IKEMEN #14: Joao Veiga de Aguiar

August 30, 2013 4:39 PM

IKEMEN (ē´k´mɛn): Japanese Slang

"REALLY, REALLY, RIDICULOUSLY GOOD LOOKING PEOPLE"

Name: Joao Veiga de Aguiar

Profession: Stuntman/Actor

Origin: I was born in Viseu and grew up in Portimao, Portugal. I’ve been working since 2010 for the company, Madstunts. I recently lived and worked in Australia for a year, where I studied and graduated at the Gold Coast Stunt Academy and then worked as an Instructor. As a stuntman my work life ends up very eclectic, from working in film as a warrior to my last work for Queensland Opera Company, on their main stage performance of Carmen.

 

Your Passion: 

My profession and the people who surround me and support me in making the dreams I have reality.  David Chan Cordeiro and Colin Handley are two friends and teachers who share my passion and I’m thankful for them every single day.

 

If I weren't me, I'd be: 

Jason Statham. No further explanation needed there.

 

Best trait about yourself: physically and mentally: 

Physically I know I am strong and mentally I am even stronger.

 

First time in the morning: 

I will check the time to see if I can sleep in a little bit more.

 

Mealtime Ritual: 

In my opinion there is no time for rituals when there is food to be eaten. I eat a LOT. 

 

Something you'd never do or give up for money: 

My family and my friends.

 

Have you experienced unrequited love, and if so what did you do about it: 

I don’t really believe in unrequited love, if you want something you make it happen. There is no such thing as a no win situation.

 

Dream Date: 

Adriana Lima and Emily Ratajkowski, both at the same time would be good too but I’d settle for individually.

 

Favorite Designer: 

Under Armor and Nike 

 

Favorite Musician: 

Otis and Pharrell anything with a smooth sound and good lyrics.

 

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