Kesiena Tony Adjekpovu (born 1994) is a talented Nigerian actor, entrepreneur, and TV reality personality widely recognized as Kess. He rose to fame when he was introduced as one of the Level Up Housemates in the seventh season of BBNaija (Big Brother Naija).
He was born and raised in a tightly-knit and affectionate family in Warri, Delta State, Nigeria. His early years were spent in this nurturing environment, where he received his primary and secondary education and, subsequently, his tertiary education, where he studied at Delta State University.
During his teenage years, Kess showcased a remarkable array of talents. He exhibited exceptional musical abilities, skillfully playing various instruments in his local church.
Additionally, he actively participated in his school’s drama group, demonstrating his passion for the performing arts. Not only did he engage in acting, he also discovered his vocal talents and began freestyling. His love for music led him to become an active member of the church choir, where he could further explore his musical abilities.
As Kess grew older, his passion for entrepreneurship blossomed, leading him to delve into multiple business ventures. With his relentless drive and determination, he skillfully navigated the entrepreneurial landscape, eventually establishing a thriving small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) in Lagos, Nigeria.
Under Kess’s astute leadership, his business experienced exponential growth and emerged as one of the top SMEs in the country. Recognizing the vast potential beyond national borders, Kess embarked on an ambitious journey to expand his business operations in Europe. With unwavering courage and a global vision, he ventured abroad, setting the stage for his entrepreneurial conquest on an international scale.
After a triumphant period of establishing his business abroad, Kess returned to his homeland in 2022, eager to reignite his long-standing ambition in the entertainment industry. This marked a pivotal moment in his life as he sought to explore new avenues and showcase his talents on a broader platform.
Fortune smiled upon Kess in 2022 when he received the life-changing news of being selected as one of the esteemed twenty contestants for the highly anticipated BBNaija Season 7 television show. This coveted opportunity brought him closer to his dreams as he joined a diverse group of individuals, all vying for the grand prize of 100 million Naira.
Kess, 29 years old, is happily married to his beloved partner, Angel Baby Adjekpovu. The couple exchanged their vows in May 2021, embarking on a journey of love and companionship.
Interestingly, Kess holds the unique distinction of being the only married contestant in the captivating BBN Season 7. This distinct status adds an intriguing dimension to his presence in the show, making him stand out among his fellow Housemates.
As an endearing gesture to his ardent supporters, Kess affectionately refers to his devoted fanbase as “Kess Nation.” This term encapsulates the strong bond and admiration between him and his dedicated fans, who passionately rally behind him throughout his journey in the show.
- Instagram handle: @officialking_kess
- Twitter handle: @Kess_Adjekpovu
- Facebook handle: Kesiena Adjekpovu
Kess has an estimated net worth of approximately US$70,000 – 100,000. His earnings are genuinely from his entrepreneurial business ventures.