The 2021 edition of the popular Nigerian reality TV show, Big Brother Naija aka BBNaija has premiered today.
According to the show host, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu, the show is billed to run for 10 weeks.
The title of this year’s edition is ‘Shine Ya Eye’.
BBNaija is the biggest reality show in Africa with viewers from over 49 countries in the continent.
According to the show organizers, there will be two launch shows; the first of which has premiered today and the second will start by 7pm tomorrow, Sunday July 25, 2021 WAT.
Below are the housemates who were revealed tonight;
A 34-year-old mixologist who is a former model and also a footballer.
A 24-year-old engineer from Lagos state who has promised to bring vibe to the house.
A bi-racial Nigerian teacher from Jos who says he’s bringing lots of entertainment to the show.
A drama-king who promised to bring spontaneity to the audience on the show.
A business man who deals in shoes.
A basketballer from Oyo state who is married with one child. He is also a businessman who runs a fantasy game platform and event business in Cape Town, South Africa.
He is 6’6″ in height and will most likely be the tallest housemate this season.
A medical doctor who says he likes to eat even though it doesn’t reflect in his stature.
He describes himself as a polymath whho has an undying love for creativity.
A 29-year-old entertainer from Calabar, Cross River state. He describes himself as a “social butterfly.”
Jay Paul runs a tourism business.
This will be the sixth season of the biggest TV show in Africa
See BBNaija past winners and how much they carted home:
Big Brother Nigeria 1 Katung Aduwak – $100,000
Big Brother Naija 2 Efe Ejeba – N25,000,000
Big Brother Naija 3 Miracle Igbokwe – N45,000,000
Big Brother Naija 4 Mercy Eke – N60,000,000
Big Brother Naija 5 Olamilekan Agbeleshe – N85,000,000