Name: Adesuwa Pariyapasat
Originally from: Edo state, Nigeria
Current location: Chelsea, NYC
Agency: ONE Management
ADESUWA PARIYAPASAT: "SOUL MUSIC. EVERYONE ALWAYS DANCES...NO MATTER WHO YOU ARE OR WHERE YOU'RE FROM. THE BEAT MAN…GETS THE PEOPLE GOING."
30th May 2014
Who is Adesuwa Pariyapsat?
My name’s Adesuwa...pronounced ah-day-su-wa. It means born into wealth in Edo language. Ive got 3 siblings. we all look identical just different hair types. They’re my favorite people ever. Dads Nigerian and moms is Thai/Chinese. Was born in the states but grew up in Nigeria. back here now.
What did you do before modeling?
In school studying chemistry premed.
Your personal passion or hidden talents?
ha i wish i was a deep sea diver, but not really, because id have to do my hair all the time haha. I sing. I think I’m in a band; but theyre all the way in Cali and alas i am here. oh! i draw though. Im looking into getting into sculpture making.
Ten years from now (you will be…)?
Alive, kicking ass and taking names.
Momma. i dunno. its nostalgic.
What’s no fun?
Seeing people cry…most awkward situation ever no one ever knows what to do. I certainly don’t.
Starburst candy and new music. Good new music...the kind u can’t stop listening to till youre sick of it.
Current 'eye candy'?
My danish dude; he’s tight. We just became boyfriend and girlfriend on Facebook. I think its serious.
Soul music. Everyone always dances...no matter who you are or where you're from. The beat man…gets the people going.
A quote that sums you up:
“The only thing worse than being talked about is not being talked about”
- Oscar Wilde
Hahah just kidding. I’m not that vain. “Hey whats up!” is good enough.