Papaya Ex Biography: Real Age, Boyfriend, Networth, Cars, & Family

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From Papaya Ex beginning as a young girl who lived in the palace, to becoming a powerful and controversial influencer with over 1 million followers on Instagram. Papaya Ex has made a name for herself on the internet and social media space and is one of the talked-about influencers in Nigeria.

I will be sharing with you everything you need to know about Papaya Ex, her family, her boyfriend, Papaya Ex’s sister, where they are from, and many more in this article. let’s dive in!

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Who is Papaya Ex?

Abike Halima Kareem who is popularly known as Papaya Ex is an influencer who got her fame through acting and influencing. she has worked with Fashion designers, Music artists, Photographers, and consumer brands, by influencing different of their products and services on her social media pages.

Also, people learned about her through the luxurious lifestyle she flaunts on social media. She has a different personality and one of those personalities is a Fashion model.

Aside from being an influencer, Papaya Ex is also a TV personality, a Beauty Therapist, a Youtuber, an Actress, and sometimes features in some popular comedy skits.

Who is Papaya Ex

Papaya Ex Biography

Papaya Ex started her acting career in 2019 and shot into the limelight in 2020 after acting in a short film titled “Two Way Street”.

Her real name is Abike Halima Kareem, but she is popularly known as Abike Harab Money or Papaya Ex.

She got that name, Abike Arab Money when she went to Dubai with her sister.

According to her, she paid some bills for her sister, and the sister, Yomidun started hailing and praising her; by calling her “Abike Arab Money” and she liked it and decided to continue using that name (Abike Arab Money)

Papaya is from Oyo State, Nigeria. She was born into the family of Mr. and Mrs. Raheem.

She is the first born of Mr. Olalekun Raheem and Muti Oyo and she has 2 other sisters, Yomidun Raheem and Islamiya Raheem.

Ever since Papaya hit the limelight in 2020, She has been attached to so many controversies on the internet relating to who is Papaya Ex in Nigeria and how she funds her lifestyle, how she got her money, how married men are the ones sponsoring her luxurious lifestyle, even down to her birthday celebration; how she lavishes money on her birthday and so many more controversies about Papaya Ex i will be sharing with you in this article below.

What is Papaya Ex full name?

Papaya Ex full name is Abike Halimah Kareem. She also has a nickname aside from Papaya Ex, which is Abike Arab Money and Big Paps. She uses Papaya Ex on all her social media platforms.

How old is Papaya Ex?

Papaya Ex was born on the 9th of January 1994, which makes her 28 years old as of 2022.

She was born in Oyo State, Nigeria. However, according to the information I was able to gather, sources claimed that Papaya Ex was born on the 9th of January 2003, which makes her, 23 years old.

There have been a lot of controversies concerning her real age.

People bashed her online after a blogger named Gistlover revealed that she is 19 years old, rather than the 28 years she claimed.

I am yet to confirm the authenticity of that report at the time of writing this article.

Is Papaya Ex A Graduate?

Papaya Ex graduated from the University of Lagos, which is located in mainland Akoka, Yaba, Lagos.

Papaya Ex finished both her university and secondary school in Lagos, After relocating from Oyo State to Lagos.

How Did Papaya Ex Become Famous?

Papaya Ex became famous through her social media platform with millions and thousands of followers, where she influences products and also shares her lifestyle.

She grew her social media page up to 1 million followers on Instagram and started influencing products for brands.

She also became famous after being involved in a lot of controversy concerning her luxurious lifestyle and her mother (Muti Oyo).

Muti Oyo, who is Papaya Ex mother, has also been in the news headlines for some time now after it was alleged that she sleeps with men for money and also does rituals for her daughters to pin men down.

when is papaya ex birthday?

Her birthday is on the 9th of January. Her birthday which falls on the 9th of January has always been criticized in the online space each year for one reason or the other

She is known to be that influencer whose birthday celebration has always been talked about in the online space.

How much is Papaya Ex Car?

How much is Papaya Ex Car

Papaya Ex has some luxurious cars under her name, ranging from Lexus GX 460, which ranges from ₦5,000,000 – ₦50,000,000 and she bought the car in 2019.

She also owns a Mercedes-Benz GLE 450 which cost papaya ex over 30 million Naira when she acquired it in 2020.

She bought another Mercedes-Benz GLE 300 as an end-of-the-year gift to herself, which was worth ₦8,000,000 – ₦80,000,000.

She has a Land Cruiser Prado TXL which she used at the early stage of her career as an influencer, Actress, and Tv personality. The price of her Land Cruiser Prado Txl ranges from ₦3,000,000 to ₦27,000,000 in Nigeria.

She also has a Mercedes-Benz 4matic which she bought before her other 2 Mercedes Benz, which is worth over ₦3,000,000 – ₦30,000,000

How much is Papaya Ex Benz?

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Papaya Ex has three Benz which are Mercedes-Benz GLE 450 which is worth over ₦30,000,000, and Mercedes-Benz GLE 300 which is worth over ₦8,000,000 – ₦80,000,000, and a Mercedes-Benz 4matic which is worth over ₦3,000,000 – ₦30,000,000 in Nigeria.

She got her two Benz in the year 2020 and 2021 respectively.

She took to her Instagram page to announce that she got the Mercedes-Benz GLE 450 as a birthday gift for herself in Dec 2021.

Papaya Ex House

Papaya ex house

She lives in one of the biggest estates in Lagos State, Nigeria.

From what I gathered about Papaya Ex house, there is no information about her owning a house or living in a house she built with her money.

