BBNaija All Stars housemate Kiddwaya is a Nigerian reality tv superstar, businessman and fitness enthusiast popular for his exploits on Big Brother.
He is the son of Terry Waya, a notoriously wealthy UK-based Nigerian businessman. Kiddwaya comes from wealth and isn’t ashamed to flaunt it.
Kiddwaya gained fame and notoriety in Nigeria after appearing in BBNaija Lockdown, the 5th season of the show held during the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020.
He gained a large following on the show and was one of the highlight kings based on his relationship with Erica.
In 2023, Kiddwaya returned for the All Stars season of BBNaija which pitted fan favourites from former seasons.
In this article, Nigeriabombshell.com takes a look at Kiddwaya biography, age, BBNaija Lockdown, BBNaija All Stars, career, Instagram, net worth, father, Erica, girlfriend etc.
Kiddwaya BBNaija Biography
Terseer Kidd Waya is a Nigerian reality tv superstar, entrepreneur and fitness enthusiast who is popular due to his appearances in two seasons of BBNaija.
Kiddwaya was born on 5th March 1993 in Lagos State, Nigeria, the son of popular businessman Terry Waya whose net worth close to a million dollars. The reality star is from a very wealthy family and carries himself as such.
Kiddwaya is a member of the prominent Tiv tribe in Benue State.
Kiddwaya attended his primary and secondary school education in Abuja. After that, he moved to the United Kingdom, where he spent six years. He obtained his first degree in Business Management and Marketing as well as a Master’s degree in International Business all from Nottingham Trent University.
In 2020, Kiddwaya was introduced to Nigerians as one of the housemates in BBNaija: Lockdown edition. He was evicted on the 56th day of the show after spending eight weeks in the house.
His time in the house was quite fruitful as he won several prizes including N1 million from Indomie Nigeria, N500,000 from Oppo Mobile Nigeria, N500,000 from Guinness Nigeria, and a trip to Dublin. He also won a trip to London as part of the Pepsi challenge.
Kiddwaya started a steamy romantic relationship with fellow housemate Erica which endured way beyond the house. However, the couple eventually broke up with the pressure from fans and the media seemingly having gotten to them.
Aside being a reality tv star, Kiddwaya is an entrepreneur. He is the CEO of Valley Agriculture and Foods Company, an Agro-Business that focuses on large-scale agricultural investments, livestock, food processing, and other related businesses. He is also the co-founder of AK Exports, a company that deals with exporting homegrown farm products in Nigeria to other countries.
Kiddwaya is also an actor who has been featured in some movies and web series such as The Perfect Time, The Lost Okoroshi, and Phases.
Kiddwaya’s net worth is estimated at $200,0000.
How old is Kiddwaya? Kiddwaya is 30 years of age. His date of birth is March 5th 1993.
Kiddwaya Net Worth
Kiddwaya is a Nigerian entrepreneur and former BBNaija housemate who has an estimated net worth of $200,000.
The reality tv star Kiddwaya source of wealth for his net worth is his personal businesses and his participation in the reality TV show. Kiddwaya is the CEO of Valley Agriculture and Foods Company, an Agro-Business that focuses on large-scale agricultural investments, livestock, food processing, and other related businesses. He is also the co-founder of AK Exports, a company that deals with exporting homegrown farm products in Nigeria to other countries.
Kiddwaya won several cash prizes and gifts during BBNaija Lockdown including N1 million from Indomie Nigeria, N500,000 from Oppo Mobile Nigeria, N500,000 from Guinness Nigeria, and a trip to Dublin. He also won a trip to London as part of the Pepsi challenge.
Not to forget, Kiddwaya also the son of a billionaire London-based businessman, Terry Waya, who has a net worth of over $865,000. Terry Waya is known for his lavish lifestyle and his love for the designer brand Versace. He has various businesses, including real estate, agriculture, Transcorp.
Kiddwaya and Erica
Kiddwaya girlfriend during his time in the BBNaija house was Erica Nlewedim. The pair dated during and after the BBNaija Season 5 Lockdown show in 2020. They became an item after continuous displays of affection on the show and continued dating even after the show ended.
They also met each other’s parents and travelled to different places together.
Kiddwaya and Erica broke up in February 2021 in the wake of a controversial interview granted by Kiddwaya in which he claimed not to have any love in his life.
He said that Erica was his girlfriend at the time, but he wanted to keep their relationship private and his words got twisted in an interview he had with Punch newspaper. In the infamous interview, he said that he did not have a love life and he was trying to find love.
A pained Erica also endorsed a tweet by one of her fans that stated that she had no business with Kiddwaya in reaction to the interview. Erica also liked another tweet that said she deserved better than Kiddwaya.
Kiddwaya is on Instagram @kiddwaya
Kiddwaya father is Terry Waya, a UK-based Nigerian business tycoon with a net worth of over $865,000. He is popularly known as Mr. Versace because of his love for the designer brand and his lavish lifestyle.
Terry Waya was born in a village in Benue State, but he moved to Kaduna at an early age and grew up there. He attended Kaduna Polytechnic before he relocated to Abuja, a then-developing city.
He made his wealth largely through various businesses, including real estate, agriculture, Transcorp Hilton construction, politics, and much more.
Kiddwaya father is also known for his philanthropic activities and his connections with prominent politicians and celebrities in Nigeria and abroad. He has been friends with the former governor of Bayelsa State, Diepreye Alamieyeseigha, and the former chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ahmadu Ali. He also claimed to have played a role in the reconciliation of former president Olusegun Obasanjo and his vice-president Atiku Abubakar.
Terry Waya has faced some legal troubles in the past when he was arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in 2005 for allegedly laundering money for Alamieyeseigha.
He was also convicted twice in England for financial crimes and spent some time in jail.
Terry Waya is married to Sussan Waya, an entrepreneur, housing practitioner, business analyst, activist, politician, and philanthropist. They have two sons together, Kiddwaya and Tersoo Waya.. Terry Waya also has other children from different women.
BBNaija All Stars
BBNaija All Stars is the 8th season of the popular Big Brother Naija show.
The show features fan favourites from past seasons all returning to give Nigerians a new show.
Kiddwaya, a former BBNaija Season 5 Lockdown housemate is one of those returning for BBNaija All Stars.
BBNaija All Stars premiered on Sunday 23 July 2023 on DStv channel 198 and GOtv channel 29. Ebuka Obi-Uchendu returned as the host for the 7th consecutive time.
The ‘All Stars’ edition features carefully selected housemates and fan favourites from previous editions of the show which includes See Gobbe, Double Wahala, Pepper Dem, Lockdown, Shine Ya Eye and Level Up. The headline sponsor of the show is MoniePoint.
According to the organizers of the show MultiChoice, the winner of the season is expected to win ₦120 million cash prize as well as other goodies.
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