BBN Erica Nlewedim Biography and Net Worth (2023)

BBN Erica
BBN Erica

Erica was one of the most beautiful girls in Big Brother Naija popularly known as BBNaija Season 5 Lockdown. She was known for dating Kiddwaya during the show. In today’s article, I will be exploring everything about Erica Nlewedim.

Her life before joining the big brother house, carrier, life after the house, endorsements and net worth. This article contains her full biography. So if you are interested in knowing everything about her read this article to the end.

BBN Erica Current Bio Data

Full Name Ngozi Erica Nlewedim
Nickname Erica
Date of Birth 13th of March 1994
Age 28 years
Relationship Status Single
State of Origin Abia State
Country of Origin Nigeria
Source of Wealth Model, Film Director, Endorsements
Net Worth $100,000
BBN Erica Current Bio Data

The Bbnaija season 5 lockdown show was a special one. It had different housemates like Kiddwaya, Laycon, Dorathy, Bacor, Neo Apkofure, Trickytee and more. The winner of the lockdown season 5 was later won by Laycon followed by Dorathy the first runner up.

Erica was the only housemate that was disqualified in the lockdown show. But her supporters thought that the disqualification was not just. 

Due to this reason, they created a GoFundMe account to support her after her exit just to make sure she gets the prize money of N85 million she could not get as the winner of the show.

Biography of BBN Erica Nlewedim

Erica was born on the 13th of March 1994 in Abia State, Nigeria to her dad Eric Nlewedim and her mum Oby Nwokolo. She is a native of Abia State. Erica was single handedly raised by her single mom. 

This could be the reason she was drawn to Kiddwaya in the house because he played a near father figure to her. Erica attended Victory Grammar School and Command Senior Secondary School to finish her secondary school education. 

After finishing her secondary school, she proceeded to Covenant University to obtain a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. In 2013, Erica graduated from the University then went to Met Film School London, United Kingdom to pursue a degree in Acting.

In 2013, Erica became the brand ambassador for a natural hair care company Nature’s Gentle Touch. After this, in the same year, she also worked with other brands like Jumia and Glo and became the face of the brand of Zaron  Cosmetics, Maltina and Access Bank from 2015 – 2017.

Erica has once participated in MBGN pageantry and won the Miss Photogenic in the show. After her big win, she worked with bigger brands like Peak milk in their ad campaign with Folarin Falana popularly known as Falz.

Erica officially started acting in 2015 when she got the lead role in secret and scandals. She also acted in other movies like Once Upon a Night, Royal Castle, Hire a Woman and other Nollywood movies.

Erica founded her foundation called Erica Nlewedim Foundation in 2018, This was a foundation that catered for the underprivileged children in Nigeria. 

BBN Erica Nlewedim Net Worth

As of today, Erica Nlewedim is currently worth $100,000. As at July 19th 2020, before BBNaija Erica’s net worth was $30,000. She made all this money through her work as an actress, brand ambassador for different brands and being an entrepreneur.

Upon her disqualification in the big brother naija house, her fans donated a lot of money to the GoFundMe account set up for her. This account amassed a total of $72,317 which is over #57,853,600 as of today. 

She also won several prizes in the form of cash in the house. All this money puts her net worth at a total estimation of $100,000. 

BBN Erica Nlewedim Houses

The number of houses Erica has is not fully known to the public. However, one of her houses stands out. This house was gifted to Erica as a gift by her fans and supporters. The house was a fully acquired house in Lekki’s Hollywood, in Lekki, Lagos state. 

BBN Erica Nlewedim Cars

The last update on Erica’s automobiles was when she ordered a Brand New Range Rover SUV through Mayfair Autos Limited. Erica also owns other cars like Velar, GLE Coupe, and a Range Rover Sport.

According to Erica, the reason why she bought her Range Rover SUV was because of the interior it possesses – the fact that she needed enough space for her and her pet (a dog). As to whether Erica had a car before joining big brother naija. This is not known. 

BBN Erica Nlewedim Relationship

Although Erica has been into many relationships, as of today, she is still single. If there are any updates about her relationship life we will update you on this post. 



Erica is a beautiful lady and she has always been hard working even before she joined big brother naija. Although many do not believe that all she owned today is from her hard work, she has continued to wax stronger and prove her haters wrong.


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