Nigerian model and former beauty queen Kim Oprah competed in the 2019 BBNaija reality TV Show, tagged “Pepper Dem” – alongside 25 other housemates. Though Kim Oprah whose real name is Chinonso Oprah left the show early (the fourth housemate to be evicted from the show), she did not hesitate to put her BBNaija fame to good use.
Kim Oprah is also one of the more social media-famous BBNaija past housemates, boasting of over a million followers on Instagram.
Kim Oprah’s current streams of income and how she makes money:
Kim Oprah has made a number of astute money-making decisions since leaving the 2019 BBNaija show. One of them is getting signed by Play Management Africa, a top Nigerian branding, marketing and PR company that offer personal and professional brand management. Kim Oprah Chinonso is now currently managed by Play Management Africa and the deal has helped her in getting good-paying gigs.
Here are six major ways BBNaija Kim Oprah makes money:
1. Kim Oprah’s partnership with Ewami to create Kim’s Secret
Shortly after exiting the show, Kim Oprah partnered with Ewami Essentials, a top Nigerian skin and haircare brand with central interest in all-natural products, to create her own personal skincare line called Kim’s Secret.
Kim’s Secret by Ewami products include body wash, body scrub, body oil and body and face lotion. Products can be ordered online and the brand offers both nationwide and worldwide delivery.
2. Kim Oprah’s personal fashion retail brand called Kim Oprah’s Closet
Kim Oprah owns a fashion retail brand called Kim Oprah’s Closet which sells ready-to-wear clothing items including tops, skirts, dresses and gym wear.
3. Brand promotions
As a social media personality with millions of followers on Instagram and Twitter combined, Kim Oprah also helps brands and businesses market their products for a fee. Our research finds that Kim Oprah charges several hundreds of naira to promote and recommend brands to her fans.
4. Emcee and compère duties
Kim Oprah is gradually establishing a career in event hosting and TV presenting. She has had MC duties in a number of big events and concerts in Lagos and Abuja.
Kim Oprah has worked with a number of businesses as a brand ambassador – a contractual deal that brings in tons of money and other perks for the ex-BBNaija star, depending on how big the brand is.
Kim Oprah was a former beauty queen before appearing on the BBNaija reality TV show. She has continued to model after the show and now reportedly earns double of her former pay.
7. YouTube channel
BBNaija Kim Oprah runs a monetized YouTube channel called Kim Oprah’s World where she posts content related to travel, lifestyle, fashion and beauty.
Outside of all these established income sources, there are other ways Kim Oprah makes money, such as getting paid to make appearances, fan donations, etc.
So what is Kim Oprah’s actual net worth as at 2020?
BBNaija Kim Oprah’s net worth can only be estimated at this time until a certified report of her earnings from a reputable organization like Forbes becomes public. An estimate of BBNaija Kim Oprah’s current net worth based on calculated earnings from her income sources puts it at a little over $151, 000 or around N56 million naira.