Meet Michelle Dede, former host of 2006 Big Brother Nigeria

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Who is Michelle Dede?

Michelle Dede is a Nigerian freelance television presenter and actress. She co-produced the film titled -Flower Girl(2013) and also starred in the television series -Desperate Housewives Africa(2015).

Early life and education.

Born in Germany, Dede grew up in an influential family, her father is Brownson Dede, a Nigerian diplomat to Ethiopia. She had her early education in Brazil, her secondary and high school education was completed in Australia and Ethiopia respectively. She later proceeded to the United Kingdom to study Fashion Design and Marketing at the American College in London, U.K. She also holds a post-graduate degree in Communications and P.R from the same institution.

Dede looking gorgeous!


Her career started following an holiday in Nigeria and that positioned her into the entertainment scene. In 2006, alongside Olisa Adibua, she co-hosted the debut edition of Big Brother Nigeria, a Nigerian television series based on the Big Brother series. In later delved into acting and co-produced the 2013 film Flower Girl before she went on to star as Tari Gambadia in the film Desperate Housewives Africa. She cites Oprah Winfrey as her inspiration as a T.V host.

Personal life

Dede is a sister to comedian Najite Dede and brand ambassador for beauty specialist company Emmaus Beauty.

Michelle Dede as the Host at the #2016AMVCA nominees’ Announcement.

Meanwhile, Big Brother Naija – the biggest reality show kicks-off on 22nd January 2017 at 7:00PM and WARNING: the show may cause addiction to your TV.

The only thing you’ll have time for is Big Brother Naija, so get ready to see 12 strangers in biggie’s house for 11 weeks with absolutely nowhere to hide…

Also don’t forget to catch the lives from the housemates as they scheme, show raw talent and real life drama for the big prize of N25million and a KIA Sorento.Big Brother Naija will be available on all DStv packages (channel 198) and GOtv Plus (channel 29). Stay subscribed to DStv or GOtv for the most anticipated Big Brother Naija.

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