Photos: Meet The 20 BBNaija Season 5 Housemates
Meet the young ladies and men who will be entertaining viewers in the Big Brother Naija (BBNaija) season 5 house from today, Sunday, July 19.
The grand prize which includes a N30m cash prize makes this season’s winnings the biggest since its debut back in 2006 and the highest prize for the reality TV show on the continent.
The breakdown of the grand prize for BBNaija season five includes: a N30m cash prize; a two-bedroom apartment courtesy Revolution Plus; a top of the range SUV from Nigerian automaker, Innoson Motors; a trip to Dublin courtesy Guinness; home appliances courtesy Scanfrost; a trip to Dubai packaged by Travelbeta; a year’s supply of Indomie noodles, Munch it and Colgate toothpaste; a year’s supply of Pepsi, a branded chiller and a trip to watch the UEFA Champions League finale; and a brand new Oppo mobile smartphone.
Consultant and entrepreneur Ozoemena “Ozo” Chukwu (27), is from Imo State. He considers himself brilliant. He is a sports analyst who has worked with a UEFA Federation in Europe.
23-year-old, Victoria Adeyele was born in London, but moved to Lagos, Nigeria in 2020. She is a singer and has performed at some gigs in Europe before coming back to Nigeria.
Nelson Enwerem Prince (24) is an entrepreneur from Abia. A jack-of-all-trades whose portfolio includes modelling, fashion designing and interior decoration.
Lilo, whose full name is Boluwatife Aderogba is a 23-year-old dietitian from Lagos.
Timmy Sinclair is, 35, is a Lagos-based creative artist from Bayelsa State, Nigeria.
Kate “Ka3na” Jones (26) is an entrepreneur from Rivers, Nigeria. She describes herself as a strong woman who wants more from life. Her dream is to be famous and own the biggest luxury fashion brand in the world.
Lucy Essien is a 30-year-old entrepreneur from Lagos. She believes in fairy tales, and hopefully, Biggie’s House will deliver just that for her.
Praise Nelson is a 28-year-old dancer from Enugu. Not new to fame or competing, he was a winner at the K-Pop World Festival, South Korea 2015 and won third place at a national Dance Competition in 2010. He is also a fitness and personal trainer and a certified Latin ballroom expert.
Tochukwu Okechukwu Tochi is a 28-year-old rapper and real estate agent from Imo state.
Dorathy Bachor is a 24-year-old entrepreneur from Lagos who believes she has the power to make everyone around her smile.
Rebecca “Nengi” Hampson (22) is an entrepreneur from Bayelsa State, Nigeria. She is a former model and MBGN Top 5 contestant who loves learning new things, having fun, travelling, taking on new adventures, and being true to herself.
Florence Wathoni Anyansi is a 29-year-old fashion entrepreneur This multi-talented single mother juggles a fashion business and a parenting blog. She speaks both English language and Swahili.
Kiddwaya, 27 is an enterprenuer from Benue State. He describes himself as confident, good looking, ambitious, a daredevil who is highly motivated.
Eric Akhigbe (24) is a final year student at the University of Lagos and hails from Edo State. The bodybuilder is a confident hunk who takes pride in his 1.95m height.
Ezekiel Bright “Brighto” Osemudiame is a 29-year-old sailor from Edo State. Brighto, as he is fondly called, is the youngest of six kids. He holds a degree in Marine Engineering from Arab Academy for Science Technology and Maritime Transport in Alexandria, Egypt with several other professional certifications
Olamilekan “Laycon” Agbeleshe is a 26-year-old singer and rapper from Lagos. He’s a graduate of philosophy from the University of Lagos who started his musical journey at an early age and has now emerged as one of Nigeria’s most promising new school acts. He describes himself as being versatile and able to coin words together to soothe scenarios and moods.
Aisha Umaru is a 25-year-old entrepreneur from Sokoto state. This adventurous young woman considers herself a great team player who gets along with people. She relies on a healthy diet and is God-fearing.
Ngozi “Erica” Nlewedim (26) is an actress and commercial model from London, England. Erica is the name she goes by and she returned to Lagos after studying screen acting at the Met Film School in London.