These are the Big Brother Naija housemates who will keep you captivated to your televisions for the next 72 days.
Guys, it’s finally here! Big Brother Naija, Nigeria’s most popular reality TV show, has returned for its sixth season.
This season’s theme is ‘Shine Ya Eye,’ and the housemates will be battling and competing for the ultimate prize of N90 million in presents over the next 72 days.
These housemates come from all backgrounds, so it will be interesting to observe how they interact and stay in one house for the next ten weeks.
The housemates who will keep you captivated by your TV screens for the next 10 weeks are listed below.
Boma who is 30 years of age was born and raised up in the Lagos suburb of Yaba. He’s a mixologist. He enjoys meeting new folks. He’s a lover’s boy who wishes he could be everyone’s guy. He aspires to be the go-to person. He claims to be able to blend in with any crowd. Boma is a seasoned model with ten years of experience. After a career-ending injury, the former player turned to mixology.
He is from Lagos state. He is a certified engineer as well as a personal fitness trainer. He thinks he’s the type of person that all the ladies want to be around. He doesn’t think the boys will find that amusing. He claims that despite being 29, he acts like a toddler.
Yousef is a native of Jos. He is a multiracial Nigerian who works as a secondary school Technical Education teacher. He enjoys making himself appear good for the camera…he is vain!
He claimed to be prom king, and that the ladies adore him. He wants to be the most popular housemate. Yousef describes himself as a self-assured individual who brings laughter and amusement to the audience. He wishes to meet his soulmate.
Pere, a 36-year-old musician, and actor from Warri is a Warri native. He is a highly spontaneous person who enjoys working out. He admits to being a bully and makes no apologies for it.
The realtor claims that he will add drama to the show. This season, Pere says, fans should expect gbas gbos from him.
5. White Money
White Money claims that he enjoys having a good time and enjoys entertaining others. He despises people who are dishonest and would do anything to knock others down.
According to the businessman, he is the reason that both the young and old will be watching this season. He claims that he will bring joy to the house and that he will be the show for the vibes.
Niyi is a 34-year-old who loves partying and is always up for a good time. Man won’t be found in the house if there’s any gossiping going on. The happily married father of one claims that he will bring a lot of joy to the household.
After an injury, the 6’6″ former basketballer says he retired from the sport. Niyi, who owns a fantasy sports and event organizing company, says he is participating in the show to have a good time.
Yerins is a 27-year-old Bayelsa state medical doctor who prefers to be referred to as a generalist. He dislikes those who are deceitful. He’s bringing everything to the house, including love, drama, and everything else. Despite the fact that he is sometimes labeled as an introvert, he does not consider himself to be one.
8. Jay Paul
He hails from the state of Cross River and describes himself as a social butterfly. He describes himself as a jack of all trades. He claims that many people refer to him as a playboy.
He doesn’t take himself too seriously and will keep fans entertained from the start to the finish of the show (let’s hope he makes it that far.)
Emmanuel is a model and pageant king who is 24 years old. He enjoys reading, shopping, and driving fast automobiles. He claims to be a dramatic person. He has the reputation of being a hustler. He claims to be single, so the ladies should cross their fingers.
Sammie, a Kaduna native, is an Ahmadu Bello University Guidance and Counseling student. He’s also a filmmaker and a big believer in the power of dreams. He describes himself as a chatty individual. He hopes to win the ultimate prize and hopes that this opportunity will forever transform his life.
Ikechukwu, better known as Cross, is a 31-year-old free-spirited individual. He enjoys attractive women, nightclubs, and dancing. In the house, he is going to be himself. Cross enjoys seeing women fight for him…a he’s a naughty boy! He’s in the home for the thrills and spills.
“My name is Angel and it’s befitting because I’m truly a goddess.”
Writer and poet Angel likes writing, watching movies, and most importantly, sleeping. She describes herself as a fun, easy, likable person who enjoys storytelling. If she is not in the club dancing, you will find her on the beach writing poetry.
Angel is a proud feminist, and her friends describe her as a drama queen. This 21-year-old likes to meet new people and loves nothing more than to analyze them and believes being on Big Brother Naija will help her kick-start her journey in writing and cinematography. She also believes she’s “beautiful and also funny when I’m not under pressure”.
Peace is a 26-year-old entrepreneur from Port Harcourt. Her burning passion for fashion and style inspired her to open her very own clothing store that continues to keep her busy. She describes herself as “a fun, sociable, daring team player” and believes her multicultural background makes her relatable.
Although she is always on the go, Peace is not afraid to power down and refuel her social gas by spending time with her family when the opportunity presents itself.
