Francis Polo is a native of Lagos State, Nigeria, originating from the Urhobo tribe. Francis is fluent in his native tongue and conversant in Italian.
Francis' first passion was soccer, he played semi-professional soccer on a youth national team in Lagos. He later moved to the United States in his teenage years where he continued his education and his passion for soccer. It wasn't until later that his mother, a former model herself would introduce him to the entertainment industry. Francis found a new passion after he booked his first commercial at seventeen. He then went on to refine his skills at Columbia College Chicago, where he received a B.A degree in Film & Video with a minor in Acting. He also attended renowned training centers such as Second City Chicago and Act One Studios where he took dialect classes to learn how to speak with and without an accent.
Francis is a pescatarian and an advocate of health and nutrition, when he's not hiking, swimming, or running a marathon, Francis enjoys creating short films and YouTube videos where he shares beauty and fashion related tips. He uses this platform to help others and empower them to feel confident both in this industry and many other aspects of their lives.