In a shock move, Big Brother has brought back the idea of putting the biggest and brightest contestants from Nigeria and South Africa into one show where the housemates will live together in an isolated dwelling. The Big Brother Titans is a special edition of the famous show tagged the biggest show in the African continent. Here, fans of the reality TV show who are used to seeing contestants from their individual countries duel for prizes will have an even bigger show than they may have thought possible.
Every contestant has something to offer; there is certainly plenty of talent on display in this show, and when talent is mixed with ego, the result is usually explosive. Explosive is what fans want, and it is what fans have often got when they watch the South African version and the Big Brother Naija franchise.
In this post we want to look at the contestants of the big brother Titans show, their biographies, back-stories, and what interesting things they are doing right now.
List of Big Brother Titans Housemates And Their Biographies
- Blaqboi (Nigerian, Male)
- Khosi (South African, Female)
- Yemi Cregx (Nigerian, Male)
- Nelisa (South African, Female)
- Nana (Nigerian, Female)
- Ipeleng (South African, Female)
- Siya Juicy Jay (South African, Male)
- Marvin (Nigerian, Male)
- Thabang (South African, Male)
- Jaypee (Nigerian, Female)
- Yaya (South African, Female)
- Ebubu (Nigerian, Male)
- Lukay (South African, Male)
- Mmeli (Male)
- Olivia (Nigerian, Female)
- Jenni O (Nigerian Female)
- Tsatsii (South African, Female)
- Kanaga Jnr (Nigerian, Male)
- Justin (South African, Male)
- Yvonne (Nigerian, Female)
Those are the names of the contestants; now for the benefit of those who are new to the show, let us get to know them better. Who they are, what they do, where they are from, and what they bring to the Big Brother Titans house.
1. Blaqboi (Nigerian, Male)
Blaqboi is a handsome Nigerian man of 26yrs old. Blaqboi is comes from Plateau State in Nigeria, and he lives and works in Jos, which is the capital of Plateau State. Blaqboi is a very talented young man; he is a content creator, as well as a budding film maker.
As a person, he describes himself as cool, and level-headed. But fans will hope that he is not too calm because they want to see excitement from the show. He also describes himself as funny, charming, and confident, and as such we can hope there will be no dull moments with him in the house.
Ebubu is also from Nigeria; he comes from Anambra State in Nigeria. Ebubu is light skinned and handsome, and has already started working as a model and actor. He is 28 years old, and based in Lagos, Nigeria.
Ebubu describes himself as open minded, and interested in the world around him. He believes that his key qualities include humour and resilience. That resilience has already paid off; having landed in the Big Brother Titans house, he has already started to win hearts, as many want to see him succeed.
Ipeleng is gorgeous; a true representative of the beauty that exists in South Africa. She is 24 years old, and originally comes from North West region of South Africa. These days she lives in the Gauteng province of South Africa, and interestingly she is a law Student.
Ipeleng is funny and fun to be with. She describes herself as a homely person who was brought up with the traditional African values of respect for elders and honour of one’s parents. It is no surprise therefore that Ipeleng herself demands respect as she is mindful to give others the respect they too deserve.
Although she claims she intends to lay low while in the Big Brother Titans house, it should take too long before her intimidating character comes out! She will be a thriller to watch.
Jaypee is another contestant from Nigeria; she is 26 years old, and comes from Lagos City, Lagos State, Nigeria. Jaypee is a very hard working and ambitious lady. Presently she is a nurse and model. One can imagine that her nursing career is about to come to an end, and she is about to fully embrace a career in modeling and entertainment; she certainly has what it takes.
Jaypee is beautiful and full of confidence. Her face looks like it is about to grace every billboard in Nigeria, so there is much to look out for when it comes to her.
She is calm, happy and accommodating, with an open mind. She describes herself as a liberal lover of love, and someone who is unbiased; ready to give anyone a chance at love.
5. Jenni O
Jenni O is another contestant from Nigeria; she is 24 years old and hails from Imo State, Nigeria, although now she lives in the USA. Jenny O is a health and safety specialist; someone who is entrusted with the health and wellbeing of others.
Jenni O is a happy and easy going personality; she even describes herself as spontaneous- whatever that means! Anyway, Jenni O has all the beauty and confidence of a screen personality, so one can start thinking that she is going to be big in the entertainment industry.
It is interesting to see what this beautiful and energetic lady brings to the BB Titans house.
6. Juicy Jay
Juicy Jay comes across as soft spoken and harmless young man; but when you hear he is a semi-pro rugby player, you know he has power hidden behind that calm looking face.
Juicy Jay is 24 years of age; and he hails from Eastern Cape in South Africa. As a sportsman he is highly competitive; he is not going to be beaten in any task or activity in the Big Brother Titans house.
He also has leadership skills as is evident in his being the one to brief Biggie about some of the decisions of the Housemates. This young man is surely going to add some spice to this Big Brother Titans show, we are surely going to see some explosive encounters whenever he clashes with a fellow housemate.
Justin hails from East London, South Africa; he is 21 years old. Justin is as beautiful as a woman; and his beard may be his only masculine feature. He is a photographer; one who has the talent and ambition to be really great in his field.
He describes himself as easy-going, friendly, engaging, and fun. He likes to joke and have a laugh, and is also the responsible friend who looks out for the interest and well being of everyone around him.
