May 19, 2024

Venita Akpofure  (born January 1, 1987) Is a famous British-Nigerian actress, Tv Personality, Video Vixen, and social media influencer better recognized as Venita BBNaija. She gained widespread recognition in Nigerian entertainment after she was selected as one of the Big Brother Naija Housemates in 2019.

Venita is a talented actress who has graced the screens in numerous Nigerian television shows, including the film “Unmarried.” She took on the role of Nnegi, showcasing her remarkable acting prowess. The film was met with great acclaim and was showcased on the prestigious African Magic channel.

Early Life

Venita Akpofure was born in the United Kingdom, but her formative years were shaped in the captivating city of Benin, situated in Edo state, Nigeria. She completed her primary education at Lady of Apostles, an esteemed educational institution that laid the groundwork for her academic journey.

Despite her UK birth, Venita’s ancestral roots can be traced back to Delta State, Nigeria. While little is known about her parents or family, their influence and heritage likely significantly shaped who she is today.

After completing her primary education, Venita returned to the United Kingdom to continue her educational pursuits. She thrived during her secondary education, immersing herself in diverse learning experiences and embracing the cultural aspects of her home country.

With a strong affinity for numbers and finance, Venita decided to pursue a degree in Accounting. Her academic journey led her to Kingston Hertfordshire University, where she delved into the intricacies of financial management, honing her skills to become a proficient professional in the field.


Venita’s illustrious career in the entertainment industry took off with her role as Mimi in the TV series “AY Cribs,” which was part of AY Makun’s film projects. This early opportunity allowed her to showcase her acting talent and set the stage for future success.

Additionally, she made eye-catching appearances in prominent music videos, such as 2baba’s “Ihe Ne Me” and Skales‘ “Mukulu,” where her charisma and presence as a video vixen garnered attention and praise. She has also appeared in other prominent artist’s including Psquare, Banky W and others.

However, her participation in the fourth season of the reality TV show Big Brother Naija catapulted her to widespread fame. As a contestant, she captured viewers’ hearts and became a beloved housemate. Despite her impressive run on the show, she was eventually evicted on the 41st day, but her time in the Big Brother house left a lasting impact on her growing fanbase.

Beyond her accomplishments in the entertainment space, Venita also excelled as a brand ambassador for several renowned companies. Notably, she represented First City Monument Bank, Martini Rose, and Mouka Foam, showcasing her ability to connect with diverse audiences and enhance brand visibility.

Furthermore, Venita took on the role of an ambassador for Hawaii soap, sharing this prestigious title with fellow celebrities Mercy Eke and Sophie Alakija.

Personal Life

Venita was previously married to Terna Tarka, with whom they were together for four years with two beautiful kids. The reason for their separation remains unknown to the public.

Social Media

Net Worth

Venita’s Net Worth is estimated to be around US$500,000 – US$1 million.

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