We’re back again with our 25 Questions Tag. This week, we have Tinsel Star – Yemisi Fancy (Helen on Tinsel) answering our questions about life as an entertainer.
We like to describe her as a Triple Treat Delight, as she is not just an actress but also a singer, lawyer and chef. But she describes herself as Fun, talented, gorgeous …. Read on to see other adjectives she used in describing herself and go on to know more about the talented Yemisi Fancy.
1: Describe Yemisi in 5 words.
2: Tell us about yourself, education, state of Origin, what’s your story in a nutshell.
I’m from Lagos state. I studied law at the university of Lagos. I’ve always loved music, acting, and entertainment in general. I’m also a bookworm when I want to be, Hence, studying law. While I was an undergraduate I would still go for auditions, castings etc because I just had love for it, and I consistently went in that line.
3: How did Acting Begin for you, share with us your journey to the movie industry.
I have friends and family that gassed me up a whole lot because they knew how I loved it, I was actually waiting to finish school at the time to kick start it. But I had people around me who encouraged me to give it a shot earlier and the rest is history.
4: You’ve been part of Mnet Series Tinsel – Can you tell us what its like being part of Tinsel?
It’s been an experience, beautiful I would say. The platform helped me to be seen, I’ve also met a lot of amazing people I would probably not have built relationships with if I wasn’t on the show. It has also exposed me to other opportunities.
5: What projects are you currently working on and what should we expect from you in 2019?
I’m also a music artiste. You need to check all my amazing materials from Oyari, Disco, Skempe etc online. I’m working on more music, film and television. You will absolutely love all my content when they are finally out.
6: What is the one thing, people will be surprised to know about you?
That my surname is Fancy and not a stage name.
7: Why did you choose acting as a career path?
Because I absolutely love it!!
8: How long have you been acting?
9: BEAUTY Secrets?
Naturals.. Coconut oil, shea butter.
10: What Actors would you like to work with in the future?
RMD, Mellisa Mc Carthy, Kevin Hart.
11: If not acting, what other career would you have chosen?
If not acting and music, I would be a practicing lawyer. I’m also a chef in my private time. I run a catering outfit as well.
12: In which area would you like to improve as an actor?
In every area.. it shows growth.
13: What sort of acting roles will you be looking out for in the future?
Challenging roles and they are lots of them.
14: Who in the whole world inspires you most and why?
15: What is on your bucket list?
Swimming. Lol. I have a phobia for water. Skydiving, traveling to at least 150 countries, experience new cultures. Running charity programs.
16: Describe your life using film titles.
Think like a man, Pitch perfect
17: What do you like doing in your spare time?
Write new music
Cook for my clients
18: Who is your celebrity crush?
19: your favourite song at the moment
Anybody by Burna boy.
20: What is one thing you wish you knew when you were younger?
To take life one day at a time.
21: What’s your biggest screw up in the kitchen
Lol..Well, I don’t screw up In the kitchen *winks
22: What celebrity would you rate as a perfect 10?
23: What did you want to be when you were a kid?
A Music artists,a show host, a lawyer ,a chef , a fashion designer, a pilot. I wanted to be a lots of things. lol..
24: First app you check when you wake up in the morning?
25: Your current screensaver?
My gorg self.
You can keep up with Yemisi by following her on the Gram @yemisifancy
Do well to follow us too @glancemagng