Who is Erica Nlewedim?
Erica Nlewedim is a model and one of the housemates of the BBNaija season 5 (lockdown edition). She was one of the fan’s favorite housemates for the BBnaija Lockdown edition, which streamed on DSTV Channel 198.
In this article, I will write down facts about Erica Nlewedim’s biography, age, career, net worth, relationship, and other exciting things you want to know about the BBnaija reality TV show star. First, let’s look at her profile.
|29 years old
|Date of Birth
|13 March 1994
|State of Origin
Erica Nlewedim Biography
Erica BBNaija was born Erica Ngozi Nlewedim on 13th March 1994 into the family of Oby Nwokolo and Eric Christian Nlewedim in Lagos. She is a 27 years old Nigerian actress and model based in London.
She hails from Umuahia; therefore, her stage of origin is Abia state, a state situated in the southeastern part of Nigeria and pre-dominated by the Igbos. She was born Erica Ngozi Nlewedim, but she prefers to go by Erica.
That gives complete information on Erica BBN’s biography; let’s proceed
Erica commenced her secondary school education at Victory Grammar School in Lagos and completed the six years secondary school scheme at Command Day Secondary School in Ikeja, Lagos. She continued her tertiary education at Covenant University, where she graduated with a degree in Business Administration.
Erica actress, was undoubtedly in a relationship with Kiddwaya, but they have broken up. We don’t have the details of who Erica is dating now.
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Erica Nlewedim Career
Erica started her modeling career at a younger age. In 2013, when she was 19, she was the brand Ambassador for Nature’s Gentle Touch, a personal style brand that provides hair solutions using natural ingredients. 2014 she competed in the Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria (MBGN) pageant and won the MBGN Miss Photogenic award. Her success at the MGBN awards gave her fame in the modeling industry. She was featured in a Peak Milk TV commercial alongside Falz, a famous Nigerian music artist.
Her acting career began in 2015 when she was 21 years old and landed a lead role in Secrets and Scandals. The young model and actress also featured in the TV Series Royal Castle in the same year. She starred in a 2016 movie, Poka Messiah, directed by Ernest Obi. Other movies she has featured in include;
- Once Upon A Night
- My Flatmates
- The Paternity Deal
- Being Farouk
- Dead Rites
- Win or Lose
- Made in heaven
- Hire A Woman
Erica has worked with top brands within and outside Nigeria, including Glo, Jumia, and MyZotoApp. In 2015, She signed a two years ambassador contract with Zaron Cosmetics, Access Bank, and Maltina.
Her acting prowess can be traced to MetFilm School, London, where she underwent a professional film-making course in 2019. She produced a short film with a group in Birmingham after she graduated from MetFilm school. She also featured in a movie titled “Hire a Woman,” where she played the character, Nifemi. “Hire a Woman” is a 2019 Nollywood movie directed by Ifeanyi Ikpoenyi and features other movie icons such as Alexx Ekubo, Nancy Isime, Uzor Arukwe, and Mike Godson. Erica played the role of Nifemi in the “Hire a Woman” movie.
The beautiful model joined the 5th edition of the BBNaija reality TV show and has become the talk of the house already. She revealed in a short interview that Erica read motivational books and enjoyed real estate sales videos on YouTube during the lockdown. Her favorite quote goes like this;
At the end of your life be satisfied because you have achieved all your goals, touched so many lives, and loved greatly.
Erica Nlewedim Net worth
Erica Ngozi Nlewedim founded Erica Nlewedim Foundation in 2018 to aid orphaned children to give them hope. In December 2019, her Foundation launched its Hunger Heroes Campaign, which fed 1000 persons on the streets of Lagos, Nigeria.
Erica Nlewedim is a model and the CEO of a luxury hair brand, Beluxia Hair; her net worth is about $200,000.
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