Whitemoney wins BBN Shine Ya Eye edition

Big Brother Naija Shine Ya Eye housemate, Whitemoney, has won the season.

The housemate was declared winner on Sunday, October 3, 2021.

Meet 29 year old millionaire

Whitemoney, whose real name is Hazel Onou, was born in July 1992.

The millionaire had a rough beginning, helping his mother with her trade business during his childhood.

Whitemoney was born in Enugu Nigeria.

He later moved to Lagos to continue life.

Before the reality show, Whitemoney had engaged in ventures to include photography and generator set servicing.


The win

Whitemoney takes home the prize money for the edition, a whopping sum of N90,000,000, which is N5M more than the last edition won by Laycon.

The prizemoney is estimated to be two times the sum of what Big Brother Naija season 3 winner, Miracle Igbokwe, was awarded.

BBNaija previous winners

  • Big Brother Nigeria season 1: Katung Aduwak, winning $100,000
  • Big Brother Naija season 2: Efe Ejeba, winning N25,000,000
  • Big Brother Naija season 3: Miracle Igbokwe, winning N45,000,000
  • Big Brother Naija season 4: Mercy Eke, winning N60,000,000
  • Big Brother Naija season 5: Olamilekan Agbeleshe, winning N85,000,000

Fun fact

Whitemoney before the reality TV show never had a flight experience, perhaps, this is how fortune changes for the new under 30 millionaire.

The show began on July 24, cutting through August, September and the first three days of October.

According to the host, Ebuka, over 1bn votes were casted.

Liquorose sealed 29.9 percent of the total votes to emerge the first runner-up while Pere finished as the second runner-up.

Aside Whitemoney and Liquorose other finalists include Cross, Angel, and Emmanuel.

About the author

Ridwan Adelaja

Venture analyst focusing on African tech startups, founders and the Big Five ventures: Amazon, Facebook, Apple, Google and Microsoft.

He also takes time out to showcase amazing African thought leaders. Before coming to maintain his spotlight column on Quillcastle Nigeria, he anchored Youngfrica TV Show on CBA TV during his stay in Hargeisa, Somaliland.

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