Did you know that Big Brother naija has been in existence for 5 years now? We are going to be talking about the BBNaija Season 1 Housemates today. We will show you the full list of the housemates.
I know this might surprise you as this programme wasn’t this popular as at the time it begun. Another interesting fact is that, the popular Ebuka of Big brother naija was once an housemate. Sounds interesting right? Now let me present to you all the housemates of the BBN season 1.
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1. Katung Aduwak (Winner)
Katung Aduwak was the official winner of Big Brother Season 1 who went home with a huge sum of $100,000. He was 26 years as at the time he wan the BBN first show. Katung went on to study filmmaking at the Digital Film Academy in New York and after 7 years he is now working with top organisations is currently pursuing his passion for film making.
2. Ebuka Obi-Uchendu
The popular Ebuka of Big brother Naija was part of the BBN season 1 show. He was the 7th housemate to be evicted from the big brother house. After his eviction, he wrote for various newspaper organizations in Nigeria and later went back to school for his master degree in law. He returned to “Big Brother Nigeria” as an anchor in 2017 and 2018.
3. Gideon Okeke
Gideon Okeke is a Nollywood hunk who was a housemate in the big brother naija season 1. After his eviction from the house in 50 days, he played the role of Philips Ade Williams on the MNET produced soap opera Tinsel almost immediately he was evicted.
4. Francisca Owumi
Francisca Owumi was the best dancer in the big brother house, she emerged first runner up. Francisca made an attempt into the Nigerian music industry with two singles Gbadun you and Diva, but currently a talk show host at Fashionista TV.
5. Ify Ejikeme
Ify is currently a successful entrepreneur, he is based in New Jersey. Ify Ejikeme had an on-screen relationship with the winner on the show, Katung.
6. Sandra Osaigbovo
Sandra Osaigbovo was popularly know as Sandy in the big brother house. She was proudly the fourth in the house. 10 years now after the competition, Sandy is now a certified fitness trainer and Zumba instructor.
7. Maureen Osuji
Maureen was one of the housemates who had a lot of fans and liked by almost everyone. is currently a Creative Director and independent media buyer at Aurora Daniels
8. Frank Konwea
Frank was know for his outspoken personality in the house, He continued his career as a professional dancer, performing at several shows and concerts after leaving the big brother house.
9. Ichemeta Ochoche nee Ichemeta Ochoga
Ichemeta Ochoche was the first housemate to be evicted from the big brother house and she was the youngest in the house. Ichemeta is now married and based in Markurdi, Benue State where she practices as a teacher and preacher of the gospel.
10. Joseph Ada
Joseph Ada was the oldest in the house, as at that time he was 32 years old. He worked as a flight attendant in the airport before going to the big brother naija house. He was the 9th housemate to be evicted from the house. He is currently based in Washington, US, where runs his own concierge services company.
11. Helen Eremiokhale
Helen was always referred to as the mama of the house because she mostly cooked for everyone in the house. she has a beautiful smile just like you have seen in her picture above. Helen is currently running a catering outfit, “Helen’s Kitchen”.
12. Joan Agabi
Joan Agabi was the house favourite, she is a single mother. Upon leaving the big brother house, she went in to filmmaking which she starred in “like Be My Val 2” and “Twisted”.
13. Chinedu Amah
Chinedu Amah was 24 years old when he went to the big brother house. He has always been self employed and is CEO of Spark Media Ltd, a communications company focused on the Nigerian power sector.
14. Yinka Oremosu
Yinka is a one time musician who also partook in the big brother season 1. He is 6 inches tall in height, he was an all round entertainer in the big brother house. He is a travel curator/blogger, hotel reviewer, radio personality and masseur.