Sixteen  housemates will be contesting in the 8th edition of the reality TV show, The Next Movie Star. The show has been discovering and grooming acting talent for the African film industry since 2005. It brought notable stars such as Tonto Dikeh, Uti Nwachukwu and Lydia Forson to limelight.

The show will begin airing on November 3, 2012. It will be on the NTA Network, as well as on several other TV stations in Nigeria. Following are pictures and profiles of the 16 housemates, who will be participating in the show this year.


Check out the contestants for this year..


Contestant #1 – Perpetua Andy

Perpetua Andy

Sex: Female
Date of Birth: November 19, 1991
State of Origin: Anambra State
Audition Centre: Lagos
Hobbies: Travelling, Cooking, Reading, & Acting
Biodata: I am a kind person. I love to travel and meet new people

Contestant #2 – Chigbufue Bridget

Chigbufue Bridget

Sex: Female
Date of Birth: July 25, 1988
State of Origin: Delta State
Audition Centre: Lagos
Hobbies: Acting, Making Clothes, & Singing
Biodata: I am a proactive person who loves to make an impact in any environment I find myself. I am easygoing.

Contestant #3 – Okeowo Oluwatosin Speens

Okeowo Oluwatosin Speens

Sex: Male
Date of Birth: January 13, 1992
State of Origin: Ogun State
Audition Centre: Lagos
Hobbies: Travelling & Singing
Biodata: I am fun to be with. I love to sing, dance, and act.

Contestant #4 – Okeke Chimezie Ivan

Okeke Chimezie Ivan

Sex: Male
Date of Birth: July 16, 1989
State of Origin: Imo State
Audition Centre: Lagos
Hobbies: Meeting nice people
Biodata: Jovial and likes making people happy

Contestant #5 – Oby Lilyjean

Oby Lilyjean

Sex: Female
Date of Birth: April 12, 1987
State of Origin: Imo State
Audition Centre: Abuja
Hobbies: Singing, Dancing, Acting, & Volleyball
Biodata: I am a nice, caring, and jovial girl. I love entertainment and making people happy. I am determined, a goal-getter and hardworking. I’m all packaged in one.

Contestant #6 – Ajuya Sarah Onome

Ajuya Sarah Onome

Sex: Female
Date of Birth: March 20, 1987
State of Origin: Delta State
Audition Centre: Lagos
Hobbies: Singing, Directing, Reading, & Dancing
Biodata: Currently a 300 level student of the Department of Creative Arts, Faculty of Arts, University of Lagos

Contestant #7 – Million Santong

Million Santong

Sex: Female
Date of Birth: October 14, 1983
State of Origin: Kaduna State
Audition Centre: Abuja
Hobbies: Cooking, Reading, Pinging, Tweeting, & Chatting
Biodata: I am down to earth and I love learning new things

Contestant #8 – Muse Olajuju

Muse Olajuju

Sex: Female
Date of Birth: April 8, 1987
State of Origin: Lagos State
Audition Centre: Lagos
Hobbies: Reading, Travelling, Seeing Movies, & Dancing
Biodata: I am easy going, ready to learn. I love meeting and mingling with new people. I am very social and also love challenges. of Lagos

Contestant #9 – Alabi Folake Shakirah

Alabi Folake Shakirah

Sex: Female
Date of Birth: October 28, 1990
State of Origin: Kwara State
Audition Centre: Lagos
Hobbies: Acting, Dancing, & Cooking
Biodata: A student of Federal Polytechnic, Mass Communication Department

Contestant #10 – Mina Horsfall

Mina Horsfall

Sex: Female
Date of Birth: September 15, 1985
State of Origin: Rivers State
Audition Centre: Lagos
Hobbies: Acting & Singing
Biodata: A graduate of Lagos State University and former Miss Value Nigeria Pageant Queen

Contestant #11 – Tonia Ese Oria-Arebun 

Tonia Ese Oria-Arebun

Sex: Female
Date of Birth: July 5, 1987
State of Origin: Edo State
Audition Centre: Lagos
Hobbies: Dancing & Acting
Biodata: I am simply sexy, stunning, and sassyI am simply sexy, stunning, and sassy

Contestant #12 – Esigbone Ejiro Kingsley

Esigbone Ejiro Kingsley

Sex: Male
Date of Birth: May 28, 1993
State of Origin: Delta State
Audition Centre: Benin
Hobbies: Reading Novels, Watching TV, Acting, Talking, & Playing Games
Biodata: Presently studying Law at the University of Benin

Contestant #13 – Aifovboa Ehijemen Jude

Ifovboa Ehijemen Jude

Sex: Male
Date of Birth: December 19, 1990
State of Origin: Edo State
Audition Centre: Lagos
Hobbies: Dancing, Swimming, Reading, Watching Football, & Chatting
Biodata: Sociable, warm, a great speaker, compere, and acting.

Contestant #14 – Samuel Babatunde Johnson

Samuel Babatunde Jameson

Sex: Male
Date of Birth: May 22, 1981
State of Origin: Lagos
Audition Centre: Lagos
Hobbies: Music, Dancing, Reading, Writing, & Acting
Biodata: I love life, appreciate beautiful things, I party hard and work harder

Contestant #15 – King Ojikemba

King Ojikemba

Sex: Male
Date of Birth: March 27, 1988
State of Origin: Abia State
Audition Centre: Port Harcourt
Hobbies: Dancing, Travelling, Playing Scrabble, & Public Speaking
Biodata: Lawyer in the making

Contestant #16 – Aitsegame Halimat Sadiya

Aitsegame Halimat Sadiya

Sex: Female
Date of Birth: February 20, 1989
State of Origin: Edo State
Audition Centre: Lagos
Hobbies: Travelling, Cooking, & Singing
Biodata: I am fun loving. I am a disciplinarian, crazy, exceptional dancer, & fantastic singer


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