BBNaija Season 4 was tagged “Pepper Dem” and began on June 30, 2019. This 2019 season is the 4th edition of the famous show, which began with 21 housemates, with five others joining midway.
Mercy was among the first 21 housemates that entered the reality TV show at the very start. She soon distinguished herself to be one of the most outstanding and famous BBNaija 2019 housemates. Mercy Eke is gorgeous, creative, and talented. She also is a fine blend of beauty with creativity.
The 4th edition of the famous Big Brother Naija (BBN) reality show which was tagged the Pepper Dem season came to an end with the announcement of Mercy Eke as the winner. Mercy Eke, also known as Mercy de Lamborghini faced stiff competition from other housemates but at the end, broke the jinx as she emerged the first female winner of the popular television reality show, which lasted for 14 weeks. This article provides you with information on Mercy Eke; her net worth, biography, cars, and lifestyle.
Mercy Eke became popular with the Big Brother Naija show. After this, many became enthusiastic about her life.
BBNaija Mercy Eke Biography; What you need to know
Mercy Eke was born on September 29, 1993, in Owerri, Imo State, in the south-eastern part of Nigeria. Mercy grew up in Owerri, where she had her primary school education and acquired the First School Leaving Certificate.
Her secondary school education was at Egbu Girls Secondary School in Owerri, where she completed her program and obtained the West African Senior School Certificate (WASSCE). On completing her secondary school education, she gained admission to study Business Administration at Imo State University (IMSU), also in Owerri. After spending about 4 years in the school, in 2014, she was awarded a B.Sc. in Business Administration. She then observed the one-year mandatory youth service. Mercy considers herself a lovely person, fun to be with and crazy. She calls herself the Lamborghini and Highlight Queen, which is the reason she is now popularly referred to as “Mercy de Lamborghini”. Prior to her fame, Mercy Eke had earlier appeared as a vixen in the music video for Davido and Ichaba’s single ‘Baby Mama’. She has also appeared in the music video for Airboy’s song ‘Nawo Nawo’. It is worthy of note to mention that Mercy Eke auditioned for Big Brother Naija four times before she was chosen to become a contestant. Mercy Eke is currently based in Lagos State, Nigeria. After emerging as the winner of the Big brother reality show, Mercy won the grand prize of ₦60 million as her fame soared in this country and on the continent at large.
Mercy Eke’s life in the BBnaija house
Mercy Eke became very popular after participating in this year’s edition of the BBNaija show. During the Saturday Big Brother Naija night party, she was known and loved for flaunting her hips, curves, and charming side attraction. Mercy Eke regards herself as a spontaneous, loud, interesting, and lively person. Mercy was a controversial person while in the house, this was due to reasons such as her dress pattern, as well as a romantic relationship with Ike in the house.
She also added that pride and arrogance are big turn-offs for her. During the course of the show, Big Brother Naija gave her two strikes after she got in a fight with fellow housemate Tacha. Tacha, on the other hand, was disqualified from the show.
On the 6th of October 2019, Mercy Eke became the first female winner of Africa’s biggest reality show, the Big Brother Naija. Mercy was rewarded with ₦30 million cash prize, a top-range SUV from Innoson Motors; a trip to Dubai for two (sponsored by TravelBeta); a home make-over by Scanfrost. Other rewards received by Mercy are:
- A one-year supply of Pepsi
- One Africa Fest VVIP experience
- One-year supply of Munch it and Indomie noodles
- A brand-new Oppo smartphone
- A bonus prize of two (2) VIP tickets to watch a LIVE European Football final match (sponsored by Bet9ja)
Mercy Eke Personal life
Mercy Eke is currently in a relationship with her former fellow Big brother housemate Ike who evicted from the show. Their relationship is also one of public interest since they both met at the BBnaija reality show.
BBNaija Mercy Eke Net Worth
Mercy Eke is a very industrious woman. Mercy Eke is a businesswoman, entrepreneur, video vixen, and a media personality. She has been doing well for herself even before the show and now that she has won a ₦30million cash prize and got other rewards valued at ₦30 million, her net worth has increased even more. In October 2019, Mercy Eke became the first woman to win the reality show.
Mercy Eke Career
Mercy Eke entered the Big Brother Naija house on 30th June 2019. She was announced as the winner in October 2019, which made her the first woman to win the show. After winning season 4 of Big Brother Naija, many influential brands have made Mercy their ambassador and influencers.
In 2020, she made her acting debut in the Nollywood film ‘Fate of Alakada’. Eke has also appeared in short comedy skits of a few Nigerian comedians. She has also been featured in MC Galaxy’s music video, Ije Ego and Rude boy’s ‘Take it’
On the 8th of April 2020, Mercy Eke announced the launch of a joint Reality Show with Ex-Big Brother Naija Housemate, Ike Onyema, tagged ‘Mercy and Ike’. This reality TV show from Africa Magic delves into the journey of Mercy and Ike’s relationship. On March 14, 2020, Eke received the Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Award for Best Dressed Female
Mercy Eke has signed endorsement deals and become a brand ambassador for numerous brands, such as Ciroc and Mr.Taxi.
Mercy Eke BBNaija Housemate Profile
- Full Name: Mercy Eke
- Age: 27 years old (as of 2020)
- Marital status: Single
- Occupation: Video Vixen, Businesswoman
- Nationality: Nigerian
- State of Origin: Imo State
- Place of Birth: Imo State
- Place of Residence: Lagos, Nigeria