In a world first, Big Brother Africa Hotshots are revealing the Housemates before the launch of Africa’s biggest reality show on Sunday, 5 October.
Although lips are sealed on what the ninth season will bring viewers, OnoBello.com is revealing 20 of the contestants.
Meet them the 21 contestants:
Actor, radio drama director and MC, Alusa from Nairobi, Kenya, is married and has three children
Butterphly is a producer, radio and television presenter from Harare, Zimbabwe.
Ellah is a sales assistant from Nsambya, Uganda. She has a BSc in Business Computing.
Pint-sized student Esther hails from Uganda’s Nsambya.
Goitse hails from Mahalapye in Botswana.
Idris is a photographer from Arusha, Tanzania.
JJ from Zimbabwe calls himself “an entertainer” on the basis of his work as a singer, rapper, actor, songwriter and director
Born in Accra, Kacey Moore is married and has a daughter. He is a poet and songwriter.
Bachelor of Arts & Social Sciences graduate Laveda was born in Dar es Salaam.
Known as “SexyLeeLee” to her friends, Lilian from Nigeria entered Big Brother Hotshots for “the platform it provides, the publicity that comes with it and the money”.
Luis hails from Rundu, Namibia, he has a B. Tech in Financial Information and loves potatoes.
M’am Bea from Ghana has a diploma in Management Finance.
Hip-hop musician Macky2 is from Luanshya in Zambia.
Mira is a student from Mozambic.
TV presenter, Mr 265 from Malawi is single and currently studying Purchasing and Supply Management.
Nhlanhla is from Witbank in South Africa. He is a business analyst, actor and model with an honours degree in Information Systems.
Permithias from Namibia is a Professional sushi chef
Lusaka, Zambian born Resa is an event planner, MC and public speaker.
Sabina is a TV and media personality from Mombasa, Kenya.
Self-employed former law student Samantha is from Potchefstroom in South Africa’s North West Province.
Sheilla is a student from Gaborone in Botswana, currently studying an AAT Diploma.
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Big Brother Hotshots launches on Sunday 5 October 2014 at 19:00 CAT on AfricaMagicDStv Channel 150. Follow the action in the lead-up to the premiere on Twitter, by liking the Big Brother Africa Facebook page and follow on Instagram @BigBro_Africa.