Boma is one of the housemates in the (Big Brother Naija 2021) BBNaija season 6 housemates who were already stars to some extent before coming to the house. He has a verified Instagram handle with over 200k followers; hopefully, this would change when he leaves the house.
One of the most highlights from Boma’s stay in the house that wouldn’t be forgotten in a hurry would be his faceoff with Angel.
Well, this article is focused on everything to know about Boma.
|Full Name||Boma Akpore|
|State of Origin||Delta State|
|Profession||Acting, Modelling, Mixology|
Boma Akpore, which is his full name, was born in 1987 to a single mother who raised him with the help of his grandmother. He had his childhood in Yaba area of Lagos state. Growing up was challenging for the actor as he had to take up some menial jobs to help himself. He had an active childhood as he remembered playing football with the hope of becoming a pro.
While there are no details of the schools he attended, Boma is educated. He revealed he struggled to send himself to school and added that one of his biggest regrets was dropping out in his final year. He would, however, go back to school and bag some certification in filmmaking after venturing into acting.
While he was hoping to become a professional footballer, life had a different path for him. He left football to become a bartender; however, his rise to fame started in 2003 when he was scouted by his childhood best friend’s older brother, Ola Olowu, who worked for TBWA, a popular Nigerian advertising agency. He was selected for a campaign with one of the largest telecommunication networks in the country.
In 2004, he participated in the Nigerian Fashion Week, which was one of the most prestigious shows held in the country. According to the record, he was the youngest model to grace that runway.
His participation in the fashion week open doors for him as he went on to model for top designers like JD 7, Adedakare Couture and Emmy Collins.
He is also an actor and has acted in a number of movies which includes; The Blacklist, Protector of The Gods, Brooklyn Coven, Lit, among others.
He has been married once, but it didn’t work out due to unselttled differences.
Boma reportedly has a net worth that stands between $200,000 and $250,000.