Collien Fernandes is a German TV presenter, VJ, actress and model. Fernandes was born in Hamburg, Germany to a Portuguese-Indian father and a Hungarian mother. She has one younger sister, Elaine. Aged 15, Fernandes moved out from home to begin her career as a model. Fernandes was interested in music and started singing with the band Yam Yam. She went to dance schools in Hamburg and London.