Ursula was born in Johannesburg and went to St.Catherine’s Convent in Florida. After school she went to Wits Technikon and studied Public Relations.
Her first job was a Sports presenter for Top Sport on SABC, covering events such as Wimbledon and the build up to the Atlanta Olympics.
From there she became the Anchor of two extreme Sport programmes, Mild 2 Wild and Time Out as well as anchor of first regional television morning show on the Western Cape’s RWC TV on Cape Town Live.
She then became a presenter on Top Billing and MTN Gladiators. She also hosted the Miss South Africa Pageant. She is now a presenter on 5FM music Radio and guest presenter on Radio Express in Los Angeles, California.