8. Kanaga Jnr
Kanaga Jnr is another able representative of Nigeria; he is 23 years old, from Abia State in Nigeria, but now lives in Lagos, Nigeria. Kanaga Jnr is a model, and he has his eyes set on Nollywood where he hopes to be an actor.
Kanaga Jnr has this exciting young look about him; he gives the impression of a ladies’ man. Whether he has what it takes to cause some sexual tension in the house, or to spark a fight between ladies remains to be seen, but it certainly looks like he is charming enough to woo the audience.
Khosi is 25 years old, and she hails from KwaZulu-Natal. However, she lives and works in Johannesburg South Africa. She is a journalist.
What she brings to the Big Brother Titans house is an inquisitive and analytical mind. She also describes herself as talkative and open-minded. She is adventurous, but cautious, and also maintains a competitive side, which means she will give the other housemates a run for their money.
Lukay is from KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, and he is 31 years. Lukay is a hardworking and responsible young man; he works as a sales executive. Lukay is highly motivated; he looks like a person who will bring lots of energy to the Big Brother Titans house. He will bring the same competitiveness with which he does his day job.
He describes himself as self-aware and brutally honest. Lukay is also one who highly values traditional values; as shown by moving back to Kwazulu Natal so as to stay close to his parents.
Marvin flies the green white green flag of Nigeria; he originally comes from Port Harcourt in Nigeria, but now lives in Texas, USA. He is a solid combination of brains and looks; he is a chemical engineer as well as a model. He is a realistic person; one who remembers his humble roots, and takes note to treat others with kindness and respect.
He has his eyes set on taking the modeling world by storm; and having found his way into the Big Brother Titans house, he is already one step away from achieving his goal. He describes himself as an adventurer who loves to travel, but is also mindful and protective of his loved ones.
Olivia is another Nigerian damsel to look forward to on the Big Brother Titans season one show; she is 22 years old, and comes from Imo State, Nigeria. She has her eyes set on Nollywood, she believes she has the talent and confidence to excel as an actress. Olivia wishes to use the Big Brother Titans season one show to launch herself to stardom.
She describes herself as bold and daring; and says she has a wild side to look out for.
Mmeli comes from Hillbrow, Johannesburg, South- he is 24 years old. Mmeli is a model and a content creator, and he hopes to use this Big Brother Titans adventure to launch himself into the bigger leagues in the modeling industry on the continent and even beyond. He is certainly handsome and confident enough.
Mmeli will bring fun and laughter to the big brother house; he is quite the party animal, and like to party hard. There will be no dull moment with this young man on the show; and maybe there will be some sexual tension as well because he is naughty and playful.
Nana is from Kaduna State, Nigeria- she is 22 years old. She is an entrepreneur; her mind has been trained to spot opportunities to make some profit. Nana is not a conformist; she does not mind what society expects from her, but is simply living her best life, doing what she can to help herself and those around her.
She is somewhat shy, but has a very analytical mind. She will perform well when it comes to mental tasks, and will build far reaching relationships on the show.
Nelisa flies the proud flag of the South African republic. She is 25 years old, and comes from the Eastern Cape, although she now lives in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Even though Nelisa is small in stature; it will be a sad day for anyone who takes her for granted, or who tries to overlook her. She is lively and playful, and has a fun character which can make her quite popular among people. She will easily one of the most talked about housemates on this show.
Thabang comes from Soweto, but now lives in Johannesburg, South Africa. He works in media and communications as a Sports data analyst. Thabang is a highly driven and ambitious person; it is exciting to see how this office guy will blend into a rowdy house like the Big Brother Titans house; but then not everyone needs to be about jokes and laughter; some have to be more introspective.
Tsatsii comes from Pretoria, South Africa; she is 24 years old. Tsatsii is an engineering, biotechnology, and microbiology student; a person with a startling amount of intelligence to boast of.
Tsatsii is also very beautiful; she is evidence that a person can have both beauty and brains. After this appearance one can easily see her getting a place in the modeling industry and working as an actress.
Yaya comes from the Eastern Cape, but now lives in Johannesburg, South Africa. She is just 30 years old. Yaya is a plus size fashion model, but she can easily work as a regular model because she is not even that big. However, her personality is big and bold, and she is quite talkative as well.
19. Yemi Cregx
Yemi Cregx is a tall, handsome and confident Nigerian man; he is 30 years old. Yemi comes from Ekiti State in Nigeria, although he now lives in Lagos. He presently works as a model, but has his sights set on working as an actor. He certainly has the looks and confidence to make this dream come true; and he describes himself as competitive and outgoing.
Yvonne comes from Akwa Ibom State, in Nigeria, but now lives in Lagos. She is 28 years old. Interestingly, her father is a Pastor, and she grew up in a deeply religious household. Nevertheless, she has gone ahead to make a life of her own; she is a model, content creator, and general creative. She describes herself as bold and resilient. She does not allow society to bend her will by telling her what to do, or what not to do; she follows her heart and always does her best.
Those are the contestants for the Big Brother Titans show; and you can catch them starting on Sunday 15 January, 2023 from 19:00 WAT. The show is live on DSTV channels such as Mzansi Magic, Africa Magic Showcase, Africa Magic Urban, and Africa Magic Family channels. GoTV subscribers can also catch the show live on channel 29.