The Nigerian Idol show has come to an end with Progress emerging as the winner after battling with Zadok for the grand prize worth N100 million.
After weeks of watching the top 12 contestants singing their hearts out on the live shows to earn fan votes, Progress goes home with a cash prize of N30m, a brand new SUV, a Bigi-branded refrigerator and a year’s supply of Bigi drinks.
Below are ten things you might need to know about Progress, this includes, date of birth, education, music and more.
Progress Chukwuyem is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, performer, and music minister who hails from Ika South, Delta state.
Progress decided he wanted to be a singer after attending a musical competition when he was 16 years old.
Jonathan McReynolds served as an inspiration to him.
Progress’ vocal agility got him through the Auditions, Theatre Week, directly to the Nigerian Idol Top 12 and then the winner of the show.
Progress’ biggest supporter Is his mother who had passed on.
- Progress Chukwuyem is 21 years old.
An excerpt from Progress’ Interview in Nigerian Idol 2022 reads:
Most Proud? “My mom who is already late, this has been her prayer point”
Theatre Week Moment? “Going through the live show and being part of the 12″
Favourite Judge? “I love all the judges, I would pick D’Banj if I’m asked to pick one”
If your life were a song? “I’m not lucky, I am loved”
Why Are You the Next Idols? “I’m your next idol because I have all it takes to be a Nigerian Idol”
Progress’s net worth as of today is N30million.