BBNaija Eric Biography and Net Worth

Eric Akigbe, popularly known and regarded as Eric, is a Nigerian bodybuilder and fitness coach. Eric is known for his participation in the 5th season of the Big Brother Naija reality show, tagged Big Brother Naija Lockdown. In this article, we will be taking a look at Eric’s biography, net worth, and other things you need to know about the BBNaija housemate Eric.

Eric Biography

Eric was born in 1996, in Edo State, Nigeria. He was born into a family of six, turning out to be one of the eldest of the family. Eric had his primary and secondary education in his hometown before moving to Lagos to complete his tertiary education.

He currently attends the University Of Lagos and happens to be a final year student. The course he studies is yet to be known but there are chances they are related to sport and athletics, as Eric happens to be a sport lover.

Eric Career

Right from the start, Eric has always engaged in different sporting and athletic activities where he has as well chosen a career, bodybuilding. Before starting to be a bodybuilder, Eric has once been a basketball player. He was also said to have dropped out from the Covenant University in his third year just for the sake of pursuing his basketball career.

Eric was really driven by his passion for the sport, but not until he had a serious knee injury in an accident. This was what led Eric to have made the decision of quitting his basketball and pick up a career in bodybuilding.This was also the time at which he decided to go back to school and complete his education. So far, Eric has been able to pull up a lot of heights and muscles from his bodybuilding career and this was said by him, to have been one of his ultimate ways of staying healthy.

While in the University, he debuted his career as a fitness coach and has been able to help over 100 people build their dream bodies (he also mentioned this to be one of his greatest achievements). Eric currently participates in the Big Brother Naija reality show (season 5) alongside Erica, Nengi, and others.

Eric Net Worth

As of 2020, Eric’s net worth is estimated to be around $40,000 which he made from his career as a bodybuilder and fitness coach.


And that brings us to the end of this article on BBNaija Eric’s biography, net worth, and career. Eric happens to be one of the most popular and most physically fit housemates in the Big Brother Naija season 5 show. What part of Eric’s story do you find most interesting? Kindly let me know by dropping them in the comments section below.


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