As viewers and fans anticipate the beginning of Big Brother Naija season 5, we take a look at some of the ex-big brother naija stars of season 1, 2, 3 and 4 who made impacts and left the audience with memorable moments.
All Ex-Big Brother Naija Stars (Season 1 – 4)
On 5th of Mach 2006, the first season of Big Brother Naija (formerly known as Big Brother Nigeria) was held in Lagos Nigeria. The premier season kicked off with 12 housemates which include Chinedu Amah, Frank Konwea, Gideon Okeke, Maureen Osuji, Francisca Owumi, Joseph Ada, Adeyinka Oremosu, Ifeoma Ejikeme, Nguveran Joan, Ichemeta Ochoga, and Ebuka Obi-Uchendu. On day 23, two new housemates Katung Aduwak & Sandra Osaigbovowere introduced.
On 22nd of January 2017, the 2nd edition of Big Brother Naija tagged “See Gobe” had 14 contestants with 2 fake housemates. The housemates are Bally, Debie-Rise, Bassey, Bisola, Coco Ice, Uriel, Gifty, Kemen, Thin Tall Tony, Soma, Miyonse, TBoss, Efe andMarvis. The two fake housemates are Ese and Jon.
On 28th of January 2018, the 3rd edition of Big Brother Naija reality TV show themed “Double Wahala” kickoff with 20 housemates namely Dee-One, Khloe, Ahneeka, Leo, Alex, Angel, Bitto, Anto, Lolu, Vandora, Cee-C, Ifu Ennada, K Brule, Nina, Miracle, Tobi, Princess, Rico Swavey, Teddy A and BamBam.
On 30th of June 2019, the 4th edition of Big Brother Naija reality TV show themed “Pepper Dem” kickoff with 21 housemates and 5 new housemates joined later on. The 26 housemates are Mike, Frodd, Omashola, Seyi, Diane, Elozonam, Cindy, Tacha, Khafi, Venita, Sir Dee, Esther, Gedoni, Jackye, Joe, Enkay, Jeff, Thelma, nelson, Tuoyo, Kimoprah, Ella, Avala, Isilomo, Mercy and Ike.
5 Ex BBNaija stars who are still relevant today
The fame and popularity that comes with BBNaija quickly fade as new housemates are introduced and the former housemates are not able to stay relevant after a while.
Despite all these things, some ex-big brother naija star have been able to maintain relevance as they venture into the entertainment industry.
Here are the top 5 ex-housemates of the Big Brother Nigeria in the last 4 seasons.
1. Ebuka Obi-Uchendu
Fondly referred to as Ebuka, this ex-Big Brother 2006 housemate is perhaps the most prominent face on the entertainment scene. Ebuka became the darling of many TV viewers with his charming smile and witty personality. His sense of fashion has become one of the most talked-about in recent times.
Despite not winning or being one of the runner-ups, he has become a media personality of note with his involvement in BBNaija TV show as host for the past 3 seasons. He’s also the main host of ‘Rubbin Minds’ and ‘Judging Matters’ a reality TV show that is focused on addressing small claims and minor cases in Lagos, Nigeria.