Here is the biography and all we know about BBNaija Season 5 Lockdown housemate, Nengi Rebecca Hampson.
Nengi is one of the five finalist of the 2020 Big Brother Naija show, alongside, Laycon, Dorathy, Vee and Neo.
Nengi Personal Information and Short Bio
- Full Name: Rebecca Nengi Hampson
- Date of Birth: 1998
- Age: 22 years
- Sex: Female
- Nationality: Nigerian
- State of Origin: Bayelsa State
- Marital Status: Single
- Occupation: Entrepreneur, Model
Nengi Biography: Education and Early Life
Rebecca Nengi Hampson was born on 22nd June 1998 and hails from Bayelsa State in the south southern part of Nigeria, where she completed both her primary and secondary school education and obtained both her First School Leaving Certificate and West African Senior School Certificate.
After completing her primary and secondary school education, the pretty lady proceeded to University of Port Harcourt and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communication.
During the BBNaija 2020 show, Nengi said she started living by herself at a young age after losing her mother, and also revealed that she moved out of her parent’s house at 15 and has been living independently ever since.
She is a former model and MBGN Top 5 contestant who loves learning new things, having fun, travelling, taking on new adventures, and being true to herself.
Nengi Instagram and Twitter Account
You can expect every strategic Big Brother Naija housemate to become a huge influence on social media after the show.
The reality TV show gives housemates a huge platform to showcase their talents.
Nengi’s official Instagram account is @nengiofficial and has over 900k followers as at the time of filing this report. It is expected that once she makes it out of the house, her follow base would rise more.
On Twitter also, she already has 93k followers on @nengiofficial_ which is a huge one, giving how Twitter followers rise.
Rebecca Nengi Hampson Biography: Boyfriend, Relationship, Husband
Nengi is single, but in the Big Brother Naija house, she is believed to be in a romantic relationship with fellow housemate Ozo
During the BBNaija, show, Ozo and Nengi do things together from eating, bathing and sleeping. Ozo was also slammed by some viewers for always following Nengi everywhere during his time in the house.
Though the pair never really dated in the house, Nengi lamented to Biggie during a diary session that she wished Ozo was with her to the final of the competition as she narrated how Ozo held on to his word since the first day they met. According to her guys like him are hard to find. She said;
I’m just somehow because most of my friends left yesterday.
“Ozo is a real guy and such people are hard to find, from the first day he said I like this girl and he stayed true till the last day.
“Such guys are hard to find, I really wished he was with me in the finale.”
Nengi Interview Before BBNaija Show
What new habit or skill did you acquire during lockdown? The ability to talk to myself and enjoy the conversation.
What are your words to live by? Live and let live.
What is your biggest achievement? Getting my BSc. So many times, I could have dropped out, but I persevered.
Nengi Age Controversies: Is she 22?
Nengi has already been put on blast by Nigerians after it appeared like she lied about her age.
While stating her age yesterday, she mentioned she is 22 years old, but in 2017, as a contestant on the Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria, MBGN Beauty pageant, Nengi stated she was 23.
Read their reactions below,
“She do MBGN for 2017 as 23 year old, now for BBN 2020 she be 22? Wonderful stuff” – Sayolroko
“Lobatan nengi brought football age” – Aramide
“Right from miss peace and tourism her age no dey increase. She did MBGN twice with same age🤣🤣🤣” – Beryl
“I just saw her face and I was she’s 23?? Hmmmmn okay oh.. If there’s football age then there’s BBnaija age” – Antonie
“She is scripted ex housemate will be d cause of her challenges. 3 of them are following her. Na wa” – Joyce
“I don know that babe from our uniport days since 2013.. She won one Queen of Trust pageant in 2013.. The lie dey make my head pain me😂, But all thesame we move🙌.. Nengi for the money sha😂” – Missybenny
“Her Age is like the situation of the country,e no deh move forward” – Nduka
Nengi Modelling Career and Net Worth
Before her emergence in the BBNaija house, Nengi had done well for her modelling career, and can be proud of her achievements in that field.
She took part in the Most Beautiful Girl In Nigeria (MBGN) pageant in 2017, where she finished Top 5.
Nengi, representing Miss Bayelsa was fourth runner-up while Miss Plateau, Winfrey Okolo, came in as the second runner-up. Though she did not win the MBGN crown in 2017, Rebecca Nengi Hampson won the best evening wear award.
Here is a list of winners at the 2017 MBGN event:
- Miss Kebbi, Ugochi Mitchel Ihezue, won the overall crown.
- Miss Amity – Miss Yobe, Ndali Eno
- Miss Photogenic/Congeniality – Miss Anambra, Maristella Okpala
- Model of the Year – Miss Kebbi, Ugochi Ihezue
- Best Costume – Miss Sokoto, Stephanie Agbasi
- Best Evening Wear – Miss Bayelsa, Rebecca Nengi Hampson
- MBGN Ecowas – Miss Oyo, Emmanuella Yaboh
- MBGN Tourism – Miss Plateau, Winfrey Okolo
- MBGN Universe – Miss Sokoto, Stephanie Agbasi
Her exact net worth is unknown but as a member of the 2020 Big Brother Naija, she stands the chance of winning the ultimate cash prize of N85 million.