Nigeria’s biggest reality TV show, Big Brother Naija is back with its seventh season..
It premiered on Saturday, July 23, 2022.
Themed ‘Level Up’ this season’s housemates will be battling and competing for the grand prize of N100M worth of gifts for the next 72 days.
These housemates are from different backgrounds and it will interesting to see how they interact and stay together in one house for the next 10 weeks.
Here are the first 12 housemates who will be keeping you all glued to your TV screens in the next 10 weeks.
Full Name: Brian Chkuwuebuka Chiji
Singer and songwriter Bryann counts Wande Coal, Vybz Cartel and Angelique Kidjo as some of his musical influences.
The 24-year-old who hails from Imo State started releasing music in 2019, and finally put out a full-length project in 2021.
Although down-to-earth and sometimes reserved, Bryann enjoys meeting new people, partying and watching movies.
2. Christy O
Full Name: Christiana Oluwafunke Ojumu
Christy O is a beauty entrepreneur who runs a cosmetics business. This outspoken 24-year-old also models in her free time, and believes in giving people second chances.
She describes herself as a “funny, smart and hardworking extrovert” and admits you are more than likely to find her “where the fun is” on any given day.
Full Name: Bright Hidi Nwekete
Art lover, movie junkie and music freak Cyph, hails from Imo State and studied Electrical Engineering at Madonna University.
He loves food, travel, fashion and cruise, and admits he can be quite enigmatic.
This 27-year-old is the first to admit he loves being happy, but is prone to crying if someone makes him extremely angry.
Although not in a relationship, Cyph has his eyes set on someone outside the House currently.
Full Name: Daniella Utangbe Peters
When she’s not writing poetry, acting, or singing, you’ll find 22-year-old Daniella working out and staying fit.
She hates bullies with a passion and believes in fair play, so she usually steps in as “the defender” during heated arguments.
Daniella loves meeting new people and describes herself as resilient, energetic and observant.
She has a twin brother, five older brothers and a younger sister, and loves being part of a big family.
Although she just got out of a toxic relationship, Daniella still believes in love and is open to finding it one day.
Full Name: Henry Olisaemeka Orakwue
Artist, fashion entrepreneur and model Groovy, is an ambitious 26-year-old from Anambra State.
He has a B.Sc. in Biochemistry from the University of Lagos and loves working out and maintaining a healthy lifestyle.
He describes himself as “a positive, self-sufficient, supportive person” and believes his winning mentality never fails to push him and those around him to greater heights.
Full Name: Ilebaye Odiniya
21-year-old Ilebaye is a criminology and security studies graduate and entrepreneur.
She loves swimming, partying, bowling and shopping, and considers herself a controversial, adventurous go-getter.
Ilebaye doesn’t believe in love and feels romantic relationships are all about pretence.
Full Name: Kesiena Tony Adjekpovu
Kess is a married 28-year-old businessman who enjoys living life to the fullest. Family means the world to him and he even counts one of his brothers as his best friend.
Kess is stubborn and values himself, traits which others sometimes find annoying. Being in the Big Brother Naija House has always been his dream.
Full Name: Ismail Rukuba Ahalu
Khalid doesn’t like to beat around the bush when it comes to relationships, and his idea of fun is hanging out with the right people, having meaningful conversations and engaging in extreme sports.
He enjoys archery, skateboarding, basketball, watching anime and also has a keen interest in mythology.
This 22-year-old freelance graphic designer and muralist from Plateau State loves to try new things and considers himself charismatic.
Full Name: Saviour Ikin Akpan
Licensed pharmacist, Pharmsavi, is a confident multitalented extrovert with “an amazing sense of humour”.
He is passionate about life and acting in particular, and would like to pursue the craft as a profession in the near future.
Pharmsavi enjoys travelling, dancing and playing video games, and has a large network of friends, courtesy of his boisterous, friendly personality.
He dislikes hypocrisy and deceit and considers himself emotional and competitive.
Full Name: Ijeoma Josephina Otabor
Ijeoma describes herself as “allergic to malice”. She is short-tempered and can fight with a person one minute, then talk to them the next, like nothing happened.
She is single and believes she is a born entertainer. “My view on relationships is: Na mumu dey fall in love”.
This 25-year-old hype girl considers herself jovial, and maintains she is allergic to gossip.
Full Name: Chiamaka Crystal Mbah
“I am in between being a spoilt brat and a disciplined child”. Those are spicy opening words from 23-year-old health care worker and Anambra State native, Amaka.
This self-professed daddy’s girl has only one sibling, is the only girl in her family and loves generous men.
Her motto is: ‘Grab the bull by the horns and forge ahead’, which has helped her navigate the highs and lows life throws her way.
Full Name: Beauty Etsanyi Tukura
Beauty has done an impressive job of living up to her name. The 24-year-old lawyer from Taraba State was crowned Miss Nigeria in 2019, becoming the country’s 43rd beauty to win the pageant. She also held the ‘Most Beautiful Girl Taraba’ title, from 2015 to 2017.
Beauty describes herself as a generous, open, reliable free-spirit and believes if she puts her mind to anything, she surely will achieve it.
Asake performed his latest hit Peace Be Unto You and the house mates could not help but sing along with the YBNL signee.
He closed the show with the hit track ‘Palazzo.’ Victony also performed at the show.
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