A train of thought has been traveling through the minds of people just getting to see and know Arin. The curiosity in people’s hearts can be owed to the first appearance of this young lady; she’s most likely to be misjudged at first sight. And that pops the question, who is Arin?
Arin’s real name is Arinola Olowoporoku. Born in 1992 into a polygamous family in Lagos state. She hails from Ekiti State, Nigeria.
Arin is a fashion designer, an Art and Culture Curator who is gaining ground and popularity across Africa because of her unique creativity in the Art and cultural space. Call the Art enthusiast Multifaceted and versatile and your hunter won’t be missing the shot. She is an encyclopedia of Artistic words and experience.
As a young Nigeria lady who does not hesitate to go all out, Arin is also a Fashion Designer. Arin considers herself as very loving and lovable, she stated in the BBNaija house that she is a social butterfly, that could be vulnerable, her emotions can mislead her however, she believes her intuition always lead her right.
Arin’s Education & Early Life
Arinola Olowoporoku was born and bred in Lagos state Nigeria into a polygamous family. Though she’s from Ekiti state, she had her primary and secondary school education in Lagos.
She later went to the University of Lagos for her undergraduate studies. The Fashion designer then went to Toronto for her first post graduate studies where she studied Fashion business and management and then got a second post graduate degree from Robert Gordon University, Scotland. At some point also, Arin was living in Canada.
BBNaija Arin stated that her ex-boyfriend at some point in their relationship duped her but as the smart and strong lady that she is, she got her money back and called the relationship a quit.
How Arin’s Career started
Arin was part of the team that took Nigeria to its first ever ‘La Biennale di Venezia’ in Italy in 2017; they call it the Olympics of Arts.
The 29-year-old BBNaija Season 6 Housemate started her fashion line NIOLABLACKNG in 2009. The TV star walked with fashion Guru Mai Atafo in 2015 during her Post graduate studies.
2019 was a big year for Arin’s Fashion brand for being invited to display at the AFI Cape Town Fashion week and then in December that same year, she was also selected to showcase her Fashion collection at the prestigious GTBank Fashion week in Lagos.
She also works as an independent Artist and cultural curator fixated on contemporary African Art.
In 2020, she was one of the designers that went for a fashion seminar with Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and Dior Creative Director Maria Grazia Chiuri.
You’re definitely not wrong if you say Arin is nothing but an Ambitious cat.
Arin’s Career Breakthroughs
Like a shooting star, Arin got recognition when she was Selected as one of the ‘Shine Ya Eye’ Big Brother Naija Season 6 housemate. Since then, her fan base has spread out like a wildfire. Her Instagram @theariolao and twitter pages @theariolao constantly receive endless followers. Her fans are called the AMAZON.
Arin alongside the other housemate is competing for the BBNaija 90-million-naira grand prize. Her strategy for winning is to give so much love in the Big Brother house. Arin stated that she wants to use the big brother Platform to lift her Art and Fashion career.
She’s definitely one of the housemates to watch out for.
Arin’s Memorable Moments
When her Fashion Brand was invited to showcase at the AFI Cape Town fashion week.
When she got to know she was selected as a BBNaija housemate.
Arin’s Net Worth
Arin has a career in contemporary Art and fashion design. The reality TV star Arin’s current networth is yet to be estimated.
Arin has 17 piercing
she likes colouring her hair blue
Arin is a feminist.
Arin was raised in a polygamous home in Lagos.