The success of Big Brother Naija Season 6 “Shine Ya Eyes” edition was owed to the likes of Cross and other housemates that got many fans glued to their TV screens. When describing Cross Okonkwo, one would say he was the party life of the house. That didn't come much as a surprise when he clinched the 3rd runner up position at the end of the reality TV show in 2021. The self-acclaimed King of Cruise was loved by many and wasn’t short of controversies like many of his fellow housemates and predecessors. One that broke the internet was when Cross mistakenly released his full nude online. No doubt, there is a lot to talk about this interesting personality. This article reveals all there is to know about BBNaija Cross biography, net worth, cars, houses and luxury lifestyle.
Cross BBNaija Season 6 housemate
2. Who is BBNaija Cross?
- Cross Okonkwo age and educational background
Cross BBNaija real name is Ikechukwu Sunday Okonkwo. So, how old is Cross BBNaija?
Many fans of the popular reality TV show have been curious about a lot of things including Cross BBNaija age in 2022. The former housemate was born on the 8th of July 1990 in Kano, a state in the northern part of Nigeria. That means he will be celebrating his 32nd birthday in July 2022. His hometown is in Oba, Idemili-South LGA of Anambra State. While information about his education is not yet made public, it was reported that he had his primary and secondary education in Nigeria before relocating.
Cross was the third runner-up at the Shine Ya Eye edition of the BBN reality TV show
- Cross Okonkwo family
The TV personality is the son of late Ezego. Cross has four brothers and two sisters. He relocated with his family abroad after the tragic death of his father. Cross BBNaija father was murdered by gunmen which forced his family to seek asylum oversea for their safety. Cross BBNaija mother is a pastor and evangelist at the Holy Ghost Training Program in Canada. Cross is a fitness enthusiast despite being diagnosed with dyslexia at an early age. Presently, he is single. However, he gave BBNaija fans something to talk about during the show and the reunion that was held in June 2022. Cross was a topic of discussion after he found himself in a love triangle with two fellow housemates, Angel and Saskay. Apparently, none of them worked out as many of his fans would have loved to. He made a shocking revelation during the reunion that he rejected a sum of ₦20 million from Angel and Cross BBNaija shippers.
Cross BBNaija parents
Angel, Saskay and Cross BBNaija love triangle
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- Cross BBNaija Snapchat video
Former BBNaija housemate, Cross Okonkwo, got himself in a messy situation when he mistakenly posted full nude footage online. Cross manhood and tattoos were on full display as he captioned the bizarre video with:
The situation became more awkward considering his mother wanted to use his large fan base to preach the gospel. It was shortly after this revelation that Cross released the clip. The reality TV star later removed the video.
3. Cross BBNaija career highlight
He rose to fame after he was introduced by the BBN host as one of the Shine Ya Eye housemates in 2021. He was the third housemate to enter the house and didn't leave until the very end. He recorded the fourth highest votes behind the likes of Whitemoney, Liquorose and Pere. Many didn't know much about Cross’s business aside from the roles he played in the 2021 Big Brother House. Well, Cross is a man that has his hands on many businesses. He is the CEO of Cross View Hotel located in Owerri, in Imo State. He is also the owner of Cross Fitness Nutrition and other fitness products. He is an equal partner at Gemhouse restaurant in Abuja. Cross has been trading in cryptocurrency since 2015. He is also into metaverse and NFTs.
Cross Okonkwo owns a chain of businesses in major cities in Nigeria
4. BBNaija Cross net worth
Cross Okonkwo is a multi-talented TV personality and entrepreneur with a stream of income. Owning businesses in major cities in Nigeria means one thing: Money! Although there is no exact figure of what he is worth, Cross BBNaija net worth is said to be between $100,000 to $200,000. That's estimated to be between ₦42million and ₦83.9million in Nigerian currency today.
The reality TV star having fun in the pool
5. Cross Okonkwo houses and cars
Cross’s homecoming after the reality show was something to remember. The TV star was welcomed by fans to Abuja with more than 200 power bikes and cars. Cross himself was spotted on the roof of a Lamborghini supercar. We can't say whether he owns the exotic car he rode in or not. There are not many details about Cross BBNaija cars or houses. However, reports claim that he stays in Lagos.
Fans welcomed BBNaija Cross with many cars and bikes after the BBN show in 2021
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V. Cross Okonkwo latest news
Cross, who was one the BBNaija season 6 contestants, has reacted to the ₦20 million cash and a Mercedes-Benz presented to Liquorose, the first runner-up of the show, on her 27th birthday by her loyal fans. Cross couldn't hold his disbelief as his fellow housemate was made a millionaire overnight. Cross BBNaija jokingly declared his interest in returning into the reality TV show once again to get such treatment from fans. Here is the video on Cross BBNaija Instagram:
And there you have it; the Season 6 third runner-up Cross Okonkwo has a handful of love and public image controversies. He was a lively and fun-loving housemate that gave a lot of Nigerians something to talk about even today. This concludes all that we could find about BBNaija Cross biography, net worth, cars, houses and luxury lifestyle.
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