Pierre de Villiers is a household name in South Africa due to his internationally recognised reality self-help book ‘Dear Pierre’ (www.dearpierre.com) which sold out within eight weeks in South Africa as well as being a TV continuity presenter for the country’s national broadcaster SABC 2 in years gone by.
When anchoring TV shows like the SABC Big Brand TV Show as well as being a soap star in Egoli Place of Gold he also reads the Business Day finance news on Jacaranda FM and is chosen to do the live new year’s eve TV presenting welcoming in the new millennium. Apart from being a television and media personality Pierre also gives back to the community by lecturing communication studies at the University of Johannesburg (UJ) after resigning as youngest editor of the SA Military Medical Journal with the military rank of Captain.
While lecturing at the University of Johannesburg he does his training as therapist and sets up shop in private practice which causes considerable media interest. While maintaining his TV presence for over a decade by randomly presenting shows like the SABC’s Matrics Uploaded it is time to write his book which sells out at the end of 2013 and causes a mini media frenzy locally and abroad.