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Full biography and net worth of Ebuka Obi-Uchendu

biography of Ebuka Obi-Uchendu

Ebuka Obi-Uchendu, fondly called Ebuka by Nigerians is a Media personality and style icon. He’s popular for his savvy and dapper looks on screen and on social media. Several questions have been asked about him and how his journey began. This biography of Ebuka Obi-Uchendu will answer a number of questions you have about him.

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Birth and early life

The biography of Ebuka Obi-Uchendu definitely begins from his birth. He was born Chukwuebuka Obi-Uchendu on the 14th of July 1982. He is currently 38 years old. His family hails from Okija in Anambra State. His father was a banker and his mother was a nurse. He was born in Benin City, Edo State. His parents bore four children, with him as the third. He has two brothers and one sister.

Ebuka did his nursery and primary education in Benin City, and he wrote his Common Entrance Examinations from primary four. His family moved to Abuja, and he did his Secondary School Education there.

He schooled at Christ the King College Abuja and graduated in 1997. He got his University Education at the University of Abuja, in which he graduated in 2004. He went to the Nigerian Law School Bwari, Abuja.

After five years, he graduated in December 2010, from the Washington College of Law of the American University Washington DC, with a Master of Laws degree. He specialized in Intellectual Property and Communications law from the Law and Government program.

Marriage and Personal life

You definitely can’t leave out marriage in the biography of Ebuka Obi-Uchendu. On the 15th of April 2015, he got engaged to his heartthrob, Cynthia Obianodo, a Human Resource Manager.

They met through Cynthia’s brother and got married on the 6th of February 2016. The couple welcomed their first baby, in November of the same year. They had a beautiful baby girl. They also had another baby in 2018.

Net worth.

biography of Ebuka Obi-Uchendu

Ebuka Obi-Uchendu is estimated to be worth about 300 million Naira. This ranks him among wealthy and top media personalities.

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Career

Ebuka Obi-Uchendu entered the Big brother house in 2006. This was the first season of the show. He finished in eighth place and yet seems to be the most successful housemate among his set of BBN cast. He was announced as the host of the reality shows seasons two and three.

Following the reality show in 2006, he became the recipient of several endorsement deals. He was endorsed by a popular Telecommunications company and a popular brewing company too. He became the host for friends or Foe on NTA, the GLO show also on NTA and Guinness’ Greatness TV.

He wrote a weekly column called Contrast on the This day Newspaper for more than four years. He has also written for What’s New and Ace Magazines. He also went on to be a contributor to several online publications some of which include the Y! FrontPage on the youth-oriented YNaija, general lifestyle inclined 360Nobs, Breaking Times, and Style Vitae a portal for fashion and style.

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As the 2011 general elections approached in Nigeria, Ebuka hosted a Presidential debate, the first-ever in Nigeria focused on Youth issues. This debate was broadcast live across several states in Nigeria.

Ebuka also freelances as an MC in events and functions.

Producers of the Nigerian TV talk show, Rubbin’ Minds announced Ebuka as their new host in 2013. Ebuka has interviewed a number of big names in the youth circle ranging from Bank W, Gbenga Sesan, Seun Kuti, Japheth J Omojuwa, Onweagba Oluchi, Chika Unigwe, and a host of others.

2013 saw Ebuka as the co-host of The Spot, a popular TV show on DSTV. He worked alongside Lamide Akintobi and Zainab Balogun.

In July 2014, he became the co-host on Naija Politics, a political Nigerian TV show on EbonyLife Tv, alongside Arit Okpo.

He became the host of Men’s Corner, Nigeria’s first all-male TV talk show in July 2016.

Ebuka also features in Judging Matters Reality TV Show. It began airing on Monday, April 27th, 2020, on DSTV’s Africa Magic Showcase channel 151. The show is overseen by Justice Olusola Williams an experienced and retired Lagos State Judge.

Ebuka features as a counselor who brings cases before the Judge, Justice Williams to make her final and fair decision on the matters. Ebuka’s background as a Lawyer and deep Roots in entertainment marry justice and fun at the same time.

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Besides being a multitalented and amazing personality, Ebuka has also remained relevant all these years by steering clear of controversies. He is a great model for the youth, especially among individuals with a flair for the media. Besides his career, he has also modeled being a good husband and a great father.

Big Brother Nigeria

The biography of Ebuka Obi-Uchendu will not be complete without inputting his relationship with Big Brother Nigeria. After Ebuka Obi-uUhendu left the big brother house in 2006, the franchise took an 11-year hiatus and bounced back in style with him as the host.

He has added a lot of flavor to the reality TV show, making Nigerians look forward to the eviction nights. He is always a sight for sore eyes because, besides his looks, his fashion style speaks volumes.

Style

Justice will not have been done to the biography of Ebuka Obi-Uchendu, without writing about his fashion style. If you ask me, I’d say he has a covenant with fashion. Ebuka always looks dapper in a very pleasing way. From his well-tailored suits to his aesthetically pleasing agbada styles always leaves you yearning for more. You literally cannot get enough of him.

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Awards

He was nominated by The Future Awards in the year 2007 and 2008, in the On-Air Personality category.

He was honored by the Federal Government as one of the Best 100 Young Nigerians in the year 2013. This was on the occasion hosted to mark Nigeria’s 100th anniversary as a union.

Ebuka was selected as a Global Shaper –an exclusive group with the World Economic Forum in the year 2011.

He was nominated three times in a row for Outstanding TV Presenter of the Year (Male) at the Nigerian Broadcaster’s Merit Awards in 2013, 2014, and 2015 which he won.

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