Born on August 6, 1996, Gabriella “Modella” Abimbola is a multitalented Nigerian actress, model, stylist, consultant, and businesswoman. Her moniker, Modella BBNaija, is well-known.
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|Date of birth
|August 6, 1996
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|Model and Reality TV personality
Early life and education
On August 8, 1996, BBN Naija Modella was born into the family of Mr. and Mrs. Abimbola. Mrs. Osasona Abimbola is her mother. She was born and brought up in Ekiti, a state in Southwest Nigeria. She is a Nigerian Yoruba woman who is originally from Osun State. She has fluency in both Yoruba and English. Her parents brought her up in a Christian home. Modella also inherited a love of labour and a dread of God from the Older Abimbolas.
BBNaija Modella attended a prestigious private school in her neighbourhood for her elementary school education. She completed her secondary education at Federal Government Girls College, Ikole. She completed her SSCE with honours, and the school awarded her a diploma. Modella attended Adekunle Ajasin University in Akoko before graduating. She left the school with a degree in history education.
Parents and family
Mr. and Mrs. Abimbola are the parents of Modella. Her family consists of five close-knit members. She has three siblings: Tom, Comfort, and Felix Abimbola. She is the first child in the Abimbola family.
BBNaija Modella had a soft place for the fashion and beauty industries when she was a teenager. Some of her undergraduate career decisions were affected by this interest. She underwent an apprenticeship to acquire the Make-Up technique. She trained for weeks before becoming an expert and launching a side gig as a makeup artist on campus.
Thanks to recommendations from happy clients, she rapidly expanded her Make-Up business in a matter of months. She started getting weekly gigs and quickly rose to prominence as one of the Akungba community’s most sought-after makeup artists. Modella chose to pursue a career in modelling while employed as a makeup artist. Through her connections with other creatives in the fashion world, she was able to get modelling jobs. After completing her studies, she modelled for numerous small companies in the Southwest.
She took part in the Lagos Most Beautiful Girl Contest in 2018. Even though she didn’t win, the pageant gave her access to more beauty queen competitions. Apet Cosmetics was founded in 2019 as a result of BBNaiia Modella’s decision to launch a cosmetic company. The business is an online retailer that distributes jewellery, cosmetics, and beauty products to clients all over the world. She is the company’s CEO at the moment. In August 2020, she expanded her business by introducing Skindella, a skincare product.
Additionally, Modella consults on fashion style. She is the proprietor of the Nigerian-based independent styling business Style Me Modella. She is a dynamic content developer who hosts the Apet Modella TV lifestyle vlog on YouTube.
She has acted in a few films and is also a burgeoning Nollywood performer. She acted in Kayode Peters’ Crazy Grannies, which was released in 2021. After joining the seventh season of Big Brother Naija Show as a housemate, Modella’s profile in the entertainment industry took off. She was debuted on July 31, 2022, and her goal was to win the 100 million naira Grand Prize.
Modella isn’t dating right now. She is single and does not have children. When she’s not working, she spends her free time with her family.
One of the most prominent social media influencers from Southwest Nigeria is Modella. She has up to 423.1k Instagram followers. Her instagram handle is @apet_modella
In Victoria Island, Modella lives in a luxurious neighbourhood in a tastefully decorated service flat.
Modella’s Net worth
Modela is steadily amassing wealth with her work in modelling and the fashion industry.
The estimated net worth of BBNaija Modella is $60,000.