Meet Half Arabian, Former Mr. UNIJOS, BBNaija Yousef Garba And His Life Before The Show (Biography)

The 29 year old Arabian teacher, Yousef, is one of the Big Brother Naija 2021 housemates currently contesting for the 90 million naira grand prize.

He was the 3rd male housemate to be unveiled on the 24th July and has won the attention of many viewers with his mixed ethnicity. 

He has not only been very actively involved in BBNaija challenges, but has been grabbing most of the rewards.

Now let's talk about his life before the commencement of the show; 

Yusuf Garba Adamu popularly known as 'Yousef' is a handsome half Arabian with a competitive spirit.

BBNaija Yousef 6ft in height, is a dual citizen, born to a Nigerian father from Jos, Plateau State and an Arabian mother mother.

Born on the 14th of April,1992,  which makes him 29 years this 2021, Yousef was raised in Jos in an Islamic home.

He is the last child and has four other siblings, two of which are twins.


BBNaija Yousef had his primary school in Jos, his hometown.

He attended Demonstration Secondary school in Jos. 

BBNaija Yousef went to the University of Jos (UNIJOS) where he graduated with a degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering.


Yousef is a professional model.

He is also a fitness enthusiast and a personal trainer. 

Aside fitness and modeling, Yousef teaches for a living.

He teaches at Rantya High school in Jos and is very much loved by his students who were recently captured campaigning for him.

Awards And Accomplishments:

BBNaija Yousef won the Mr. UNIJOS (University of Jos) contest in 2015, this he classifies as his biggest achievement. 

In 2018, he won Jos carnival King. 


BBNaija Yousef has never been married and has no child at the moment.

He is currently not dating anyone and hoping to find love in Biggie's house. 


BBNaija Yousef describes himself as “soft-spoken, funloving, down to earth and a go-getter.

Yousef is very friendly, open minded and easy going person who loves food. 

His hobbies include, hiking, reading, traveling and sports.

Yousef BBNaija Wiki Profile Bio Data (Yusuf Garba)

Yousef Real Name: Yusuf Garba 

Full Name: Yusuf Garba Adamu

Nickname: Yousef

Yousef Nationality: Nigerian - Arabian

Country of Origin: Nigeria, Arab

State of Origin: Plateau State 

Hometown: Jos North

Place of Residency: Jos

Place of Birth: Jos

Religion: Muslim

Date of Birth: 14th April, 1992

Age: 29 years old (2021)

Occupation: Model, Teacher, Fitness Trainer 

Education: Primary, Secondary, Tertiary 

University: (UNIJOS) University of Jos

Course of Study: Electrical and Electronics Engineering 

Family: Father, Mother, 5 Children

Parents: Mr and Mrs Garba

Father: Mr. Garba

Mother: Mrs Garba

Siblings: 4

Brothers: 2

Sisters: 2

Marital status: Single

Relationship status: Not Dating

Children: None

Tattoo: None

Height: 6 ft

Complexion: Light 

Hair: Black and Curly 

Eye color: Black

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  1. What country is Yusuf father and mother from as you keep saying he's Arab... is the mother from Niger or Saudi Arabia please be specific