Age, Name of BBTitans Housemates Season 1 As Khosi Wins $100,000 Grand Prize

Last updated on December 19th, 2023 at 11:39 am


Khosi Becomes First BBTitans Winner

After 11 weeks of intense networking in the maiden edition of Big Brother Titans, a South African, Khosi has won the $100,000 grand prize of the highly competitive reality show.

With her victory, Khosi becomes the first BBTitans winner! She walks away with US$100 000 including endorsement deals.

A Nigerian Kanaga Jnr is the runner-up.


The reality show was a fusion of Nigerians and South Africans show dubbed Big Brother Titans aka Ziyakhala Wahala started on Sunday, January 15, 2023.

Who will be crowned the winner of BBTitans?

The grand finale of BBTitans will be held today with Khosi, Yvone, Ipeleng, Tsatsi, Ebubu, and Kanaga Jnr through and stand a chance to win the grand prize $100,000.

OUT: Ipeleng is out of the game. Ebubu, Yvonne, and Tsatsi have been evicted. We’re left with Kanaga Jnr and Khosi.

Important moments

Ipeleng picked Ebubu for the grand finale. This means that Ebubu and Ipeleng are through to the finale and they are also immune from eviction nomination.

Twist to the game

Biggie has dissolved the pairing of housemates and said the winner of the week 8 Head of House game would get an automatic ticket to the grand finale of the reality show.

Ipeleng was lucky as she emerged as the winner of the game. She will not be nominated for a possible eviction. She also has the privilege to choose one housemate who will join her to the grand finale.

  • Season: Season 1
  • Hosting country: Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Kickoff date: Sunday, January 15, 2023
  • No. of days: 72 days
  • Number of weeks: 10 weeks
  • Cash prize: $100, 000
  • Origin of Participants: South Africa and Nigeria
  • Hosts: 1) Ebuka Obi-Uchendu, 2) Lawrence Maleka

Channels to watch Big Brother Titans:

Big brother titans housemates season 1
  • Gotv: Channels 2, 6, 29,
  • Dstv: 198, 154

It is a Big Brother franchise, where contestants live in an isolated house to compete for a whopping sum of $100, 000.

Head of House of Big Brother Titans

A South African Mmeli emerged on Monday, January 16, 2023, as the first-ever Head of House of the BBTitans reality show.

The famous model and content creator beat the other 19 housemates in the game to emerge as the winner.

Week 1Mmeli
Week 2Ipeleng and Blaqboi
Week 3Kaniva (Blue AIva and Kanaga Jnr)
Week 4Ebubu and Tsatsii aka The royal
Week 5Nana and Thabang (Thabana )
Week 7Ebubu and Tsatsii aka The royal
Week 8Ipeleng
Week 9Blaqboi
Week 10Tsatsi

Evicted Housemates

Week 1 was a privilege for the housemates, and week two was a prank, though there were nominations, the eviction was fake.

Santheo (a pair of Theo Traw and Sandra) is the first housemate to be evicted from BBTitans House. Below is the timeline of evicted housemates

WeekEvicted HousematesEviction Date
Week 1Free from eviction
Week 2None
Week 3Sandra and Theo TrawJan. 29, 2023
Week 4Jaypee and LukayFeb. 5, 2023
Week 5Jennie O and MmeliFeb. 12, 2023
Week 6Marvin & YayaFeb. 19, 2023
Week 7NoneFeb. 26, 2023
Week 8Olivia and Juicy Jay
Yemi and Nelisa (Yelisa)
March 5, 2023
Week 9NoneMarch 12, 2023
Week 10Blue Aiva
Miracle OP
March 19, 2023

Housemates of Big Brother Titans Season 1

Note: Blue Aiva, Sandra, Theo Traw, and Miracle OP  were four new housemates that were unveiled on Thursday night (January 19, 2023) as the latest addition to the show.

