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Yaya Urassaya
Yaya Urassaya
Yaya Urassaya

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  • Name: Urassaya Sperbund (อุรัสยา เสปอร์บันด์)
  • Nickname: Yaya (ญาญ่า)
  • Profession: Model, Actress
  • Date of birth: March 18, 1993
  • Birthplace: Pattaya (Thailand)
  • Height: 171cm
  • Weight: 48kg
  • Shoe: 37
  • Star sign: Pisces
  • Heritage: Thai/Norwegian
  • Religion: Buddhist
  • Languages: English, Thai, Norwegian, French, and learning Spanish
  • Marital Status: Single
  • Best friends: Kimberly Ann Voltemas, Margie Rasri Balenciaga
  • Siblings: older sister(Catreeya) and two step brothers (from her father side)
  • Hobbies: horse-back riding, swimming, basketball and soccer
  • Personality: Happy, Optimistic, Calm, Naïve, Clumsy, Stubborn & Peevish
  • Favorite Foods: Som Tum (Papaya Salad), Kai Kem (Salty Eggs), Namprick Num (Grilled Goat Pepper Paste), Salmon & Sticky Rice and Fried Chicken
  • Hair Color: Brown
  • Eye Color: Dark Brown
  • Favorite Color: Green
  • Education: The Regent's School, Bangkok Pattana School, Chulalongkorn University
  • Favorite Actress: Anne Thongprasom and Warattaya Nilkuha (Jui) (Confirmed via interview from Oops)

About

Yaya Urassaya Sperbund, the half Thai/Norwegian actress is the hottest breaking star at the moment. She entered the industry in 2008 but it wasn't until 2010 where she gained immense popularity and created a name for herself with her portrayal of the fearless, daring, Jeed in Duang Jai Akkanee. Her acting and pairing with co-star Nadech Kugimiya captured so many fans across the country where the two are now the most popular "koo kwan" of this generation. Before, Yaya could only speak 30 % of the Thai language because she attended international school since childhood where most of her friends are American. After being discovered by infamous P'Tue and signing a contract with channel 3, Yaya motivated herself to learn the language. She had a special teacher to tutor her at home until she became fluent. Until today, she still remains to be the darling and beloved heartthrob of the Thai industry. Yaya has the reputation of an adorable lead actress who is very prim and proper and never has scandalous news, therefore she is considered to be a good role model. Furthermore her perseverance to simultaneously work and finish her BA at Thailand's #1 top University, Chulalongkorn while maintaining at least a GPA of 3.3 has gained her the admiration of many people within the showbiz. She is well known as the princess/angel of the entertainment industry.

Credit: TubbyTinker

Interesting Facts

  • Her name nickname is Yaya because her father couldn't pronounce Urassaya (which means daughter in Thai) so the name Yaya was formed
  • She used to be an exchange student in Australia for one month in 2004
  • She was initially suppose to be named Christine but her grandmother disapproved of it.
  • Benz Pornchita revealed in her interview with Tonight Show for Mon Chantra that when she first saw Yaya on screen in the lakorn "Kularb Rai Nam", she called TV Scene producer *Khun Pin and told him "This young girl will surely be popular". As Benz predicted, Yaya did become very popular.
  • Anne Thongprasom original wanted Yaya in Punya Chon Kon Krua 2012 but Yaya was already busy filming Thoranee Nee Ni Krai Krong and was about to film Maya Tawan. (Via Anne's *interview from Manager)
  • Ananda Everingham revealed in his segment with Woody Talk Show that he adores her. In his viewpoint, there are many people in the industry with big egos so he is refreshed by *Yaya who always has an aura of sincerity.
  • Yaya is one of the top 10 most highest paid actresses in the industry
  • Younger actresses like Preem Ranida, Nychaa Nuttanicha, Preaw Tusaneeya and Now Tisanart consider Yaya to be their idol.
  • March Chutavuth expressed openly that he admires Yaya.

Dramas

Movies

Dao Lhong Fah Pupaa See Ngern (Upcoming)

Music Videos

-ปากหนัก (Aof Pongsak) (2010)
-อาจจะเป็นเธอ (It may be you) (Suthasinee) (2010)
  • OST. Duangjai Akkanee (4 Huajai Haeng Koon Kao):
-ให้รักเดินทางมาเจอกัน (Let love meet) (Calories Blah Blah & Bowling Manida) (2010) 
-เธอคือดวงใจของฉัน (You're My Heart) (Aof Pongsak) (2010) 
-ไม่รักไม่เป็นไร (Thought You Don't Love Me, It's Alright) (Namm Ronadet) (2010)


Album / OST

Commercial

Awards

  • 2010: Seventeen Teen Choice Awards: Seventeen choice hottie female
  • 2010: Seesan Buntherng Awards: Female Rising Star from Duang Jai Akkanee
  • 2010: TV3 Fanclub Awards: Female Rising Star from Duang Jai Akkanee
  • 2010: Top Awards: Female Rising Star from Duang Jai Akkanee
  • 2010: Mthai Top Talk Awards: Top Talk-About Actress
  • 2011: TV Pool 22nd Stars Party: Photgrapher's Favorite
  • 2011: SIAMDARA Star Awards: Best Rising Actress
  • 2011: Daradaily Great Award: Best Rising Actress from Duang Jai Akkanee
  • 2011 Award Hottie Female (Seventeen Choice Seventeen Magazine)
  • 2011 Award Male Hearthrob (OK! Awards)
  • 2011 Award The Next Female Icon (Hamburger The Decade of Fame)
  • 2012 Award Best KooKwan of 2011 with Nadech Kugimiya (Oops! Magazine)
  • 2012 Award Best Couple of the Year from Game Rai Game Ruk with Nadech Kugimiya (See Sung Bung Tern Award Ch3)
  • 2012 Award Best Popular Actress from Game Rai Game Ruk (9th Komchadleuk Award)
  • 2012 Award Charming Female (Star Choice Awards 2011)
  • 2012 Award Top Talk About Character Couples 2012 With Nadech Kugimiya Game Rai Game Ruk (Mthai Talk About Awards 2012)
  • 2012 Award Best Leading Popular Actress from Game Rai Game Ruk (Mekhla Awards 2012)
  • 2012 Award Born Couple from Game Rai Game Ruk with Nadech Kugimiya (Kerd Award 2012)
  • 2012 Award Actress Category (Cheeze Awards)
  • 2012 Award Superstar Female of the Year (Kazz Awards 2012)
  • 2012 Award Girl of the Year (Bang Awards 2012)
  • 2012-2013: SIAMDARA Star Awards: Beloved Actress

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