Jeannie D was born on April 13, 1982 in Johannesburg. She is a radio DJ, actress and television presenter for Top Billing and Afternoon Express South Africa, Top Travel on Travel Channel worldwide and AWE channel USA.
She attended the Colin Mann Primary school in Germiston and started to perform at the age of 12, Jeannie D auditioned at The National School of the Arts (drama) and honed in on her acting and vocal skills. When she turned 18, she started her tertiary education at RAU (Rand Afrikaans University) where she studied BA Communications. She joined the campus radio station Rau Radio, and won the Miss Rau competition in 2002.
Later Jeannie joined Top Billing team as a presenter and have interviewed Laurence Fishburne, Ving Rhames, Kevin Spacey, Keanu Reeves, Sandra Bullock, David Gray, Kate Bosworth and Jonathan Rhys-Davies and many others.