Victor Panwal (born in 1996) is a visual content creator, filmmaker, actor, fashion model, and gamer. He is popularly known by the nickname BlaqBoi.
The Plateau-born creative is a Reality TV Star on the Big Brother Titans Show.
BlaqBoi was unveiled as the Sixth Housemate in the reality show on the 15th Of January, 2023.
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|Full Name:||Victor Panwal|
|Born:||1996 (age 27 years old)|
|Place of Birth:||Kagu, Pankshin, Plateau, Nigeria|
|State Of Origin:||Plateau State|
|Parents:||Mr. & Mrs. PanwalA|
|Wife • Spouse:||Not Married|
|Girlfriend • Partner:||N/A|
|Occupation:||Actor • TV Personality|
BlaqBoi was born to the family of Mr. and Mrs. Panwal in 1996. He is the first child of the Panwal family and was named Victor Panwal by his parents. He is also the first son of a family of six.
He has two younger brothers and a sister. He is an indigene of Plateau State. BlaqBoi hails from Kagu, Pankshin Local Government Area. He’s from the North Central Geopolitical Zone. He was birthed and raised in Plateau State. He spent his formative years in Jos before migrating to Lagos.
BlaqBoi‘s interest in storytelling began at an early age. As a little boy, he often thrilled his classmates and friends in the neighborhood with African folklore stories. In his teenage years, he was an active member of his church’s drama unit and his school’s drama society. He was also a member of his high school’s Press Club.
BlaqBoi underwent his elementary and secondary school in Jos, Plateau State, studying at leading private schools in the city.
He bagged a Bachelor’s degree in Theater and Film Art from the University Of Jos.
BlaqBoi‘s passion for storytelling made him study Theatres Arts at the university. He aspired to be an actor and filmmaker. As an undergraduate, he was a member of some of the leading Theater Companies at the University Of Jos. He starred in several stage plays produced on campus and in Jos. Before graduating from the university, he appeared in some short films produced by independent filmmakers.
Upon graduation, BlaqBoi decided to apply the knowledge he had gained in school to become a filmmaker. He began collaborating with other up-and-coming creatives to make films that the Nigerian audience would love. On the side, BlaqBoi also worked as a Fashion Model. He signed up with a modeling agency in Lagos and began receiving gigs in the fashion industry. Over the years, he has worked with many fashion brands on numerous projects. From fashion shows to commercials, he has slowly but steadily made his mark in fashion.
BlaqBoi has leveraged his acting skills to start a career as a Visual Content Creator. He has worked with many Nigerian content creators to create skits tailored to a social media audience. Most of his skits have done viral on the internet, earning him more popularity. He has worked with notable content creators, including DatWarriGirl, Fanny, Talented Vhee, Dhixxo, Dance Glitch, and Vhee Concepts.
BlaqBoi is one of the leading Gamers in Nigeria. He is the originator of the Street Water Battle. He has reached out to many lives through this viral game. He decided to become a Reality TV Star to record more success in the entertainment industry. BlaqBoi auditioned for a spot in the Big Brother Titans Show in late 2022. Luck was on his side, and he was selected for the Big Brother Show.
On the 15th of January 2023, he was unveiled as the Sixth Housemate on the reality shows to millions of fans globally. BlaqBoi is competing with the other housemates for the grand prize of $100,000 (USD).
BlaqBoi has been a social media sensation for some time, building a community of loyal followers. However, his popularity on social media skyrocketed after he joined the Big Brother House.
BlaqBoi currently has over 23.6k followers on Instagram.
- Instagram handle: @blaqboi_vic
- Twitter handle: @blaqboi_vic
- Facebook Handle: Blaqboi Panwal
BlaqBoi came from a Christian household and was raised in the same faith. He is also a Believer and attends Church regularly. The dark-skinned celebrity is five feet tall and keeps a dreadlocks hairdo. He resides in the Mainland part of Lagos.
He describes himself as always going for what he wants, and he plans to showcase the same energy in Big Brother. House. His fanbase is called Blaqnation, and their numbers keep increasing daily.
BlaqBoi is currently single and is open to romantic relationships while on the show. Even though he loves eating, he admits he can’t cook. The Plateau-born actor is dubbed the “Best In Play Play” by his close friends and fans.
BlaqBoi is a multi-niche creative and makes money off his different careers. He is estimated to be worth $20,000 to $40,000 (USD).