The 43rd season of Survivor kicked off with a two-hour premiere on Wednesday, September 21st on the CBS network. Survivor 43 sees 18 players fight to win the title of Sole Survivor and the massive $1 million cash prize. Nneka Ejere is one of the competitors on Survivor this season.
Keep reading to learn about Nneka’s Survivor 43 stint, her job, age, family, husband, and more.
Nneka Ejere On Survivor 43
The 43rd season of Survivor has more young faces than we’ve ever seen in the show’s history. However, sometimes, you need a lot of experience and maturity to survive the reality competition series.
Nneka Ejere at age 43 is the oldest contestant on Survivor 43. However, she is ready to put all 43 years of her wisdom to win the title of Sole Survivor and $1 million.
On September 1st, 2022, Nneka first shared that she was the castaway on Survivor 43 to her social media followers. She took to Instagram to share a promotional clip of the show and a couple of pictures and wrote, “It’s official!!! I did a thing y’all!! I’m a castaway on #Survivor 43 and it’s going to be one epic season,” as the caption.
According to Entertainment Weekly, Nneke’s favorite hobbies are traveling, biking, and cooking and her pet peeves are mediocrity and laziness. Furthermore, Nneka shared that the three words to describe her would be joyful, hardworking, and trustworthy.
Before the premiere of Survivor 43, Nneka sat down with Parade.com and shared some interesting details about her Survivor stint. She revealed that she auditioned for Survivor because it was her bucket list item. She got hooked on the show during the COVID lockdown period.
Nneka also shared that out of all former Survivor contestants, she identifies the most with Denise–because of how she was able to stay calm and build trust, and take trusted relationships–and Cirie–because she played an excellent social game and built strong relationships.
When asked about what type of player she was looking for in an alliance, Nneke’s answer was someone whom she can trust and build deep relationships with.
Other information about Nneke Ejere’s family was unavailable as of this writing.
Nneka Ejere Job
Nneka Ejere was working as a pharmacist before she came to the show Survivor.
Her LinkedIn handle shows that she was the Director of Operations at Genoa Healthcare from September 2019 to October 2020.
For more than 7 years, Nneka was employed at CVS Health. She served CVS Health in three different positions, namely District Leader, District Pharmacy Supervisor, and Pharmacy Manager, at different times.
The Survivor 43 contestant was once also a Staff Pharmacist at CVS Pharmacy.
Talking about Nneka’s education, she graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Pharmacy from Ahmadu Bello University in 2006. Nneka also has a Master of Business Administration degree from Quantic School of Business and Technology.
How Old Is Nneka Ejere?
Born in June 1979, Survivor 43 contestant Nneke Ejere was 43 years old as of this writing.
Nneka Ejere Family
Talking about Nneka Ejere’s family, she shared with Entertainment Weekly that she considers her dad her “hero.” She said, “He has accomplished so much. He overcame so many obstacles from childhood through his adult years and… ended the cycle of poverty that would’ve plagued the extended family otherwise not.”
Nneka also has one sister in her family. On April 13, 2022, she shared a picture of herself and her sister with the caption “Sisters’ weekends are the best.”
Nneka Ejere Husband
Nneka Ejere’s husband is Dr. Henry Omoikhudu Dimma Ejere.
According to vitals.com, Henry is a health care provider located in Weatherford, Texas. Nneka’s husband has 31 years of experience in the medical field and his specialties include Aerospace Medicine and Internal Medicine. Nneka received his medical degree from the University of Benin Faculty of Medicine.
Nneka shared with Entertainment Weekly that she is most proud of her family. She also said that she and her husband made it through tough times together.
Nneka and her husband have three children–two daughters and one son–from their marriage, of which two were born before they moved to the US from Nigeria. Their names are Juni, Tex, and Lohi.
Juni is currently pursuing her BSc. at St. Mary’s University. She is also part of the 2022 Women’s Soccer Roster there and plays from the forward position. She completed her school studies at Weatherford HS.
Nneka and Henry’s other daughter, Lohi has a passion for theatre. Their son, Tex, is also into athletics like Juni. In April 2021, he placed 2nd in the area in the triple jump section with a jump of 45’8”. He advanced to regionals at Arlington, which was set to start in early May 2021.
Is Nneka Ejere On Instagram?
Yes, Nneka Ejere is on Instagram as @nnekahhh. She has almost 7 thousand followers on the platform. Besides Instagram, Nneka can also be found on Facebook and Twitter.
Nneka Ejere Height
Nneka Ejere stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches.
Where Is Nneka Ejere From?
While Nneka Ejere has been living in Weatherford, Texas for a long time now, she immigrated to the US from her hometown in Nigeria.
When Is Nneka Ejere Birthday?
Nneka Ejere celebrates her birthday on the 24th of June every year.