Meet Cecilie Fjellhøy, one of the victims of the “Tinder Swindler” Shimon Hayut. This article covers her relationship, her age, where she is today, and her job, along with her socials.
Keep on scrolling to learn more about her.
Cecilie Fjellhøy On Tinder Swindler
Cecilie Fjellhøy is one of the victims of the Tinder scam of Shimon Hayut in Netflix’s true crime show “Tinder Swindler”. The Israeli national conned hundreds of thousands of dollars from several European women. How was that possible? He impersonated himself as Simon Leviev, son of Lev Leviev.
She is one of the European victims targeted by Shimon on Tinder. Other women who appeared along with her on the show are Pernilla Sjoholm and Ayleen Charlotte.
Before the show premiered Cecilie wrote, “Finally it’s almost here, the release of the documentary that have taken hours and to have faith in people again. I can confidently say I’m so honored and happy to be part of this project! What a journey! Can’t wait for you all to see it. Never give up, even though the fight might be hard! Goodness always wins.”
Cecilie Fjellhøy And Shimon Hayut’s Relationship
Cecilie and Shimon met him in 2018 while swiping through the dating app Tinder. Shimon caught her interest when she came across his profile on Tinder. Leviev – whose Tinder profile indicated he was also 29 – was tanned, dressed in Louis Vuitton, and sat aboard a luxurious plane with the ‘look’ Fjellhy would generally be attracted to.
After messaging each other, Shimon invited her to meet him for a coffee date in the lobby of Four Seasons hotel in London. She told him he was the CEO of LLD Diamonds, a diamond company previously owned by his father, Lev Leviev. At the end of the date, he invited her on a private jet to Sofia, Bulgaria where he had worked.
But one night in April 2018, she received a gory photo message from her boyfriend. Her boyfriend claimed he got ambushed by his enemies to kill. After the incident, he asked for financial support from her.
Then, she agreed to support Shimon when things changed dramatically when Hayut informed Fjelljøy of supposed threats made against him, claiming he was worried for his safety. She took out the loan from ten different banks, despite his apparent wealth.
They were swindled more than £200 thousand. He wrote a cheque for over £369,000 ($500,000) to pay back the money he’d borrowed, and more. But when she tried to cash the cheque, it bounced. Later she discovered that Hayut had a fraudulent past from 2015.
After realizing she got swindled, Cecilie reported him to Hayut in Norway and England after cutting off all contact with the man she believed to be her loving boyfriend. She contacted the Norwegian publication, VG, and submitted all the documentation of their relationship, including text messages and voice notes.
Where Is Cecilie Fjellhøy Today?
Currently, Cecilie Fjellhøy resides in London where she works as a Senior UX Designer at Sopra Steria. She remains close to her fellow victim Pernilla Sjoholm. They appeared together in March 2019 post. She had also featured her in July 2019 post, she wrote, “Had the most amazing time visiting my dear @pernillaelisabeths, Sweden you’re so beautiful”.
After the premiere of the show, she updated viewers on Twitter, “Thank you so much for the kind words! We have been fighting so hard, and are still doing it. But now with the backing of this amazing documentary. ”
Cecilie Fjellhøy Age
Cecilie Fjellhoy is 27 years old as of Jan 2022. She celebrates her birthday on 18 May, according to her IG post.
Cecilie Fjellhøy Job
Cecilie Fjellhøy started working in Peppes Pizza as Waitress/Chef in April 2006. After nearly a year, she quit her job in February 2008. In November 2007, she started working for Eplehuset AS as a sales consultant and worked until April 2008. After her sales consultant job, she joined DNB as a consultant in April 2008.
A year and half years later in August 2009, she joined Okonomisko as a sales consultant. She worked for 3 years until August 2012. Immediately after, she joined Sopra Steria in August 2012 as UX Designer in Oslo Norway. She worked for the company till December 2016.
A year later in September 2017, Cecilie moved to London, United Kingdom as Senior UX Designer – Digital Innovation Team. She shared, “As part of my master thesis I will work for the Digilab-team in London, and focus especially on AR/VR.”
She is also the founder of the action: reaction foundation since April 2019.
About academic qualification, Cecilie graduated high school from Skedsmo High School in 2007. For a year, she attended the Queensland University of Technology where she studied applied computer science in 2011. In 2009, she joined Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences where she earned her bachelor’s in Applied Computer Science B.
In 2017, Cecilie earned her master’s degree in Hyper Island and studied Digital Experience Design. She was reportedly bankrupt in over £200,000 of debt.
Is Cecilie Fjellhøy On IG, Facebook?
There are several social media platforms Cecilie Fjellhoy is on. Her Pinterest is (@ceciliefjellhoy). He is also on Twitter (@ceciliefjellhoy), Facebook (@cecilie.fjellhoy), and Instagram (@cecilie_).
Where Is Cecilie Fjellhøy From?
Cecilie Fjellhoy originally hailed from Asker, Norway. She currently lives in London, United Kingdom. She was born to her father Ove Martin Fjellhoy. Moreover, she had featured her father once in Father’s Day with a post, “Happy Father’s Day the best dad in the whole world!” Her father is available on Facebook.
Furthermore, Cecilie also has a younger sister who is a police officer. As a proud sister, she wrote, “Bursting with pride that my little sister graduated this month! She’s one of the strongest people I know, and I’m so proud that she can finally call herself police. Thank you so much for choosing that career, you’ll be amazing!”
She also has a nephew.
How Tall Is Cecilie Fjellhøy?
Cecilie stands tall at 5 feet 7 inches.
Is Cecilie Fjellhøy Dating Anyone?
Cecilie appears to be single at the time of this writing. But, she appeared in September 2018 with her “travel companion.” They were chilling on the beach in the post where she wrote, “When you have the best travel companion. To more memories”. Her travel companion’s name is Otto Alaoui.
Cecilie and Shimon had attended a wedding together in August 2018. So, they could be more than just “travel companions”.