Detailed Profiles Of The Big Brother StarGame Contestants

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Detailed Profiles Of The Big Brother StarGame Contestants

Malonza – Kenya

Age: 22
Country: Kenya
Occupation: Student
StarGame Partner:AlexMalonza is single, enjoys watching Jacob’s Cross, Big Brother and Modern Family and his favourite musicians include Chris Brown, Santi Sol and Camp Mulla. His favourite actor is Johnny Depp and his all-time favourite movies include Real Steel and Tears of the Sun.He says the best thing about Africa is its wonderful people, beautiful land and bountiful natural resources. His favourite place in Kenya is Mombasa – “sun and sand are my thing” – and outside of Africa, Dubai “because of the way they have taken their country to a whole new level with development and diversity of economic resources”.

The achievement he is most proud of so far in his life is making it into the Big Brother StarGame – he was inspired to stretch himself and find his limits. “I’m tired of being a groupie and I want to be the star,” he says.

He says of his Big Brother StarGame partner Alex “he is my blood brother. I chose him because I felt that he was the only one on my level that I could relate to well.

Alex – Kenya
Age: 23
Country: Kenya
Occupation: Student
StarGame Partner: MalonzaAlex is a student from Kiambu, currently studying towards a degree in Computer Science – and he already has a Diploma in Business and Communication Technology under his belt.Alex’s role model is Steve Jobs, for his determination to bring a new era in the field of technology. His mother has had a huge influence on his life because she does a lot for the family and “no matter how much we have annoyed her, she still loves us!”.

He was inspired to enter Big Brother StarGame by his brother – and game partner – Malonza. “I found Big Brother will be an opportunity to bond with him,” he says. Asked about how he feels knowing Africa will be watching him 24/7, he says “it’s amazing,particularly knowing my friends will be watching. The energy builds up when you are yourself and that’s how you’ll get the votes,” he says.

Alex describes himself as caring, patient, jealous, determined and strict and thinks his best trait is his ability to socialise with people.

Keita – Ghana

Age: 22
Country: Ghana
Occupation: Model
StarGame Partner: MildredKeitta is a model, who hails from Accra. He was inspired to enter Big Brother StarGame by the challenge of living with different people and cultures.He was also interested to see how he would be able to stay in the house – and of course he has an eye on the money too! He’s not worried about having Africa’s eyes on him 24/7 and looks forward to challenging the different points of view of everyone on the continent. If he wins the grand prize, he’ll start his own entertainment company to boost the Ghanaian and African music and fashion industries.

Keitta describes himself as patient, kind, energetic and daring and thinks the best part of his personality is his ability to be patient and laid-back at certain times. He likes people who tell the truth and dislikes people who do things slowly, who don’t make their point and who lie.

He’s on the show to get African recognition for his modeling career and his favourite previous Housemate is Karen, because she is “daring, and smart”.

Mildred – Ghana

 

Age: 25
Country: Ghana
Occupation: Musician
StarGame Partner: KeittaAccra-based Mildred is a musician, with a Professional Certificate and Advanced Qualification in Marketing. She entered Big Brother StarGame to take up the challenge of living with people, learning new cultures and lifestyles, building on her personality and winning the money – plus gaining African recognition. She doesn’t mind having the whole continent watching her as she is a celebrity in Ghana, so she’s used to it.Her favourite former Housemate is Abby from Season 1. If she wins, she’ll spend the money on building her music career and push it further to all countries on the continent. She’s hoping to gain exposure from the Big Brother StarGame experience – and also learn from the different personalities in the House.

Mildred describes herself as energetic, bubbly, determined, vibrant and tolerant – and likes humour and understanding in others. She says that her tolerance and vibrancy are her favourite traits – but she loves her physical looks and qualities too.

Luke – Liberia

Age: 26
Country: Liberia
Occupation: Entrepreneur
StarGame Partner: YadelLuke entered Big Brother StarGame for the glitz, glamour and the impact he hopes it will have on his life. The only thing he’s not willing to do to win the grand prize? “Lose it! I’ll have fun all the way and head to the grand prize – and then cling to it,” he says. He says he already feels like a superstar at the mere prospect of having the continent watching his every move.Luke considers himself to be able to make people laugh, blend in anywhere and also thinks he’s good at chatting to people. He says that viewers can expect lots of laughs, great entertainment and check out a “real player”. Luke’s family is very supportive of his participation on Big Brother StarGame and if he wins the grand prize, he’ll start a real estate business, a transport service, a security firm and a movie production and advertising company.