14. Jackie B
Jackie B is a proud single mum and hard worker with a passion for life. She is an interior designer and a certified event and wedding planner and went to university in the UK where she had her son. The 29-year-old loves having fun and spending time with the people she loves but also enjoys time to herself. She describes herself as an “introverted extrovert” and insists she is shy but confident.
She is driven by money and success and wants to make sure she can take care of herself and her family. She always seeks adventure and gets bored very easily. She is also a resourceful and creative person who enjoys making life beautiful.
Jackie B does what she wants, when she wants, and trusts her judgment always.
The 29-year-old mother of one Tega is a business owner who loves dancing, traveling, DIY and photography. When she’s not doing any of the above, you can catch Tega swimming, or being the life of a party.
Her “small circle of friends” describes her as easy-going and a great cook – although she thinks that’s debatable, while she speaks of herself as outgoing, enthusiastic, and passionate about the things she loves. Tega is always willing to learn and tries to look at difficult situations as an avenue to learn and grow.
One of Tega’s favorite things is motherhood because it has changed her perspective a lot and makes her look forward to all the things life will bring her way
Multi-faceted Arin is a 29-year-old feminist, millennial Pisces who was raised in a polygamous home in Lagos. She is a fashion designer and an independent arts and culture curator dedicated to promoting the contemporary visual arts in Africa.
She is an emotional, strong, creative, opinionated, and unapologetically expressive person, describing herself as “having no filter most times”. She loves to live life uninhibited and wants to be in Big Brother’s house because she believes it is a platform tailor-made for young people like her to thrive and come into themselves.
Arin is eclectic, loves piercings, and loves to dye her hair blue.
Maria is a 29-year-old former air hostess, turned realtor who enjoys cooking, exercising, hiking, acting, and dancing. Maria prides herself on being a loving and kind-hearted individual who is always looking for new adventures. Her travels have taken her around the world and to all continents, except Antarctica.
Though she speaks of herself as “a symbol of love in human form”, people are often shocked by her stern side when they cross her or take her for granted. “I can get extreme when disrespected to the fullest”.
Having a go-getter attitude is one of her favorite character traits. Despite being hard-working, Maria enjoys having a glass of red wine when she needs a break.
Although she loves to meet new people, professional dancer Roseline admits she doesn’t do well with people who talk too much. She speaks of herself as “a down-to-earth go-getter” and also says she is tomboyish, but can glam up when she needs to.
Roseline, 26, loves singing, cooking, reading, and writing and also takes pride in her talents as an actor and fashion entrepreneur.
The 26-year-old used to be a video vixen, but her passion for dancing led her to her current profession; leader of a girl dance group. Despite working hard every day to cater to her family and loved ones, Roseline always makes time for travel.
Fashion model and up-and-coming actress Beatrice is a 28-year-old single mother of a five-year-old boy. She is a graduate of the University of Port Harcourt where she studied marketing.
Beatrice believes that she was “created with a special clay” because she wonders how she is able to do the things she does, without having learned how to do them. She can sing, dance, play basketball and football very well and is also a great hairstylist.
She is a talented software developer and when it comes to games, she is always the winner or the first runner up, even when she is not familiar with the game.
She wants to be in the Big Brother Naija house because she has an interesting personality which the world needs to see and also wants to positively impact those who have stories similar to hers.
Princess Francis is a 30-year-old e-hailing service driver and business owner. She lives in Abuja and enjoys cooking, traveling, and watching movies. She takes pride in being a lovable, caring, fun person – and confesses she can be a little dramatic sometimes. “I got the drama from my mama,” she says.
Princess is from Imo State and lists buying her very first car as the highest point in her life. Her lowest on the other hand, is when she found out her dad passed away.
Princess reckons there are many things that make her royalty, but none above her industriousness and the fact that she is a cool New Year’s baby!
Saskay is a 22-year-old extrovert and lover of books. She enjoys all types of music and speaks of herself as “an embodiment of art”. Discovering her talents and skills and using them to impact others and improve her persona, while striving to find her space in the world, is what she considers to be a high point in her life.
Although she was suspended from school in 2015, Saskay is having the last laugh as a fine artist and has even won titles such as ‘Model of The Year’ and ‘Female Personality of The Year’ at her university.
She loves dancing, cooking and meditating, and believes her personality was made for a show like Big Brother Naija.
27-year-old Nini is an economist and fashion entrepreneur born and raised in Nigeria. She has four siblings and a supportive mother that she loves very much.
She currently lives in Abuja and is a graduate of the University of Abuja. Her hobbies include cleaning, cooking, traveling, and photography. She describes herself as being “curious, dramatic, ambitious and fun” and admits she loves to be the center of attention.
Nini is joining Big Brother Naija because she believes it is a huge platform that can change her life for the better. She is also keen to try out new things and feels this experience will help her face challenges head-on while having fun.