In 2002 Faya had her breakthrough role in the famous Dutch soapseries Goede Tijden, Slechte Tijden as Yasmin Fuentes. After that it went very fast. In a short time she had successfully positioned herself as a Dutch actress. Alongside her role as Yasmin she also starred as the lead in the Dutch movie Als je verliefd wordt.
In addition to her career as an actress, Faya developed a love for fitness and healthy eating. In 2013 she started an Instagram account called @mykillerbodymotivation and shared her progress with her followers. What followed was the online sports platform of the same name with training videos and within no-time Faya grew into the Dutch figurehead in the field of sports and nutrition.
In 2016, Faya launched her first book: Killerbody Plan. The book was already a bestseller before it was in the shops, thanks to 15,000 copies sold in presale. The book started off at number 1 in the Top 60 Bestseller list. Killerbody Plan was in the list of best-selling books for 78 weeks , 26 weeks of which in the top 5.
The sequel came out in January 2017: Killerbody 2. Killerbody 2 also started off at number 1 with Killerbody Plan directly below at number 2. Never before has a writer succeeded in having two books at number 1 and 2 on the bestseller list.
Killerbody 3: Back in Shape is now in the shops. The third book is written for women who want to get back in shape again after pregnancy. Faya also launched her first e-book on how to get rid of cellulite: The Cellulite Guide.