Seydou Soumare is an Angolan entrepreneur best known as one of the housemates on the seventh season of the reality competition television series Big Brother Africa, in 2012.
His partner in the house was his friend Esperanca Vemba.
Big Brother Africa Profile
Seydou entered Big Brother StarGame "for the money and the game as a whole". He says he is willing to do everything to win the grand prize and says, "I am a delivery man – I will make it happen!"
Seydou lists his favourite foods as steaks, seafood and carbonara. His favourite books are the Harry Potter series and Dan Brown's Angels and Demons.
On the small screen, his favourite show is Chelsea Lately while his list of favourite movies includes Titanic, The Hangover, Pearl Harbour and Any Given Sunday. He says the best place in Angola is the beach in Luanda and says he enjoys the people and the warmth of Africa.
Seydou's role model is Barack Obama, "because he is a successful black man and I aspire to be like him". He has three brothers and a sister and says his Grandmother has played a big role in his life, making him the man he is today.
The achievement he is most proud of is graduating from University, "because despite what some thought, I made it without failing".
He describes himself as outgoing, charming, intelligent, open-minded and "a hunk" and says his intelligence helps him get through things.
The traits he favours in others include intelligence and honesty, but he dislikes fake people and people who smoke around him.