Idris wins Big Brother Africa season 9


Idris, 21, from Tanzania has won the Big Brother Africa Hotshots Season 9 and the $300, 000 prize money. Idris, who describes himself as ‘smart, charming, funny, flirty and creative, is a photographer from Arusha in Tanzania. ‎

Idris says he doesn’t have one specific role model, choosing instead to take the best from every successful person he meets. That said, his Mom has influenced his life most. He’s most proud of the respect he’s earned by showcasing his skill and creativity in photography.

He was inspired to enter Big Brother Hotshots because he wanted to inspire people and make a name for myself in the process,’ he says. He feels ‘thrilled, excited and accomplished, totally special’.

Idris is filled with positive energy. He admits to having a strategy, entering the house.

Written by Rotimi Ige. Originally published on