Whitemoney BBNaija Biography

Whitemoney is considered the most favourite housemate in the ongoing reality TV show; he is also likely to emerge, winner, as he has been able to amass a large number of fans owing to his down to earth personality that has drawn many to him, including his fellow housemate.

He is also known as the chef in the house and considers himself a full-fledged Igbo man. has many positive vibes around him and is usually the go-to when some housemates have issues. He was one of the first set of housemates that was nominated for eviction.

This article is focused on everything to know about Whitemoney.


Profile Summary

Full Name: Hazel Oyeze Onou
Nickname: Whitemoney
Known for: Big Brother Naija Show 2021
Date of Birth: 6th July 1992
Age: 29:
Nationality: Nigerian
State of Origin: Enugu state.
Residence: Lagos state
Profession: Businessman, entreprenuer

BBN Status: Winner

Whitemoney’s Biography

His real name is Hazel Oyeze Onou, and he was born on the 6th of July 1992 in Enugu State. The report revealed his mother used to be a food seller. Whitemoney clocked the age of 29 in 2021 and had to relocate to Lagos in search of greener pastures.


While there are no details of the school he attended, it is believed he had his primary and secondary school education in Enugu. Whitemoney, in a statement, revealed he managed to pass his NECO exam and never went to the University, but he considers himself smart.


He has been involved in one business or the other after he relocated to Lagos state, where he resided under the bridge when he first arrived.

Whitemoney revealed he started as an okada rider, however, he is now an importer of shoes.

The reality star also disclosed that he had worked as a barber, plumber, sold hair products and also worked telecommunication masts.

Life has not been rosy; he, however, believes that BBNaija would give him the fame he requires.

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Controversy: Whitemoney and Pere

Fellow BBNaija housemate Pere stressed that Whitemoney was always in the kitchen for strategic reasons to allow other housemates to rely on him. Pere, during his term as the head of the house, tried to get Whitemoney out of the kitchen and the singular act earned him a lot of dislike from viewers of the show as they felt he was intimidated by Whitemoney.


Whitemoney loves cooking, making music and watching movies during his free period.

Net worth

Having built a business that sees him import shoes into the country, Whitemoney reportedly has a net worth of N15 million but since he is the winner of the show, he is now N90M richer.