Rebecca "Nengi" Hampson biography: BBNaija season 5 contestant profile

Rebecca "Nengi" Hampson biography: BBNaija season 5 contestant profile

Rebecca "Nengi" Hampson is a BBNaija season 5 housemate who is also a model and businesswoman. She became the first Head of House during the show's first week.

Rebecca "Nengi" Hampson
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Rebecca "Nengi" Hampson is an entrepreneur from Bayelsa State, Nigeria. She is a former beauty queen and MBGN contestant. She loves learning new things, having fun, travelling, taking on new adventures, and being true to herself.

Profile summary

  • Name: Rebecca Nengi Hampson
  • State of origin: Bayelsa State, Nembe/Brass LGA
  • Age: 22 years
  • Nationality: Nigerian
  • Zodiac sign: Capricorn
  • Religion: Christianity
  • Occupation: Model and entrepreneur

Rebecca "Nengi" Hampson's bio

Rebecca Nengi Hampson is a model and entrepreneur. She is currently a contestant on the BBNaija season 5 reality show. Nengi's age is 22 years and she is from Bayelsa State.

She studied Linguistics and Communication studies at the University of Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria. Details about Hampson's family is not in the public space yet.

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According to her, the new habit or skill she acquired during the COVID-19 lockdown in the country is the ability to talk to herself and enjoy the conversation. Her words to live by are,

"Live and let live."


Rebecca Hampson is a model and entrepreneur. She contested in the Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria pageant (MBGN) in 2017; she did not win the competition but made it to the top 5 stage.

She has proudly won two beauty pageants, the Queen of Trust pageant in 2013 and Miss Peace Bayelsa in 2014.

She also has a shoe line that she is hoping to develop with the BBNaija prize money if she wins the contest.

Biggest achievement

Nengi stated that getting her BSc is her biggest achievement. According to her, she could have dropped out of school many times but she persevered.

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Rebecca "Nengi" Hampson's BBNaija winning strategy

Talking about the strategy she intends to use in the Big Brother house, she said,

I'm looking forward to having fun, learning new things and the drama...these housemates should be careful. I'm not even playing. The game is on. They should watch out for me...Expect plenty drama from me, just know this face.

BBNaija Lockdown first HOH title

Rebecca "Nengi" Hampson was the first Head of House (HOH) in the Big Brother Naija Lockdown reality show. She won the HOH title and chose Wathoni as her deputy. Nengi is also the first housemate to have 100,000 followers on Instagram.

What she would do with her win

Rebbeca said she plans to use the BBNaija 2020 win to expand her business, get a master's degree, and take care of her family. She said,

If I win...I’ll definitely expand my business. I started a shoe line...basically, the platform will help me grow it to the level I want it to be and I'd get a masters degree, and take care of my family....They deserve a little spoiling, like my nieces, my nephews, just the kids in my family.

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Nengi BBNaija real age controversy

Nengi is currently embroiled in an age falsification mess after it was discovered that the 22-year old BBNiaja 2020 housemate was in fact 23 years old in 2017. This should mean that Rebecca Nengi Hampson is actually 26 years old in 2020 and not 22 as she claims.

While stating her age on the reality show, she mentioned that she is 22 years old, but in 2017, as a contestant on the Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria, MBGN beauty pageant, Nengi stated that she was 23 years old.

This has drawn different reactions from fans of the show, and many of them have expressed their confusion over the Big Brother season 5 housemate's age.

Here are some of their reactions below:

  • @amearyPearl: Abeg Nengi age they confuse us , On stage /via interview she say She’s 20, She do MBGN for 2017 as 23 year old, 
  • @BhadmusAkeem: But how old is Nengi? Real age ooo, not #BBNaija age
  • @hau_Isoyiza: Nengi got me feeling somehow with this age thing..I'm used to a fave that's straight and honest #BBNaija
  • @SayoIroko: She do MBGN for 2017 as 23 year old, now for BBN 2020 she be 22? Wonderful stuff.
  • @lemchi_sharon: #BBNaija am I the only one confused about this Nengi's age?? ... I thought pageantry is for 18 years and above?? Abi she won at 15??

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Other interesting facts about Nengi

  • The craziest thing she has ever done is bungee jumping. Even though she was scared when she tried it, she would want to do it again.
  • She thinks bungee jumping is scary, but thrilling and exciting.
  • Her most frequently used word is "omo".
  • Her biggest fear is drowning because she does not know how to swim.
  • Her best physical features are her t*ts and her hair.
  • Being naked is what she would miss most while in the BBNaija house. She said,
"Something people don’t know about me is that I'm always naked like...I don’t know how I'm going to do in the house...I hate wearing clothes. It's like whenever I am at home I am always naked so, it's going to be hard but I’ll try."

Nengi Hampson has a verified Instagram page with 398k followers.

Rebecca "Nengi" Hampson is a popular model and businesswoman who gives 110% of her energy and enthusiasm into everything she does. She is currently competing in the BBNaija 2020 reality show for a chance to win the grand prize worth N85m.

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His royal family did not miss out on the celebration of their beloved son and brother on his silver jubilee. Photos shared on his official Instagram page showed that they had a small celebration in his honour.


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