Here is Mike Olayemi Edwards biography and life history. In this post we are going to give you all you need to know about the 2019 BBNaija finalist.
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According to him, the highest point in his life was the day he got married to the love of his life, Perri Shakes-Drayton, an Olympian and a TV personality.
Mike Edwards Profile and Personal Details
- Full Name: Mike Olayemi Edwards
- Date of Birth: July 11 1991
- Age: 28
- Nationality: Nigerian
- State of origin: Lagos State
- Occupation: Professional athlete and businessman
Mike Edwards Career and Short Biography
Mike Olayemi Edwards (born 11th July 1991), is a husband, CEO and professional athlete. He owns the first black-owned cigar line in the United Kingdom called Aireyys. Mike is married to the love of his life, Perris Shakes-Drayton, a British Olympian and also a TV personality.
Mike owns the first Black-owned cigar line in the United Kingdom and he’s also a professional athlete.
The lowest point in his life was when he was banned from representing Nigeria at the 2018 Commonwealth Games for representing Great Britain 10 years prior to the competition which made him ineligible to represent Nigeria as it 2018.
He revealed to The Guardian, that he smokes so that clean water gets to those who need it. See excerpts from the interview below;
Interviewer: Did you think this backlash was because it was an unprecedented move in the world of athletics?
Mike: There’s probably a million different reasons why I received the backlash like I did from my cigar on the podium but if I’m honest, I wouldn’t change a thing. I’m proud of what I did it because every Aireyys Cigar sold provides a person in need clean drinking water for an entire year. So, if my criticism on the podium can enable a person in need to have clean drinking water, my job is done.
7 things you don’t know about Mike’s wife Peirresha Alexandra Shakes-Drayton
- She is an athlete and has represented Great Britain in several athletic competitions.
- She’s an Olympian.
- She will be 31 on December 21, 2019.
- Perri is a Nike ambassador in London.
- Perri and Mike dated for several months before they got married in 2018.
- She has won 9 medals for Great Britain in six different competitions.
- In 2018, Perri was part of the tenth series of the ITV show, ‘Dancing on Ice.’
Mike Edwards BBNaija Instagram account
On our last check, it shows that Mike Olayemi Edwards is really popular on Instagram, and is page is also verified, which saves a lot of the horror of following a fake page.
BBNaija finalist, Mike Olayemi’s Instagram page is: @aireyys
Mike BBNaija 2019 Housemate Photos
Below are some really cool photos of Mike before the start of the show;