Praise Nelson’s bio: son, father, net worth, wife, siblings

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Praise Nelson’s bio: son, father, net worth, wife, siblings

Praise Nelson is a Nigerian reality star who made it to the spotlight after participating in the Big Brother Naija reality TV show.

Even though Praise Nelson didn’t make it to the top three, he has however been able to build a brand for himself from the time he spent on the show and is considered one of the popular male housemates from the BBNaija lockdown edition.

Apart from being a dancer, Praise Nelson is a dancer and a Latin ballroom expert with quite a number of awards to his name.

To know more about Nelson Praise, ccontinue reading this article.

Profile Summary

NamePraise Nelson
Age (2021)29 years old
Date of Birth30th January 1992
State of OriginEnugu
Eye colorBrown
Hair ColorBlack
Net Worth$50,000

Praise Nelson’s biography

Praise Nelson was born on the 30th of January 1992 in Enugu state there are no details of who his parents are.

The BBNaija reality star has two siblings who are celebrities in their rights; a younger brother named Michael Nelson, who is an actor, model, and dancer. And a younger sister named Favour Nelson, who is also model and UI amputee.

Praise Nelson is a Nigerian by birth and celebrated his 29th birthday in January 2021.


Praise Nelson had his primary school education in Enugu state before moving to Federal Government Secondary School, Lugbe, Abuja.

He proceeded to study Law from the University of Abuja but he missed a semester’s exam because he participated in the Maltina Dance All competition.

After the competition was over, Praise didn’t return to the University of Abuja immediately instead, he enrolled in the Mobile Dance Academy in Jos before returning to the University of Abuja to sturdy Mass Communication.


Praise Nelson worked as a fitness and dance educator at Ariya Dance Studio, Utako, Abuja, and as a dance teacher at Funtaj International School.

He started dancing as a professional in 2020 even though he participated in the Maltina Dance All competition with his family in 2011 and was an individual from the Pacific Stars, a dance group comprised of five artists.

In 2015, Praise alongside the Pacific Stars won the K-Pop dance competition in South Korea.

He further gained popularity after participating in the BBNaija reality show in 2020 which was won by Laycon.

During his stay in the house, Praise was suspected to have had sex with Ka3na Jones, but the two denied the rumour after leaving the house.

Personal Life

Praise is engaged to a 42-year-old lady and they have a son named Jamie. It is however unknown if the two are still together.

Net worth

Praise Nelson is reportedly worth $50,000. His net worth is expected to increase as he continues to gain more attention. He happens to be one of the most active housemates on popular Micro-blog Twitter, with a massive followership on Instagram.

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