Saskay (Real name: Tsakute Jonah, born on April 9, 1999; Age: 24 years old) is a Nigerian model, fine artist, and actress who is popular for being an ex-BBNaija housemate. She has a net worth estimated between $30,000 and $100,000.
Saskay gained significant recognition following her participation in the 2021 Big Brother Naija reality TV show tagged Shine Ya Eye season 6. Since she came out of the house, she remained one of the most sought-after housemates, given her composure in the house. Discover everything about Saskay’s biography, including her career and personal life.
Saskay was Born and Raised in Adamawa State
She was born Tsakute Jonah on April 9, 1999, in Adamawa State, into a family of six females wherein she is the last born. Originally, Saskay hails from the Michika local government area of Adamawa State in the northern part of Nigeria. She is Hausa by tribe and is currently 24 years old.
Saskay grew up alongside her siblings and parents in the city of Yola Adamawa State. She has a northern heritage but practices Christianity as a religion. According to records, Saskay’s parents are late. Though she shares photos of her sisters on social media, the TV star does not disclose any details about them.
For her education, Saskay attended Word of Faith Group Schools in Abuja. In 2015, she gained admission to study at Veritas University Abuja but was reportedly suspended for undisclosed reasons. Nevertheless, she did not give up but persisted and finally obtained a degree in Fine Arts on January 30, 2021.
Before BBNaija, Saskay was a Fine Artist and Model
Saskay grew a passion for fine arts, music, and painting from a tender age. She also loved dancing but had her interest more in the arts. After secondary school, she began to use her skills and talents in painting and carving out a living for herself. She produces her works using canvas (acrylic painting), and they come out perfectly well. She is also a face painter.
According to the reality TV star, she cherishes and sees so much beauty in painting. She revealed that it is only a few artists that see the real beauty in arts. Alongside making money through painting, Saskay takes the profession as fun, using different colors in her paintings.
Her unique artworks have, on several occasions, caught the eyes of different personalities, bringing her recognition, income, and fame. Some of the awards she has received for her work include “Model of The Year” and “Female Personality Of The Year.” What’s more, BBNaija Saskay is a model and dancer.
She once appeared on the cover of a magazine she published. She is also a businesswoman who runs a fashion and beauty line, ADM X SASKAY COLLECTION. African Designers Mall once featured some of her products, like shirts and earrings, on its website.
BBNaija Significantly Boosted Her Fame
Even though she has been doing just well for herself before BBNaija, the fact remains that Saskay gained public recognition only after the reality TV show in 2021. Participating in the biggest reality show is not a common opportunity, and Saskay leveraged it to build fame for herself even though she did not stay till the end of the show.
Saskay was among the 26 contestants on the reality show, which took off on July 24, 2021, and lasted for 72 days. Despite being one of the youngest housemates in the season, the black beauty was able to cordially relate with her fellow housemates. She was all about giving good vibes and being a great entertainer in the house.
She also believes in minding her business and being a peacemaker whenever a fight ensues among the housemates. Saskay was evicted in the eighth week of the show alongside Yousef after they pulled the lowest votes. She spent eight out of the total of ten weeks.
Meanwhile, during her stay in the house, she was one of the most loved contestants and gathered a huge community of fans under the moniker’ Sasforce.’ Her creative delivery and competitive strength during task preparations/presentations and her winnings earned her much love even after she came out of the house.
After the season, her popularity took a new dimension. Saskay leveraged the fame he earned from the show to delve into acting. She most recently made her acting debut in February 2021 in a romance-comedy film Cake, playing the character Ifeoma. Also, since then, she has launched a higher level of recognition in her painting and modeling career.
In November 2021, she made her debut in the 10th edition of the Lagos Fashion Week. Donning various pieces from fashion designers like Banke Kuku, Sisiano, and Studio 189, Saskay displayed her dancing and modeling skills in style. She was acclaimed for the way she rocked Banke’s two-piece purple “dayjama” set on her first day of the runaway as she literally stole the whole show with her unique styles and dancing skills.
She Has Signed Lucrative Endorsement Deals
As a result of her pretty face with a trendy body, Sasky has been getting brands’ attention after her exit from the BBNaija house. Below are some of the brands she has landed lucrative deals with since she came out of the house
- FTX Africa
- Dream Hair Naija
- Sensitivity Skin Care,
- Supa Komando energy drink
- Scoopdng, an ice cream brand, and
- Urban Vibes London, a popular luxury shoe brand
Moreso, Saskay earns significantly through the sales of her beautiful artworks. She is still young and building her career in the fashion and entertainment industry. So, her net worth would increase as she steps up in her career.
She Has an active Social Media Presence
Saskay does well to maintain relevance on social media, which has also contributed to earning her more fame and fortune. On Instagram, she commands more than 800k followers, and her handle is @officialsaskay. She displays her artwork and also shares her modeling photos on her page. The Instagram celebrity takes time to engage her fans with eye-catching photos and videos. You can reach out to her on
- Instagram: @officialsaskay
- Twitter: @officialsaskay
- Facebook: Official Saskay
Saskay is Currently Single
Saskay does not discuss her love and relationship life. But, as much as we know, she is single and is not engaged to nobody. She has never been married before and does not have a child. But she might as well be in a relationship she is yet to talk about. Currently, the actress seems to focus more on her career in fashion, dancing, painting, and stage performances.