Even if you don’t like soapies 7de Laan’s André Lotter offers a pretty good reason to tune in on a regular basis. The actor, singer, and adventure-lover is a true entertainer and we thought it was high time we sat down with him to get the skinny on what keeps him busy on his days off.

Describe yourself in 5 words:

Loyal, fun, loud (at times), caring, a dreamer.

What’s your idea of the perfect date?

Eating good food, and laughing till the tears of happiness run down our cheeks.

When you were little you wanted to be…

I wanted to be a rugby player.

Your biggest relationship deal breaker (or turn off) is…

Not believing in yourself, and chasing your dreams.

What do you like to do for fun or to relax?

Spending time with my wife on the couch watching movies. Or otherwise, spending time in nature – it revitalises me.

If you could instantly download three skills or super powers like an app what would they be?

Flying (when I dream I’m flying it makes me so happy)! I’d also like to be able to read minds so I can help people that often say, ‘I’m fine’, and they’re not, and Teleportation because I hate traffic.

Right now, what are you completely obsessed with?

Crossfit.

What would people be surprised to know about you?

That I can cook.

What are you most looking forward to this year?

I’m looking forward to becoming stronger, in mind, body and spirit.

What can’t you live without?

It’s got to be chocolate!

Quick Fun Facts:

Favourite chocolate? Kit-Kat.
Favourite TV show? Kingdom.
Favourite movie? Fight Club.
Favourite Clothing Brand? Refinery.
Favourite childhood memory? Climbing tall trees on the farm, and pretending I could see the world.
Your Woman Crush Wednesday? My beautiful Wife.
Favourite holiday destination? Cape Town.
Favourite sportsman? Muhammad Ali.
Must have fashion accessory? Wrist watch.
Favourite drink? Coffee.
Favourite travel item? My leather backpack.

Want to know more? Follow Andre on Twitter.