Who is Mike Edwards (Aireyys) Biography, Age, Wife, Net Worth, Wikipedia, Instagram, Height, State Of Origin, Tribe, Child, Pictures

Who is Mike Edwards (Aireyys) Biography: Age, Wife, Net Worth, Wikipedia, Instagram, Height, State Of Origin, Tribe, Child, Pictures

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Olayemi Mike Edwards (born 11 July 1991), satisfactorily comprehended as “Mike BBnaija,” is a Nigerian athlete, entrepreneur, reality TV star, entertainer, and social media influencer.

He is known for being one of the Big Brother Naija season 4 Pepper Dem Gang editions. This happens to be one of the popular Nigerian reality TV show premiered in 2019.

The 2019 season also had the likes of Mercy Eke, Chukwuemeka “Frodd” Okoye, “Omashola” Kola Oburoh, Seyi Awolowo, Diane Russet, Steve “Ike” Ikechukwu Onyema, Elozonam Ogbolu, Cindy Okafor, Natacha “Tacha” Akide, Khafi Kareem, Venita Akpofure, Atteh Daniel Tioluwa “Sir Dee”, Esther Olaoluwa Agunbiade, Ekpata Gedoni, Jackye Madu, Joseph “Joe” AbDallah, Ede “Enkay” Nkechinyere, Isilomo Braimoh, Saidat “Avala” Balogun, Victoria “Ella” Nnabuchi, Chinonso “Kim Oprah” Opara, Tuoyo Ideh, Thelma Ibemere, Nelson Allison and Jeff Nweke.

Mike BBnaija
Mike BBnaija: History, Bio, Photo
Wiki Facts & About Data
Full Name: Olayemi Mike Edwards
Stage Name: Mike BBnaija
Born: 11 July 1991 (age 32 years old)
Place of Birth: Lagos, Nigeria
State Of Origin: Lagos State
Nationality: Nigerian
Height: 1.98 m
Parents: Mr. and Mrs. Edwards
Siblings: 3
Wife • Spouse: Perri Shakes-Drayton
Girlfriend • Partner: N/A
Children: Matthew Olaoluwa Edwards
Occupation: Entrepreneur• TV Personality
Net Worth: US$600,000

Early Life

The Nigerian athlete, entrepreneur, reality TV star, entertainer, and social media influencer, Mike BBNaija was born on 28th November 1991 to the family of Mr. and Mrs. Edwards in his hometown in Lagos State. He is 32 years old.

He is a native of Lagos State, a state in the South-Western part of Nigeria, where he was also born and raised. He’s a Yoruba by tribe/ethnicity, a Southerner by region, a Nigerian by nationality, and a Christian by religion.

In total, Mike BBNaija has three siblings, of all girls, with whom he shared his childhood experiences. Having Olayemi as his native name, Mike resides in Manchester with his family.


Mike BBNaija attended the prestigious Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University through the University of Alabama and the University of Louisville, where he studied and bagged a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications.

More so, he furthered his education by acIt is known to us that he has both his First School Leaving Certificate and West African Examination Certificate intact.

Mike Edwards graduated from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University through the University of Alabama and the University of Louisville with a B.SC in Communications before pursuing a professional athletic career in Britain.

Mike BBNaija is a great entrepreneur. He is the first black person to own a cigar line in the United Kingdom known as Aireyys.


Before joining the Big Brother Naija season 4 edition tagged Pepper Dem Geng, Mike BBNaija had been doing well for himself, considering his career. Then, he was a professional athlete who became even more famous after the show.

Being a goal-getter and goal-oriented entrepreneur, Mike BBNaija has achieved so much for himself as an entrepreneur. He is the CEO and president of Aireyys, a United Kingdom-based cigar line that, in fact, became the first cigar line to be owned by a black person.

Personal Life

While Mike BBNaija likes reality, he hates negativity. His best motto is “fight for it until you get it.”

The former athlete, BBNaija Mike Edwards, is 6ft 6 inches tall, with a long beard and a tattoo-filled body. He is brown in complexion and has a British accent.

The handsome Mike Edwards is a married man. He’s married to a beautiful British Olympian named Perri Shakes-Drayton. The lady was born in the year 1988.

According to BBNaija Mike Edwards, the highest point in his life was when he married his lover. 

The lowest point was when he was disqualified from representing Nigeria at the Commonwealth Games by the athletics federation because he had previously represented Britain.

According to him, his worst moment was when he was banned from representing Nigeria in the Commonwealth Games in 2018.

Mike Edwards is optimistic and likes reality, so he hates negativity. He has the best motto: Fight for it until you get it.


BBNaija Mike Edwards was the only married man in BBNaija housemate in 2019. Mike BBNaija is married to the love of his life, Perris Shakes-Drayton, a British Olympian and also a TV personality, whom he deeply cherished and also saw as his most significant source of inspiration.

The have a child whose name is Matthew Olaoluwa Edwards. They live in the United Kingdom.

Net Worth

Mike BBNaija is currently one of the richest and most sought-after BBNaija Housemates, with an estimated net worth of over US$600,000.

He has his own personal brand known as Aireyys, which is a tobacco company that produces cigars, the first black person to own such in the United Kingdom.

He can be described as an investor, model, entrepreneur, influencer, and Olympian. He is currently the wealthiest personality to feature in the Big Brother Naija show.

Social Media

BBNaija Mike Edwards is proud of his wife, of course, which is why his social platform is full of her pictures alongside his. As a result, the handsome young man has several followers on his social media platforms.

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