Cynthia Nwadiora is the real name of controversial ex-Big Brother Naija (BBNaija) housemate known as Cee-C or Ceec and this is her biography. She became popular during the reality TV show and stayed relevant long after the edition that she competed in had ended.
Who is Cee-C or Ceec? This question has been on the minds of many of her fans and even those who did not like her or were rooting for a different housemate during the competition.
As mentioned above, Cee-C is Cynthia Nwadiora, but there are many other details that we will reveal about her in this biography. Thus, it is important that you read the complete article. First, see 10 of the most important facts about Cee-C below.
10 facts about (Cee-C) Cynthia Nwadiora
- Cee-C was born on 6th November 1992 as Cynthia Nwadiora in Enugu State. She will be 28 years old on her 2020 birthday.
- Nwadiora is an Igbo girl from Enugu State. Several unverified sources say she’s from an affluent home but not much is publicly available about her parents.
- Cynthia Nwadiora, better known as Cee-C, graduated from Madonna University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Law in 2013.
- After she completed the course requirements of the Nigerian Law School, Cee-C was called to the Nigerian Bar as a certified Lawyer in 2014.
- Cee-C had worked as a trainee at Sterling Partnership Legal Practitioners and Fidelis Oditah & Co.
- She finished the Big Brother Naija (BBNaija) Double Wahala show as the 1st runner-up after losing the 45 million grand prize to the edition’s winner, Miracle on 22nd April 2018.
- Also, Cee-C was up for eviction every week of the TV reality show BBNaija and she survived until the last day.
- In July 2018, Cee-C was signed as a brand ambassador of one of Nigeria’s biggest betting companies, NairaBet.
- She launched a sports clothing line named CEGAR in February 2019.
- She was given the City People Music Special Recognition Award in 2018. Additionally, she was named Discovery of the Year and Brand Influencer of the Year at the 2018 Social Media awards.
Cynthia Nwadiora (Cee-C) Biography: early life
Cee-C was born on 6th November 1992 as Cynthia Nwadiora in Enugu State, Nigeria. Her parents, Mr and Mrs Nwadiora, are from Enugu State making Cee-C an Igbo girl from Enugu.
However, the family was based in Lagos during Cee-C’s formative years and she grew up in Nigeria’s most populous commercial hub. While there is not much detail available on her family, many online sources claim that her family was affluent and well-to-do.
Nwadiora started her primary school education in Lagos State and also started her secondary school education in the state at Heritage Academy. Then, she moved to Federal Government Girls College, Ibusa in Delta State where she completed her secondary school education.
Cee-C obtained her West African Senior School Certificate from Federal Government Girls College, Ibusa in Delta State. She applied for law and got admission into the Madonna University, Okija in Anambra State.
Cynthia Nwadiora, better known as Cee-C, graduated from Madonna University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Law in 2013. As is the custom, she went on to the Nigerian Law School in Lagos State.
After she completed the course requirements of the Nigerian Law School, Cee-C was called to the Nigerian Bar as a certified barrister in 2014.
Cynthia Nwadiora (Cee-C) Biography: Career (before BBNaija)
You may know her as Cee-C, an ex-housemate on Big Brother Naija (BBNaija) Double Wahala edition in 2018. But before then, she had worked as a trainee at Sterling Partnership Legal Practitioners and Fidelis Oditah & Co – a Nigerian legal services provider located in Victoria Island Lagos, Nigeria.
Later, she worked as a secretary at Esmic International Limited, an outdoor advertising company. Her career took a huge turn after she became a contestant on the BBNaija TV show.
Cynthia Nwadiora (Cee-C) Biography: BBNaija Double Wahala
Cynthia Nwadiora competed in the third season of the Big Brother Naija (BBNaija) TV show in 2018 and she used the moniker, Cee-C. During her time at the BBNaija house, she became romantically involved with fellow housemate, Tobi, who she had started out with as a ‘strategic partner’.
Later, she paired with Lolu, another housemate, because she and Tobi had problems. Not long, she fought with Lolu as well and they got two strikes each. However, Big Brother (Biggie) cancelled their strikes after he re-introduced two previously evicted housemates, Anto and Khloe.
She was the trending topic of the Double Wahala edition almost every week and seemed not to get along with many other housemates. Also, Cee-C was up for eviction every week in the BBNaija house and she survived all the weeks.
Cee-C stayed all through the 85 days of the Double Wahala edition and was among the finalists that included Tobi, Alex, Nina and Miracle. She finished the show as the 1st runner-up and lost the N45 million grand prize to the edition’s winner, Miracle, on 22nd April 2018.
Cynthia Nwadiora (Cee-C) Biography: Career and endorsements (after BBNaija)
After leaving the Big Brother Naija show, Cee-C got many endorsements from big brands. In July 2018, Cee-C was signed as a brand ambassador of one of Nigeria’s biggest betting companies, NairaBet. She also got an endorsement from Numatville Tourism Megacity, a travel and tourism company.
In 2019, Cynthia Nwadiora who is popularly known as Cee-C landed a deal with Royal Hairs Company and the deal allegedly came with a new Mercedes Benz Car.
Besides these endorsement deals, it seems the lawyer is no longer interested in pursuing a career in the corporate world. She made this revelation during a discussion with fellow housemate, Rico, in March 2018. She said that she had quit her job at the law firm and was now pursuing a career in acting.
