This season BBN is a combination of Nigeria and South Africa and is held in Nigeria. It is hosted by Ebuka Obi-Uchendu (Nigeria) and Lawrence Maleka (SA).
Meet The 20 Housemates…
Khosi, a 25-year-old journalist from KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, currently residing in Johannesburg, is the first housemate of the 2023 Big Brother Naija season.
2. Yemi Cregx
Yemi Cregx, a 30-year-old Nigerian actor and model from Ekiti state, currently residing in Lagos, has also built a successful career working with various companies. He has experience in both acting and modeling.
3. Juicy Jay
Jay, a 24-years old semi-professional Rugby player from Eastern Cape, South Africa, is a fun-loving, charismatic individual who enjoys socializing and partying. He is also known to be an exciting and competitive person.
Olivia, a 22-year-old actor known for her bold and elegant style, has recently been selected to participate in the Big Brother franchise after submitting her audition multiple times. Her wild lifestyle adds to her aspirational personality.
Nelisa, a 25-year-old woman from Eastern Cape Town, South Africa, is known for her fun and interesting personality, which makes her an engaging and captivating individual.
BlaqBoi is a 24-year-old Nigerian from Plateau state, currently residing in Jos. He is a content creator and aspiring filmmaker who sees himself as a calm, jovial, and focused individual.
He tends to bring jokes and comedy to the Big Brother House.
Mmeli, a 24-year-old man from South Africa currently residing in Hillbrow, Johannesburg, is a content creator and model. He is confident, elegant, and undisturbed by others’ opinions. Mmeli is also known for his cheerful and outgoing nature, enjoying parties.
Meet Nana, a young and ambitious entrepreneur hailing from Kaduna, Nigeria. Though she may come across as a bit shy and reserved in social settings, those who know her well might describe her as a bit of a troublemaker.
Ipeleng is a young, beautiful woman from Gauteng, South Africa. She is currently studying law and also works as a content creator. Her passion lies in broadcasting and presenting. She also holds a very close relationship with her parent with the utmost respect for them.
Marvin, a 28 years old Nigerian-born chemical engineer and model based in the United States, is known for his talent, good looks, and great sense of humor. He is said to be charismatic and comes from humble beginnings.
Thabang, a sports data analyst hailing from the bustling Soweto neighborhood, now calls Johannesburg home. A driven individual with a strong understanding of his field, he also possesses a charismatic, outgoing personality and a level-headed approach to life.
Jaypee is a 26-years old young lady from Lagos, Nigeria, a nurse by profession and a well-known model. She brings a unique combination of skills to the table. Her approach to love is liberal and adventurous, and she is always willing to take chances. Her bold confidence and open-minded attitude are valuable traits that aid her in her romantic endeavors.
Yaya, a plus-size model, has her roots in the Eastern Cape but currently resides in the bustling metropolis of Johannesburg, South Africa. She possesses a charismatic and outgoing demeanor and a strong sense of self-assurance.
Ebubu hails from the Nigerian state of Anambra but currently resides in Lagos. He is a talented actor and model known for his dynamic personality and street smarts. He possesses an open-minded attitude and a keen interest in the world around and beyond him. Ebubu is characterized by his sense of humor, resilience, calmness, and determination.
15. Jenni O
Meet Jenni, a vibrant individual with roots in Imo State, Nigeria. She is a professional in the health and safety field, but her true passion lies in her bold and candid personality. Her fiery spirit and spontaneous nature make her a force to be reckoned with, and she never frees away from expressing her opinions. Jenni O is always on the move, a true daredevil at heart, seeking new adventures and embracing the unknown.
Hailing from the Eastern quarters of London, South Africa, Justin is a lensman by trade and is self-proclaimed as amenable. Known for his affable and interactive demeanor, Justin is a cheerful individual who relishes in delight yet remains a dependable companion.
17. Kanaga Jr
Born in the Nigerian state of Abia, Kanaga Jnr now resides in the lively city of Lagos. He aspires to be a model and actor and boasts an irresistible combination of charisma, openness, and a serene demeanor. Despite his boyish good looks, he possesses wisdom beyond his years and is fond of the companionship of women older than himself.
Lukay, hailing from the South African province of KwaZulu-Natal, is a sales executive who prides himself on being self-aware and candid. Not only does he possess a strong sense of empathy, but he also holds traditional values close to his heart. His desire to reconnect with his parents led him to relocate to KwaZulu-Natal. One of his most striking features is his radiant smile, a reflection of his exuberant nature.
Hailing from Pretoria in South Africa, Tsatsii is a brilliant mind studying the intersection of engineering, biotechnology, and microbiology. A unique blend of intelligence and humility, her inquisitive nature mirrors her stunning appearance.
Yvonne, a model and content creator from Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria, now resides in Lagos. Despite her love for the finer things in life, she is also known for her resilience and boldness, raised by a pastor.