Eric has his birth name as Oshiokhai Akhigbe. He is one of the housemates 2020 BBNaija Season 5 show, tagged “Lockdown”.
He was born February 3rd 1996 to the parents of Dr. Akhigbe, a medical doctor and mother a Microbiologist and businesswoman in Lagos state. He has three siblings, an elder sister who is happily married and an elder brother who is also a medical doctor currently doing his specialization in the United States of America and a younger brother as a medical student of the University of Lagos. Eric hails from Fugar in Etsako Central Local Government Area of Edo State.
He grew up in Lagos and presently doing his final year studies in Geography at the University of Lagos. He is presently domicile in Lagos.
BBNaija Eric had his Nursery and Primary education at Nazareth School, in Festac Town and St. Gregory College, Obalende, Ikoyi both in Lagos State. He is currently rounding up his first degree programme in Geography at the University of Lagos.
The young, vibrant, handsome and muscular Eric describes himself as a “go-getter” and believes strongly that he would make it far in the show.
Eric also says he is “Street smart and has been in the street” for long. His experience in the boarding school, he said actually taught him a lot of things about survival.
Eric says he hopes to be “the lovable big guy” in the 2020 BBNaija Season 5 show.
Other interesting details about BBN Eric
BBNaija Eric who maintains over six feet tall and 6″4 ft hunk revealed that he has embarked on a long body-building for years now and has so far works as a fitness coach and render help to over 100 people to achieve their fitness dreams. Eric cites helping people get fit as one of his biggest achievements in life and promised not to relent in this task.
BBNaija Eric likes to go by his native name “Oshiokhai”, meaning God has done well for me in his native dialect. The Edo born star revealed after his eviction from the show that he was disappointed with the hate speech from people he never imagined.
His Personal Life
Eric is undeniably single and is currently not linked with any girlfriend or partner. Eric is not married and currently does not have a wife for now. In the BBNaija house, however, Eric was seen developed a tight relationship with fellow housemate, Lilo.
Lilo was evicted a week before Eric from the house after they made the lowest public vote count bringing the number of housemates to four at the time.
Since his eviction, Eric has been a hotel in Lagos where several giant companies are making arrangements for his endorsement deals. No doubt, his journey to fame and prosperity has just begun.