Dillish Mathews, a talented model and actress from Namibia, gained international fame when she emerged as the winner of the 2013 edition of Big Brother Africa – The Chase. Her victory not only made her the first Namibian housemate to win the continental reality TV show but also earned her a well-deserved prize of $300,000. Since then, Dillish Mathews has continued to break barriers and establish herself as a multi-faceted entrepreneur, actress, and brand ambassador.
Early Life and Education:
Born on September 16th, 1990 in Namibia, Dillish Mathews grew up without knowing the identity of her father until she achieved success on Big Brother Africa. Her father, Abdi Guyo, was a retired Kenyan soldier who served with the United Nations Transition Assistance Group (UNTAG). Her mother, Selma Mancor, raised Dillish and her five siblings. Dillish attended Hochland High School before pursuing a degree in Psychology at the University of Namibia (UNAM).
The Big Break:
Winning Big Brother Africa: Dillish Mathews rose to prominence after winning the eighth season of Big Brother Africa. Her charisma, spirit, and competitive edge placed her in an advantageous position throughout the competition. With her victory, she not only secured the title but also gained a substantial cash prize of $300,000. Determined to make the most of her success, Dillish invested her winnings in various business ventures.