Hermes is one of the ‘Level Up’ Housemates of Big Brother Naija season 7, who shares the same name with a glamourous luxury bag brand.
Profile Summary Of Hermes
Full name: Hermes Chibueze Iyele
Date of birth: 21 April 1997 Age 25 years old (as of 2022)
State of origin: Delta State, Nigeria
Current residence: Lagos, Nigeria
Mother: Gloria Isioma John
Relationship status: Dating
Partner(s): Margaretha Paulick, Kelly Belling Offiong
Profession: Performance artist
As a performance artist, Hermes uses art to express emotions such as love, grief, and thoughts on various matters.
He has performed in multiple international arenas, including Lagos, Rotterdam, and Glasgow festivals and has also featured in music videos of popular Nigerian singers such as Davido, Burna Boy, and Ajebo Hustlers.
Hermes became a sensation online when a video of him sobbing and asking for his mother’s whereabouts when she allegedly disappeared at a psychiatric hospital, surfaced online.
In an interview with BBNaija host, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu, Hermes describes himself as an honest person, who tells the truth regardless of the circumstances.
He said: “I’m one, to tell the truth, but over time I’ve realized many people are not particularly fond of perspectives they don’t agree with, so I tell the truth, but diplomatically.”
Speaking on why he signed up for the Big Brother Naija Reality TV Show, the reality TV star said he likes to show people how much he loves creativity.
He said: “I’d like to show people just how much the love and creativity that is built in such tight living circumstances can change the world and help people grow”.