BBNaija Rachel Edwards Akowe (born on October 6, 1994) is a talented Nollywood actress, digital developer, entrepreneur, and makeup artist. She is renowned among all and sundry as Rachel BBNaija.
She is one of the housemates who have given themselves an appropriate moniker.
BBNaija Rachel Edwards is a Nigerian reality TV star competing in Big Brother Naija’s seventh season.
- Full Name: Akowe, Rachel Edwards
- Stage Name: Rachel
- Born: October 6, 1994 (age 27 years old)
- Birthplace: Kano State
- Nationality: Nigerian
- Profession: Actress, TV Personality
Early Life And Education
BBNaija Rachel Edwards was born in Kano State on the sixth of October 1994 to Mr. and Mrs. Edwards Akowe. Her early years were spent in the northern portion of Nigeria, until her family relocated to the south-south.
She is a native of the state of Edo. Rachel Edwards was raised in a Christian home and attended church often as a kid and adolescent. She spent her early years in the city of Benin. As a child, she desired to become an actor.
Rachel Edwards’ goal to become a movie star prompted her to participate in school plays and musicals to polish her acting skills. She participated in the drama club throughout elementary and senior high school.
BBNaija Rachel Edwards went to a well-known private nursery school and elementary school in Nigeria when she was young.
She graduated from a prestigious secondary school in Benin City.
BBNaija Rachel Edwards was granted admission to Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, in 2013 after graduating from high school with honors.
In 2017, she earned a bachelor’s degree from the college. While in college, BBNaija contestant Rachel Edwards pursued her ambition to become an actress.
She participated in numerous theater performances as a member of a theater company as an undergraduate. The Benin Film Industry also cast her in low-budget short films and features.
After graduating from college and completing her National Youth Service Corps program, Rachel Edwards relocated to Lagos to pursue an acting career full-time.
She tried out for numerous film roles. Fortunately, she was chosen for several of these positions. In the past three years, she has appeared in around a dozen Nollywood films.
She starred alongside notable actors such as Ernest Obi, Chelsea Obiakalusi, Maryam Booth, Chinonso Arubayi, and Stanley Igboanugo in the film Mustapha.
She also appeared in the films A Long Way Down and The Third Wheel in supporting roles.
In addition to being an actor, BBNaija’s Rachel Edwards is also a successful businesswoman.
She has established a successful company in the beauty, cosmetics, and personal care fields. She is a professional makeup artist who has served hundreds of people over the years. Additionally, she operates an online business where she offers beauty and cosmetics to customers.
The dream of becoming a superstar in the entertainment world prompted Rachel Edwards to audition for the seventh season of the Big Brother
Naija Show in May 2022. She prevailed over tens of thousands of other young Nigerians to become a housemate on the show.
She is, however, a unique housemate, labeled as a Rider. This means that she cannot win the show, but she also cannot be eliminated.
BBNaija Rachel Edwards and the second Rider were introduced to the fans on August 7, 2022. Since joining the Big Brother Show, she has become a national celebrity and is destined to have a prosperous career as a reality TV personality in Nigeria.
BBNaija Rachel Edwards social media profiles reflect her success on television. She has quickly attracted tens of thousands of followers.
She presently has over 13,900 Instagram followers.
BBNaija Rachel Personal Life
BBNaija Rachel Edwards is an attractive young woman with dark skin. She also has ample breasts and hips. She recently celebrated her 27th birthday as a housemate.
Prior to relocating to Lagos, she lived with her parents in Benin City. She resides in a spacious and well-furnished apartment in Lekki City, Lagos.
Currently, Rachel Edwards is single. She does not have a partner, child, or spouse. She attends a church of the next generation on Victoria Island. She defines her demeanor as direct and kind. She acknowledges that she can be quite obstinate.
BBNaija Rachel Edwards uses her personal time to sing, dance, and listen to quality music. She is an aspiring digital creator in Nigeria’s content creation sector. She has been employed by several brands to develop content for their businesses.
BBNaija Rachel Net Worth
BBNaija Rachel Edwards’ money from her acting and entrepreneurial careers allows her to live a nice lifestyle.
BBNaija Rachel Edwards’ estimated net worth is $25,000.