She’s now officially a proud boy mum, and we’re here for it.
Big Brother Naija Alumnus Maria Chike Benjamin has announced the birth and name of her newborn child.
The star revealed the details on her verified Instagram account today, October 3 , 2023. In her post, she announced that her bundle of joy was born on October 1 2023.
Her caption read, “Leonardo AmaraNna Anene 01/10/2023.I just want to say thank you God. My heart is so full and grateful. I’ve found the light in me that I couldn’t find all these years. Thank you for choosing us as your parents.”
Soon after her announcement, congratulations started to flood in for the new mother and her partner, Kelvin Anene.
On June 23, 2023, she announced her pregnancy in an adorable way, stating how she couldn’t wait to meet the little tot.
Following that, on July 6, 2023, the BBN star took to Instagram to post her stunning maternity shoot photos. She blessed her one million Instagram followers with the post captioned ‘amore’, which left many fans fawning.
Maria Chike is a reality TV star, former air hostess, media personality, and model. She gained recognition as a member of the sixth season of Big Brother Naija in 2021. After leaving the show, she disclosed that she faced some spiritual challenges, which she was able to overcome.
She also started a successful talk show called Healing with Maria, with the first episode airing in 2023. The wellness show has starred many popular names like Kate Henshaw, Broda Shaggi, Deyemi, Bam Bam, and other people of influence.
Prior to her fame, she worked as an air hostess at one of the most prestigious airlines in the world, Emirates, where she worked for five years.
Congratulations are in order for the star.