Munachi Abii Biography
Gail Munachi Teresa Abii Nwankwo best known as Munachi Abii is a Nigerian rapper, songwriter, pageant winner, television presenter, and model who was born on November 5, 1987 in Port Harcourt, Rivers state, Nigeria to parents from Owerri, Imo state.
Munachi Abii, the former Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria (MBGN) is a combination of beauty, brains, and talent which has kept her in the limelight even after her reign in 2007.
The Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria in 2007 represented Nigeria in the Miss World Pageant in China but before her reign as a beauty queen, she had been doing rap music and had performed as part of Port Harcourt-based rap group, The Specimen A and collaborated with Terry da Rapman on the critically acclaimed My PH Girl.
|Real Name:||Gail Munachi Teresa Abii Nwankwo|
|Date of Birth||November 05, 1987|
|Place of Birth:||Port Harcourt|
|Occupation:||Singer, Songwriter, Rapper, Model|
|Net Worth||$100,000 – $500,000|
Early Life, Childhood and Education
Muna as she is popularly known on stage was born on 5th November, 1987 in Port Harcourt where she was being raised as well. The ex-beauty queen is from Owerri in Imo State, South Eastern region of Nigeria.
Muna earned her O’Levels certification at the Federal Government Girls College Abuloma in Port Harcourt. After her secondary education, she then went on to enroll for a degree program at Benson Idahosa University in Benin City, Edo State, where she studied International Relations and Diplomacy.
While she was 20 years old during her second year at University in 2007, Muna participated in the Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria (MBGN) Pageantry and came out top as the winner of that year’s edition of MBGN.
Her platform as reigning queen was Polio and Sickle Cell Awareness, and she later that year represented Nigeria at Miss World in China. Muna collaborated with MBGN 2000 winner Matilda Kerry on a cervical cancer awareness project in 2009.
Before Muna took part at the MBGN and Miss World, she has been involved in music by singing and songwriting. As a songwriter, she has written songs for artists such as J Martins and Waje, and she has also appeared in several music videos, most notably in P-Ifunanya, Square’s which sparked rumors that she was dating Peter Okoye. As a solo rapper, she performed as Babyrella before changing her stage name to Muna
Muna signed a multi-year management contract with Ayo Shonaiaya’s RMG Company in June 2010, after years of collaborating with various artists, and began working on her debut album The Goddess, The Hustler, which will include the singles I Feel Real and Killer Queen.
Muna signed an endorsement deal with Unilever as the face of Lux in 2011. That same year, she co-hosted the television show Malta Guinness Street Dance Africa. In 2011, she participated in the BET Awards female Nigerian cypher.
Muna also presented at the Mr Nigeria Pageant and in 2012, The Nokia Don’t Break The Beat multi-city Rap Battle contest.
In 2019, Muna featured in the Nollywood movie Living in Bondage: Breaking Free.
In 2020, Abii co-starred in the romantic drama film, Finding Hubby
Munachi dated Tomi Thomas who was 23 years old at that time. It was reported that Tomi was cheating on the former beauty queen in August 2017. Tomi, Munachi’s boyfriend, lives in Dubai and frequently sleeps with other girls behind her back. She was said to be completely heartbroken and saddened by Tomi’s tardiness in discovering his infidelity. As speculated, she is said to have previously dated one of the famous P-square brothers, Peter Okoye.