Since the popular Nigerian reality TV show, Bbnaija started, social media has been ablaze with various contents about the show. From the housemates to the stylish houses to the twists and even eviction shows, there’s always something to talk about.
Among the information making the rounds are celebrities who have taken to social media to announce who they are supporting on the show. They declare their support via comment sections, independent posts, or retweets/reposts. Here’s a highlight of 10 Nigerian Celebrities and their Bbnaija choice.
Jeriq is a Nigerian hip-hop artiste with over 200k followers on Instagram. The Enugu-born rapper has announced his undying support for his fellow musician in the house, Bryan.
Recall that Bryan was among the first set of housemates to be unveiled on the show. The 24-year-old singer hails from Imo State, Nigeria.
9. Timini Egbuson
Popular Nigerian actor, Timini is not left out of the list of celebrities who have announced their Bbnaija faves. Timini has openly declared his support for Hermes.
Hermes is a popular Nigerian dancer who enjoyed prominence for a while before entering into the Bbnaija house. The level 1 housemate is a dancer and performing artist who has featured in many music videos from popular Nigerian musicians.
Jumoke Zainab Adetoye, popularly called JMK is an ex-bbnaija housemate who was featured in the season 6, Shine ya eye edition of the show. JMK has expressed support for the recently disqualified housemate, Beauty. The Nigerian lawyer took to Beauty’s comment section shortly before her disqualification to support her with the words “Show them how it’s done”.
Beauty was disqualified for physically assaulting her supposed lover and fellow housemate, Groovy.
7. Toyin Lawani-Adebayo
Renowned Nigerian celebrity stylist, Toyin Lawani-Adebayo is also part of the celebrities who have announced their Bbnaija faves. The CEO of Tiannah’s Place Empire is also a big supporter of Hermes.
Her comments can be seen in the comment section of posts on his official Instagram account, declaring him as her favorite housemate.
Vee is equally an ex-bbnaija housemate. She was part of the 2020 Lockdown edition of the Big Brother Naija Reality Tv show, even though she left the house prematurely.
She is a supporter of Adekunle and her declaration came quite early, compared to other celebrities.
— VEE. (@veeiye) July 24, 2022
5. Nkechi Blessing Sunday
Sensational Nigerian actor, Nkechi Blessing is also a Hermes fan. The interesting thing about these celebrities and their bbnaija choices is that their fans ultimately become fans of their faves.
Blessing revealed in an Instagram post that she loved Hermes at first sight. Recall that Hermes was in the news earlier this year for calling out Yaba psychiatric hospital for losing his mom who was taken there for treatment. The news spread across Nigeria and attracted a lot of celebrities to him. His mom was found about two weeks later on the streets of Lagos.
4. DJ Cuppy
— Cuppy (@cuppymusic) July 23, 2022
DJ Cuppy is a Groovy fan and you can almost tell why. Few weeks ago, the Nigerian musician took to Twitter to declare her choice. She also urged her fans to channel their support and votes for him.
Cuppy is a die-hard lover of all things pink. From her pink hair to her pink Ferrari and even her outfits, she always makes a statement with the color. Groovy’s entrance into the house with pink hair, therefore, attracted Cuppy to him. She went further to call him her twin, emphasizing her choice.
Pretty sure Groovy and I are twins #BBNaija
— Cuppy (@cuppymusic) July 23, 2022
Leczy is a South African-based Nigerian musician who has also declared support for Hermes. The musician is the fourth celebrity on this list who is a Hermes supporter.
Leczy’s support can be seen on Instagram comment sections.
2. Seyi Edun
Next on our list of Nigerian celebrities and their Bbnaija choice is Oluwaseyi Edun. Seyi is a Nollywood actress and wife to popular actor, Adeniyi Johnson. She supports level 1 housemate, Bella and she has taken to social media to express her support. Edun can be seen showing her love for Bella via her comment section on Instagram. She is the first person on this list who has declared undying support for the housemate.
1. Steve Chuks
Actor/Comedian, Steve Chuks is another Nigerian celebrity who supports Hermes. Many believe that Hermes will emerge as one of the top 5 Bbnaija housemates for this season. This is because of the love and support he amassed from celebrities during his trying times earlier this year.
While we wait to see if this prediction turns out to be accurate, that’s it on the list of Nigerian celebrities and their Bbnaija choice.
Nigerian Celebrities and their Bbnaia Choice (Summary)
Here’s a table containing the top 10 list of Nigerian celebrities who have announced support for certain Bbnaija housemates.
|CELEBRITY||HOUSEMATE THEY SUPPORT|
|Nkechi Blessing Sunday||Hermes|