He’s looking forward to partnering with good friend Yadel on the show and says that the chance to work as a pair is going to make the game more challenging.

Yadel – Liberia

Age: 22
Country: Liberia
Occupation: Entertainer
StarGame Partner: Luke5’2” Yadel is living proof that dynamite comes in small packages! She says she’ll do anything – except ungodly things – to win the grand prize on Big Brother StarGame and was inspired to enter by her passion for the show and the opportunity to make her country proud. She is looking forward to competing with Luke.She says she chose to play the game with him because they have a lot in common – both are smart, ambitious, fun, understanding and happy people. As a fan of Big Brother, she’s watched the previous seasons with great interest and lists Wendell as one of her favourite former housemates.

Describing herself as outspoken, fun, opinionated and competitive, she enjoys having great conversations, loves to dance and says she is a great actress. She likes smart people, daredevils and good looking people! She’s not a fan of dirty bathrooms, bad breath, tasteless food, arguments over nothing and annoying people.

Jessica – Namibia

Age: 21
Country: Namibia
Occupation: Student
StarGame Partner: JuniaThird-year Human Resources student Jessica says her favourite place in Namibia is Windhoek, because “you have a life there – you may go out and mingle as much as you want”.She says the best thing about Africa is that “it’s real – you don’t come across fakeness” and her favourite place outside of Namibia is New York because if she lived there, she would have “had a lot of money and been famous by now”.

She entered Big Brother StarGame with her friend Junia because she is “a very flexible, fun and loving person. She doesn’t take nonsense from anyone, so don’t mess with her!” she warns. Jessica says she is fine with knowing that Africa will be watching her as she has no choice!

If she wins the grand prize, she will give back to her community in her hometown of Karasburg – and buy herself a house and a car. She hopes to gain exposure from appearing on the show so that when she is finished with her studies, it’ll be easier since people know her.

Junia – Namiba

Age: 21
Country: Namibia
Occupation: Student
StarGame Partner: JuniaThird-year Human Resources student Jessica says her favourite place in Namibia is Windhoek, because “you have a life there – you may go out and mingle as much as you want”.She says the best thing about Africa is that “it’s real – you don’t come across fakeness” and her favourite place outside of Namibia is New York because if she lived there, she would have “had a lot of money and been famous by now”.

She entered Big Brother StarGame with her friend Junia because she is “a very flexible, fun and loving person. She doesn’t take nonsense from anyone, so don’t mess with her!” she warns. Jessica says she is fine with knowing that Africa will be watching her as she has no choice!

If she wins the grand prize, she will give back to her community in her hometown of Karasburg – and buy herself a house and a car. She hopes to gain exposure from appearing on the show so that when she is finished with her studies, it’ll be easier since people know her.

Keagan – South Africa

Age: 22
Country: South Africa
Occupation: Intern Manager
StarGame Partner:LeeKeagan says his favourite place in South Africa is his hometown – Cape Town – and that the best thing about the continent is “the amount of cultures we have and the people that make Africa a better place”. Outside of Cape Town, he says his favourite place in the world is Miami, where he lived for 5 years.His friend and Big Brother StarGame partner Lee inspired him to enter for the show – along with the money on offer! He partnered with Lee as they’re best friends and have known each other for over 18 years. “We know each other’s qualities through and through and will be a vital force in the Big Brother House,” he says.

He doesn’t mind the millions of eyes that will be watching him – in fact, he’s hoping for an invitation to other countries in Africa after the show as he loves travelling!

If he wins the grand prize, Keagan will invest some of the money to help him in the future, give some cash to a charity after some careful research, and help some of his family members.

Lee – South Africa

Age: 22
Country: South Africa
Occupation: Student
StarGame Partner:KeaganLee is a second year Graphic Design Student from Cape Town. He’ll be playing the game with his lifelong friend Keagan – whom he says was “the only one mad enough to say yes” to taking part in Big Brother StarGame with him. His family is right behind him too – as long as he doesn’t embarrass them! If he wins the grand prize, Lee will give his parents a share for all their troubles, buy an apartment and invest in his future.Lee describes himself as reserved, free, non-judgmental, crazy and respectful. The traits he admires most in others are honesty, trustworthiness, respect, fun and an outgoing nature. He says the best thing about himself is his level head, and he dislikes people who are dishonest backstabbers. His favourite former Housemate is fellow South African Ferdinand Rabie.

Lee likes watching sports programs and the Discovery Channel and his favourite artists are DJ Fresh, Netski, Drake Adele and John Mayer. His favourite actors are Ryan Reynolds and Sandra Bullock.