The first edition of the Big Brother Naija reality TV show has kicked off and comprises of 12 housemates who are competing for the grand prize of Twenty Five Million naira. The show which was officially launched on the 22nd of January in South Africa is hosted by TV personality Ebuka Obi Uchendu.Below are the 14 housemates.
Ebony complexioned Uriel who happened to be the first housemate to enter the Big Brother House was born in Hammersmith, England, Uriel was sent to Nigeria soon after birth. She has four siblings and she is an entertainer. The very curvy babe is one of the hottest babes in the house. The 29-year-old stepped into the house first. She is a singer and a hair stylist from Imo State. She was born in England. one of her most popular tracks is Nwoke Oma which was released in year 2015
He is one of the handsome guys in the house and is over 6ft 5 tall. He is an acclaimed choreographer, who performed at the opening of BBNaija’s first edition and has since expanded into acting, writing and poetry. He featured in the stage play Heartbeat, The musical.
Fitness expert Kemen was the second housemate that got into the big brother house. Kemen hails from Akwa Ibom.
CocoIce, is an upcoming rapper
Bally is another good looking housemate who quit his plum job as a statistician to be a part of the show.
One of the most vivacious housemates, Marvis is a basketball loving female and Mass Communication graduate from Madonna University. She comes from a large family of 21 siblings.
Pretty Gifty is one of the most interesting female housemates. The 23 year old light skinned beauty is also the youngest house member. Gifty is an actress and model. She schooled in Accra, Ghana.
Soma is also a graphics artist and a music producer. He is among the calm and calculated housemates. He is the first housemate evicted from the house.
Bisola is a 30-year-old mother, actress and singer from Ogun State.
Miyonse Amosu Oluwaseyi is a chef from Abuja and the youngest male housemate.. He is a graduate of mass communication from University of Lagos. He is a lover of good music and beauty. He aims to cook his way to victory in the Big Brother house although that seems not to be working out for him.He is the second housemate to be evicted from the show.
Efe who hails from Delta State is touted to be the sharpest amongst all the housemates and he is well loved by both fans and his fellow housemates. The Warri boy is geared towards winning the grand prize and he is already doing an excellent job of that with his unique strategy. He is a graduate of Economics.
TBoss is a 32-year-old pretty girl with seven tattoos and eight piercings. She is one of the prettiest housemates . She studied at the University of Lagos for nine months before going to Romania to complete her studies.
She is a singer ,guitarist and the second runner up of the last edition of Nigerian Idol.She was one of two new housemates who got into the house a week after the show kicked off.
Heavily built Bassey who loves to flaunt his well chiselled physique is the last housemate that was introduced into the house a week later alongside Debbie Rise