45 Interesting Facts About Yourself With Examples

You went out on a meeting with someone for the first time, and to keep the conversation going they asked for facts about yourself. Many people get stuck at this point, I mean, it’s not like you don’t know anything about yourself. The question is which facts do you tell, right? No need to worry anymore, we have got you covered.

Today I’ll walk you through 50 fun facts you can use in various situations; job interviews, business dinners, or a date with your Tinder match. These facts are very relevant. So stick around, and keep reading.

45 Interesting Facts About Yourself With Examples

1. My Hobby is…

What do you do in your leisure? What makes you feel happy and relaxed? You can say this fact about yourself anytime. It can help spark up a conversation between you and your date, build a comfortable atmosphere in a meeting with your colleagues, or give the interviewer a little basic info about you.  

2. I graduated from…

What university did you graduate from? Trust me, your interviewer would want to know. Somehow, the college you graduated from changes the way people see you. If it was a renowned college, your interviewer may automatically see you as capable of the position.

3. I studied…

Sometimes graduating from a good college is not enough, what you studied and your grades are relevant too. During an interview, it’s true that you have already submitted your CV, but it does not stop you from using this fact. This fact can be used on different occasions, and you can use it without sounding boastful. No one likes a proud person.

4. My favorite dish is…

On a dinner date, chatting with your crush or just having a conversation with a friend. This fact is extremely helpful. What is your favorite cuisine? People love talking about food and it helps create a casual atmosphere.

5. A cup/glass of (insert beverage) in the morning gets me going.

Are you a coffee or a tea person? Or do you just take a glass of milk? What do you take every morning to get yourself ready for the day? This fact sparks conversations

6. An unforgettable memory of mine…

A childhood memory maybe. A subway experience or a store encounter. What unforgettable funny or sad experience do you have? Share it! Keep the conversation flowing. Funny experiences are more advisable because you do not want to make the mood sour. Sad tales can only be used if you want to make the other person open up.

7. I play the…

It is fascinating to see someone who can play an instrument. Starting from the simple to the difficult ones. You can use this particular fact at will; literally anywhere and anytime. Your date would find you more interesting, your boss would love to know when you started playing and you would open the floor to casual discussions in your business dinner. That’s right! You have to be the vibe booster, not the killer.

8. My favorite sport is…

Are you a sports person? Thats great! Tell them about your favorite sport. Your date might be into it and you too can go on a tennis date sometime or watch a football match together. Using this fact gives people more insight into the type of person you are.

9. My favorite club is…

If you are a sports person, you shouldn’t miss mentioning your favorite club. Why do you like that club? Have they been your favorite from day one?

10. I used to work at…

Very useful at job interviews. If you have an experience in the job you are applying for, you should mention it. It would take you one step ahead of the other applicants. You can also tell the interviewer why you left that job, and why you feel working with them would be more beneficial for you.

11. I can speak…(insert language (s))

If you can speak any other foreign language, don’t hesitate to mention it. People would find you interesting. Some examples of such statements are “I speak Spanish a little” and “I speak Japanese very well. “Knowing how to speak more than one language–whether local or foreign–is cool. Don’t forget to flaunt it, as long as you do not overdo it.

12. I can cook…

Are you a kitchen person? Do you know everything about the kitchen? What is your favorite dish to cook?

13. I love to dance/sing

Imagine going out on a date with someone and finding out that your date is a good singer and/or dancer. If that is not fascinating, what is?

14. On weekends I…

What do you like to do on weekends? Are you the go out, have fun, and explore type or sit at home and read a book type?

15. I’m a huge fan of (insert celebrity)

This fact says a lot about your type of person. What celebrity do you idolize?

16. I am a social media person (or not)

Do you know your way around Instagram? Do you know all the trending topics? More often, do you say, “I don’t have time for social media”??

17. I’ve been to (insert places)

If you travel a lot, you’ve got to share it. What country(ies) have you been to? What experiences did you have there? How did you adapt to the new culture and surroundings?

18. I grew up in…

Where is your hometown? Did you grow up there? If not where did you grow up? In the city or the village? How did growing up there affect the perspective from which you view society? What are some unforgettable memories from where you grew up?

19. I’m good with tools…

Are you good with fixing cars, and dishwashers? Are you good with fixing in general? This is a fun fact about yourself that you shouldn’t leave out. 

20. I hate/love pets…

Do you have pets? Cats or dogs or even both? Do you despise pets? Are you allergic to any?

21. When I had my first kiss…

This is an interesting fact that is advisable to be used only in casual conversations. On a chat with your crush? Tell them. On a date or just a hangout? Tell them.

22. An addiction of mine…

Are you a music freak? Movie freak? Food freak? What kind of freak are you? What weird addiction do you have? Do you have a strange liking to toothpaste or eating seasoning cubes? If it is a funny addiction, share it! Even if it is not, still share it. Anything to keep the conversation going right. 

