The Big Brother Naija Reality TV show was first birthed in Nigeria in 2006, but was stopped and relaunched in 2017, going on to produce 4 winners. It has since produced some modern-day celebrities that have all gone to become extremely successful individuals in their own right but some have been more successful than others. #10 Most Successful Big Brother Naija Contestants Till Date.
Some of the BBNaija housemates have ever since leaving the house shone like klieg lights while some of the biggest stars produced by the show didn’t even necessarily need to win the ultimate winners prize on the show to shine and be more successful than those that actually won.
The show is in its 5th season already, and it has produced 4 previous winners, in 2006 Katung Aduwak, 2017 Efe Ejaba, 2018 – Miracle, 2019 – Mercy Eke
As the 2020 edition of the show is set to enter its final week after this weekend, with Laycon, Neo, Ozo, Nengi, Vee, TrikyTee, and Dorathy set to be one of the finalists we intend to see the 10 most successful housemates since after leaving the house that have graced the show since 2006.
- Ebuka Uchendu-Obi: Ebuka is one of the most popular and successful of the BBNaija alumnus. He was one of the 14 housemates in the first edition of the show in 2006. He didn’t win the show but leveraged on the platform to become one of Nigeria’s TV show hosts, he is currently the host of the show “Rubbin Minds” on Channels TV. He is the current host of the reality TV show and has been hosting since the return of the show in 2017.
- Tobi Bakre:
Tobi Bakre is another personality who has made use of his fame in the BBNaija house to secure a position for himself in the entertainment world, and has gone on to be one of the best fast-rising actors in Nollywood feature in numerous, series and box office movies. The former investment bankers switch to acting and modelling seems to have come out as a fantastic decision.
- Mercy Eke:
Mercy was the winner of the BBNaija season 4 Pepper Dem gang season. The video vixen and serial entrepreneur emerged the first female housemate to win the reality TV show since it kicked of 14 years ago. Mercy has gone on to become viewers’ delight with various endorsements. She has been featured in a couple of music videos and currently has a reality show with her lover and ex-housemate, Ike Onyema.
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Winner Big Brother Nigeria 2006, Cinematographer/movie/TV series director. The first edition of the Big Brother Nigeria, which was held in Nigeria in 2006, was won by Katung Aduwak. After winning the show, Katung proceeded to acquire more training in filmmaking and production. He returned to Nigeria to start working on music videos and TV series. He’s one of the directors of some of the series and TV shows on Africa Magic.
Bisola Aiyeola was the runner up in season two of BBNaija. The singer and actress won herself various prizes on the show and recognition while in the house and has gone ahead to win the trailblazer award at the AMVCAs. She recently produced her first movie that has gone on to win numerous awards “Sugar Rush“.
- Gideon Okeke: Like Ebuka, Gideon Okeke is also an alumnus of the BBNaija platform. He was in the same house alongside the winner, Katung and Ebuka but also didn’t win the show. He went on to focus on his acting talent and rose to become one of Nigeria’s finest thespians.
- Miracle Igbokwe:
Miracle was the winner of the BBNaija Season 3 Double Wahala. Miracle is one of the three housemates in the history of BBNaija, who trended from his first day in the house till the end. After winning the edition with the theme, Double Wahala, Miracle stayed back in Nigeria to fulfil all he signed up for before proceeding to get training to become a professional and commercial pilot.
The pilot told fans and viewers that his reason for participation was a means to winning the prize money in order to fulfil his dream of becoming a pilot, which he did achieve as last year he posted pictures of himself graduating and receiving his certificate as an official pilot.
Bam Bam’s claim to fame remains her participation in season three of BBNaija. Aside from meeting her life partner in the house, she displayed her acting talent and left the house a super actor and one of Nollywood’s finest at the moment. She recently welcomes her first child with her man Teddy A both of them have gradually worked their way into our reckoning in the movie industry.
Tacha remains undoubtedly one of the most popular BBNaija ex-housemates in the last 14 years. She’s the third ex-housemate, who had trended from the first day of the season till the last day. At the mention of her name, everyone responds with BBNaija’s dramatic housemate. Though she got disqualified from the show, she has remained a recurrent name on the lips of TV viewers and BBNaija fans. The serial entrepreneur since leaving the house launched her owns apparel line, cosmetic line, a power bank “Tachapower”. With a range of endorsement deals with Darling, Hawaii soap, Get Fit she is definitely to set to rule for years to come.
TBoss is one of the famous ex-housemates who has gone on to become one of Nigeria’s most talked about celebrities.She was the drama queen while in the house and her beauty caused a fellow housemate, Kemen, a disqualification in the house. She has leveraged on the platform to become an actress and influencer. #10 Most Successful Big Brother Naija Contestants Till Date
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#10 Most Successful Big Brother Naija Contestants Till Date
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