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1Khosi25 yearsSA
2Yemi Cregx30 yearsEkiti, NGEvicted
3Juicy Jay24 yearsSAEvicted
4Olivia23 yearsNGEvicted
5Nelisa25 yearsSAEvicted
6Blaqboi26 yearsJos, NGEvicted
7Mmeli24 years oldSAEvicted
8Nana22 yearsKaduna, NGEvicted
9Ipeleng24 years oldSA
10Marvin28 yearsNGEvicted
11Thabang21 yearsSowetoEvicted
12JayPee26 yearsLagos, NGEvicted
13Yaya30 yearsSAEvicted
14Ebubu28 yearsAnambra
15Khehla Lukay31 yearsSAEvicted
16Jenni O24 yearsImo, NGEvicted
17Tsatsi24 yearsPretoria, SA
18Kanaga Jnr23 year oldAbia, NG
19Justin21 years oldSAEvicted
20Yvonne28 yearsAkwa Ibom, NG
21Blue Aiva22 years oldJo’burg, SAEvicted
22Sandra27 years oldNigeriaEvicted
23Theo Traw29 years oldSouth AfricaEvicted
24Miracle OP25 years oldNigeriaEvicted

The show began with 20 housemates.

Tail of House

The first tail of the house is Khosi during the house game.

Week Name
Week 1Khosi
Week 2Yemi&Nelisa aka Yelisa

Biography of BBTitans Housemates


  • Real name: Makhosazane Khosi Twala
  • Nationality: South Africa
  • Age: 25
  • Profession:  Journalist

Born Khosi Twala, the first BBTitans housemate to be invited into the maiden edition of the show graduated at one of the best universities in South Africa, the University of Johannesburg.

She also has a professional certificate from Oakfileds College in South Africa.

The 25-year-old single lady is seriously studying for her Masters at the University of Free State in South Africa.

Khosi is from KwaZulu-Natal, a coastal South African province, but she lives in the country’s biggest city, Johannesburg.

A journalist by profession, Khosi says she likes Nigerian men and describes herself as talkative, open-minded, and adventurous.

Koshi’s Social media handles:

  • Twitter: @revishing_sissy
  • Instagram: @khosi_twala
  • Facebook: yoliswa.khumalo.39
  • YouTube: @khositwala1822

Yemi Cregx

  • Nationality: Nigeria
  • Age: 30
  • Profession: Brand strategist

Yemi Cregx is originally from Ekiti but is based in the commercial city of Lagos. The confident Yemi is in the BBTitans to showcase his diverse skills.

Yemi Cregx biography bbtitans

He has worked in different industries including real estate and advertising. Before coming to the house, he is a digital content creator.

Social media handles of Yemi Cregx

  • Twitter: @kingyemicregx
  • Instagram: @kingcregx
  • TikTok: @kingcregx
  • IG Fan page: yemi.kingz
  • WhatsApp Team Yemi:

Siya Juicy Jay

  • Nationality: South Africa
  • Age: 24
  • Profession: Ruby player

Juicy Jay is Xhosa man, based in the Eastern Cape of South Africa. The rugby-look house describes himself as charismatic and energetic.

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Siya Juicy Jay

Juicy Jay’s social media handles

  • Instagram: @siya_jwacu
  • Twitter: @SIYAMTHANDA_J


  • Real name: Okoro Olivia
  • Nationality: Nigeria
  • Age: 22
  • Profession: Content creator

Olivia is an aspiring actor from Imo State, Southeast Nigeria. She admitted being a little bit of a wild girl. She describes herself as bold and daring.

Olivia BBTitans

She claimed that she has had only two boyfriends in her life and loves to defining her relationships.

is an actress and content creator from Nigeria, she is 23-year-old.

Olvia handles:

  • Twitter: theoliviaa_
  • IG: @officialoliviaa_
  • FB Page: official olivia


  • Real name: Nelisa Msila
  • Nationality: South Africa
  • Age: 25 years
Nelisa Msila Big brother titans

Nelisa was born in the coastal city in eastern South Africa’s KwaZulu-Natal province Durban and was raised in the SA port city of Cape Town.

She says she comes with some troubles. If Nelisa isn’t tall, that doesn’t block her feelings for tall, dark and handsome men.

Nelisa’s social media handles:

  • Twitter: @Nelisa_Msila
  • Instagram: @officialnelisamsila
  • TikTok: @officialelisamsila


  • Real name: Victor Panwal
  • Nationality: Nigeria
  • Age: 26-year-old
  • Profession: Content creator
Blaqboi BBtitans Victor Panwal

Blaqboi is the originator of the water gun street fight. He started the challenge at the main campus of the University of Jos where he studied and took it to the streets of Lagos.

Born and raised in Jos, Victor Panwal aka Blaqboi is a filmmaker and content creator from Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria.

