Ebuka Obi-Uchendu Biography, Age, Wife, Parents, House, Cars, Children, Net Worth, and Outstanding Career

Ebuka Obi-Uchendu Biography, Age, Wife, Parents, House, Cars, Children, Net Worth, and Career

Ebuka Obi-Uchendu is a Nigerian media personality and lawyer from Okija, Anambra State. He is best known for hosting Big Brother Naija, the long-running Rubbin’ Minds talk show on Channels TV, and co-hosting The Spot and Men’s Corner on Ebonylife TV.

Due to his extensive career, ventures, and endorsement deals, he is regarded as one of the country’s wealthiest media personalities. Having hosted the popular reality show Big Brother Naija for several years, Ebuka has undoubtedly earned a lot of money from that. His other ventures, however, add to his huge return as the show’s host.

Ebuka Obi-Uchendu Biography

Date of BirthJuly 14, 1982
Age41 years old
Place of BirthBenin City
CountryNigeria
ProfessionLawyer
HoroscopeCancer
Net Worth$500,000

Early Life

Chukwuebuka Obi-Uchendu (born July 14, 1982) was born in Benin City, Edo State, to a banker father and a nurse mother. He is the third of four children, with an elder sister, one older brother, and a younger brother.

Education

He completed his nursery and primary education in the mid-western Nigerian city of Benin, remarkably passing the Common Entrance Examination into secondary school from Primary Four. He subsequently moved to the capital city of Abuja with his family.

He had his secondary education at Christ The King College Abuja, graduating in 1997, before getting his university education at the University of Abuja in 2004. He proceeded to the Nigerian Law School Bwari, Abuja finishing in 2005.

He then returned to school after a 5-year working gap, graduating in December 2010 from the Washington College of Law of the American University Washington D.C., with a Master of Laws degree with specializations in Intellectual Property as well as Communications law from the Law and Government program.

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Career

In 2006, Ebuka Obi Uchendu went in as one of an eventual 14 housemates on the first season of the popular reality show Big Brother Nigeria, finishing in eighth place. He is one of the most visibly successful BBN 2006 cast members. In January 2017, he was announced as the host of the second season of Big Brother Naija and the third season.

After the reality show in 2006, he signed endorsement deals with a major telecommunications brand as well as a famous brewing company and, as such, hosted Friend or Foe on NTA, the GLO Show, also on NTA, as well as Guinness’ Greatness TV. He also maintained a weekly column, Contrast with This Day, a Nigerian national daily newspaper.

In the run-up to the 2011 general elections in Nigeria, Ebuka Obi Uchendu hosted the first-ever presidential debate focused on youth issues, which was broadcast live across Nigeria.

Rubbin Minds and EbonyLife TV

In 2013, producers of Rubbin’ Minds, a Nigerian television talk show, announced that Obi-Uchendu would be the new host.

In 2013, Obi-Uchendu became one of the co-hosts of The Spot, a TV show on DSTV, alongside Lamide Akintobi and Zainab Balogun.

In July 2016, he became the host of Men’s Corner, Nigeria’s first all-male TV talk show.

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Ahead of the Big Brother Naija Season 5 reunion, a few fans called for Ebuka Obi-Uchendu to step aside as host. But a more significant number of fans and celebrities have defended the host’s performance so far.

Awards

2015: Nigerian Broadcaster’s Merit Awards   Outstanding TV Presenter of the Year

2021: Net Honours Most Popular Media Personality (Male)

Personal Life

On 15 April 2015, Ebuka got engaged to Cynthia Obianodo in Lagos. They got married on 6 February 2016 in Abuja. On 8 November 2016, they welcomed a daughter. In 2018 they announced they were expecting another child via Instagram. Cynthia once said she met her husband, Ebuka, on Twitter.

Ebuka Obi-Uchendu Marriage

Ebuka Obi Uchendu got engaged to his girlfriend, Cynthia Obianodo, in Lagos, Nigeria, on 15th April 2015. Ebuka Obi-Uchendu’s wife stated once that they first met on Twitter. They got married in Abuja a year later.

The couple has two children. Their first child was born on November 8, 2016. In 2018, they announced via Instagram that they were expecting their second child, another girl. Ebuka and Cynthia’s daughters are named Jewel and Rubi.

House and Cars

Toyota Land Cruiser

This is the car Ebuka is seen with most times as he uses it for his events and shows. The Toyota LandCruiser Prado is a seven-seat SUV that is relatively high; you can tell by the height of the wheels that it’s going to be a great off-roader. Plus, it only comes in 4-wheel drive diesel. You don’t need any more proof than that.

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Range Rover sport

The car has an adaptive Cruise Control with Steering Assist, which provides:

  • Moderate intervention.
  • Gently assisting with steering and acceleration.
  • Braking to center the vehicle in the lane while maintaining a set distance from vehicles ahead.

The Range Rover interior has front and rear seats featuring Comfort Interlayers and intermediate layers of foam that provide optimum comfort in all seating positions. Well-being is enhanced through optional Four-zone Climate Control and Cabin Air Ionization.

Social Media

Follow Ebuka Obi-Uchendu on all his social media platforms:

Instagram

Facebook

Twitter

Ebuka Obi-Uchendu Net Worth

Ebuka Obi-Uchendu is currently one of the wealthiest and most influential media personalities and television hosts in Nigeria, with an estimated net worth of $500,000.

People Also Ask FAQs

What is the net worth of Ebuka?

Ebuka Obi-Uchendu is currently one of the wealthiest and most influential media personalities and television hosts in Nigeria, with an estimated net worth of $500,000.

How old is ebuka?

He is 41 years of age, born on 14 July 1982.

Where is Ebuka Obi-Uchendu from?

Chukwuebuka Obi-Uchendu (born 14 July 1982) was born in Benin City, Edo State, to a banker father and a nurse mother. He is the third of four children, with an elder sister, one older brother, and a younger brother.

Who is the founder of Big Brother Nigeria?

Multichoice Nigeria organizes and reportedly owns Big Brother. As of September 2019, there have been more than 488 seasons of the Show in over 54 franchise regions and countries.

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