Cross Okonkwo

Cross Okonkwo – Biography, Family, Early Life and BBNaija

This post is about Cross Okonkwo, who came fourth in BBN Season 6 in 2021 and is currently a housemate in the All Stars Edition “Season 8”.


  • A native of Oba Uke, Anambra State, Nigeria, born on July 8, 1991
  • Unmarried with no child as of now
  • A graduate of an undisclosed higher education institution

Read on as we give comprehensive information relating to Cross: His family, educational background, participation in the Big Brother Naija show, and more.

Who Is Cross Okonkwo?

Ikechukwu Sunday Okonkwo, best known as Cross, is a Nigerian personality renowned as a housemate in the Big Brother Naija show in 2021. He is also an entrepreneur, fitness enthusiast, and model.

Cross Okonkwo endorsement deals

Personal Life (Early/recent)

Cross is an indigene of Oba Uke in Idemili North, Anambra, Nigerian. He is the first child in his family. Although his mother and six siblings reside in Canada, he is Lagos-based.

His father, Christopher Ikechukwu Okonkwo, is late, while his mother, Uji Grace Okonkwo, is a Canadian-based evangelist. She preaches at the Holy Ghost School Training Program.

Cross is a university graduate, but information on where he graduated from is currently unknown. He is a great dancer with spontaneous moves.

Moreover, he enjoys hyping on the mic. He also loves to travel, watch movies, drum, and club. Cross fondly regards himself as the content king and cruise maker.

Cross Okonkwo is still single and has never been married. He also doesn’t have a child yet. We’ll update you on his past and current relationships later on, as he has been private about it.

Career – How Cross Okonkwo Became Famous?

Information on where Cross Okonkwo has interned or worked is undisclosed for now. But regarding his participation in the BBN TV Reality show, Cross joined in 2021, making him widely known in Nigeria and overseas. He made it to the grand finale but was evicted.

On Sunday, July 23, 2023, Cross returned to the show’s latest edition, tagged BBNaija All-Stars. This time, he will contest with 19 past housemates of different editions for a grand prize of ₦120 million.

Regarding his career as an entrepreneur, Cross runs several businesses in Lagos. For instance, he is the founder/CEO of Cross Fitness Nutrition, a Nigerian company that produces high-quality protein shakes.

Cross Okonkwo in a black suit

He also co-founded The Gem House Restaurant and Bar in Abuja.

Cross has gotten so popular on various social media platforms. It doesn’t seem like he would still relocate to meet his mother and siblings in Canada.

His Instagram handle is @crossda_boss, where he has over 906K followers. On Twitter @crossdabossike, he has more than 177K followers. Moreover, his fan page, @Crossnation.official on Instagram, currently has around 37.4K followers.

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That was quite interesting and enlightening! Feel free to use the comment button below to share your thoughts about Cross and whether you believe he’ll win the All-Stars Edition.

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