Jodi Balfour is a South African model and actress best known for her starring role as Gladys Witham in the period drama television series Bomb Girls, from 2012-2013.
Jodi is from Cape Town. She studied at the University of Cape Town and completed a BA Honours in Theatre and Performance. She was later one of the Top 12 finalists in the 2008 Miss South Africa pageant.
Her hobbies include dancing, singing, Yoga and reading. Jodi also likes to spend time outdoors and enjoys taking part in social sports.
She admires American actress Natalie Portman for her keen interest in learning new languages and travelling to new places. Jodi also believes Natalie Portman leads a healthy, balanced lifestyle and has an effervescent personality and wonderful outlook on life.
Jodi entered the Miss South Africa pageant because she wanted to feel inspired and inspire others on the opportunities and achievements of our country. She is extremely passionate about South Africa and calling the country home fills her with optimism and determination.
She can play the piano and viola, but would now like to learn to play the saxophone.
On her list of "Absolutely Fabulous", Jodi has placed cupcakes, orchids and spontaneous adventures as her favourites.
Since appearing in the Miss South Africa pageant as a finalist she has since become an actress, appearing in such television shows as The Philanthropist and Supernatural.