“Life101 gave my acting career a push and I’m still benefiting from the platform”- Pearl Wats
Pearl Wats is a Nigerian actor, presenter and fashion designer. She played “Brenda” in the Malta Guinness Life 101 series. In this edition of our “Goodness to Greatness” series, Pearl talked about how Malta Guinness pushed her career in the right direction.
- What were you doing before the Life 101 series?
I’ve been a full-time actor before the Life101 series.
- Have you always wanted to be an actor?
I’ve always wanted to be an actor since I was ten years old.
- How much has your life changed since the Life 101 TV series?
Life101 gave my acting career a push and I’m still benefiting from the platform
- What was the reaction of your family/friends to seeing you on TV?
It wasn’t their first time seeing me on TV. But they were excited and impressed as always
- If you were not playing Brenda what other character do you think you would have played in the Life 101 series?
If I wasn’t playing BRENDA, I would still have played BRENDA. I’m in love with that character.
- If you were to change one thing in your life, what would that be?
Mmmm! What would I change about my life! Let’s see…Oh well, I believe that no one has it all. I may not be where I want to be right now but I’m grateful for the journey so far. Hence, I wouldn’t change a thing about my life. I’d rather stay focused, push harder, make mistakes and learn from it till I get to my destination.
- What is next for you?
More Acting gigs, some in the pipeline and others to come. I’m thinking of producing my own stuff soon. And I’m also a fashion designer.
- What role would you say Malta Guinness played in fueling your greatness and helping you actualize your dreams?
Malta Guinness brought Life101 to life. Life 101 is about the biggest youth TV show/series in Nigeria and Africa as a whole. Thankfully, I’m a part of this greatness.
- What is your charge to other Nigerians who are still looking up to actualize their dreams?
To everyone out there looking up to actualize their dreams, always know that your dreams are VALID. Do what you love with Passion, be consistent, stay focused and never give up. Don’t forget to work hard and pray harder.
Malta Guinness is a premium malt drink, packed full of goodness and energy with vitamins B1, B2, B3 and B6. Malta Guinness Goodness has been fuelling the Greatness of Nigerian consumers for almost 30 years. The “Goodness to Greatness” series showcases Nigerians who have been fuelled to greatness by Malta Guinness.