Full biography of BBNaija Niyi and other facts about him

Who is BBNaija Niyi?

Niyi is one of the male contestants for the 2021 BBNaija Season 6 edition tagged ‘Shine Ya Eye’. He got into the show on Saturday, July 24, 2021.

BBnaija Niyi’s full name is Adeniyi Lawal. In his entry speech into the BBNaija show, Niyi described himself as an optimistic, spontaneous, and adventurous person.

BBNaija Niyi is a computer engineer, entrepreneur and model from Oyo state. BBNaija Niyi was working as a computer engineer in Cape Town, South Africa before he was selected to join the BBNaija show.

Although BBNaija Niyi is married, the housemate disclosed that he intends to keep his marriage a secret in the house in order to enable him play an effective game on the show.

BBNaija Niyi is a lover of games and food. He once mentioned that he enjoys cooking as much as he enjoys eating.

Full data profile of BBNaija Niyi

Full NameAdeniyi Lawal
Age33 years old
State of OriginOyo State
Height6”6 ft
Marital StatusMarried
WifeBella Bar Lawal
CareerEntrepreneur, Gamer, Computer Engineer, Model

BBNaija Niyi’s childhood and education

Niyi is a native of Oyo State, Nigeria. He was born in the year 1988, and he is currently 33 years old.

BBNaija Niyi schooled in Lagos, Nigeria, before relocating to South Africa. He is a graduate of Computer Science. 

Other details regarding BBNaija Niyi’s background and education are not known at the time of writing this biography.

Niyi’s career

Niyi is a computer engineer. He is technology-savvy and loves to play all types of games, including board games. He also mentioned that he has a gaming license. BBNaija Niyi is also an entrepreneur. He owns and runs a fantasy game platform called LXG FPL.

BBNaija Niyi is also into basketball. He used to aspire to become a professional basketball player, but his ambition was cut short when he sustained an injury that led to sciatica – a severe pain that spreads through the buttocks and the back of the thigh(s).

Despite the setback, BBNaija Niyi continues to play basketball for pleasure.

Niyi was working as a computer engineer and also running an event business called La Belle Balloon with his wife in Cape Town, South Africa before he joined the BBNaija show.


BBNaija Niyi’s marriage, wife and kids

BBNaija Niyi is happily married to a South-African woman named Bella Bar Lawal. They met in 2018 and tied the knot in 2020.

BBNaija Niyi revealed that he met his wife at a skincare mall. He also mentioned that she got pregnant just three weeks after they met, and he was initially indecisive as to whether to let her keep the baby or not. He eventually made his decision to keep the baby, as well as marry her. 

Niyi’s wife, Bella Bar Lawal is from South Africa. She is Jewish by religion. She is the CEO of La Belle Balloon – a luxury event and design company located in Cape Town, South Africa.

BBNaija Niyi’s children

BBNaija Niyi and his wife, Bella Bar, have a son named Raphael Lawal. He was born in 2019 and is currently 2 years old. 

Niyi’s net worth

Based on calculated earnings from BBNaija Niyi’s jobs and businesses, his net worth before the show is estimated at around $200,000 dollars (about N100 million naira).

BBNaija Niyi on social media

BBNaija Niyi’s Instagram handle is @officialniyilawal. His Twitter handle is @niyilawal_.

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