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Interesting Facts About Farieda Metsileng


Farieda Metsileng is well known for her YouTube skits, as well as her videos across social media, under the handle Pharoahfi, which has resulted in her attaining a large social media following. The 27-year-old Youtube sensation now turned actress is known for her talent of channeling four different witty characters with different accents and with her passion for acting, but there’s more to Farieda than meets the eye.

Check out the following 10 facts you should know about the talented Farieda Metsileng:

1.Farieda is also pretty accomplished behind the scenes, having worked as voice over artist, as well as a production manger.

2. Her role as Kandy on the telenolvela Isithembiso, is her first major starring television role. However she has previously appeared in other television roles.

3. Her first television appearance was back in 2010 when she had a guest role in the drama series 4Play: Sex Tips For Girls, playing the character of Lindiwe.

4. In 2016 she appeared in two separate SABC1 sitcoms, Ses’Top La, as Hlubi, and the sitcom My Perfect Family.

5. She studied at AFDA for a year and she couldn’t continue. Then she got an internship at Red Pepper and then she stopped working in 2015.

6. Farieda says her former boss supported her career and is the reason why she started using social media to showcase her talent.

7. Farieda channels four different characters on her platforms, four which all have different characters. Mark, Chrystal, Nthabisang and Shaqwana, all inspired by everyday people stories.

8. She says the guy that taught her everything thing she knows is actually Youtube star Moshe Ndiki, who said she should create a Youtube channel, post videos, have a hashtag.

9. With over 20 000 views on Youtube, Farieda says she might be looking into doing a one-man show one day.

10. She has a coloured accent. She speaks to herself a lot and she finds herself very entertaining. She loves to smile.