Ilebaye Precious Odiniya (born 2001) is a renowned Nigerian model, TV star, and successful entrepreneur, widely recognized by her famous moniker “Ilebaye.” She rose to fame through her remarkable participation in the TV reality show Big Brother Naija during its seventh season in 2022, where she captivated audiences alongside several other talented individuals.
Due to her immense popularity and impressive performance, she has been nominated again for the prestigious Big Brother Naija show for its eighth season in 2023. The ongoing season is aptly named “All Star,” and her fans eagerly await to witness her captivating presence on the screen once more.
Early Life & Education
Ilebaye was born and raised in Lokoja, Kogi State, to the family of Mr&Mrs Odiniya. She is presently 22 of age and was raised in a Christian doctrine, and her father was a teacher in one of the prestigious schools in Kogi, where he was teaching Physical Health Education as a subject.
She was enrolled in one of the notable primary schools in her community before she was enrolled in an all-girls boarding school for her secondary education in Kogi.
After her secondary Education, Ilebaye gained admission into Salem University, where she graduated with a degree in Criminology and Security Education.
Ilebaye is widely recognized for her outstanding entrepreneurial skills, having successfully established her clothing line business, where she currently serves as the CEO of OI Clothing Store.
Her journey to fame began in 2022 when she was announced as one of the esteemed housemates in the seventh season of the renowned reality show Big Brother Naija. This appearance catapulted her into the spotlight, earning her a dedicated fan base and widespread admiration.
Before she entered the world of reality television, Ilebaye had already made a name for herself as a professional model. Even during her school days, she ventured into commercial modeling and collaborated with numerous reputable companies and well-known brands, featuring in various television commercials.
Due to her exceptional performance and magnetic presence during her previous stint in the show, she was nominated to participate in the highly anticipated eighth season of Big Brother Naija, titled “All-Star,” in 2023. With her talent, charisma, and proven track record, she will shine again on the show, captivating audiences and showcasing her diverse skill set.
At this moment, Ilebaye is enjoying her single life, not being in a relationship or having no children. She values her independence and is focusing on her personal and professional growth.
One of the most striking aspects of Ilebaye’s personality is her infectious joviality. Her bright and warm spirit brings a ray of sunshine to any room she enters. She has an adventurous streak and an unyielding determination to pursue her dreams, earning her a reputation as a true go-getter.
With her upcoming appearance in the Big Brother Naija House, Ilebaye is excited to showcase her vibrant personality and add her unique touch of liveliness to the atmosphere. She is confident that her energy will create a positive and enjoyable environment for her fellow housemates and the viewers.
Regarding her interactions with others, Ilebaye is known for her authenticity. She doesn’t shy away from speaking her mind, and her honest approach draws people toward her. She has openly disliked dull moments and is determined to keep things fun and entertaining throughout her time in the show.
Beyond her time on television, Ilebaye has managed to create a special connection with her fans, affectionately called the “Baye Tribe.” The bond she shares with her supporters goes beyond the screen, and they appreciate her for being true to herself and staying connected with them genuinely.
The young beautiful Model has an estimated net worth of about US$30,000-US$50,000.