On the Couch with Jayme-Lee Hanekom

Jayme-Lee-Hanekom-AAR-On-the-CouchWho is Jayme-Lee Hanekom? 
I am a performer, born in Melbourne raised by my two wonderful parents. I’m also a sister, an Aunty and a proud South African.   

What would you do differently from what you do now? 
In another world I’d love to be a makeup artist, I love everything about makeup and particularly love doing other peoples makeup. Making someone feel good about themselves is one of the best feelings in the world. 

Who inspires you and why?
I’m inspired by strong, determined, hard working and compassionate women. And the women I’m surrounded by and working with, are exactly that. 

What would you do to make a difference in the world? 
Kindness, love and education! 

Favourite holiday destination and why? 
I was recently in Amsterdam for Christmas and it was spectacular, but would love to make it over to Japan soon! 

When friends come to town, what attraction would you take them to, and why? 
Happyfield! It’s the best place in the world.

What are you currently reading? 
Slammed by Colleen Hoover.

What are you currently listening to? 
The Blueprint 2 – Jay Z.

Happiness is?
Spending time with my nephews, my family, my best friend and food! 

What does the future hold for you?
Telling Tina Turner’s story! With grace, truth, respect and a whole lot of dancing! 

Jayme-Lee stars as Alline Bullock and an Ikette in TINA – The Tina Turner Musical – which plays Sydney’s Theatre Royal from 4 May 2023. For more information, visit: www.tinathemusical.com.au for details.

Image: Jayme-Lee Hanekom (supplied)