Big Brother Naija housemate, Perez Egbi, also known as Pere, has been nominated for 2021 Best of Nollywood Awards (BON).
Pere was nominated in the ‘Best Actor in a Leading Role’ category among other top Nollywood stars.
His nomination was announced via the BON Awards official Instagram page on Saturday for his lead role in Biodun Stephen’s movie, ‘Butterflies’.
Other nominees in the same category include Stan Nze in ‘Rattlesnake’, Blossom Chukwujekwu in ‘Home Spring Eternal,’ Enyinna Nwigwe in ‘Badamosi’, Okey Uzoeshi in ‘Strain’, and Uzor Arukwe in ‘Yours Regardless.’
Pere is a former US military officer who served for six years before returning to Nigeria to become an actor.
He has been in the Nollywood scenes for years but recently gained prominence due to his participation in the ongoing Big Brother Naija season six.