March 28, 2023
Erica Bbnaija

Biography of Erica Bbnaija

Erica Nlewedim (Erica Bbnaija) was the only housemate to be disqualified from the season 5 edition of the Big Brother Naija show, themed Lockdown. She had thousands of followers from all around Nigeria, other African nations, and the African diaspora until she was disqualified. Following her withdrawal from the house, she received a lot of support from her admirers, including a gofundme account to help her afford the chance to recover the N85 million prize money that she was wrongfully denied.

This article is a brief biography of Erica Bbnaija. It covers her date of birth, state of origin, educational background, career, and net worth.

Erica Bbnaija Biography

Erica, full name Ngozi Erica Nlewedim, was born on the 13th of March 1994 in Abia State, Nigeria to Eric Nlewedim and Oby Nwokolo. She was raised by her mother, a single parent, and is a native of Abia State.

Erica Bbnaija Education

Before transferring to Command Secondary School to finish her secondary education, Erica Bbnaija attended Victory Grammar School in Lagos for her secondary schooling. She continued her education by enrolling at Covenant University, where she graduated in 2013 with a bachelor’s degree in business administration.

Erica Bbnaija Career

She relocated to the UK to pursue an acting degree at the Met Film School in London. In 2013, Erica Bbnaija took on the role of brand ambassador for natural hair care business Natures Gentle Touch. She began working for Nigerian companies like Glo and Jumia in 2013, and from 2015 to 2017, she served as the face of Access Bank, Maltina, and Zaron Cosmetics. She competed in the MBGN pageant in 2014 and took home the Miss Photogenic prize.

She collaborated with larger companies and more influential industry peers after winning, which led to her appearance in a Peak Milk TV commercial with Folarin Falana (Falz).

When she landed the lead part in Secrets and Scandals in 2015, Erica Bbnaija officially began her acting career. She has also appeared in Nollywood films such as Royal Castle, Poka Messiah, Hire a Woman, Once upon a Night, and others.

Erica founded the Erica Nlewedim Foundation in 2018. It is an NGO that caters to underprivileged children, which launched its Hunger Heroes Campaign that fed 1,000 children on the streets of Lagos, Nigeria, in December 2019. Erica Bbnaija is also the CEO of Beluxia Hair.

Erica Bbnaija Net Worth

Before entering the BBNaija house, Erica Bbnaija worked as a brand ambassador to several Nigerian brands, philanthropists, actress, and entrepreneur. From these jobs, she was able to attain a net worth of $30,000 before July 19th, 2020.

Currently, her net worth is estimated at $200,000.

Also, her fans set up a gofundme account for her when she was disqualified from the Bbnaija show. The account got a total donation of $72, 317 (N27, 588, 935.50).

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Erica and Kiddwaya still together?

Kiddrica is the fan name of the love relationship between ex-BBNaija housemates, Kiddwaya and Erica. The duo were an item during the BBNaija S5 Lockdown edition but ended their love affair in the reality TV show in 2020.

What does Erica BBN do for a living?

BBNaija Erica Nlewedim (26) is an actress and commercial model from Abia State, Nigeria. Erica was among the Big Brother Naija season 5 reality show contestants but was later disqualified for flouting BBNaija house rules.

Who is Erica BBN husband?

In fact, during her recent visit to Ghana, in January 2021, Erica said again in an interview that she is single. So Erica as of the time of this article, is very single and does not have a boyfriend.

Who is Kiddwaya engaged to?

But in a tweet on Monday, Kiddwaya announced that he was neither getting married nor did he have a fiance. He added that seeing reactions from fans concerning the video was fun for him.

Is Vee and Neo dating?

Vee, the 2021 Big Brother Nigeria (BBNaija) housemate, has finally confirmed that her relationship with Neo, her colleague on the show, is over. While the show lasted, the duo left tongues wagging on several occasions over their romantic displays in the ‘Lockdown’ house.

Who is Nengi getting married to?

(See Details) Popular Big Brother Naija 2020 housemate, Nengi in a recent interview has revealed that she might have a relationship with fellow housemate Ozo.

Which State is Erica BBNaija from?

Born to Oby Nwokolo and Eric Nlewedim Christian in Lagos, Erica Nlewedim is a Nigerian actress, model and entrepreneur, born Nlewedim Ngozi Ugomma Erica in Umuahia, Abia State. Erica is an only child who was raised in Lagos by her mother.

How old is Liquor rose?
The 26-year-old reality star has a passion for singing, cooking and writing. BBNaija Liquorose has a career in entertainment because of his love for dancing. She also has a talent for acting.

What is Vee full name?

Victoria Adeyele fondly called “Vee” is a 23 musician based in Lagos, Nigeria.

How much does Kyle Richards make per season?

Interestingly, Celebrity Net Worth reports that Kyle brings in $270,000 per season. However, it’s not certain if that amount is solely from RHOBH or includes funds from other ventures. Since there are multiple figures making their rounds in regard to Kyle’s cast salary, we can only assume.

Who is Tim Godfrey wife?

Nigerian gospel singer, Tim Godfrey, has unveiled the identity of his fiancée, who accepted his proposal on Valentine’s Day. The singer shared photos of himself and his wife-to-be, identified as Erica, on his Instagram page on Thursday.


Erica Bbnaija is a 28 years old actress and commercial model from Abia state, Nigeria. She was previously based in London before returning to Nigeria to continue her acting career. Erica Bbnaija is one of the housemates in the Lockdown season 5 2020 edition and the only housemate that got disqualified during that season.

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