Bobrisky is a Nigerian Internet personality who is known as a prominent cross-dresser in Nigeria, a country with no LGBT rights. She is also known for her presence on social media app Snapchat .
Bobrisky, by virtue of just existing, introduced into the Nigerian society a set of ethics and morals which are not aligned with the assumed social norm of the nation Nigeria. She has been received with mixed feelings as she has a fair number of fans and critics alike. On a notable occasion, a Nigerian presidential aide for reasons best known to her, walked out on sight of Bobrisky at the residence.
Bobrisky has a fair share of fans and has been asked by certain event planners to give speeches at their events.
Okuneye Idris Olarenwaju
Early life and education
Born Okuneye Idris Olarenwaju in 1992, Bobrisky finished her secondary school education from King’s College, Lagos situated at Lagos State. She also attended graduate school at the University of Lagos, (UNILAG).
In May 2019, Bobrisky confirmed that her pronouns are “she” and “her” after receiving several misgendered comments on her instagram profile.
She became recognized by being highly controversial on social media for the ultra conservative Nigerian standards. Bobrisky was able to gather traffic to her Snapchat account when she claimed she had a lover who is assumed to be of masculine gender despite the law in Nigeria stating that same sex relationships is an offence punishable by serving 14 years in a penitentiary.
Taiwo Kola-Ogunlade, Google’s Communications and Public Affairs Manager, Anglophone West Africa, said Bobrisky was most searched individual from October 26 to November 2016.