Check out our interview with talented host, actress, TV personality and producer Paige Mobley.
The multi-hyphenate rising star can currently be seen as a series lead on Netflix’s Instant Dream Home which premiered in August and is still a fan favorite on the streaming platform. Next, she will be seen starring opposite Cheri Oteri and Stephen Tobolowsky in the film, Love Virtually, playing Kimberly. Paige other credits include television shows such as Gossip Girl and Socially Awkward and she was also a contestant on America’s Next Top Model for cycle 23.
Follow Paige @paigemobley
Hi Paige, please tell us a little about you?
Hi! I’m an actress, host, model and producer originally from Michigan!
Describe yourself in 3 words?
Energetic, Happy and Tall
How did you get started into acting?
I began acting as a kid in my hometown community theater, eventually went to college for musical theater in NYC, then finally moved to Los Angeles to pursue performing professionally.
How has this changed your life?
I have more opportunities to expand my love for the entertainment industry and pursue the many avenues within it.
What is the best and worst part of being an actress?
Best part of being an actress is making a living as an artist, worst part is the rejection.
How do you prepare for a role?
Curiosity and a lot of reading.
Tell us about your work on Netflix’s Instant Dream Home?
Instant Dream Home is a show that is filled with love and excitement. I have the opportunity to blend my career as a performer, with my background in home renovation. I pinch myself every day that I’m apart of such a fun experience.
And about your new film “Love Virtually?”
Love Virtually is a romantic comedy that was filmed during COVID. The film has a lot of virtually reality / avatar elements. It’s really fun, unique film that blends both live action and VR avatars.
What other projects you have been part of?
I’ve done other feature films and commercials, but I’m most well known for being on America’s Next Top Model.
What kind of roles do you like or would like to play and why?
I really enjoyed doing a romcom and I’d love the opportunity to do another!
What is the most rewarding part of your work?
Living out my childhood dream.
What’s your advice for the newer actors?
Don’t give up. Work hard. Invest in education.
What would say are the greatest lessons you learned so far in this business?
The harder you work, the luckier you get.
Now tell us about your experience on America’s Next Top Model for cycle 23 and are you still following the fashion and modeling industry?
I enjoyed my time on the show very much and would love to continue to model if the opportunity presented itself.
What is fun and rewarding about modeling? And what is not?
It’s fun to dress up and be on camera, but the modeling industry can be very cut throat.
The most important thing when you are shooting is?
To have fun and big energy.
What do you think is the secret to have a successful IG account?
As a popular actress and influencer you are followed by so many people. How do you feel about that pressure of doing always the right thing, and encourage people to follow their dreams?
I feel responsible to set a good example, but I also think it’s important to be yourself. I try to not take myself too seriously.
How would your best friend describe you?
Spontaneous and fun! We’re always laughing and down to have a good time.
If you are a book, what would be the title of the book and why?
Still thinking about my future memoir title!
What advice would you give to your younger self and why?
I would tell her to be less self-critical. This career path can be challenging and I wish I’d been kinder to myself.
What’s next for Paige Mobley in the last months of 2022 and for 2023?
A lot of excitement coming up with my production company, Eastend Entertainment.
What is your favorite healthy food?
And your favorite cheat food?
Pizza, fast food and grilled cheese.
What is your own definition of happiness?
Finding the joy, hope and passion every day.
If you could meet someone living or dead, who would it be and why?
Shonda Rhimes, Lin Manuel Miranda, Cameron Diaz, Oprah.
Best advice ever given?
Never take no for an answer.
Do you support any charity?
Baby 2 Baby, Habitat for Humanity and CASA.
Where do you see yourself and your career in 5 years from now?
I’m not sure where my career / life will take me, but I hope to be happy.
What do you think of Social Media?
I think social media can be wonderful when used with good intentions.
Where we can follow you?
@paigemobley all social platforms!
Book: Atlas of the Heart by Brene Brown
Movie: La La Land
Tv Series: RHOSLC
Favorite Food: Pizza!
Travel Destination: Anywhere with a beach and margaritas!