Pere Egbi, Biography, Age, Net Worth, Wife, Movies, U.S Army

Pere Egbi is a Nigerian actor, model and former military nurse in the United States Armed Forces. He is best known for appearing on BB Naija.

General Pere, as he was affectionately known, appeared on the 6th season of Big Brother Naija: Shine Ya Eye.

He was the main antagonist to the season’s protagonist and eventual winner, Hazel Oyeze Onou aka Whitemoney.

Pere competed through the final of the show, finishing in 3rd position.

One of the most popular housemates of the season, Pere had limited success as an actor and model before joining the show.

Read on to find out all you need to know about the beloved and handsome actor.

Pere Egbi Biography

Pere Egbi

Pere Egbi is a Nigerian actor, model, singer-songwriter, instrumentalist, real estate mogul and reality television star.

He was born in Warri, Delta State to a single mother. Pere has one sibling.

He is dark-skinned and hails from the Urhobo tribe.

The young Pere had his primary and secondary education in his hometown, Warri.

His big break came after he got the opportunity to travel outside to study nursing at the University of Texas in Arlington.

He graduated with a degree in nursing, then proceeded to join the United States Army as a military nurse.

After his military career, he returned to Nigeria to pursue a real estate career whilst still dabbling in acting.

Pere trained in acting at the Pencil and Film Technical Institute in Lagos, Nigeria.

Aside from acting, he is an accomplished singer-songwriter and can play multiple instruments including the piano and the guitar.

In 2021, he was selected as a housemate for the BB Naija house. Pere was a wildcard alongside fellow housemate Maria Chike Benjamin.


Pere Egbi is 37 years old. He was born on  June 27th, 1985 in Warri, Delta State.


Pere celebrates his birthday on June 27th every year.

Pere Egbi Wife

Was Pere Egbi married? The reality star was married to Pamela Hoema in the United States of America.

Pere revealed his wife divorced him in 2011 because she thought he was cheating with his female co-star.

He claims he never cheated but his ex-wife was convinced and nothing could change her mind.

“I got divorced to my ex-wife because she thought I was cheating on her with my best friend. I never cheated on her. 

“Myself and best friend( A female) shot a lot of films in America, we’re always on a project together but found out we could not date each other. When I got married, I introduced my best friend to my wife but my ex-wife didn’t like her. 

“One day, my wife followed me to a movie shoot where my best friend played my wife. While we were shooting, we kissed and this got my ex-wife angry. After this, our marriage became unstable, then I travelled for another shoot and came back to an empty house.

“My ex-wife had packed her things out of the house. “I went to her family house and begged her to stay but she filed for a divorce.” Pere sadly revealed.

U.S Army

pere egbi us army

Pere spent six years in the United States Army as a nurse.

He joined the army after completing his degree in nursing at the University of Arlington, Texas.

Pere Egbi net worth

Pere net worth

Pere’s net worth is $400,000 according to the latest estimates.


Pere Egbi’s movies and tv shows include: 

  • Pound of Flesh
  • Page 36
  • All That Glitters 
  • Lonely Heart 
  • Dead Presidents Society
  • Gem of the Rain Forest 
  • Nikki: A Hip Hop Love story 
  • Super Story


Pere Egbi is on Instagram @pereegbiofficial

He is also active on Twitter @PereEgbi



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