Ilebaye BBNaija Biography
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Kogi State, Nigeria
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Kogi State, Nigeria
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Winner of the Big Brother Naija season 8
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Early Life and Education
Ilebaye was born in 2001 in Lokoja, Kogi State, Nigeria. She is an Igala native who hails from Kogi State. She is from the Nigerian tribe of Ebira from Okpo, in the Olamaboro Local Government Area. Her Hon. Emmanuel Godson Odiniya and Mrs. Odiniya. Ilebaye’s father is a politician and was formerly a teacher of physical health education (PHE) at the Government Secondary School, Alloma, Ofu, Kogi State, Nigeria.
She attended a private secondary school for her elementary education before going on to the Federal Government Girls’ College, Kabba. After completing her SSCE, she proceeded to Salem University, where she earned a degree in criminology and security studies.
Ilebaye is a criminology and security studies graduate, and she is an entrepreneur who is the CEO of OI Clothing Store, an emerging fashion brand in Nigeria.
She also works as a paid commercial model and has modeled for several fashion and cosmetics businesses ever since she was an undergraduate. She has additionally worked as a model for several national billboards and television commercials.
After she became a reality TV star, Ilebaye gained notoriety after going through several selection processes. She was chosen as one of the 24 lucky housemates for the seventh season of Big Brother Naija in 2022.
Ilebaye BBNaija Season 7: Level Up
In 2022, Ilebaye was the fourth housemate to be disclosed among the 24 contestants of Big Brother Naija season 7. She enjoyed the show, had fun, and was one of the housemates who was rooted to win the N100 million grand prize as she has a massive fanbase of viewers; unfortunately, it was won by her other housemate, Phyna.
Ilebaye BBNaija Season 8: All Stars
The Big Brother Naija All-Stars, season 8, is currently going on, and the winner will be crowned on October 1st, 2023, after spending 10 weeks in the Big Brother house.
Ilebaye came back to be part of the season 8 All stars contestant. She came this time with the Genz Baddie, as one of her strategies has been her preference to form close bonds with different male housemates, a behavior that has drawn attention and criticism from her fellow housemates.
In the past seasons of BBnaija, any housemate who made viewers feel like they were being cheated on or showed the most care, while other housemates were not reciprocating, tended to always be the winner.
Ilebaye won the week 9 head of house title in Bbnaija season 8: All Starts, which automatically qualified her for the finale (week 10). She beat Angel to win the arena games challenge
Ilebaye won Big Brother Naija season 8 All Stars, going home with a grand prize of N120 million, with former winner Mercy Eke being the first runner-up and Ceec as the second runner-up.
Ilebaye doesn’t believe in love and feels romantic relationships are all about pretense. In her words, “Maybe one day I will find a reason to believe in love, but for now, not a chance.”
Her hobbies include swimming, partying, bowling, and shopping, and she considers herself a controversial, adventurous go-getter.
Her net worth is currently unavailable.
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