Big Brother Naija is the biggest reality TV show in Africa. The show has completed five seasons so far, and has made many housemates influential figures in the entertainment industry.
This show has brought a lot of exposure from music to lifestyle, and has also attracted lots of viewers far and wide by also showcasing culture.
Every housemate on the show automatically gains a certain level of popularity and influence. However, some housemates are more influential than others.
Below are the top ten most followed housemates.
Tobi is a Nigerian actor, model, host, influencer, photographer and a gym enthusiast. Tobi emerged as one of the Big Brother Naija TV Reality show finalists in 2018, he is followed by 1.9 million followers on Instagram and 391,000 followers on Twitter, making it a total number of 2.291million followers.
Dorathy Lynda Bachor, also known as Dorathy, is an entrepreneur, and an influencer. Dorathy emerged as the first runner up in the Big Brother Naija TV Reality show season 5 in 2020, she is followed by 1.9 million followers on Instagram and 411,000 followers on Twitter, which sums up to 2.311 million followers.
Anita Natacha Akide, popularly called Tacha, is an Instagram influencer and former housemate of the 2019 Big Brother Naija reality show. Her spat with Mercy Eke, aka Mercy Lambo, led to her expulsion from the house. Her fans call themselves Titans. She has a total of 2.6 million followers on Instagram and Twitter.
Cynthia Nwadiora, popularly known as Cee-C, was 1st Runner Up in the 2018 Big Brother Naija TV Reality show. She is a lawyer, model, and a fashion enthusiast. Cee-C is followed by 2.7 million followers on Instagram and 130,500 followers on Twitter, which sums up to a total number of 2.83 million followers.
Rebecca Nengi Hampson, popularly known as Nengi is an entrepreneur, a video vixen, a former model and a Top 5 contestant at the Most Beautiful Girl Nigeria, she is a former Big Brother Naija TV Reality show housemate in 2020. Nengi is followed by 2.4 million Instagram followers and 645,000 Twitter followers, making it a total of 3.045 million followers.
Mercy Eke, popularly known as Lambo is a Nigerian media personality, actress, video vixen and an entrepreneur. She won season 4 of Big Brother Naija TV Reality show in 2019, becoming the first woman to win the reality show. She has 2.4 million followers on Instagram and 660,000 followers on Twitter, making it a total of 3.06 million followers
Alexandra Sandra Asogwa Amuche popularly known as Alex Unusual emerged as the 3rd runner up in the 2018 Big Brother Naija TV Reality show. She is currently a model, a dancer and a fashion enthusiast, she’s skillful, creative and talented. She’s very active on social media, she’s followed by 2.9 million followers on Instagram and 163,000 followers on Twitter, which sums up to a total number of 3.063 million followers.
Bisola Aiyeola: An actress and singer. In 2017, Bisola was the first runner up of Big Brother Naija Season 2, she won the African Magic Trailblazer Viewers’ Choice Award.
Bisola, known for her elegant persona, has 3 million followers on Instagram and 926,000 followers on Twitter, which sums up to a total number of 3.926 million followers
Olamilekan Moshood Agbeleshe (Laycon): A media personality, rapper, singer and songwriter who emerged as the Winner of Big Brother Naija Season 5. Laycon is the most followed on Instagram with 3.2million followers and on twitter 1 million followers, making it a total of 4.2million followers.
Ebuka Obi-Uchendu: A lawyer and a husband. He is the most influential housemate that BBNaija has produced. Ebuka appeared in the first ever edition of Big Brother Naija, known at the time as ‘Big Brother Nigeria’. Although he finished in the eighth place on the show in 2006, he has become a socialite. He has been the host of Big Brother Naija since its return in 2017. He has 2.7 million followers on Instagram and 2 million followers on twitter, making it a total of 4.7million followers.