Talia Hayward is a Zambian graphic designer and musician best known as one of the housemates on the seventh season of the reality competition television series Big Brother Africa, in 2012.
Her partner in the house was her sister Tamara Nyirongo. Their father was the late Zambian music legend Paul Ngozi.
Big Brother Africa Profile
Talia hails from Lusaka, where she is a graphic designer and musician. She will be playing Big Brother StarGame with her older sister Tamara, because she believes they are a great pair, they complement each other well and they share a rare understanding.
She believes their presence in the House will bring controversy and great entertainment – and their supportive family is right behind them.
Talia says she is outgoing, free-spirited and spontaneous and likes her patience, tolerance and great sense of humour. In others, she respects strong personalities, kindness, understanding and a similar free-spiritedness to her own personality.
She dislikes control freaks, gossips and people who look down on others.
If she wins the grand prize, Talia will invest in real estate and help her family and the people who helped her become who she is today. She is hoping to gain exposure, friends, connections and experience from being on the show and lists her favourite former housemate as Munya.
Talia enjoys TV shows like X-Factor, Idols and Game of Thrones and movies including Lord of the Rings, Lucky Number Sleven, Gladiator and The Shawshank Redemption.
Her favourite musicians are Chris Martin, Etta James, Jimmy Hendrix and Bob Marley and her favourite actors are Liam Neeson, Jared Leto, Bradley Cooper and Robert Downey Jr.