In 2006, he was one of the 14 housemates in the first season of popular reality show, Big Brother Nigeria. He finished in eighth place. In 2017, the show came back rebranded as Big Brother Naija;with him as the host. From 2017 to date, he has hosted all four seasons of the popular reality show.
The above personality is no other person than Nigerian lawyer and award-winning media personality, Chukwuebuka Obi-Uchendu; aka Ebuka.
Aside from being popular as the host of the reality show; Ebuka has demonstrated a record of exceptional professionalism in the media industry. He also anchors the Rubbin Minds talk show on Channels TV, the Black Box Interview on Bounce Radio Live to mention a few. Ebuka also boasts of several ambassadorial endorsements for both local and global brands; such as Budweiser Nigeria, Samsung Nigeria, PorkMoney and others.
With his feat as host of the BBNaija show, he has become a critical part of the reality show. Most notably for his fashion game. From killing looks in traditional attires to looking sharp in ornamental blazers or his embellished tuxedo; the perennial host is known for always delivering with his well-tailored attires crafted to perfection. Ebuka’s outfits are crafted by some of the continent’s top fashion designers. In simple terms, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu is “the host with the most” and arguably one of the best dressed men in the Nigerian entertainment industry.
The media personality has cemented his place in the media and entertainment industry in Nigeria, and Africa as a whole. In 2015, Ebuka won the Nigerian Broadcaster’s Merit Awards as Outstanding TV Presenter of the Year (Male). Quite recently, Ebuka won the 2021 Net Honours Award as Most Popular Media Personality.
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