Big Brother Naija BBNaija Season 5 housemate, Nengi Rebecca Hampson popularly Known as Nengi is an entrepreneur from Bayelsa State, Nigeria.
Nengi is 22 years of age. She hails from Bayelsa State, Nembe/Brass LGA and she is a graduate of Linguistics and Communication Studies, University of Portharcourt (UNIPORT).
BBN Nengi was a former model and Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria (MBGN) Top 5 contestant. The ex-beauty queen has two crowns to her name which are the Queen of Trust 2013 and Miss Peace Bayelsa 2014.
BBNaija Nengi Family
Rebecca “Nengi” Hampson came from a poor background. She lost her father when she was age 2 and her mother in 2018.
After her father died, Nengi’s mother was left to support the family. She sold recharge cards.
Nengi moved to Bayelsa state, her aunt’s house after her mother died of kidney diseases. Nengi won a pageantry contest and used the money to further her education.
Nengi’s Real Age
Big Brother Naija season 5 housemate, Nengi was born on, January 1st 1998. She is age 22.
A controversy about Nengi’s age was talked about on social media after she was said to have doctored her age. While reacting to the news, The BBN housemate said she lied about her age in 2013 to enter a pageant called Nigerian Queen.
“I have to tell them that i was 18 because i actually needed it, But i was actually 16”, Nengi said.
Nengi Endorsement And Awards
Rebecca “Nengi” Hampson has received a lot of endorsement and awards right from the beginning of her career. See Few Below:
- Winner of Queen Of Trust (2013).
- Miss Bayelsa At Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria (MBGN) 2017.
- Winner Of Nigerian Queen 2013.
- Winner Of Miss Peace Bayelsa 2014.
BBNaija Nengi Net Worth
Nengi’s Net Worth is currently on review. Nengi bought a Benz in 2016 when she was in Abuja.
“Getting my BSc. is my biggest achievement, I could have dropped out”, Nengi said during an interview.
Nengi Wins First BBN 2020 HOH (Lockdown Edition)
Nengi is the first Head of House (HOH) of the Big Brother Naija season 5 “Lockdown” edition. She chose Wathoni as her deputy.
She is also the first housemate to reach 100,000 followers on Instagram.