Ebuka Obi-Uchendu stole the heart of many Nigerians after his now famous agbada hit the internet. The actor, model, TV personality and show host has carved a niche for himself in the world of entertainment. Many fans love this BBNaija host but really don’t much about him, so if you’re one, then you should see this.
Where was he born?
Ebuka was Born in Benin City, Edo State to a banker father and a mum who is a nurse, he is the third of four children with an elder sister as well as one older and younger brother.
His nursery and primary education were in Benin, remarkably passing the Common Entrance Examination into secondary school from Primary Four. He subsequently moved to the capital city of Abuja with his family.
How is Career started
Ebuka was one of the 14 housemates on the first season of the popular reality show Big Brother Nigeria, finishing in eighth place. To date, he is one of the most visibly successful BBN 2006 cast members.
After the reality show in 2006, he signed endorsement deals with a major telecommunications brand as well as a popular brewing company. He also hosted Friend or Foe on NTA, the GLO Show also on NTA, as well as Guinness’ Greatness TV. He also maintained a weekly column called Contrast with a Nigerian national daily newspaper, Thisday. In January 2017, he was announced as the host of the new Big Brother Naija season.
On his marriage
On April 15, 2015 Ebuka got engaged to HR manager, Cynthia Obianodo, whom he met through Cynthia’s brother. They got married on February 6, 2016 in Abuja and have a daughter now.