23. My kind of music

What is your taste in music? What kind of music pumps you up?

24. I’m married

A compulsory fact about yourself that shouldn’t be left out. if you’re divorced, you’re free to mention it if you want. 

25. I have kids…

How many bundles of joy do you have? When meeting with your old classmates during a reunion, you can mention this fact. You can also share with them how troublesome or adorable your kids can be.

26. I love art…

Are you a crazy art lover? Do you collect art or even better, paint?

27. I have a hidden talent…

Can you juggle with your nose? Are you flexible? Can you speak backward? What fun talent do you have? You’ve got to share it. You are an interesting person, so share your amazing qualities.

28. I love to exercise

Do you love to exercise, and always want to stay fit? Tell your Tinder match that!

29. I love to accessorize

This fact is mostly common among women. This does not mean men do not like to accessorize either. If you like to adorn yourself with expensive jewelry, it is an interesting fact that shouldn’t be left out.

30. I am introverted/ extroverted

Are you an introvert or an extrovert? Tell them!

31. My zodiac sign is…

Most peopleople believe that a person’s zodiac sign says much about that person. Some people believe they can be compatible with another person if their zodiac sign says they are compatible. This makes this a fact that can start up a conversation.

32. My religious beliefs are…

Not everyone likes to talk about their religious beliefs but this might be an important fact to consider talking about with your date. If you two are ever going to get serious, religious beliefs is just the tip of the iceberg compared to all the intimate discussions you must have.

33. If I could be anywhere in the world…

If you were asked to go anywhere in the world, where would you go? Paris? What about New York? What are your goals, even if they are not geographical? You could distribute them.

34. My role model is…

Who do you look up to? Someone close to you or a celebrity? Who do you aspire to be like?

35. In the next five years, I see myself as…

This is a popular question that is asked at any occasion. Your employer can ask you, so can your date or even a chat buddy just to keep the conversation flowing. What kind of person do you envision yourself as in the next few years? What do you think you would have achieved by then? Who do you hope to have seen?

36. My dream job is…

“I had wanted to be a lawyer when I was younger.” Have you ever thought of a dream job? Are you currently employed in your ideal position?

37. My favorite subject in School was…

What subject did you love more than the others? What subject can you never miss a class or fail a test even if you were given the test in your sleep?

38. I have (insert years) experience in…

This can also be a professional fact. Do you have an experience in marketing or coding or other things that you feel can make you eligible for the job you’re applying for? Tell them!

39. My deadliest Allergy is…

You shouldn’t forget to state this fact as it can actually save your life. I can also be a fun fact about you, but most importantly, it’s a fact that can help ensure your safety. No one would know of your allergies if you don’t tell them. So you’ve got to tell them, to avoid them feeding you what you’re allergic to.

40. I have (insert number) siblings

During a casual conversation you can always chip in this fact. Tell the other person what position you are in your family and how growing up with your siblings has contributed to the person that you are. Share with the person a fun experience that you had with your siblings growing up or that time you guys destroyed your neighbor’s garden and got into serious trouble with your neighbor and your parents.

41. My favorite Tv show is…

Do you love Keeping up With the Kardashians, or are you more of a Spongebob person. Every one has their definition of entertainment and fun. Humans are versatile and that is what makes us really interesting species. It’s alright to share your versatility with the world every once in a while.

42. I don’t believe in aliens

Do you believe there are other intelligent species apart from us humans? Do you believe that they might actually be watching us waiting for the right time to reveal themselves? You can share your thoughts on that.

43. I am not a fan of robots

Some people get paranoid when it comes to robots. They do not like the fact that robots are being developed and made to look exactly like humans, they fear that one day, robots would take over the world and enslave us. If you’re that kind of person who hates the word “robots” or “AI”, don’t be hesitant to share your thoughts and fears.

On the other hand, if you are a huge fan of robots, it doesn’t stop you from sharing that too. Especially if you’re into robotics. That would be super cool!

44. My greatest achievement is…

What amazing thing have you achieved so far? What achievement are you most proud of? What other achievements do you wish to obtain in the near future?

45. My biggest fear is…

It can be a physical or mental fear. “My biggest fear is getting lost on an island in the middle of the sea” or “My worst fear is drowning in the ocean” are all phrases that people use to describe their fears. Saying this fact doesn’t make you seem uncool. As humans we all have something we’re terrified of.

Conclusion

Next time you are asked to say facts about yourself, I’m sure you would no longer be short of words. With the above listed, you would be able to engage in a fruitful conversation with literally anyone, anywhere. Use these facts, and you would be able to spice up conversations. Remember, you should be the booster of vibes, not the killer.

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