50 Unique Ways To Share Fun Facts About Yourself With Examples

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Last Updated on July 26, 2023 by Lori Geurin

Have you ever been asked to share fun facts about yourself and didn’t know what to say? It can feel stressful and cause you to overthink everything. But it doesn’t have to be this way. This post gives you 50 examples of ways to share a fun fact about yourself. It’s a simple strategy that will help you always have something interesting to say. With these simple tips, you can eliminate the stress, relax, and enjoy the conversation.

Whether you’re meeting someone new or in a job interview, being able to share fun and interesting facts about yourself is a great skill to have. Plus, it makes you even more likable (as if that were even possible).

Even though most people don’t appreciate it when someone hijacks conversations, sharing interesting tidbits about yourself can be a great icebreaker or way to start up an interesting conversation with someone new.

You might even learn that you have more in common than you realized.

Below are several ideas to help you come up with cool fun facts about yourself that you may not have thought of before. The concept is to give you many topics to think about so you never run out of engaging facts you can draw from.

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How To Use Fun Facts About Yourself

You can use this strategy in so many ways. Here are a few:

  • In an interview when you’re asked the ever-popular “tell me something interesting about yourself” question
  • When introducing yourself to someone new
  • In a presentation
  • In emails, letters, or texts
  • With friends
  • On your social media profiles
  • With colleagues as fun facts to share with coworkers

As an example, last week I shared some fun facts about myself to help you get to know me better. (You can read that post here: 25 Fun Facts About Me (including my most embarrassing moment).

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Sample Fun Facts About Yourself Video

And here’s a fun video showing one way to share deep facts about yourself – related to job interviews and professional settings.

It’s always good to keep your audience in mind. You’re not going to tell the same story in the same exact way to your best friend as you would at work with your colleagues.

Just something good to remember because not everyone is going to appreciate a detailed story about how you climbed Mount Kilimanjaro, especially if you’re in the middle of an office meeting where people have a million things to do and are ready to eat lunch.

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Fun fact about yourself examples

50 Fun Facts About Yourself With Examples

Below are 50 examples to get you thinking. Just fill in the blanks with your personal facts. Have fun with it and make up your own!

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Family Facts

  1. I’ve been married to ___ for ___ years.
  2. We have ___ children.
  3. My favorite childhood memory was when ___.
  4. I have ___ siblings.
  5. My grandparents are from ___.
  6. My favorite family vacation was when we went to ___.
  7. I have ___ pets. ___ dogs, ___cats, etc. Their names are ___.

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Talent and Interests Facts

  1. I speak ___ languages.
  2. I collect ___.
  3. I’ve been playing the (instrument) since I was ___ years old.
  4. I love to cook ___ from scratch.
  5. I wrote a book about ___.

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Funny Facts

  1. My most embarrassing moment was ___.
  2. When I was a child my brother/sister and I (tell the funny story).
  3. The first car I owned was a ___.
  4. When I was little I wanted to be a ___ when I grew up.
  5. The first concert I attended was ___.

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Here are even more ways to share fun facts about yourself.

Random Facts About Me

  1. My favorite food is ___.
  2. The artist I appreciate most is ___.
  3. My favorite color is ___.
  4. I would love to learn how to ___.
  5. My favorite book is ___.
  6. When I have a free afternoon I like to ___.
  7. My favorite restaurant is ___.

Get more examples in my fun facts about me post!

What I Like

  1. Out of all the seasons, I like ___ the best.
  2. My favorite food is ___.
  3. My favorite quality in a person is ___.
  4. I’m a huge fan of ___.
  5. My favorite kind of music is ___.

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What I Dislike

  1. I can’t stand the scent of ___,
  2. I’m scared to death of ___.
  3. My pet peeve is when people ___.
  4. I can’t stomach the taste of ___.
  5. I don’t like the sound of ___.

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Travel Facts

  1. My favorite place to travel to is ___.
  2. The most beautiful place I’ve been is ___ because it ___.
  3. I prefer traveling by ___ because of ___.
  4. The most relaxing trip I’ve taken has been to ___.
  5. The scariest thing that’s ever happened when I was traveling was ___.
  6. I always take my ___ when I travel.

One fun fact about me is that I love going to the beach! Do you like to travel?

Friend Facts

  1. My best friend and I have known each other ___ years.
  2. I like to go to ___ with my friends.
  3. When I was little I had an imaginary friend named ___.
  4. My friends say I’m ___.
  5. My friends call me ___.

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Education and Work Facts

  1. My dream job is working at ___.
  2. After graduation, I worked at ___ as a ___.
  3. I graduated from ___ with a degree in ___.
  4. My first job ever was ___.
  5. The most fun job I’ve ever had is ___.

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What are some unique things about me?

Start by making a list of things about yourself. Everyone has a unique perspective and view of the world. Your personal experiences and unique journey shape you through life.

No matter your life experiences, you can continue to grow and improve yourself throughout your life. So what is one unique fact about yourself?

Your story makes you interesting. According to aconsciousrethink.com, are a few things that make you unique.

  1. Habits
  2. Experiences
  3. Attitude
  4. Hobbies (Here are 100 low-cost hobbies.)
  5. Goals
  6. Guilty pleasure
  7. Creativity
  8. Perspective
  9. Likes and dislikes
  10. Passions
  11. Personality
  12. Favorite ice cream flavor

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Final Word: 50 Examples Of Fun Facts About Yourself + Examples

Following these fun fact samples will help you not worry so much about coming up with things to say. These fun facts about yourself make it easier to talk to other people. They take the focus off of you because you feel more relaxed. And this can help you approach conversations with more confidence and ease.

This will allow you to:

  • Be a better listener
  • Have less anxiety about communicating
  • Pay attention to body language
  • Enjoy the conversation

because you’re not concerned about knowing what to say.

(Find out how to be a better listener with 10 easy tips.)

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Tell me three fun facts about yourself. What are the funniest fun facts about yourself? Share below!

12 thoughts on “50 Unique Ways To Share Fun Facts About Yourself With Examples”

  1. Thanks for writing this.
    The most important advice for a good conversation that I can give is to enjoy the moment and listen to the other person as well.

    1. Hey Robby, You’re so welcome, and thank you for reading!

      This is such great advice! I agree that enjoying the moment and giving your full attention to the other person is super important. Thanks so much for sharing!

  2. I’ve never thought about this or how to use them in conversation. One fun fact about me is that I’m an art nerd to a fault. Like I visited the Sistine chapel this summer and I got so emotional I shed a few tears XD

  3. These are some fun ways to give facts. I just hate when you have to go around the room and say a fun fact. I’m all, “that’s a hard pass from me.”

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