Based: Johannesburg

Tenacious is the best word to describe this outgoing young lady. Not content securing a spot on one of the country’s top commercial radio stations—5FM’s luminous new talent Nicole Da Silva is seen taking on many fields.

Now kick-starting weekdays 4-6am before Gareth Cliff’s morning show she engages and entertains audiences with her honest wit, warmth and humour. She has also found her groove behind the decks and has set her sights on destroying dance floors with a killer selection of tunes and her feisty, party-loving personality. Specialising in scorching-hot, body-rocking commercial dance music, Nicole’s DJ sets radiate with the same charisma and firecracker attitude that is fuelling her radio career – proving to be infectious to anyone she encounters on a dance floor. In a word—she is magnetic.

Never one to back down from a challenge, Nicole is actively involved in causes that are close to her heart and has committed to running the Safaricom half marathon in Kenya, June 2012, with 9 South African ladies. Their goal is to donate R1millionfor Tusk and help with the fight against rhino poaching.
Given her honest no- nonsense approach Nicole has been a regular on 3 Talk with Noeleen on topical issues and as a movie reviewer. Having recently finished her second degree (Journalism Honours) and having an affinity for all things new, Nicole has been writing reviews on the latest technology for ladies on

Nicole is now rubbing shoulders with some of the industry’s most established names, but behind her rapid rise to success is dedication and an uncompromising attitude towards excellence “I don’t like resting and feeling like I’ve done enough. There is always more to do and ways to improve” she explains.

With music as her anchor, Nicole da Silva is starting to make some serious waves in the entertainment industry. Keep your ears tuned and your eyes peeled to this thrilling new talent whose potential is only just beginning to unfold.