Full biography of BBNaija Yousef and other facts about him

Yousef is one of the housemates of the 2021 BBNaija Season 6 edition tagged ‘Shine Ya Eyes’. He got into the show on Saturday, July 24, 2021.

BBNaija Yousef’s full name is Yusuf Garba Adam. He is a Nigerian teacher, model, and presenter from Plateau State.

During his entry into the show, Yousef described himself as an honest, good-looking, and jovial person. Yousef has also referred to himself as a big food enthusiast.

He also added that he is a team player who might not get along well with competitive housemates.

Yousef was made Deputy Head of House in the first week of the show after co-housemate Peace picked him when she won Head of House.

Full data profile of BBNaija housemate Yousef

Full nameYusuf Garba Adam
Age29 years old
BirthdayApril 14, 1992
State of OriginPlateau State
Marital StatusSingle
CareerTeacher, Model, Presenter

Yousef’s childhood and education

Yousef was born on April 14, 1992, in Nasarawa state. His mother is Arabian while his dad is Nigerian.

Yousef is currently 29 years of age. He is the last born in a family of five – three boys and two girls. Yousef’s two sisters are twins and they are both married.

BBNaija Yousef has spent most of his life in the Northern part of Nigeria where he grew up.

He attended Demonstration Secondary School after which he proceeded to the University of Jos, Plateau State, to study Electrical and Electronic Engineering. BBNaija Yousef graduated from UNIJOS with a second-class lower degree in 2017.

According to the housemate, the lowest point in his life was when he lost his beloved aunt.


BBNaija Yousef’s ethnicity

BBNaija Yousef is of mixed ethnicity. His mother is Arabian while his father is a Nigerian Hausa man.

BBNaija Yousef’s career

Yousef started his career as a model during his days at the university.

He won the Mr UNIJOS Beauty Pageantry in 2015 and was crowned Jos Carnival King in 2018. BBNaija Yousef has stated that the wins were proud moments of his life.

After graduating from the University, Yousef started his internship in November 2018 as a Basic Technology teacher at Prestige International School, Jos, taking the Junior Secondary School students (JSS Class).

Yousef was still a teacher at Prestige International School before he was selected to join the 2021 BBNaija Season 6 reality TV show.

Yousef’s relationship and girlfriend

Yousef has revealed during his introduction in the house that he is in an open relationship.

Nevertheless, the housemate made it known on Tuesday, July 27, 2021, during a discussion with fellow housemate, Arin, that he is on a soul-mate searching mission since he knows that his current girlfriend of over a year is not his true soul mate.

Yousef said:

“I just like to try my options. I don’t like to take it as far as being committed. I don’t want to take it that far. I wouldn’t mind if I met my soulmate. I’ll just go with the flow if it comes because I want to marry young; as young as possible.”

Arin furthered ask Yousef if he would entertain an open marriage, but he answered negatively explaining that he is a jealous person.

BBNaija Yousef’s net worth

Based on currently available information about Yousef’s job and earnings, his estimated net worth before joining the BBNaija Show was around N3 million naira.

Yousef’s on social media

BBNaija Yousef is active on social media. Yousef’s Instagram handle is @officialking_yousef.

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