Florence Wathoni Anyansi is a 29-year old single mom and fashion entrepreneur. She is currently competing against other young Nigerians on the Big Brother Naija reality show to win the N85m grand prize.
Wathoni is one of the Nigerians currently competing for the grand prize in the ongoing BBNaija Lockdown show. The housemate plans to open a fashion store after Big Brother Naija.
- Name: Florence Wathoni Anyansi
- Age: 29
- Date of birth: April 18, 1991
- Nationality: Nigerian-Kenyan
- Height: 5 ft 6 in
- Marital status: Single
- Occupation: Fashion entrepreneur, blogger, sociologist
Florence Wathoni Anyansi bio
BBNaija Wathoni was born on April 18, 1991, in Kenya, but she grew up in Lagos, Nigeria. Wathoni age is 29 years.
Her father is an Igbo man while her mother is from Kenya. She can speak and write in Swahili fluently.
The BBNaija housemate is a single mum. She has a 5-year-old son who she gave birth to when she was 23.
The BBNaija 2020 housemate had her higher education at the University of Lagos and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Sociology in 2015.
New skill/habit acquired during the lockdown
The new skills she learned during the lockdown are:
- Praying with the rosary three to five times.
- Eating chocolates more than usual.
- Thinking a lot.
Words to live by
The housemate's words to live by are,
"You are unstoppable; you have not come this far to stop now."
According to the housemate, providing for her son, being chosen to work in Julius Berger as an undergraduate, and giving birth naturally to a 4.3kg baby are her biggest achievements.
Wathoni’s career before her participation in the BBNaija show spread across many years of working at several organizations.
She worked at Just For You Boutique in Lagos as a sales attendant from 2010 to 2011.
The beautiful BBNaija housemate began working as a receptionist at Julius Berger Nigeria PLC while still in the university. She worked for the company for close to a year.
She joined Ember Creek in Ikoyi, Lagos, as a public relations officer. In 2016, she began working as an event manager for a Lagos-based cakes and dessert store called Melting Moments.
A few months after that, Anyansi joined the sales department of Hemingway’s Safaris Africa Ltd. She also worked as a social media manager for Adensecret from 2016 to 2018.
After leaving Adensecret, BBNaija Wathoni began working for Spotlight International as a social media manager and content creator.
Wathoni started her own fashion company called Wathonis in 2016. Before joining BBNaija Lockdown, she was the head of content for her show, Baby Talk Show With Wathoni, which is an online show discussing pregnancy, motherhood, and parenting.
The BBNaija housemate is also a former blogger; she started the now-defunct Memoirs of a Single Mom blog.
Wathoni in BBNaija
Anyansi was the 10th contestant to step into the Big Brother Lockdown house. She was the first female house Kiddwaya kissed. Wathoni and Kiddwaya shared the first kiss of the season during a truth or dare game.
Also, she is one of the female housemates who are yet to be in any relationship in the Big Brother house.
Even though the beautiful mom of one has not been approached for love by a guy in the house, she has confirmed that a particular male housemate is her type of man. Unfortunately, the male housemate is already taken.
She told Brighto and Tolanibaj that Neo is her type of man, but Neo is already in a relationship with Vee.
Also, former housemate Eric told BBNaija host Ebuka that he likes Wathoni, but he did not go for her because of the age difference between them. He said,
“I like Wathoni, it's just the age that stopped me from going for her. She is my spec, and I just wanted to bond with her because she did not talk a lot in the house. It was nothing romantic"
The Nigerian-Kenyan beauty has been involved in at least two fights since she got into the BBNaija 2020 house.
On July 24, Wathoni and Ka3na had the first BBNaija season 5 fight. Wathoni broke down in tears after the fight.
After that, on August 5, she had a confrontation with Vee over a bed space, which resulted in Vee calling her "a completely mad person." Vee also threatened to show her pepper in the house.
The BBNaija 2020 contestant has a verified Instagram account. Her Instagram following has increased to 162k since she joined the Big Brother house.
If you are looking for Wathoni BBNaija pictures, then her Instagram page is where you should be.
Interesting facts about BBNaija Wathoni
- The housemate got pregnant as a virgin when she was 23 years old. According to her, she did not know she was pregnant until she was already five months along.
- What she misses most while she is in the BBNaija house is her son's voice and shopping with her friend Yinka.
- She likes dark, funny, and smart guys.
Florence Wathoni Anyansi is a 29-year-old single mum and fashion entrepreneur who is now famous for participating in the BBNaija Lockdown reality TV show. She intends to open a fashion store after BBNaija. Can the mother of one win the show? Her fans will have to keep their fingers crossed.
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