Blaqboi social media handles:

  • Twitter: @blaqboi_vic
  • IG: @blaqboi_vic
  • Facebook: @vpanwal
  • TokTok: @blaqboi__vic
  • YouTube: @blaqboiVic


Mmeli real name mmeli_khumz
  • Real name: Mmeli Prince Khumalo
  • Nationality: South Africa
  • Age: 24 years old
  • Profession: Model and content creator

Mmeli is a South African-based content creator. He was born and grew up in Hillbrow, Johannesburg.

Social media handles:

  • IG: @mmeliofficial
  • IG backup: @mmeli_khumalow
  • Twitter: @mmeli_khumz


  • Real name: Blessing Nana Basheru
  • Nationality: Nigeria
  • Age: 22
  • Profession: Entrepreneur

Nana is from Kaduna state. She is a school dropout due to financial challenges. But she would not financial challenges let her down as she continued to try till she was able to start her own business.

Nana BBTitans biography

“I’m here to play the game and give you guys content you didn’t even subscribe for,” she said.

The Abuja-based entertainer says she needs the BBTitans grand prize to support her business.

Nana’s social accounts:

  • Twitter: @@officialnana_
  • Instagram: @nanaofficial__1
  • Tiktok: @officialnanaa07
  • Snapchat: @softnana7


  • Real name: Ipeleng Selepe
  • Nationality: South Africa
  • Age: 24
  • Profession: Content creator

Ipeleng was born in Nikebu, Northwest Province now based in Gauteng Province, South Africa. She attended Noordwyk Secondary School. She is a law student at the University of South Africa (UNISA).

Ipeleng bbtitans Biography

Ipeleng social media handles:

  • TikTok: @ipelengbigbrothertitans
  • YouTube: @ipelengselepe6191
  • Instagram: @ipeleng_selepe
  • Twitter: @IpelengRSelepe


  • Real name: Marvin Achi
  • Nationality: Nigeria
  • Age: 24
  • Profession: Fitness trainer/chemical engineer

Marvin was born in the oil city of Port Harcourt, Rivers State, South-South Nigeria before relocating with his parents to Texas, United States.

who is Marvin BBTitans housemate

He is a trained Chemical Engineer but chose to be a fitness coach, through which he has garnered thousands of followers on Instagram and TikTok.

Marvin’s goal is, “To Transform my clients I focus on 3 areas, Result driven workouts, goal-structured delicious nutrition & accountability. These 3 parts tie together which is why my clients transform as few as 3 months.

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Marvin’s social handles:

  • Instagram: @marvinachi
  • Twitter: @MarvinAchi
  • YouTube: @@marvinachi.


  • Real name: Thabang Mazibuko
  • Nationality: South Africa
  • Age: 21 years old
  • Profession: Sports data analyst

Thabang was born in Soweto, South Africa before relocating to Johannesburg. The 21-year-old young lad describes himself as a go-getter, charming and level-headed.

Thabang Mazibuko BBtitans

His interest in sports enables him to choose a career in sports as a data analyst. Thabang says he’s ever-ready to groove.

Thabang Social media handles:

  • Twitter: @thabangkmazi
  • Tiktok: itsthabang
  • Instagram: @thabangk.mazibuko
  • Facebook: ThabangMazibuko
  • WhatsApp:


  • Real name: Jesupelumi Fasesin
  • Nationality: Nigeria
  • Age: 26 years old
  • Profession: Nurse

Nurse Jesupelumi aka Jaypees is a trained Nurse from Lagos, Nigeria. When she isn’t by her patients’ bedside, she is modelling.

JayPee real name Jesupelumi Fasesin

Jaypee describes herself as beautiful, bold, confident, expressive, a liberal lover, and sociable.

Jaypee’s social media handles:

  • IG: @the.jaypee
  • Twitter: @thejaypee_


Yaya is a South African-based plus-sized model. She appeared in a number of Magazines before coming into the maiden edition of Big Brother Titans.

Yaya Mwanda of BBTitans Housemate

The 30-year-old aspiring actress lives in Johannesburg, South Africa.

See the full profile and social media handles of Yaya in one of our earliest biographies.


  • Real name: Ebuba Chukwu
  • Nationality: Nigeria
  • Age: 28 years old
  • Profession: Actor and model

Ebubu is an Igbo guy from Anambra State, Nigeria, but based in Nigeria’s commercial city of Lagos.

Ebubu Albino in the BBtitans 2023

He describes himself as an open-minded guy who is interested in the world around and beyond him.

