#BBNaija: Meet the 12 Participants of Big Brother Naija 2017

#BBNaija: Meet the 12 Housemate of Big Brother Naija that will be entertaining us for the next 11 weeks.

Earlier we made a post on the Return of #BBNaija, the Audition Date, venue and How to Apply. Now the reality TV has started and we are going to introduce you to the 12 housemate who will be entertaining us for the next eleven Weeks.

As you all know, the reality TV is no longer called Big Brother Africa but Big Brother Naija. Meet the 12 housemate of #BBNaija

Big Brother Naija Housemates



Our first Housemate of #BBNaija works as a Statistician although he has plans to start his own digital content creation company.

Bally said he is doing so because he doesn’t like stagnancy and that he enjoys rebelling and challenging himself.

He adds that it’s one of the reasons why he lives on his own in Lagos while the rest of his family lives in Abuja.

Bally has four siblings and doesn’t really consider himself that important since he is the middle child. He credits this is as being one of the reasons he is cool and easy going.

Bally is in a relationship with a lawyer but they don’t really see often because she is a lawyer.



She has a brother who she has a very good relationship especially after their mother passed in 2001.

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Having endured a few unlucky romantic relationships, she is currently single and focusing on advancing her singing career. In her own quote “I used to be all over the place emotionally but now I am more controlled”.



According to her, she was a spoilt child till age 8 when her then well-off family hit some major hurdles.

She had to move to rural Nigeria where she lived with her cousins selling makeup and she got another shot at the high life when she came fifth in a reality singing competition. She Loves Singing and also she is Single


Efe is a graduate of Economics who  moved to Lagos because it is “where it all happens’’ and worked his way up to earn recognition.

He enjoys cooking and is confident his easy-flowing attitude will help him win over Housemates’ plots


She was Born 11th out of 21 Children, a graduate of Mass Communication. Marvis is royalty of her tribe Onne from Eleme in Port Harcourt.

She is single and her last relationship ended because she couldn’t handle the long-distance and they quarreled a lot. Her pet peeve is disrespect and it gets her really angry. “I’ve never been in fights; I’ll finish you with my mouth.


He is a Pastor and Musician’s son and a good singer himself. Soma has opened for several high-profile acts. Soma was inspired by his mom who also encouraged him to pursue a career in Music.

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He started studying at UniPort but decided to defer his studies and focus on Science since he loves gadgets. Soma is currently in a long-distance relationship.


Gifty Schooled in Accra but later returned to Lagos to make her dreams happen. She has acted and been featured in a few Nollywood monster hits. She says her mother is her inspiration and has taught her to handle people with grace


Miyonse is  last born who took to cooking by chance after his mother made sure that he spent time with her in the kitchen.

That quickly led to him cooking for his schoolmates and before he knew it he was in Culinary School and today he is head chef.

He is in a relationship with his girlfriend, who is also a chef, for two months now. He hates being taken for granted.


As a very young girl in primary school boarding, TBoss struggled with loneliness and making friends and often attracting the wrong crowd. Her dad was very strict and tough on her and her siblings but her mum was always soft spoken and sweet.

She studied at the University of Lagos for nine months before going to Romania to complete her studies. She is an occasional drinker.

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Kemen is a ship manager who turned fitness entrepreneur. He is Port Harcourt’s most sought after personal trainer. Kemen is good in converting hurt into motivation and uses his life to inspire self-care through sustainable agriculture and self-care.


ThinTallTony is an acclaimed choreographer;  He performed at the opening of BBNaija’s first edition in 2016 and has since expanded into acting, writing and poetry. He is a self-confessed team player who believes in winning for all and celebrating good times.


Uriel was born in Hammersmith, England but was sent to Nigeria soon after birth.

She has four very diverse brothers ranging from serious business man to one that is really cool, complete with hair and beads.

Uriel is spontaneous, passionate with a nurturing nature too! She loves to cook, but hates cleaning up after cooking. She likes to think of herself as a master of organized mess.

Remember you can watch the Big Brother Naija 24/7 on DStv channel 198 or GOtv channel 29. Daily highlights can also be watched at 7PM on every AfricaMagic channel.

Now that you have met the 12 housemate of Big Brother Naija #BBNaija, who do you think we win this edition? Let’s hear your view and your predictions.


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