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Big Brother Naija (BBN) is a Nigerian reality competition television series, based on the Big Brother television franchise. Big Brother Naija involves 12 to 14 contestants living in the same house and competes for a large cash prize (25million naira) at the end of the show by avoiding being evicted from the house by viewers. Big Brother Naija has constantly given housemates the platform to become famous by giving them the popularity and the fan base an average Naija celebrity should have.
In this article, we will highlight the top 10 most popular Naija celebrity from its inception until now based on their Instagram followers.


Teddy A 

Teddy A-GbaradiNumber 10 on our list is Tope Adenibuyan popularly known as Teddy A, Teddy A was born on June 6, 1988, in the United States in a big family with four brothers. During his years in America, Teddy received his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas. Teddy A became popular after he participated in the Big Brother Naija show. Teddy A was famous for having a sexual affair with fellow housemate Bam Bam. With 773k followers on Instagram Teddy A emerges as our 10th most famous Big brother Naija celebrity.


Bam Bam 

Bam Bam-GbaradiTaking the 9th position is Oluwabamike Olawunmi popularly known as Bambam, Bam Bam was born in Ogun State (1990), Nigeria. Bambam is a graduate of Microbiology from the Bells University of Technology, Ota, Ogun State. Bam Bam became one of the favorites of BBN Double wahala show after she had sex with a fellow contestant Teddy during the show. Sitting with 839k followers on Instagram Bam Bam emerges our 9th most famous Big Brother Naija celebrity.



Miracle-GbaradiMiracle Igbokwe was born on the 17th of February 1995. Miracle won the season 3 edition of Big brother Nigeria. Miracle attended the IAC (International Aviation College) and the Nigerian College of Aviation Technology, Zaria. He has graduated from the school of aviation and has successfully obtained the pilot license. Miracle was popularly known for his relationship with fellow housemate Nina. With 848k followers on Instagram Miracle emerges our 8th most famous Big Brother Naija celebrity.



Efe-GbaradiEjeba Efe Michael (born February 25, 1993) popularly known as Efe Money or simply Efe, is a Nigerian rapper, songwriter, actor, and reality television show star. Efe is one of the most popular Big Brother Naija 2017 housemate, having over 60% of fans compare with the other housemates. Efe ‘Based On Logistics’ as he is fondly called by viewers has so far competed himself in the Big Brother Naija House, staying clear from all. Kinds of drama. With 891k followers on Instagram Efe emerges as our 7th most famous Big Brother Naija celebrity.


Nina Nina-Gbaradi Taking the 5th spot is Nina Ivy Chinonso Onyenobi who was born on May 31st, 1995. She was born into a family of five children, and she was the last daughter among her siblings. She is a graduate of Imo State University in Owerri with a degree in English language and Literary Studies. With 1.2m followers on Instagram Nina emerges as our 6th most famous Big Brother Naija celebrity.



Tobi-GbaradiTobi Bakare was one of the Big brother housemates (season 3) that started to make wave immediately the contestants were announced due to the fact that he left his Banking job to participate in the show. Tobi was born on 1st June 1990 in Lagos, Nigeria. Tobi is from Ogun State in the southwestern part of Nigeria. With 1.2m followers on Instagram Tobi emerges as our 5th most famous Big Brother Naija celebrity.


AlexAlex-GbaradiAlex Asogwa popularly known as Alex Unusual was born on the 15th of February 1996, in Nsukka city, Enugu state. She has two sisters and one brother. In 2018, she featured in the 3rd edition of the Big Brother Naija. Her beauty made her a model and she became known due to her controversial relationship with Tobi Bakare a fellow housemate. With 1.5m followers on Instagram Alex emerges as our 4th most famous BBN celebrity.


Cee C Cee C-GbaradiCynthia Nwadiora popularly known as Cee-c is a 25 years old Law graduate from the University of Madonna. The controversial housemate became popular due to her actions in the Big Brother House. Cee-c emerged as the first runner up of the 3rd edition of the Big Brother Naija reality show. With 1.8m followers on Instagram Cee-c emerges as our 3rd most famous BBN celebrity.



Ebuka-GbaradiChukwuebuka Obi-Uchendu is a Nigerian lawyer and media personality from Okija in Anambra State, Nigeria. He 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 perhaps the most prominent face on the entertainment scene since leaving the Big Brother House. With 1.8m followers on Instagram Ebuka emerges as our second most famous BBN celebrity.


 Bisola Bisola-GbaradiSitting at the top spot is Bisola Aiyeola, Bisola participated the second edition if Big Brother Naija where she emerged the first runner up. Bisola Aiyeola was born in Britain and she studied Business Management at Nigerian National Open University. She initially participated in 2008 MTN Project Fame and came fifth. The popular TV star is a single mother who is raising a daughter. With 2.2m followers on Instagram Bisola emerges as our most famous BBN celebrity.


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