Social media handles:

  • Twitter: @Thealbinoebubu
  • Instagram: @thealbinoebubu
  • YouTube: @Thealbinoebuka
  • TikTok: thealbinoebuka


  • Real name: Lucas Khehla Ngathi
  • Nationality: South Africa
  • Age: 31 years old
  • Profession: Sales Executive

Khehla Ngathi aka Lukay hails from KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. He describes himself as self-aware and brutally honest.

He attended both NPHS and  Norkem Park High School in South Africa.

Lukay who dressed in traditional attire in the BBTitans house, says he moved to KwaZulu-Natal to re-establish a relationship with his parents.

Social media handles:

  • IG: @lukay_s
  • TikTok: @lukay_s
  • Twitter: @lukay_s
  • Facebook: @lucas.sibeko

Jenni O

  • Real name: Jennifer Okoro
  • Nationality: Nigeria
  • Age: 24 years
  • Profession: Health and safety specialist

Based in Chicago, Illinois, the United States, Jennifer Okoro aka Jenni O hails from Imo State, Nigeria.

Jenni O real name Jennifer Okoro bbtitans

The health and safety specialist who bagged her degree at the University of Georgia describes herself as a fiery and spontaneous talker. She is outspoken and sociable.

Jenni O’s social media handles:

  • IG: @thejennio
  • Twitter: @thejennio
  • Facebook: @jenni.okoro


  • Real name: Motsatsi Wendy Madiba
  • Nationality: South Africa
  • Age: 24 years old
  • Profession: Biotechnologist

Motsatsi Wendy Madiba aka Tsatsii hails from Pretoria, South Africa. Before becoming one of the housemates of the biggest reality TV show, Tsatsii confessed to being a big fan of the Big Brother franchise.

She is an art lover

Social media handles:

  • Twitter: @tsatsii5
  • IG: @officialtsatsii_
  • WhatsApp:

Kanaga Jnr.

  • Real name: Kalo Kanaga Emmanuel
  • Nationality: Nigeria
  • Age: 23
  • Profession: Dancer

Kanaga Emmanuel hails from Abia State, Southeast, Nigeria, but the aspiring actor is based in Lagos.

Kanaga Jnr bbtitans

Social media connections:

  • IG: @kanagajnr
  • Twitter: @kanagajnr
  • Facebook: Kanaga Jnr


  • Real name: Justin Peters
  • Nationality: South Africa
  • Age: 21
  • Profession: Content creator

Justin Peter hails from East London, South Africa. The ever-vivacious cool-looking guy is a trained photographer and describes himself as easygoing.

Social media connections:

  • IG: @justinpetersfr
  • YouTube: @justinpetersfr8345


  • Real name: Yvonne Godswill
  • Nationality: Nigeria
  • Age: 28
  • Profession: Modelling

Based in Lagos, Yvonne hails from the oil-rich state of Akwa Ibom, Southsouth, Nigeria.

Yvonne Godswill BBtitans

She describes herself as resilient and bold.

Social connections;

  • Tiktok: @yvonne.godswill
  • Instagram: yvonne.godswill
  • Facebook: Yvonne Godswill
  • Twitter: @Yvonne_Godswill

Who is the oldest BBTitans housemate?

Lukay at 31-year-old is the oldest male while Yaya (30 years old) is the oldest female BBTitans housemate.

Who is the youngest BBTitans housemate?

Thabang (21) and Justin (21) are the youngest BBtitans housemates.

When did BBTitans begin?

The reality tv began on Sunday, January 15, 2023, it is the first edition (season 1) of the reality tv show.

Who are the organisers?

MultiChoice is the organiser of the season of BBTitans.

When did the BBTitans audition hold?

A virtual audition was held between October 6 to October 22, 2022 when applicants were told to record and submit a two-minute video stating why they should appear on the show.

Where is the BBTitans holding?

South African biggest city, Johannesburg is hosting the first edition of the reality tv show.

Will there be a shower hour?

The organisers of the season of BBTitans disclosed that there will be no shower hour to eliminate nudity.

How many housemates are in the Big Brother Titans season 1?

At the time of publication (Sunday, Jan. 15, 2023), there were 20 housemates (South Africans and Nigerians) in the house.

But nobody can predict, there is going to be definitely more surprises.

Watch out for more! Bookmark this page to get the update as it drops.

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