Chinenyenwa Desire Okoebor (born January 9, 2000) famously known as Chichi BBNaija is a Nigerian proficient model and dancer.
She came into the limelight after her appearance as a reality TV star on the Big Brother Naija Show season 7 in 2022.
Real Facts About Chichi
- Full Name: Chinenyenwa Desire Okoebor
- Stage Name: Chichi
- Born: 9 January 2000
- Age: 23 years old
- Place of Birth: Lagos, Nigeria
- State Of Origin: Edo State
- Nationality: Nigerian
- Parents: Mr. and Mrs. Edobor
- Occupation: Model • Reality TV Personality
- Net Worth: N/A
Early Life & Education
Chichi was born on the 9th of January 2000 to the family of Mr. and Mrs. Edobor. Her parents named her Chinenyenwa Desire Okoebor.
The name, Chinenyenwa is an Igbo word that means, “God Is The Giver Of A Child.”
She has both Edo and Igbo roots. She speaks the Bini dialect and Igbo language fluently.
She was born and raised in the city of Lagos. Chichi studied at public-owned schools in Lagos for her primary and secondary school education.
She was unable to pursue a university education due to financial limitations.
BBNaija Chichi is a professional model. She joined the modeling industry after graduating from high school. Over the years, she amassed experience to become one of the leading commercial models in Mainland Lagos.
Chichi has worked with a host of brands and creatives across industries ranging from fashion, music, food, and hospitality to nightlife.
She has built a name for herself as a diligent model who can help brands tell stories through imagery.
In the early days of her career as a model, BBNaija Chichi worked as a stripper on the side. She worked with some selected clubs in Lekki and Victoria Island. She did this to supplement the income generated by her modeling gigs.
Since 2020, Chichi has dreamt of becoming a contestant in the Big Brother Naija Reality Show. Her dream came to fulfillment in 2022 after she scaled through different selection stages to emerge as one of the 26 housemates on the show.
BBNaija Chichi is currently competing to become the biggest Reality TV Star in Nigeria, and if she succeeds, she will go home with a grand prize of 100 million nairas.