The passionate, humble, hardworking, dedicated, extraordinarily talented and beautifully toned, 27 years old model, makeup artist & professional actress, born Adi Natasha Alfa to a Nigerian father and Jamaican White and Chinese mother, always had a passion for performing as a young girl. Her love for performing motivated her to enrol in dancing and drama classes, as well as workshops for young aspiring talents from the age of 5.
She studied performance studies at A level and gained an award of excellence in that particular subject. She proceeded to study for a degree in Drama and English at John Moorea university in Liverpool and gained 2:1 Honours as well as Identity drama school. After graduating, she decided to travel abroad for 6 months and was inspired to visit USA, Australia, Thailand and Singapore. Whilst travelling, she was rejuvenated by having a different view of life, which led her to pursue her acting career as seen in her show reel.
Adi’s relentless passion has earned her numerous well deserved opportunities in TV commercials, film, TV shows and modelling jobs. Her first job was a TV commercial with Rimmel London in Jan 2010, followed by another TV commercial in July 2010 with Marks and Spencer Eco plan.
Whilst pursuing her professional career as an actress, she earned a lead role in the feature film ‘TAMLA ROSE’, with behind the scene clips from Liverpool Live TV in April 2012 and the official trailer in December 2013. She also made an auditioning monologue in September 2012 with a poignant moving performance for the role of Ashleigh in the film I-between
Adi’s passionate perseverance earned her another supporting lead role in May 2013 in the film ‘FORGET THE PACT’ A month later, she made it to the Acting Immersive finalist in StarNow and Hollywood immersive finalist competition.
Adi’s humorous, friendly, honest and approachable personality keeps her fans and supporters closer to her as seen her November 2013 interview on Question time with Leon G titled ‘TRUTH DON’T LIE’.
Her professionalism, integrity and dedication earned her another TV commercial, promoting a ‘Healthy Start’ with Clinique UK in January 2014 and subsequently a role in the official music video in January 2014 with Miss Angel in ‘WAITING FOR LOVE, with her outstanding performance earning her a role in February 2014 in the official Music video with Scarz ‘HOW IT USED TO BE‘ Ft Nike
Adi had concluded playing a female lead role in the feature film ‘ORTEGA AND HIS ENEMIES’ which prompted an interview request in March 2014 from Supreme TV online and the official trailer launch interview in April 2014 and red carpet interview in April 2014 on the premier night in London. Adi once again expressed her humorous, transparent side to her fans and supporters in April 2014 on ‘TITAN BET’ (Best Job in The World), with another job offer in April 2014 as a presenter in Lethal Bizzle’s music video shoot preparation Ft Cherri Voncelle and in May 2014 with the official video being released.
The actress passion and belief in giving back to the community and has been working part time for over 8 years for a very supportive international company known as The Body Shop with it’s Charity partner – ‘Teenage Cancer Trust‘. She is also an award winning makeup artist of 2011 for Yhe Body Shoo company.
Adi strive to be the best at what she does has been recently nominated for ‘BEST ACTRESS’ for her role in the feature film ‘ORTEGA AND HIS ENEMIES’ at the most prestigious diaspora awards (NAFCA) also known as ‘AFRICAN OSCARS’ on the 13th of September 2014 at the Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills USA. You can cast your vote now for her here and selecting ‘BEST ACTRESS’ and scrolling down to the bottoms page and clicking on the ‘Vote Now’ below ADI ALFA.
Amongst numerous productive career prospects and opportunities in line for Adi, she is also in The T-Boy Show on London Live, Sky Channel 117, Tuesdays at 6pm.
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Many people have called her the best actress in the UK, many call her Adi the Alfa Female, many see her as Adi the Alfa Actress of our time.
Written by: Ikenna Obi © 2014.