoli for six-month and later called it a wrap in 2008. She has also taken part in a plethora of TV and Print commercials as a model and brand ambassador for: Sun International (With Charlize Theron) Woolworths (With Alek Wek), Coke Zero International, MTN, Nivea, Brutal Fruit, Jet, Edgars, Rama, Discovery, IEC SA, Samsung, Malaysian Airways, SA Tourism, Satisskin Body Wash, Skull Candy, DSTV India, Blow the Whistle Campaign, Dermalogica Skin Care, Jose Cuervo, SPAR Gsport Awards Ambassador and many more.
She was featured in the FHM calendar 2008 and was voted number 14 in FHM’s 100 seχiest women in the world, and forth in 2009. She was also the cosmopolitan September 2008 cover girl and featured in the 2009 Sports illustrated.
Shashi was one of the leading personalities in all the Woolworth’s campaigns for 2008 and 2009 . She was the winner of January 2009 cover of FHM (and February 2010), which showcases the calendar for 2009, where she also presented the Calendar Television show for Mnet, which was shot on location in Zanzibar.
As an MC (Master of Ceremonies) , she took care of events like Shoprite Checkers Annual Suppliers Awards, International Mohair Summit, VW Recognition Awards, Audi Award Dinner,The Financial Forum, FNB HR Recognition Awards and the 5th Annual Women in Engineering Convention.
She was chosen as an award presenter at the SAMA Awards, YOU Spectacular and Glamour SA Most Glamorous. She has been honored with some accolades which include Feather Awards Hot Chick; Take Control Youth Adult achiever of the year, Gsport Style Star of the year, Glamour Model of the year and Grazia Magazine top 5 most Stylish.
Shashi Naidoo owns a modeling agency, Alushi Management. The modeling agencies now boast of over 400 models and celebrities meanwhile it started off with only five models. Shashi Naidoo is a co-host on South Africa’s witty TV show Tongue in Cheek on SABC 3.
She is one of the proud founding members of Fashion with Feeling, a first major non profit organization in the Fashion industry established to inspire and empower individuals interested in the fashion industry focusing majorly on teenagers and young adults who are undermined.
Shashi Naidoo dated reality TV contestant Ismail Hendricks , who is unscripted television candidate that appeared on the show The Apprentice South Africa in 2005. She got married to Mark Sandler in December 2009 but unfortunately the union didn’t work out which prompt them for divorce in 2011.
She is currently a brand ambassador about five companies;
- Naidoo is a Brand ambassador for Demalogica
- She is also a Brand ambassador for Tumi Luxury Travel Bags and
- Diva Divine hair
- Cotlands Children’s Home
- lam Palm hair straighter.