Clara Fernaldo is a Zambian born actress based in the U.S and brand ambassador for Nollywood Shop. She is also the CEO/Founder of Fernaldo Clothing and Cosmetics. Clara is known for her impeccable sense of style, gorgeous looks but above all, her big heart and love for God. Check out her gallery from Fernaldo designs and my interview with her below.
Can you provide me with a little background about yourself?
My name is Clara Fernaldo, born in a family of eleven and I'm the sixth born. I love shoping, eating and exploring new things. Working hard is one of my best qualities.
How would you describe yourself in a few words?
Hmmmm I'm a very open person; I love to joke and have fun but above all I put my God first in all I do.
Can you tell me about your work/foundation?
I now work for myself. I'm the CEO/founder of Fernaldo clothing . I host events and sometimes act. Fernaldo clothing is now been worn worldwide and that has made me very proud . My designs are unique; you can never find similar clothing to fernaldoclothing.
What or who inspires you?
Inspiration mainly comes from myself but there are people that are really successful that I look upto such as Omotola,Genevieve, etc., specifically when it comes to acting.
What are you most passionate about?
I am passionate about my future, about shaping my life . I'm also passionate about being educated and making sure my daughter will be properly educated, not to forget acting as well as fashion designing since my creative instinct inside my heart provokes me to explore something unique and different in style and appearances.
How do you handle negative people in your life?
Hmm handling negative people in my life is very easy; I just block them because dealing with negative people can extremely drain you phyically and emotionally so you dont create room for them at all
What is the best advice anyone has ever given you?
Best advice I ever had and I quote "spend time considering where you want to go and what you want to accomplish in your life .Decide how you are going to get there. Follow your intuition. Never give up; God will always be with you."
Going forward, what do you hope to achieve in life?
What is important to me is knowledge. I want to be somebody that others will look up to.
What do you do when your plans do not succeed or go as planned?
I go on my knees because God can prevent something for our own God so I don't push. If I know I have put in 100%, I let God handle the rest.
What advice would you give anyone trying to do what you are doing at the moment?
My advice is to stay postive. Focus on what you need to achieve in life and close your ears to negativity .
What would you like people to know that they don’t know about you?
Hmmm I think they know everything hehehe.
What is the most important rule(s) that you live by?
Keep God first and do the best you can, He will never let u down.