A common question for fans of the popular BBNaija show is who are the top 10 richest BBNiaja housemates of all time?
The annual BBNaija show is one of the most watched shows in all of Africa.
Every years, about 20 Nigerians are thrust into the limelight as they are placed in the Big Brother Naija house to compete for fame and riches.
The show, which has ran for seven seasons, creates new stars and millionaires every year.
After appearing on the show, housemates are exposed to fame which when leveraged well can bring riches.
It is therefore common for Nigerians to wonder who are the top 10 richest BBNaija housemates of all time. Nigeriabombshell.com would answer that question in this article.
Our ranking is based on a list released by award-winning Nigerian influencer and digital marketer, Aura Cool.
Top Ten Richest BBNaija Housemates of All Time
Number 10 on the list of richest BBnaija housemates of all time is Mr Ikoyi, Sheggz himself.
Sheggz competed on BBNaija Season 7: Level UP in 2022.
He finished in 9th position.
Full name Segun Daniel Olusemo, Sheggz is a 26-year-old actor and professional footballer based in England.
9th on the list is Laycon, the winner of BBNaija Season 5: Lockdown, which was held in 2020.
Born Olamilekan Massoud Al-Khalifah Agbeleshebioba, Laycon, is a Nigerian rapper, singer, songwriter and media personality.
The youth ambassador of Ogun State, Laycon also won the Artist Of The Year at the 2020 Naijatraffic Awards.
The 8th richest BBNaija housemate of all time is Phyna
Born Ijeoma Josephine Otabor, Phyna won BBNaija Season 7: Level UP, by a comfortable margin.
Phyna is from Esan tribe in Edo state but she was born in Lagos State. She is a graduate of Engineering from Auchi Polytechnic.
Ozo is 7th on the list of richest Big Brother Naija housemates.
He competed in BBNaija Season 5: Lockdown. Ozo finished in 5th place.
Born Ozoemena Joseph Chukwu, Ozo, is a sports analyst and a consultant.
Mike Edwards is 6th on our list.
He competed on BBNaija Season 4: Pepper Dem, which was held in 2019.
Mike finished in 2nd place behind eventual winner, Mercy Eke, who also appears further down this list!
Natacha Akide popularly known as Tacha is the next entrant on this list.
Tacha comes in as the 5th richest Big Brother Naija housemate in history!
Tacha also competed in Big Brother Naija Season 4: Pepper Dem – she was disqualified just over a week to the show’s finale where she was expected to be a strong contender.
4 Miracle Igbokwe
Miracle was the winner of BBNaija Season 3 which was held in 2018 and comes 4th on the list of richest housemates.
Born Miracle Ikechukwu Igbokwe, he is a pilot and model from Imo State.
BBNaija Erica is the 3rd richest housemate in the show’s history.
Erica competed in BBNaija Season 5: Lockdown, which was held during the 2020 COVID pandemic. Like Tacha before her, Erica was disqualified from the show after accumulating three strikes!
The actress and model was born Nlewedim Ngozi Ugomma Erica in Umuahia, Abia State in 1994.
2 Mercy Eke
Another winner in the list – Mercy Eke is 2nd on the list of richest Big Brother housemates.
Mercy competed in, and won, BBNaija Season 4: Pepper Dem. She was the first female winner in the competition’s history!
Born Mercy Eke, she is a Nigerian media personality, actress, video vixen and entrepreneur from Imo State.
1 Ebuka Obi-Uchendu
First on the list is obvious – Ebuka Obi-Uchendu – a former housemate turned host of the show.
Ebuka competed on the first-ever season of BBNaija in 2006 as one of 14 housemates. He finished in 8th position.
Born Chukwuebuka Obi-Uchendu, he hails from Okija in Anambra State, Nigeria.
Ebuka is known for hosting the reality show Big Brother Naija, the long-running Rubbin’ Minds talk show on Channels TV as well as co-hosting The Spot and Men’s Corner on Ebonylife television.
He is an ambassador for Budweiser Nigeria, Samsung Nigeria and 2Sure Nigeria.
Obi-Uchendu has received several award nominations and won the award for Outstanding TV Presenter of the Year at the Nigerian Broadcasters Merit Awards.