Pearl "GiGi" Van Schalkwyk is the Sole Survivor of Survivor South Africa: Santa Carolina.


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Claim to Fame: GiGi is most well known as the owner of The Lollipop Lounge - an exotic dance club in Randburg, Johannesburg. She might have danced her way into the limelight with voluptuous moves, but as a trained actress she's also stunned audiences with her phenomenally successful stage productions, Nipplecaps and G-strings and Whore and recently appeared on the big screen in Poena is Koning.
Age: 40s
Home Life: Married.
Charity: Hospice Houghton, Johannesburg - part of the Hospice group that offers palliative care service that focuses on the quality of life, promoting physical and psychosocial well-being for people with active, progressive and advanced diseases for whom the prognosis is limited.
Factoid: GiGi has a Bachelor of Drama at the University of Stellenbosch and is trained in ballet; jazzart; mime; and piano. She was part of PACT and whilst performing in Spellbound at Sun City, her passion for dancing really set off.
Why she could win: Girls don't necessarily like exotic dancers, but showgirls like Gigi know how to survive in the urban jungle and how to manipulate the guys.

Survivor South Africa

Voting History

GiGi's Voting History
Episode GiGi's
Voted Against
1 Garth -
2 Chibudu Tribe Immune
3 Craig -
4 Chibudu Tribe Immune
5 Chibudu Tribe Immune
6 Chibudu Tribe Immune
7 Louw -
8 Louw -
9 ProVerb -}
10 Kaseran -
11 Izak Ashley, Kaseran1
12 Kaseran -
13 Sade -
Ineligible -
Jury Votes
for GiGi
Gys, Hanna, Kaseran,
Louw, Okkert, Sade
Sole Survivor, Day 27

^1 In Episode 11, the vote ended with a 2-2-2 tie between GiGi, Izak, and Sade, eliminating Izak due to previous votes against him.




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