Neo Akpofure is a Nigerian reality tv superstar popular for his appearances on BBNaija Lockdown and BBNaija All Stars.
Neo BBNaija was a massive star in the lockdown season when over 20 young Nigerians went out there to entertain the whole world during the COVID pandemic.
After a few years of hustling, Neo Apkofure is back for another gruelling show, this time on BBNaija All Stars.
In this article, Nigeriabombshell.com takes a look at how oldis Neo Akpofure? Neo Akpofure BBNaija biography, age, net worth, education, career, BBNaija All Stars etc.
Neo Akpofure biography
Neo Akpofure is a Nigerian reality tv superstar, ride-hailing app driver, philanthropist and fashion and fitness influencer popular for his appearances on BBNaija Lockdown and BBNaija All Stars.
Neo Akpofure real name Emuobonuvie Akpofure was born on the 17th of May, 1994 in Delta State, Nigeria to the family of Chief Efecha Leo Akpofure, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN). He is 29 years old.
He has previously revealed that he was born in a car! Neo has over 30 siblings from his father’s side.
The young Neo had his primary and secondary education in Delta State. He enrolled to study law at the University of Calabar, but later pursued a career as a ride-hailing app driver, an app developer, a television personality, an entertainer, a philanthropist and a fitness and fashion enthusiast. Neo Akpofure is quite obviously a jack of all trades!!
Neo Akpofure gained prominence in Nigeria after contesting in the 5th season of Big Brother Naija, BBNaija Lockdown in which he finished as the third runner-up. He is the cousin of another Nigerian reality tv superstar, Venita Akpofure.
Neo won several tasks and prizes during his time in the BBNaija house and was also involved in a steamy entanglement with another housemate, Vee.
In July 2023, Neo Akpofure was revealed as one of several former BBNaija stars who have returned for the show’s all star edition – BBNaija All Stars.
Neo Akpofure and his cousin Venita both appeared in BBNaija All Stars, creating history as the first cousins to feature in the same BBNaija season.
Aside his exploits as a reality tv superstar and influencer, Neo is a philanthropist who is passionate about social justice and human rights.
He has supported various causes and organizations that aim to improve the lives of people in Nigeria and beyond.
Some of his philanthropic work includes: Donating food items and cash to the less privileged during the COVID-19 lockdown in 2020, partnering with the NEO Philanthropy organization, which is a funder intermediary that helps nonprofit organizations and funders build movements for justice, equity, and dignity.
He also participated in the End SARS protests, which demanded an end to police brutality and reform of the Nigerian police force in 2020.
Another philanthropic act of Neo Akpofure was supporting the Save A Child’s Heart Foundation, which provides life-saving cardiac surgery and care for children from developing countries.
Neo Akpofure BBNaija can be found on Instagram @neo_akpofure, where he has over 1m followers.
How Old is Neo Akpofure?
Neo Akpfoure BBNaija is 29 years of age.
He was born on May 17th 1994 in Delta State, Nigeria and turns 30 in 2024.
Neo Akpofure net worth
Neo Akpofure is a Nigerian television personality, app developer and entertainer with a net worth of $100,000.
The 29-year old became famous as one of the housemates of the season 5 Lockdown edition of the popular Nigerian reality TV show, BBNaija in 2020. He has also featured in some television shows and films.
Neo Akpofure BBNaija has earned money from his career as a ride-hailing app driver, an app developer, a television personality, and an entertainer. He also won several tasks and prizes during his time in the Big Brother Naija show, including ₦500,000 from a talent competition.
He has also signed endorsement deals with some notable brands such as Origin Herbal Drink and Choice Dental.
Neo Akpofure is on Instagram @neo_akpofure
BBNaija All Stars
Big Brother Naija, also known as BBNaija, is a Nigerian reality competition television series, based on the Big Brother television franchise, in which, contestants live in an isolated house and compete for a large cash prize and other material prizes, at the end of the show by avoiding being evicted from the house by viewers who vote for their favourite housemates to remain in the show.
BBNaija All Stars is the 8th season of the show and 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 a total of ₦120 million grand prize. BBNaija All Stars premiered on Sunday 23 July 2023 on DStv channel 198 and GOtv channel 29 with Ebuka Obi-Uchendu returned as the host for the 7th consecutive time.
Adekunle emerged as the first head of house, a feat he also achieved in the Level Up season. However, Alex, Cross, Ike, and Soma received special recognition from Biggie for their exceptional performance.
The challenge required the housemates to look beneath 20 boxes to find the items with identical pairs. They each had 60 seconds to open the boxes and memorize the position of the corresponding items.
While this may sound easy, Biggie tested them further by making the housemates dance till the music stopped. This fun part made some housemates forget which box had identical pairs.
Following the dancing, they had to choose an envelope from a basket and find the items that matched the content of their selected envelope. Enter the BFFs Head of house, Adekunle, completed the challenge in a speedy 12 seconds and for this week, he gets Immunity and access to the massive head of house penthouse in the mezzanine, which he gets to share with his self-picked four BFFs for the week, Cross, Frodd, Soma, and Seyi.
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