Erica BBNaija Housemate Profile & Biography | BBN Pictures, Age, Birthday, State, Occupation
Ngozi “Erica” Nlewedim is a 26 years old actress and commercial model from London, England. She is one of the housemates in the Lock down season 5 2020 edition of Africa biggest reality TV show Big Brother Naija. Erica is the name she goes by and she returned to Lagos after studying screen acting at the Met Film School in London.
|Ngozi “Erica” Nlewedim
|March 13, 1994
|Place of Birth
|Actress and Model
Facts about Erica
What new habit or skill did you acquire during lockdown?
- I started reading motivational books and watching real estate sales videos on YouTube.
What are the words you live by?
- At the end of your life be satisfied because you have achieved all your goals, touched so many lives, and loved greatly.
What is your greatest achievement?
- Graduating from film school in London, producing my first short film with a team in Birmingham, and being in the movie, Hire a Woman.
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Erica BBNaija Journey
Erica was once of the favourites to win this year’s show due to her beauty and large fan base. Her ordeal started when she was involved in a love triangle between fellow housemates Kiddwaya and Laycon.
She was disqualified from the show on week 7 after breaking multiple house rules following her abuse on housemates (Laycon and Prince) and mishandling of Big Brother’s properties. During her stay in the house, she won two Head of House game and few other tasks. See how she was disqualified here.
Erica attended secondary and university school in Nigeria. She had her secondary education at Command Secondary School in Ikeja, Lagos, and her university education at Covenant University, one of the finest Nigerian private universities in Ota, Ogun State. In 2013, she earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Management. Erica returned to the United Kingdom in 2019 to pursue screen acting at the acclaimed London Met Film School.
Erica was born in Lagos State to Oby Nwokolo and Christian Eric Nlewedim. Erica is her parents’ only child. Erica grew up in Lagos by her mother despite being from Abia State.
Erica as an ex-beauty queen and her MBGN journey
Erica is a former beauty queen who placed 10th in the 2014 Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria (MGBN) pageant. She quickly became a fan favourite due to her grace and enticing grin. Erica finally won the prize for “Most Photogenic” at the 2014 MBGN event.
Erica as a model
Erica’s modelling career has flourished with her acting career. She has modelled for a number of Nigerian brands and appeared on a number of billboards throughout the country. Erica has modelled for brands such as Access Bank, Diamond Bank, Hollandia, Globacom, Jumia, Stanbic IBTC, Etisalat, Zaron Cosmetics, and Peak Milk.
Erica as an actress
Erica moved to the United Kingdom to study screen acting at Met Film School, a major film school in the United Kingdom that offers MA and BA degrees in areas relating to acting and filmmaking.
Erica’s acting career has only been a little over three years, but she has appeared in a number of good Nollywood movies, including “Hire A Woman,” which is currently available on Netflix.
Here is a full list of BBNaija Erica’s filmography:
- Hire A Woman
- Poka Messiah
- My Flatmates
- Paternity Deal
- Being Farouk
- Dead Rites
- Win or Lose
- Made In Heaven
- Royal Castle
- Once Upon A Night
Other interesting facts to know about BBN Erica
Erica has appeared in around 20 Nigerian films to date. Erica stated that her first acting role was in the 2017 Nigerian TV series “Secrets & Scandals.”