Seyi Awolowo is one of the housemates in the just-concluded 4th edition of the BBnaija reality TV show tagged “Pepper dem”. Seyi Awolowo got even more attention from the public after his participation in the 2019 BBnaija edition. However, there is much to this young man that many people do not know. Seyi Awolowo is a serial entrepreneur, Psychologist, TV host, model, and actor. Seyi Awolowo has been a media personality even before his entrance into the BBnaija house. Seyi has starred in several TV commercials, acted in various TV series, and modeled for different organizations. This article will let you know more about Seyi Awolowo which includes his biography, background. Personal life, date of birth, age, early life, family, relationship status, education, entertainment career, net worth, and everything else you would love to know about him.
Seyi Awolowo was among the last five housemates to be evicted from the 2019 Big Brother Naija reality TV show. His surname, ‘Awolowo’ should not be strange to you and should strike a chord already. Yes, Seyi Awolowo is the grandson to the famous Nigerian politician, Late Chief Obafemi Awolowo. Late Chief Obafemi Awolowo was a Nigerian nationalist and statesman who played a key role in Nigeria’s independence movement. He also played a major role in the First and Second Republics and the Civil War. Obafemi Awolowo is referred to as one of the heroes of Nigeria as he contributed immensely to the growth of the nation, especially in the Western region of Nigeria.
About Seyi Awolowo
Seyi Awolowo was born on the 8th of December, 1989 (this makes him 31 years of age as of the year 2020). Seyi was born in Ogun State, into the family of Late Chief Obafemi Awolowo (His grand-father). The celebrity’s full name is Oluwaseyi Awolowo. Although Seyi hails from Ogun state, he grew up in Lagos state. Seyi Awolowo had his University education at Houdegbe North American University, Benin Republic where he graduated with a degree in Psychology. Seyi is one who holds his mother in high esteem. He describes her as an excellent example of an ideal mentor. Seyi evokes the empathy of many because of his humility and understanding of nature. Seyi is also adventurous, when asked why he chose to be a part of the BB Naija show, he said he was there just for the experience but if he wins, he is going to invest the money in his business and do some charity work. Seyi is also funny, while in the house Seyi brought so much life and fun to the BB Naija Pre-independence play at the house. Seyi is the only housemate in the history of BBnaija to have won Head of the house back to back and the first to forfeit his veto power.
Seyi Awolowo- Career
Seyi read Psychology at the Houdegbe, North American University, Benin state. However, Seyi is many other things aside from being a Psychologist. Seyi is also an actor and a businessman. Seyi started out as an actor for TV commercials for big brands such as Herbal toothpaste and Etisalat (9mobile). Being one of the finalists in the 2019 BBNaija reality TV show, many other opportunities have opened up for the young man.
Brand Ambassadorial deals
After participating in the popular reality TV show, Seyi Awolowo signed a brand ambassador deal for a leading telemedicine firm, SeekMed on Thursday, December 19, 2019. Prior to this, he had also gotten another deal with a stylish eyewear company, House of Lunettes in November 2019.
While in the Big Brother Naija house, there was a challenge called the ONE.org health advocacy challenge which Seyi won. He, therefore, won himself an ambassador deal with ONE. ONE is the firm behind the global movement campaign to end extreme poverty and diseases. Seyi also got an affiliate endorsement deal with Bet9ja. Lastly, he won an ambassador’s deal with “Deal or No Deal Naija” where he will become the host of the show. The talented young man is currently at the top of his career at the moment, has he juggles from one movie set to the other and commercials
Considering Seyi’s background, you will see that he is a very ambitious young man. He is also very hardworking as noticed in his delivery of assigned tasks which makes him one of the most loved at the Big Brother Naija house.
Prior to being a participant in the BBnaija show, Seyi Awolowo has been a part of the following:
- Etisalat commercial
- MTN commercial
- Herbal toothpaste commercial
- Governor Ambode Campaign commercial
- Dettol soap model
- Fiesta condom commercial
- Broken (a series programme)
- Master of Ceremony of major gigs in the city of Lagos.
Seyi Awolowo Personal Life
Seyi Awolowo is only 31 years old but has gone through a lot in his years of living. Seyi once mentioned that he suffered depression in his teenage years and at some points even contemplated suicide. Seyi has now risen above the dark period of his teenage life and now tries to live life to the fullest.
Seyi once said that he is focused and committed in his journey of self-acceptance, his girlfriend and religious beliefs which he demonstrates with a ‘Jesus’ tattoo on his arm.
Seyi- Relationship status
Seyi is currently dating a lady called Adeshola, a Nigerian entrepreneur. He is not keeping the relationship secret. He once posted a photo with her on Instagram with the caption, “Adeshola! My love for you”.
Seyi Awolowo- Networth
A young man who has bagged all these brand ambassadorial deals is apparently successful. Seyi Awolowo’s net worth is an estimated $400,000, that is about 140 million naira. Thanks to the numerous ambassador deals which Seyi Awolowo landed after he was evicted from the BBNaija reality TV show 2019.
Below is a brief recap of Seyi Awolowo’s profile:
Name: Seyi Awolowo
Age: 31 years old (as of 2020)
Place of birth: Ogun state
Place of residence: Lagos State, Nigeria
Marital status: Single
Occupation: Medical doctor, Businessman, Actor, Model, Entrepreneur, Talent Recruiter, Actor, MC/TV host