She’s easy on the eyes, but this beautiful woman will enthrall your imagination. Alicia Guastaferro is one talented individual. Acting, modeling, singing, etc. Alicia does it all, and then some. Hard work doesn’t even begin to describe Alicia, and her passion for excellence. Constantly striving to be better each and every day, Alicia is a woman who every girl should strive to be.
You’re an actress, model, and a singer. How did you get interested in all of those things?
Alicia Guastaferro: I started doing beauty pageants when I was eleven-months-old until I was about eighteen. So, my entire life I have always been performing on stage. I love to entertain and it’s always been a dream for me to do it as life time career.
How do you balance and maintain being proficient in all of the things that you’re passionate about?
Alicia Guastaferro: I practice, practice, and practice. Practice makes perfect, and that is what I do. Everyday I practice singing to strenghten my voice, I try my best to eat healthy, get rest, and always stay positive!
What’s the most challenging part about acting, modeling, and singing?
Alicia Guastaferro: The most challenging part is always staying positive and never giving up. Some days maybe tougher than others, but no matter what–you cannot give up and that is what I do; I follow my dream and never give up.
Do you have any daily habits or routines that have helped you out in any way in your life?
Alicia Guastaferro: My daily routine that helps me in life is always good plenty of sleep, practice singing everyday, try to work out for at least half an hour each day, eat healthy, and always stay positive, and never give up.
How do you handle doubt, fear, and rejection that you’ve faced in your life?
Alicia Guastaferro: My whole entire life I have been judged and always in the spotlight, especially being an only child–I handle doubt, fear, and rejection by never giving up and now matter how hard things may be, I will never take no for an answer. Also, my parents support me 111% in everything I do and to me, they are my world.
Which leads me to my next question. How do you handle criticism and negativity that is directed towards you?
Alicia Guastaferro: In school I was bullied so bad, I’ve had hate crimes happen to me, and I’ve been put through living hell and back. But in the end–I’m a survivor. When someone is negative towards me, I brush it off. Words do hurt (I know firsthand), but you cannot let it get the best of you; no matter what happens to you in life.
What kind of impact do you want to have on people with your talents?
Alicia Guastaferro: The impact I would like people to have is that there is a light at the end of the tunnel, and it’s a positive one. No matter what happens to you in your life, never give up and do not live in the past, live in the future and never judge a book by its cover.
Is there anything in particular that you would like to accomplish this year?
Alicia Guastaferro: One particular thing I want to accomplish this year is to finish my first singing album, which I’m very excited about. Music runs through my family and music is a part of my life, and I love it.
Who do you look up to the most in your life and why?
Alicia Guastaferro: The person I look up to the most was my grandmother. She passed away when I was eleven, but she raised me from day one; she was a mother to me, I even called her mama. She always told me to never give up on my dreams, and that one day, I’ll be a star. In her honor may she rest in peace. I want to fulfill her dreams by always believing in my dreams, which is to have a career in the entertainment field; which I love.
Share a piece of advice that has helped you out immensely in your life?
Alicia Guastaferro: Piece of advice is to never give up on your dreams, no matter what anyone tells you, and always believe in yourself.
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