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Erica Biography

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Erica BBnaija

Who is Erica? Erica was housemate in Big Brother Naija Lockdown reality TV show even though she has been disqualified from the house on the 6th of September after being given strikes 3times.

Erica is one of the contestants who put in for the season 5 of the Big Brother Naija 2020 reality show. In this article, I will be revealing the essential details about Erica BBN 2020 lockdown housemate.

Read about Erica Biography, Age, Education, Career, and Net Worth

Erica Biography

Ngozi “Erica” Nlewedim is a Nigerian actress and commercial model, Sheis currently participating in the ongoing BBNaija Season 5 show, tagged “Lockdown” as one of the housemates. She is one of the lovable female housemates in Big Brother Naija Lockdown 2020

She has a successful educational and career life that makes her an inspiration to many. 

Early Life & Education

Erica Nlewedim was born on March 13, 1994, to her parents, Eric Nlewedim Christian and Oby Nwokolo. She hails from Umuahia, Abia State, Nigeria. She is an only child and was raised in Lagos by her mother.

She had her secondary school education at Victory Grammar School in Lagos and was later transferred to Command Secondary School in Ikeja.

Erica graduated from high school and gained admission into the university at Covenant University, one of the top Nigerian private universities in Ota, Ogun State, to pursue a degree in Business Administration.

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In 2013, she graduated from university at the age of 19. Six years later, she flew to the United Kingdom to study Acting for Film at the Met Film School in London. She returned to Lagos and currently lives in Lagos.

Career

Erica started pursuing her modeling talent at a very young age, and in 2013, she was appointed as the brand ambassador for Natures Gentle Touch. This brand uses natural ingredients to care for scalp and hair.

Ngozi Erica has also worked with popular brands such as Jumia, MyZotoApp, and Glo.

She was also the brand face for Access Bank, Maltina, and Zaron Cosmetics from 2015 to 2017. 

In 2014, Erica won the Miss Photogenic award after participating in the Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria pageant. It helped her gain more popularity; she even featured an advert for Peak Milk TV.

Erica said she transitioned from modeling to Nollywood after participating in the 2014 Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria pageant.

Erica said:

“My dream role would be to be the main character in an action film. I have always loved female action stars like Angelina Jolie and Charlize Theron and dreamed of acting like them. I’m currently training myself to be ready whenever that role presents itself.”

BBNaija mentioned Halley Berry as the actress that has inspired her the most. 

The 26-year-old actress gushed about Halle Berry during a recent interview with The Guardian newspaper.

Erica told the interviewer: 

“Halle Berry inspires me a lot because she’s one of the most successful black action stars. She’s versatile also. Erica is the first black woman to win an Oscar for best actress, she’s very classy, and even after so many years of acting, she’s still in great form and can still take on action roles in her fifties. I admire her a lot because she gave me a role model for my skin color. We have very few black female action stars.”

Erica’s career as an actress is just a little over three years. Still, she has featured in several good Nollywood productions, including “Hire A Woman,” which is currently showing on Netflix.

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Apart from acting and modeling, Erica is also an entrepreneur. She is the founder of Beluxia Hair. 

Erica has acted in about 20 Nigerian movies to date. Erica said her first appearance as an actress was in the 2017 Nigerian TV series “Secrets and Scandals.”

Erica’s filmography:

  1. Hire A Woman
  2. Poka Messiah
  3. My Flatmates
  4. Paternity Deal
  5. Being Farouk
  6. Dead Rites
  7. Fractured
  8. Win or Lose
  9. Made In Heaven 
  10. Royal Castle
  11. Once Upon A Night

and many more…..

Personal Life

Erica did a Marketing Manager for MEI Oil and Gas. But Erica did not last in the job. 

She said: 

“My mother wanted me to get a 9-5 job, and at some point, I did. When she saw how small the pay was, she allowed me to go back to my modeling and acting career.”

BBNaija Erica

Erica Nlewedim is a popular Nigerian actress and model well known for being one of the contestants in the ongoing Big Brother Naija season 5 reality show. She is one of the female housemates with the biggest fans

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 Erica developed a close relationship with fellow housemate Kiddwaya. Erica was disqualified from the Big Brother Naija house. Her disqualification stems from her behavior,  including the strike from a couple of weeks ago, making three strikes. 

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Erica was issued a strike for verbally abusing her fellow housemates, disrespecting the HoH lounge, and interfering with the production process.

Net Worth

Erica has accumulated a lot of wealth at a young age. She is among one of the wealthiest BBnaija 2020 female housemates. Erica’s net worth is estimated to be about 30,000 dollars. 

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FAQ(Frequently Asked Questions) Related To Erica Biography

Q1). What new habit or skill did you acquire during the Lockdown?

I started reading motivational books and watching real estate sales videos on YouTube.

Q3). What are the words you live by?

Be satisfied at the end of your life because you have achieved all your goals, touched so many lives, and loved greatly.

Q3). What is your greatest achievement?

Graduating from film school in London, producing my first short film with a team in Birmingham, and being in the movie, Hire a Woman.

Q4). Is Erica an actress?

Yes, Erica is a Nigerian actress, and she has acted in more than 20 movies.

Q5). What is Erica’s real name?

Her full name is Ngozi “Erica” Nlewedim

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