Ebuka Obi-Uchendu Biography, Net worth and Career Profile

Ebuka Obi-Uchendu

Ebuka Obi-Uchendu is a Nigerian lawyer and media personality who was born on 14 July 19982 to the Obi Uchendu's family of Okija, Anambra State of Nigeria.

Chukwuebuka is known for hosting the reality show, Big Brother Naija the long running Rubbin' Minds talk show on Channels TV, co-hosting The Spot and Men's Corner on Ebonylife television as well as Judging matters, a legal tv show series.

A brand ambassador to international companies like Budweiser Nigeria, Samsung Nigeria, PorkMoney, and 2Sure Nigeria and media personality in Nigeria, Africa and he is phasing to the international scene.


He went through his nursery and primary education in the city of Benin, remarkably passing the Common Entrance Examination into secondary school from Primary Four. He subsequently moved to the capital city of Abuja with his family.

Ebuka attended Christ The King College Abuja, graduating in 1997, before getting his university education at the University of Abuja, graduating with a Bachelor degree in Law  in 2004. He proceeded to the Nigerian Law School Bwari, Abuja in 2005.

Ebuka returned back to school after five years graduating in December 2010 from the Washington College of Law of the American University Washington D.C., with Master of Laws degree specializations in Intellectual Property as well as Communications law from the Law and Government program.

Career Profile

'Big Brother' Adventure

In 2006, he went in as one of an eventual 14 housemates on the first season of the popular reality show Big Brother Nigeria, finishing in eighth place. Till date, he is one of the most visibly successful BBN 2006 cast members.

In January 2017, he was announced as the host of the second season of Big Brother Naija as well as the third season. He has also hosted other seasons; the fourth, fifth, sixth and seventh season of the BBNaija Season.

After the reality show in 2006, he signed endorsement deals with a major telecommunications brand as well as a popular brewing company and as such hosted Friend or Foe on NTA, the GLO Show, also on NTA, as well as Guinness' Greatness TV.

In the run up to the 2011 general elections in Nigeria, he hosted the first ever presidential debate focused on youth issues, which was broadcast live across Nigeria.

Rubbin Minds and EbonyLife TV

In 2013, producers of Rubbin' Minds, a Nigerian television talk-show, announced that Obi-Uchendu would be the new host.

In 2013, Obi-Uchendu became one of the co-hosts of The Spot, a TV show on DSTV, alongside Lamide Akintobi and Zainab Balogun.

In July 2016, he became the host of Men's Corner, Nigeria's first all male TV talk show.


Ebuja was born in Benin City, Edo state to the Uchendu family of Anambra state Nigeria. His father is a banker and his mother a nurse. He is the third of four children. He had a older sister & older brother and one younger brother.

On 15 April 2015, Ebuka got engaged to Cynthia Obianodo in Lagos and eventually got married on 6th February 2016 in Abuja. They are blessed with children.

Net Worth

Ebuka currentl net worth is about $30,000 based on his annual endorsements and media presentations in Nigeria and across the Africa continent. 

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