Ijeoma Josephina Otabor, popularly known as Phyna or the Hype Priestess, doesn’t need any elaborate introduction. In October of 2022, the 26-year-old model, actress, hype woman, and entertainer made history as the second female to win the Big Brother Naija show. Since then, the controversial personality has only become even more popular, stirring some of the biggest controversies on social media. The beautiful reality star from Esan Tribe in Edo State was born on June 2 1997, as the first child of four in Lagos State. However, The multi-talented personality grew up in Edo State, where she completed her primary and secondary education, then proceeded to Auchi Polytechnic, graduating with a first-class in Engineering. Like Phyna said, during her time as a Level Up housemate, she has been a hustler her whole life. Before entering the Big Brother Naija house, Phyna had been hustling as a model and hype woman, working in clubs and every other place that could use her services. She however, got a life-changing makeover on October 2, 2022, after being declared winner of the BBNaija Level Edition.
Beating her closest contender, Bryan, to take home a whopping 100 million Naira grand prize. Her parents, spotted at the show finale, couldn’t contain their joy and pride. On October 2, 2022, she experienced a life-changing transformation after being named the winner of the Big Brother Naija Level Edition. She defeated her closest opponent, Bryan, to win the grand prize of 100 million naira. Her parents, who were present at the show’s finale, could not hide their joy and pride.