Also, in April 2020, she again repeated this statement during an interview with Ubi Franklin, the founder of Made Men Music Group (Triple MG). According to a PUNCH report, Cee-C, she says:
“When I went for Big Brother Naija, I wasn’t so sure of what I wanted to do in the entertainment industry. But being in the house, it became clearer by the day. While in the house, I made up my mind that I wasn’t going to practise law that rather, I would find my niche in the entertainment industry.”
Cynthia Nwadiora (Cee-C) as an entreprenuer
Additionally, since leaving the BBNaija house, Cee-C has not just been sitting around and waiting for something to happen. She launched a sports clothing line in February 2019.
Cynthia Nwadiora’s clothing line is named CEGAR and it is targeted at increasing gym cloth options for people in Lagos as well as other parts of the country. It is a unisex clothing brand and it has products like hoodies, joggers, tank tops, biker shorts, tee shirts and so on.
On 6th November 2019, which happens to be her birthday, fans of Cee-C surprised her with a shop gift in Lagos. The office space was acquired by the fans to help her CEGAR clothing line business.
According to a Pulse report, the fans had turned up at the location with Cynthia Nwadiora as they showed her the gift.
Cynthia Nwadiora (Cee-C) Biography: Personal life
Cee-C, as many people know Cynthia Nwadiora, has said that she enjoys having a social life. Also, she mentioned in an interview while on the BBNaija TV reality show in 2018 that, despite having a sophisticated and high fashion taste, she was “simple and basic”.
She also enjoys reading, cooking, playing tennis and hitting the gym regularly to keep fit. After researching, we found that Cee-C is not married and she is not even in a relationship that we know of.
While many fans had thought that she and fellow ex-housemate Tobi would continue their romantic relationship outside the house, it didn’t happen. Instead, it was another fellow ex-housemate, Leo DaSilva that she stuck with after the competition.
There had been rumours that they were dating after Leo had taken Cee-C out on a ‘romantic’ date for her birthday in 2018. But, Cee-C dispelled the rumours saying that he is her best friend in an interview.
In December 2019, there were reports that Cee-C and singer Peruzzi were in a relationship. The singer, whose real name is Tobechukwu Victor Okoh, denied the story. He alleged that the pictures that emerged online of both of them were staged, maintaining that they were good friends.
In 2020, there were stories that Cee-C and Ghanaian actor Mawuli Gavor were dating. The rumours aroused by the fact that Gavor had modelled with Cee-C for her clothing line business, CEGAR. In the end, it turned out that there was no romantic attachment between them, just business.
Cynthia Nwadiora (Cee-C) controversies
Beyond the Big Brother Naija (BBNaija) house, Cynthia Nwadiora (or Cee-C as she is popularly called) has lived her life mostly free of scandal. The only times that controversial matters arose, they were usually lacking merit.
For example, in 2019, there were reports that Cee-C and Tonto Dikeh fought. This had allegedly led to her losing business deals worth over NGN5 million. The report also claims that Royal Hairs Company was going to toss her under the bus.
In the end, the reports amounted to nothing as Cynthia Nwadiora is still a brand ambassador for the company.
Cynthia Nwadiora (Cee-C) date of birth error
Another thing worth mentioning is the mistake regarding her age. It is not clear why many make this mistake and why it has been going on for so long.
Many online magazines say that Cee-C was born in 1993 but she celebrated her 27th birthday in 2019, which means that she was born on 6th November 1992 instead of 1993. This is why it is important to get your facts directly from trusted sources like our blog.
Cynthia Nwadiora (Cee-C) accident
On 25th June 2020, Cee-C confirmed that she was involved in an auto crash and one person was injured in the accident. She mentioned that it had shaken her but that she is ‘doing well’ while the person received treatments at the hospital.
According to reports, her car brake had failed, causing her to hit a pedestrian. The accident involving Cee-C happened at New Haven, Enugu.
Cynthia Nwadiora (Cee-C) Biography: fame, recognition and awards
Since she emerged the 1st runner-up at the third season of BBNaija Double Wahala edition, Cee-C has been more popular than many of her other housemates. She was given the City People Music Special Recognition Award in 2018
In 2020, the ex-reality was a guest of the organisers of the Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCA). Additionally, she was named Discovery of the Year and Brand Influencer of the Year at the 2018 Social Media awards.
As of when this article was published, she has over 2.5 million followers on Instagram. Her official Instagram account is @ceec_official.
Cynthia Nwadiora Biography: Net worth
Cee-C, whose real name is Cynthia Nwadiora, was allegedly worth $100,000 in 2019 according to the Austine Media blog. However, this figure is not trustworthy because there was no detail on how it was gotten.
Also, we find many other online magazines quoting this figure as well but we advise readers to not take it as facts. While there is no verifiable figure for the net worth of Cynthia Nwadiora (Cee-C), we know that she appears to be doing well financially.
She has many big-money business deals and endorsements under her belt. Besides this, she works as an Instagram influencer for many brands. She has modelled for brands like GetFit, Delta Soap, Viola Flair and many others.
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Besides these brands, she runs her own business as we have mentioned earlier as well. Combining all these sources of income, it may not be farfetched that Cynthia Nwadiora (Cee-C) is worth $100,000. But the figure could be higher or lower than that since it is not a fact.
Final thoughts …
The biography of Cynthia Nwadiora, who is popularly known as Cee-C or Ceec, shows that navigating fame is as important as getting it in the first place. Being in the public eye requires some level of class and control and Cee-C has done well in that regard.
Also, while she is naturally beautiful and endowed, she works hard to maintain her image and keep fit. This is a testament to the importance of hard work. Additionally, we see that from her biography that Cynthia Nwadiora has good business sense, and it is what keeps her stream of income flowing steadily.