Christiana Olufunke Ojumu (born in 1998) is a Nigerian model, entrepreneur, and linguist who is generally known as Christy O BBNaija.
She became famous after she joined the Big Brother Naija Show as one of the housemates in its seventh edition.
Real Facts About Christy
- Full Name: Christiana Olufunke Ojumu
- Stage Name: Christy O
- Born: 1998
- Age: 25 years old (2023)
- Place of Birth: Akure, Ondo State
- State Of Origin: Ondo State
- Nationality: Nigerian
- Parents: Mr. and Mrs. Ojumu
- Siblings: Joyce Ojumu
- Occupation: Model • TV Personality
- Net Worth: N/A
Early Life & Education
Christy O was born to the Ojumu family in 1998. Her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ojumu named her Christiana Olufunke Ojumu.
She was born and raised in the ancient city of Akure, Ondo State, in the country’s Southwest region and she is a Yoruba woman who hails from Ondo State.
She graduated from high school in 2014 after specializing in the Arts department for three years.
She gained admission into a prestigious university in Ondo State to study Linguistics. She bagged a Bachelor’s degree after four years of study.
In her teenage years, BBNaija Christy O competed in several beauty contests held in Akure City and other parts of Ondo State.
She emerged as the winner of some contests, which paved the way for her to start a modeling career.
As an undergraduate, she worked as a commercial model, providing a steady income source for her.
She collaborated with photographers, stylists, creative directors, art directors, cinematographers, and makeup artists on several modeling gigs. Christy O worked on projects such as television commercials, fashion shows, beauty photoshoots, social media ads, and music videos.
BBNaija Christy O is multilingual. She developed an interest in languages while still in high school, speaking and writing in multiple languages.
She has previously offered her services as a linguist to private and corporate clients.
BBNaija Christy O has nursed the ambition of building a career in the entertainment industry. She decided to achieve her dream by becoming a Reality TV star. In May 2022, she joined thousands of Nigerians to audition for the 7th season of Big Brother Naija. Luck was on Christy O‘s side, and she scaled through the different audition stages to become one of the 24 housemates of the show.
BBNaija Christy O was unveiled as a Big Brother Naija housemate at its opening ceremony on the 23rd of July 2022.