Lucy Essien bio: Everything we know about the BBNaija 2020 member

Lucy Essien bio: Everything we know about the BBNaija 2020 member

Lucy Essien is a young female entrepreneur who comes from Nigeria. She is among the 20 housemates contesting in the ongoing Big Brother Naija Lockdown (BBNaija) reality show. Over time, she has become a favourite for many fans of the show, who would love to know more about her.

Lucy Essien
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To Lucy, appearing on BBNaija is a lifetime achievement. Like any other contestant, she hopes to win the grand prize, which is N85 million, by the end of week 10.

To this far, her participation in the show has proven worthwhile to many of her fans. Some of them now identify as Lucination on social media.

Profile summary

  • Birth name: Lucy Edet Essien
  • Date of birth: 4th April 1990
  • Age: 30 years old
  • Birthplace: Lagos, Nigeria
  • Occupation: Entrepreneur, reality TV star
  • Relationship status: Single
  • Nationality: Nigerian

Lucy Essien biography

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Lucy is, undoubtedly, a new face in the showbiz scene. The beauty was born on 4th April 1990 in Lagos, Nigeria.

Lucy has been an orphan since she was 13 years old. For this reason, she started working hard at a tender age.

For instance, she used to sell roasted plantain on the streets to earn a living – this is according to the information provided by a fan Instagram page created to support her.

Educational background

Lucy Essien
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Source: Instagram

Lucy Essien is an alumna of the University of Calabar. She pursued Mass Communication at the institution but dropped out of school in her first year.

After some time, she went back to continue with her studies. She eventually graduated with a second class upper. To her, this is her greatest achievement ever. She also cites her not getting pregnant to this day as her other greatest accomplishment.

Dating history

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In her interview with BBNiaja, Lucy said that she is currently single. However, she was previously in a relationship that ended after her partner impregnated another lady with twins.

Quoting her, from the short interview, the 30-year-old said the following about her past relationship,

…complicated um… past relationship, yeah. It’s just a crazy story, very crazy. Summary is, he got someone pregnant with twins, and he's still trying to get back.

The grill business and BBNaija

Lucy BBNaija is an entrepreneur. She is the CEO of Lucianas Grill. The grill is popularly known for its tasty foods such as Bolle, fish, and roasted plantain, among many others.

The grill is based in Lagos, Nigeria. Luciana offers its customers a wide range of services. Also, her business offers its services at various events.

Lucy can be described as a hustler. She always works hard in life to make ends meet. So, the opportunity to join the competition was a dream come true to her.

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Head Of House title

In the second week, Lucy was lucky to win the HOH title, and she picked Prince as her deputy.

Unfortunately, she had a difficult time managing her fellow housemates. For this reason, they lost their wager.

She blamed it all on her fellow housemates. Most of the time, they disobeyed her. This allegedly made it so difficult for them to accomplish their tasks during the week.

What are the chances she will win?

Lucy Essien
Image:, @lucyedetofficial
Source: Instagram

Like any other contestant, Lucy is hoping to remain until the end of week 10. However, different BBNaija fans have mixed opinions on the same. Some would love her to stay in the house while others want her out. So, it is a wait-and-see situation!

Lucy Essien is not only beautiful but also an intelligent and business-oriented lady. The young entrepreneur is one of the most-talked female BBNaija Lockdown contestants right now. If all goes well, she hopes to win the grand prize.

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READ ALSO: Ka3na says Tolani Baj and Nengi were always intimidated around her recently covered the story of Ka3na, aka Boss Lady, who was recently evicted from the Big Brother Naija Lockdown house. The beauty revealed that Tolani Baji and Nengi were always intimidated by her presence in the reality show.

In an exclusive interview with Legit TV, she added that she no longer holds grudges with Tolani and Nengi. Ka3na also rubbished the allegations of her sleeping with Praise. She defended herself by saying that whatever was happening under the duvet was Praise moving his flexible waist.

The Boss Lady also revealed that she prefers dating older men to young men. Interestingly, she sees her late father in older men. On the other hand, she always feels that younger men are always after something.


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