Big Brother Naija 2021 Housemates, Names And Biography
BBNaija Season 6 (shine ya eye) kicks off with a double launch show scheduled for Saturday 24th of July 2021 and Sunday 25th of July 2021.
This Year’s show featured 22 housemates and they will be staying in the house for 72 days.
Here is the full names, pictures, profiles, and Biographies of BBNaija 2021 housemates for the season 6 Shine Ya Eye edition.
22 BBNaija SEASON 6 HOUSEMATES
- Jay Paul
- Jackie B
1. BBNaija 2021: Anita Singh (aka Nini)
27-year-old Nini is an economist and fashion entrepreneur born and raised in Nigeria. She has four siblings and a supportive mother that she loves very much.
She currently lives in Abuja and is a graduate of the University of Abuja. Her hobbies include cleaning, cooking, travelling and photography. She describes herself as being “curious, dramatic, ambitious and fun” and admits she loves to be the center of attention.
Anita Singh is joining Big Brother Naija because she believes it is a huge platform that can change her life for the better. She is also keen to try out new things and feels this experience will help her face challenges head-on, while having fun.
2. BBNaija 2021: Arinola Olowoporoku (Aka Arin)
Multi-faceted Arinola Olowoporoku is a 29-year-old feminist, millennial Pisces who was raised in a polygamous home in Lagos. She is a fashion designer and an independent arts and culture curator dedicated to promoting the contemporary visual arts in Africa.
She is an emotional, strong, creative, opinionated and unapologetically expressive person, describing herself as “having no filter most times”.
She loves to live life uninhibited and wants to be in Big Brother house because she believes it is a
platform tailor made for young people like her to thrive and come into themselves.
3. BBNaija 2021: Ikechukwu Sunday Cross Okonkwo (Aka Cross)
30-year-old Ikechukwu Sunday Cross Okonkwo is a fitness enthusiast and entrepreneur who describes himself as “a bad boy with a good heart”. Although single, Cross is not afraid to dole out the relationship advice and believes people don’t know that communication is the key to successful relationships.
When he is not watching movies, travelling or clubbing, you will find Cross playing drums or being hype on the mic on an Amapiano or House track or two. He sees himself as fun loving, spontaneous and a good dancer who wears his heart on his sleeves.
4. BBNaija 2021: Angel Agnes Smith (Aka Angel)
My name is Angel Agnes Smith and it’s befitting, because I’m truly a goddess.” Writer and poet Angel likes writing, watching movies and most importantly, sleeping. She describes herself as a fun, easy, likable person who enjoys storytelling. If she is not in the club dancing, you will find her on the beach writing poetry.
Angel is a proud feminist, and her friends describe her as a drama queen. This 21-year-old likes to meet new people and loves nothing more than to analyse them and believes being on Big Brother Naija will help her kick-start her journey in writing and cinematography. She also believes she’s “beautiful and also funny, when I’m not under pressure”.
5. BBNaija 2021: Yusuf Garba (Aka Yousef)
Yusuf Garba is also a model, host and personal trainer and confesses he can’t resist checking himself out in the mirror. Yousef counts winning the Mr.
6. BBNaija 2021: Egbi (Aka Pere)
He is attracted to things of high value and is motivated by his past. As an empath, he hopes to use his experiences with pain to help heal others. He enjoys dancing, playing games, writing, bar-hopping and water rafting.
7. BBNaija 2021: Hazel Oyeze Onou (Aka Whitemoney)
Hazel Oyeze Onou – The 29-year-old Lagos based businessman and entrepreneur, originally from Enugu State, believes he has a great aura and that his “swag speaks for itself”.
The highest point of his life so far happened recently, when he kick-started his designer shoe import business.
8. BBNaija 2021: Adeniyi Lawai (Aka Niyi)
With a sense of Dennis Rodman about him, he still loves to play basketball and work out, and is adventurous when it comes to new food, and enjoys both eating and cooking it.
A husband and father, Adeniyi Lawai describe himself as “optimistic, spontaneous and adventurous”, while others describe him as being energetic.
9. BBNaija 2021: Paul Ephraim (Jaypaul)
His hobbies include making music, making movies, dancing and cooking. While his career means a lot to him, Jaypaul believes in strong family bonds.
Paul Ephraim believes he is a catalyst for a chain reaction of positive activities and wants to show this to the world.
10. BBNaija 2021: Roseline Omokhoa Afije (Liquorose)
Roseline Omokhoa Afije, 26, loves singing, cooking, reading and writing and also takes pride in her talents as an actor and fashion entrepreneur.
The 26-year-old used to be a video vixen, but her passion for dancing led her to her current profession; leader of a girl dance group. Despite working hard every day to cater for her family and loved ones, Roseline always makes time for travel.
11. BBNaija 2021: Emmanuel Umoh
A self-described risk-taker, this 24-year-old loves to travel, connect with people and try out new and unique ideas.
BBNaija 2021: Meet The Housemates
29-year-old Arinola Olowoporoku is a fashion designer and an independent arts and culture curator dedicated to promoting the contemporary visual arts in Africa. She is a feminist, millennial Pisces who was raised in a polygamous home in Lagos.
She is an emotional, strong, creative, opinionated and unapologetically expressive person, describing herself as “having no filter most times”. She loves to live life uninhibited and wants to be in Big Brother house because she believes it is a platform tailor made for young people like her to thrive and come into themselves.
Arin is eclectic, loves piercings and loves to dye her hair blue.
28-year-old Beatrice Agba Nwaji is a Fashion model and up-and-coming actress. She is a single mother of a five-year-old boy. She is a graduate of the University of Port Harcourt where she studied marketing.
Beatrice believes that she was “created with a special clay” because she wonders how she is able to do the things she does, without having learned how to do them. She can sing, dance, play basketball and football very well and is also a great hairstylist. She is a talented software developer and when it comes to games, she is always the winner or the first runner up, even when she is not familiar with the game.
She wants to be in the Big Brother Naija house because she has an interesting personality which the world needs to see and also wants to positively impact those who have stories similar to hers.
Raised by his single mother and grandmother, 34-year-old Boma Akpore grew up on the streets of Yaba in Lagos. He describes his childhood as “extremely tough”, having had to pay his way through school. One of the hardest decisions he had to make was to drop out in his final year, as he couldn’t make ends meet, but his life’s high point came when he saved enough money to pay for film school, an achievement that was subsequently eclipsed by his graduation.
Boma describes himself as “sexy, intelligent, adventurous, strong and fit”, and considers himself “extraordinary”. While hustling on his acting career, he makes ends meet by working as a bartender by night, and a masseuse by day.
Having suffered bouts of depression after his marriage failed and after suffering an injury during football try-outs, he is determined “never, ever, to give up” and holds onto his faith.