See the first ever Big Brother Naija that was held in 2006 – Most of the housemates are popular and wealthy now (With Photos)
He is perhaps the most prominent face on the entertainment scene since leaving the Big Brother House. Ebuka won our hearts with his charming smile and witty personality. Although he did not win the show, he went on to write for a number of newspapers and magazines and anchor events before taking a break to go back to school for his master’s degree in Law. Since his return to the scene in 2011, there has been no stopping him!
Ebuka has become a media personality of note, contributing to several online publications and hosting several events. In 2013, he was announced as the new host of Rubbin’ Minds, a youth-focused TV show on Channels Television and is also one of the co-hosts of The Spot, a show that combines a bit of reality TV with talk show and sitcom, showing on EbonyLife TV on DStv channel 165 alongside Lamide Akintobi and Zainab Balogun.
He has won several awards and has been honored by the Federal Government among Top 100 Young Nigerians to mark Nigeria’s centenary celebration in 2014.
He was the sixth evictee of the Big Brother Nigeria House and 10 years later, Gideon has maintained a steady acting career. He captured our attention with his role in AfricaMagic’s Tinsel, the longest running Nigerian soap opera, and a number of feature films such as 93 days, A Place in the Stars and When Love Happens.
His acting prowess has earned him a number of accolades and recognition, including an award for Best Actor in a TV series (Drama) Nigerian Entertainment Award in 2010 and a nomination for Best Actor in a Drama in the Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Award (AMVCA) in 2015. He has been a part of big budget stage productions such as critically acclaimed SARO The Musical (2014). He has also hosted several TV shows and events and is the CEO of a media outfit, AppleBox.