Supermodel Fumi Desalu
Fumi: â€œI'm doing well right now and got a role on the new television show Ugly Betty. I want to make a difference to younger women and let them know that they can accomplish anything.â€?
MODEL OF THE DAY
Where Sheâ€™s From: The beautiful and accomplished model and actress Fumi Desalu, whose Zodiac sign is Aries, was born in Moscow, Russia, to West African parents. â€œI learned from my mother-charm, and my father strength,â€? she tells The Black Star News. â€œI went to school in Scotland were I grew up.â€?
â€œI launched my career when I won the first Super Model of West Africa about 10 years ago,â€? she adds. â€œI'm doing well right now and got a role on the new television show Ugly Betty. I want to make a difference to younger women and let them know that they can accomplish anything.â€?
Where Sheâ€™s At: â€œLike everybody in the entertainment business, it's hard to show case your talents and you just have to keep going until you make it,â€? she says, when asked about some of the industryâ€™s challenges.
â€œI'm proud of the fact that I learned how to drive in no time at all, when I came to LA,â€? Fumi adds. â€œIâ€™ve done TV, film, commercials, voice over workâ€”you can see my work on imdb.com.â€?
â€œBrainpower and beauty go hand in handâ€”this way, you will succeed at anything,â€? she continues. â€œMy beauty secrets are sleep, drinking lots of water and working out.â€?
Fumiâ€™s Words Of Wisdom: â€œDon't ever, ever, ever, ever give up on your dream, ever!!!!!!â€?
Fumiâ€™sÂ Secrets Of Success: â€œWork hard!â€?
Fumiâ€™s Three Favorite Movies: â€œWest Side Story, Amistad and Love Story.â€?
Fumiâ€™s Three Favorite Authors: â€œDominick Dunne, Sidney Sheldon and Jackie Collins.â€?
Leaders That Most Inspire Fumi: â€œMartin Luther King Jr, Nelson Mandela and Bill Clinton.â€?
Fumiâ€™s Favorite Car: â€œAn Aston Martin is my favorite car of all time.â€?
Fumiâ€™s Favorite Entertainers/Musicians: â€œI love Fela, Bob Marley, Barry White, Whitney Houston and all classical music.â€?
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