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Mike Edwards BBnaija Biography, Age, Wife, Marriage, Career, Net Worth 2021, Facts


Mike Edwards is one of the 5 finalist of the Bbnaija Season 4 Pepper dem version 2019. Read on to find out more about Mike’s Wife, Net Worth, career, profession, Age, Nationality, profile, history, height, phone number, Instagram and Twitter accounts, family, parents, educational background, earnings and lots of more interesting details about the BBnaija housemate.


Mike is a british olympian and athete, he isalso  an entrepreneur. Mike is the CEO of Aireyys -the first black-owned cigar line in the United Kingdom.

Mike Edward is one of the twenty-something housemates of the 2019 BBnaija reality TV show competition, he played the game tight in the house and he was able to make it to the finals.

Mike though, not yet a father but he is a husband, before joining in the BBnaija TV show for 2019, he has tied the knot with his wife Perris Shakes-Drayton who happens to be a British Olympian.


Name  Mike Edwards
Birthday 11th July 1991
Age 28 Years
Nationality  Nigerian
Spouse Perris Shakes-Drayton (British)


Mike currently resides in Manchester United, Unted Kingdom where he keeps up with his business and his new family. Mike is 28 years old in 2019 and come July 2021 he will be 29 Years old. For those who don’t know Mike’s State of Origin, he is from Lagos State, Nigeria, he is a child of the soil, he was born, bred and brought up in Nigeria.


Mike’s Edwards even have a Yoruba name – Olayemi which is his native name. He grew alongside three siblings who happens to be girls and were raised by single mother. It will Interest you to know that Mike’s father is a Jaimacan, that hinted that Mike come from a mixed descent, ethnicity and has a dual citizenship of Nigeria as well as jamaica.

Mike has an unbending love for his country Nigeria, he has made several attempt which went futile to represent this country as an athlete but was denied the opportunity.


Mike has a very sound education, he is graduate of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, under the University of Alabama and the University of Louisville where he bagged a backelor’s degree in Communications.


After his higher education he proceeded to the United Kingdom to pursue his athletic career, and alongside he became a budding entrpreneur owning the first black person Cigar company in the United Kingdom.

Mike’s Marriage & Wife

It will interest you to know that Mike is the only married housemate in the BBnaija 2019 reality TV show, you can tell from his manly and matured disposition in the house. Not long before cming to Nigeria for the rality TV show he got married to his wife-Perris Shakes-Drayton.

Who is Perris Shakes-Drayton?

Her full name is Peirresha Alexandra Shakes-Drayton . She is  a British track filed athlete , Olympian and TV personality. She was born in London on the 21st of  December 1988 and she is 30 years old in 2019.

She sustained a knee injury in 2013 World Championships , so as soon as she returned to athletics she concentrated more on the 400 metres rather than the 400 metres hurdles. She studied in Brunel University in London and she is a TV personality on the show Dancing on Ice.

The British Olympian made her first trip to Nigeria she can shower on her husband a lot of support ahead of the Sunday Finale of the Big Brother 2019 show when the Winner will be named. She landed in Nigeria on October 3, 2019 and she has immediately been making visits to top celebs such as MC Oluomo, to solicit support for her husband.

Mike BBnaija

Fans have come to love Mike in the BBnaija house, because not for once did her try to hide or pretend about his marital status, he played his game without have to lean or do it at the expense of any other housemates, much more he is calm, cool headed and not easily provoked, you can confirm that while Tacha one of the housemates who fought with all the housemates made turns on Mike.

Interesting facts about Mike Edwards

  • Mike disclosed the BBnaija that he hates Negativity as a man reality, he likes positivity
  • Mike has dual citizenship of jamaican and Nigerian
  • Mike’s mother is a Nigeria and his father is a jamaican
  • Mike is 28 years old in 2019
  • Mike’s date of birth is 11th of July 1991
  • He has tattos across his body
  • Mike is married to Peirresha Alexandra Shakes-Drayton; a TV personality and british athlete
  • Mike got married to his long time girlfriend in London in 2018
  • Peirresha  is Nike Ambassador in London
  • Perri has reprensented the Great Britain as an athlete in several championship competitions and has won 9 medals consisting of Gold, silver and Bronze for Great Britain in six different competitions.
  • Mike is one of the finalist of the 2019 BBnaija reality TV show pepper dem version
  • Mike dislcosed that he wants to leverage BBnaija show as an opportunity to promote his cigar line business
  • Mike’s company profile page on Instagram @aireyys has attracted more than 510,000 followers and genrously follwing close to 7k profiles
  • His Yoruba name is Olayemi
  • He is a proud husband and CEO of Britain’s 1st Black Owned Cigar Line.
  • Mike Bbnaija’s Phone number is Under review, you can however contact him through direct messaging on his social media profile.

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