Neo Mobor Akpofure, at 29 years old, is a multifaceted talent who shot to continental fame as a top 5 finalist in the 2020 Big Brother Naija reality TV show. With a self-proclaimed goal of becoming a future billionaire, Neo Akpofure has earned the monikers “The Drip Lord” and “NeoEnergy” due to his unparalleled fashion sense and infectious energy.
His influence extends beyond the realms of fashion and lifestyle, and he collaborates with renowned brands like Infinix and Blemiviv Skincare. Neo also serves as a style consultant for Nigerian fashion brand Trax Apparel and various other brands, connecting with his dedicated fanbase.
“Participating in Big Brother Naija was a transformative experience that opened up incredible opportunities for me. It allowed me to connect with a vast audience and showcase my diverse talents.”
Beyond his thriving career, Neo is a man with a mission. He founded the Amakazat Foundation, a non-profit named after his beloved mother. Through this organisation, he passionately supports prison inmates and individuals living with disabilities, emphasising his commitment to making a positive impact.
While you may have encountered Neo’s public persona online and watched him in movies at the cinemas etc., Glazia delved deeper to bring you an exclusive glimpse into the life of this charismatic personality. Although he is currently competing for the grand prize in the BBNaija All Stars reality show, we had the chance to sit down with him just before he entered the house.
Over some steaming coffee, Neo Akpofure candidly answered our burning questions. Enjoy the insights!
Glazia: Neo, following your notable success from participating in the 2020 Big Brother Naija reality TV show, could you share how this journey has reshaped your profession and viewpoint towards life?
Neo: Participating in Big Brother Naija was a transformative experience that opened up incredible opportunities for me. It allowed me to connect with a vast audience and showcase my diverse talents. Being a top 5 finalist gave me a platform to pursue my passion for acting, hosting, and influencing. This journey taught me resilience, adaptability, and the importance of staying true to myself. It also inspired me to use my influence for meaningful change.
Glazia: As an actor, model, event host, and lifestyle influencer, you have many talents and a great sense of style. We would love to know how you juggle these roles and keep your fashion game on point.
Neo: Balancing these roles requires effective time management and a genuine love for what I do. I thrive on creativity and consider each role an extension of my personality. I plan my schedule meticulously, dedicating time to each endeavour. My passion drives me to excel in all these fields, making the balance natural and fulfilling.
Glazia: Your nicknames, “Drip Lord” & “NeoEnergy,” reflect your style and energy. Could you share how you developed your unique style and what energises you to stay so vibrant and engaging?
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