Nenji Biography- Early Life
Rebecca Nenji Hampson, popularly known as ‘Nengi’ from the Big Brother Naija (BBNaija) lockdown series, is a model and entrepreneur.
She holds a degree in Linguistics and Communication from the University of Port Harcourt in Nigeria.
In 2017, Nengi participated in the beauty pageant “The Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria” (MBGN), where she achieved a top 5 placement, although she did not win.
Prior to that, she had already won two consecutive beauty pageants in 2013 and 2014: The Queen of Trust Pageant and Miss Peace Bayelsa, respectively.
Nengi Wikipedia profile
|Rebecca Nenji Hampson
|Date of birth
|1st January 1998
|State of Origin
|University of Port Harcourt
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In addition to her modeling career, Nengi is an entrepreneur who owns a shoe line business called Shoes by Flora.
Through this venture, she sells and ships shoes to customers worldwide.
Upon entering the BBNaija season 5 lockdown house, Nengi became the first Head of House, with Wathoni Anyansi as her Deputy.
She quickly gained popularity, becoming the first housemate of the season to amass over 100,000 Instagram followers.
While Nengi prefers to keep her personal and family life private, she did express her desire to use the potential prize money of N85 million to take care of her family, including her nephews and nieces.
She also shared during a diary session with Big Brother that being on the show was one of her biggest accomplishments and that she aimed to make her grandmother proud.
She won the online Influencer Of The Year – GAGE awards
Nengi has achieved success by winning two beauty pageants and securing a top-five spot in the MBGN pageant.
While her exact net worth is undisclosed, estimates suggest it ranges between ₦13.4 million to ₦19.1 million.
During her time in the BBNaija house, Nengi enjoyed a trip to Dubai with fellow housemate Prince and also earned winnings of ₦1,420,000 and ₦191,000.
Nengi received a special birthday gift from her fans on her 23rd birthday—a Range Rover Evoque.
She shared a video on her social media page, showcasing the moment the SUV was presented to her.
The gift-wrapped vehicle was unveiled at a beautiful seas-side location.