Rebecca Nengi Hampson popularly known on the reality tv show as Nengi, is a Nigerian reality television personality, businesswoman, model, beauty pageant winner, and actress. She is from Bayelsa State and was born on the 1st of January,1998.
In 2013, she was crowned Miss Queen of Trust, Miss Peace Bayelsa in 2014, and in 2017, she reached up to the Top 5 MBGN. She became the second runner-up on the popular reality show Big Brother Naija season 5 in September 2020. She was awarded the BlvckWomxnWorldwide award for Entrepreneur of the Year on November 1, 2020.
Profile Summary of Rebecca Nengi Hampson
|Stage Name||Rebecca Nengi Hampson|
|Real Name||Rebecca Nengi Hampson|
|Profession(s)||Reality TV Star,|
|Birthday||January 1, 1998|
|Age||23 years (As in 2021)|
|Hometown||Yenagoa, Bayelsa, Nigeria|
|Sibling(s)||Brother(s): James Maurice Hampson|
|Education & Qualification|
|College||UNIVERSITY OF PORTHARCOURT (UNIPORT)|
Early Life and Education
Nengi was born in Nigeria to a British father and a Nigerian mother in Port Harcourt, Port Harcourt. She was born in Nembe/Brass LGA, Bayelsa State|Bayelsa State, and is a dual citizen of Nigeria and the United Kingdom.Nengi attended the University of Port Harcourt (UniPort) after completing her elementary and secondary school, earning a second class upper in her Bachelor’s Degree in Linguistics and Mass Communication.
Nengi’s pageant career began in 2013 when she competed in the Queen of Trust (Beauty for Purpose) pageant held in Port Harcourt. She went on to be crowned Miss Queen of Trust 2013 after winning the beauty contest.
Rebecca Nengi Hampson competed in the Miss Peace Bayelsa beauty pageant in 2014 as Miss Ekeremor, which was held in Bayelsa State|Bayelsa State, Nigeria. She was crowned Miss Peace Bayelsa 2014 for the second year in a row.
Nengi returned to pageantry after a year away, entering the MBGN beauty pageant in 2016, but had to withdraw due to personal difficulties at home. Regardless, she returned in 2017 as Miss Bayelsa to compete for the MBGN crown. She did not win the top prize, but she did make it to the Top 5 entrants and was awarded the title of ‘Best Evening Wear’.
In July 2019, Nengi debuted her ‘Shoes by Flora’ collection, which was named after her late mother MS. Flora.
The company, which specializes in women’s Footwear|footwear, has been there for a while but wasn’t as well-known until she mentioned it on Big Brother Naija Season 5. Due to her efforts with Shoes by Flora, the young businesswoman was acknowledged internationally on November 1, 2020, when she earned the blvckwomxnworldwide award for entrepreneur of the year.
Nengi makes an appearance in the remake of the Nollywood classic Rattlesnake: The Ahanna Story
Nengi has been recognized by a number of companies as a brand ambassador and influencer. She was named Payporte’s brand ambassador in October 2020. Deshapeables, Nigeria and Remy Martin.
Season 5 of Big Brother Naija
Nengi made her broadcast debut on July 19, 2020, at the premiere of Big Brother Naija Season 5. (Lock Down Edition). Ebuka Obi-Uchendu, the show’s host, announced her as the 20th and last contestant. The program aired for ten weeks, and Nengi soon rose to fame, becoming the first female housemate in the show’s history to reach one million Instagram followers while still in the house. She also set a milestone by becoming the show’s first Head of House and then the Ultimate Head of House, ensuring her a berth in the finals.
Nengi finished third in the Big Brother Naija season 5 finale on September 27, 2020, making her the second runner-up.
List of Nengi’s Endorsements
Nengi is a brand ambassador to several multinational and Nigerian brands ranging from alcohol and beverage, fashion, real estate, etc. Some of the brands she works with include but are not limited to;
- Remy Martin
- Jenny’s Glow
- Charles de jeu
- Lucious Hair
- Itel Nigeria
- Get Glow
- Periwinkle Condos Limited
- Dano Milk
- Maybelline New York
- Lipton Ice Tea
All of the deals are said to be multimillion Naira deals. She owns ShoesByFlora, a footwear brand situated in Lekki.
Nengi Net Worth
Rebecca Hampson popularly known as Nengi is a former reality TV star, model, brand ambassador, entrepreneur, and ex-beauty queen with an estimated net worth of N150 million. Nengi is the most successful Big Brother Naija Housemate ever with over 17 brands she works with.
Nengi’s House & Cars
Nengi announced the purchase of her home in March 2021, a fully serviced four-bedroom terrace duplex that had been posted on Instagram by Ramos of Lagos Reality in February of that year. The home was listed for N75 million ($166,000 at the time), according to the real estate company.
Nengi announced her purchase of the house where she has made her home to date a month after it was listed.
Aside from her home, the reality TV personality owns up to three cars, two of which are Range Rovers: a Range Rover Evoque (which she received as a gift) and a Range Rover Velar, the latter being the most recent and valued at N37 million by car dealers. We don’t dispute Nengi’s assertion that she bought the car with her own money, given the number of businesses for whom she serves as an ambassador.
Nengi won the entrepreneur of the year at the Blvckwomxnworldwide award in November 2020
On April 23rd, Nengi also won the influencer of the year at the Gage award 2020, where she was nominated among other Nigerian influencers.