Best-known for his role as Oppiekoffie waiter, Diederik Greyling in 7de Laan, Hennie Jacobs has caught the eye (and hearts) of soapie fans across South Africa. We thought it was high time we say with the South African actor, singer, and songwriter to find out a little more about his life offscreen.

Describe yourself in 5 words:

Loyal, hardworking, dedicated, perfectionist, realist.

When you were little you wanted to be…

A detective.

Your biggest relationship turn on is…

Intelligence.

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

Spending time with my family.

Right now, what are you completely obsessed with?

My wife and kids.

What would people be surprised to know about you?

That I like a neat house.

What are you most looking forward to this year?

I’m looking forward to the release of my new album.

Quick Fun Facts:

Favourite chocolate? Lindt chilli chocolate
Favourite TV show? Sons of Anarchy
Favourite movie? Blow
Favourite Travel Item? A GPS
Favourite Clothing Brand? Something durable and affordable
Favourite childhood memory? Mountain biking with my friends
Most cherished personal item that you own? My Leatherman
Your Woman Crush Wednesday? My super hot wife Marissa Vosloo-Jacobs
Favourite holiday destination? The Bush or sea-side will do.
Favourite sportsman? Gary Player
Must have fashion accessory? Sunglasses
Favourite drink? Red Wine

Want to know more? Follow Hennie on Twitter.