Erica BBNaija Biography; Age, Career, BBN 5 lockdown Housemates



Real Name

Ngozi Erica Nlewedim


Actress, Model and Entrepreneur

Date of Birth

March 13th, 1994

State of Origin

Abia State

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Ngozi “Erica” Nlewedim popularly known as Erica is a 26 years old housemate of the Big Brother Naija Season five tagged Lockdown.

Erica was born on March 13, 1994 to the family of Oby Nwokolo and Eric Nlewedim Christian in Lagos state. She is an actress, model and entrepreneur.

Educational Background

Erica attended Victory Grammer School Lagos before proceeding to Command Secondary School, Ikeja where she obtained her Senior SecondarySchool Certificate (SSCE).

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She proceeded to Convenant University where she obtained a degree in Business Administration and later to Met Film School London in 2019.


Upon graduation from Met Film School London, Erica moved back to Lagos to pursue her acting career.

While a student, Erica participated for Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria(MBGN) in 2014.

In 2015, Erica featured in her first movie “Secrets and Scandals”. She later featured in three seasons of popular TV series “Royal Castle” and Poka Mesiah.

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Erica played a supporting role in blockbuster movie, Hire A Woman among other movies.

In 2018, Erica launched Erica Nlewedim Foundation, her own non governmental charity organization cheered towards catering for less privileged children.

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She has featured in Peak milk adverts alongside popular Nigerian musician Falz.

Awards and Endorsements

In 2013, Erica was the brand ambassador for Natures Gentle Touch.

Erica is the brand ambassador of Zaron Cosmetics, Maltina and Access Bank. She has worked with Glo, My Zoto and Jumia.

Producing a movie with her movie crew in Birmingham and featuring in “Hire a Woman” is her greatest achievement.


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  1. I so much love…she is someone i like to be like but i am me

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