Laycon has been announced as the winner of 2020 edition of the Big Brother Naija, Television reality show.
The housemate who moments ago emerged as one of the top 3 housemates in the finals, after Vee and Neo were evicted, has just been announced winner.
The housemate came on the show as an underdog whom many viewers had looked down upon, especially since the first day of the show.
It didn’t take long for the housemate to prove himself as an intelligent contestant and his finesses and confidence endeared many viewers of the show to his side.
Before now, he had been tipped by many to emerge winner of the BBNaija Lockdown edition 2020 as he happens to be the most popular of all the housemates with teeming fans across the country.
Dorathy on the other hand emerged as the first runner up, Nengi coming in 3rd place then Neo and Vee follow consecutively.
He became the first housemate to be verified on Instagram and also the first to hit the 1 million followers on the photo sharing app.
Laycon was born and raised in Lagos State. Laycon attended the University of Lagos from 2012 to 2016 and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy. There were earlier reports that he graduated with a first-class. It was later confirmed that he actually graduated with a second-class upper degree in Philosophy, UNILAG 2015/2016 set.
While doing music on the side, Laycon worked for several companies and establishments.
As an undergraduate, Laycon interned at Latjum Global Nigeria Limited, an Oil and Gas marketing company in Lagos, as a personal assistant to the CEO and Managing director of the company.
Immediately after graduation, Laycon picked up a role at Bestman Games, Ikoyi, as a Sales and Business development personnel. Bestman Games is a leading African games company based in Lagos, Nigeria.
Leaving Bestman Games after just two months of working there, Laycon landed a job at the Lagos State Ministry of Information and Strategy as a personal assistant to the Assistant Director (Welfare) of Administration and Human Resources of the ministry.
Laycon also worked as a freelance writer for several companies and organizations before entering the Big Brother house.