Maria BBNaija Biography & Net Worth

Meet Maria Chike Agueze popularly known as Maria "BBNaija"; a Big Brother Naija Season 6 housemate who entered the reality show as a wild card.


Maria was one of the Big Brother Season 6: Shine Ya Eye Edition. Quite noticeable was Maria up until her eviction on August 29, 2021, during the reality eviction round. Maria was considered a major contender of the “game” and many claimed she stayed true to the game until her eviction which came as a surprise to many.

The Imo State reality star also admitted that she did not see her eviction coming until it happened.

This post contains the biography of Maria Chike Agueze popularly known as Maria, one of the Big Brother Naija Season 6 “Shine Ya Eyes” housemates.

Maria BBNaija Biography

Real Name: Maria Chike Agueze
Also Known As Maria
Net Worth $40,000
Date of Birth: 1992
Birth Place Bayelsa
State of Origin Imo State
Profession: Air Hostess, Reality TV Star, Realtor
Nationality: Nigeria

Maria Chike Agueze (born 1992) is a Nigerian reality TV star, realtor and air hostess from Imo State and one of the Big Brother Naija Season 6 “Shine Ya Eyes” housemates who entered the reality TV show as a wild card alongside Pere but became one of the sensations of the House up until her eviction.

Maria’s father is originally from Imo State and her mother is “white” as disclosed by her during a conversation with fellow housemates in the house. It is not exactly known where Maria’s mother is from precisely, but the bi-racial TV star said she considers herself to be more Nigerian than anything.


Most of Maria’s adulthood phase was spent in the UK. She completed her high school (secondary) education at Trinity High School and her college (university) education at MANCAT college, in the United Kingdom. Maria also had education at City College, in Manchester where she studied Performing Arts. She would later enrol at the University of Salford, United Kingdom, where she obtained a B.A. degree in Communication.


Maria started working in the United Kingdom and started with administrative roles between 2006 to 2012. She worked at the Grosvenor Casinos in 2006 as the front of house representative; a position she held till 2011. The following year, in 2012, Maria took on the role of an Administrative Assistant at Goderough College.

Maria BBNaija

Maria has also worked in several other administrative capacities such as human resources assistant at KBC Financial Services, Inc., a personal assistant to the Chief executive officer of Deloitte, and as an air hostess with Emirates Airlines. Prior to being a Big Brother Naija housemate, Maria worked as a realtor in Dubai.


Maria is considered to be smart, loving and kind-hearted by most housemates. She once opened up to Big Brother about being confrontational in the past but has turned a new leaf. According to her, Maria claims her friends describe as “crazy in a loving way”. The show also reveals Maria is quite sensitive as she was caught on camera crying as a result of being hurt.

Her “relationship” with co-wild card, Pere, was considered to be “toxic” which many claimed took a toll on her mental health.

Maria BBNaija Net Worth

Maria Chike Agueze, popularly known as Maria is a Nigerian reality TV star, realtor and air hostess and a housemate of the Big Brother Naija Season 6: Shine Ya Eye edition with an estimated net worth of $40,000.

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