However, she was accused of claiming the house of someone else, snapping photos of the house, and posting them online.

On hearing about the accusation, she debunked the news of her posing as the owner of the house, that it was only a prank she pulled on her followers.

She further went on to explain that if she buys a house today, the whole of social media will not rest.

Watch the video of her debunking the news of owning a house or claiming someone else house.

Papaya ex house

What is Papaya Ex Networth?

Papaya Ex’s net worth is estimated between $100,000 to $150,000.

Papaya Ex charges ₦400,000 upward to influence a brand’s product and aside from that, she has a youtube account where she interviews top celebrities and earns money from there.

She is also an ambassador for many brands. This and many more have really influenced her net worth.

Who Is Papaya Ex on Instagram?

Papaya Ex is a social media influencer, a TV personality, an Actress, and a Youtuber who helps brands to promote their products and services to her followers of over 1 million plus on Instagram.

Aside from Influencing brands’ products on Instagram, She also features in some of the popular comedian’s skits on Instagram, and she also posts about her lifestyle on her Instagram page.

Who Is Papaya Dating?

Who is papaya ex dating

She has kept her relationship from the public, However, it was alleged that a man whose name is Leggy is Papaya Ex alleged boyfriend and he has been the one sponsoring her luxurious lifestyle.

Leggy, who is Papaya Ex’s alleged boyfriend, is said to be a student at the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB).

Reports have it that Leggy is also a yahoo boy who has been in the books of the EFCC for some time now and was almost caught by EFCC, but he did, however, manage to escape.

Papaya Ex Family

Papaya comes from a Muslim family and she has a sister that we know on social media and another alleged sister that is living outside the country.

Her mother shuffles between Lagos and Ibadan, while her father lives and works in Ibadan. Click here to read Everything you need to know about Papaya ex family

Who Is Papaya Ex Sister

Who is Papaya ex sister

Her sister’s name is Yomidun Kareem, she is also an influencer just like her sister. Yomidun and her sister Papaya have almost the same personality.

They both travel to Dubai together most of the time, they both have a huge following on their social media page with thousands and millions of followers, and they both have endorsement deals from brands.

hold on! there have been some reports that Papaya and her sister Yomidun have another sister named Islamiya Raheem. Islamiya Raheem is said to have a personality that is different from her sisters, Papaya and Yomidun Kareem.

Islamiya Raheem is a hard-call Muslim who is very religious and totally different from Papaya and Yomidun Kareem.

Islamiya Raheem is said to be living abroad and has been out of the social media space and controversies.

Reports have it that Islamiya Raheem left Nigeria because of her mother Muti Oyo, and her sister’s lifestyle and behavior towards their father.

Is Papaya Ex A Twin?

she is not a twin. She only has a sister which is Yomidun Kareem. They have a huge age gap between them.

She and her sister has always been like a twin right from time. They do almost everything together.

How Old Is Yomidun Papaya Ex Sister

Yomidun Kareem is currently 23 years old as of 2022. Yomidun was born on the 6th of June, 1999. Just like her sister, reports have it that Yomidun’s real age is 17 years old.

Is Papaya Ex and Yomidun Blood Sisters?

Yes, Papaya and her sister Yomidun are blood sisters and you can not differentiate Papaya from Yomidun because of how identical they both look.

You might even confuse one for the other with the way they talk; same identical voice and also the same body and height. Papaya is a little bit fatter than her sister Yomidun.

Who is Papaya Ex Mother?

Who is Papaya ex mother (Muti Oyo))
Muti Oyo And her daughters

Papaya Ex’s mother is Muti Oyo; she is a popular woman in Ibadan who owns one of the biggest Aso Ebi vendors in Oyo State.

Muti Oyo is a very well-known woman in Gbagi in Oyo state, she has a very big shop and there are no clothes or materials you go there for, that you won’t find.

She also sells fabrics in Lagos Island, Lagos state Nigeria. She has a branch in Lagos and Oyo state where she sells her fabrics

Aside from being one of the biggest Aso Ebi vendors, Muti Oyo also has one of the largest textile shops in Oyo State, Nigeria.

Muti Oyo was born and brought up in Oyo State. She also did her schooling in Oyo State. Read more about Muti Oyo.

Papaya Ex Father

Papaya ex father
Olalekun Raheem, wife and daughter

Olalekun Raheem is Papaya’s father and he was married to Muti Oyo who owns one of the biggest Aso Ebi vendors in Oyo State.

Mr. Olalekun Raheem is an Engineer and mathematician who is allegedly the first man to get a certificate of Council For The Regulation Of Engineering In Nigeria (COREN) in his area in Oyo state.

Mr. Olalekun Raheem and Muti Oyo are said to be divorced and no longer together.

It was alleged that Muti Oyo left Papaya’s father after he became jobless. Both of them gave birth to 3 children (Papaya, Yomidun Raheem, and Islamiah Raheem), before quitting the marriage.

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Papaya Ex Instagram

She has an Instagram account which is named @papaya_ex. That is her real Instagram account if you want to keep up with her.

All Papaya Ex Controversy

  • She is known to be a clout chaser most of the time.
  • She was allegedly caught with a married man whose name is Leggy and also an acclaimed yahoo boy.
  • She organized a huge party in May 2022 after hitting 1 million followers on Instagram, which she was criticized heavily for.
  • She got backlash from her fans for snapping pictures in a house that belongs to someone else and posting it online that she is the owner of the house.
  • Papaya ex sex tape was released online in February 2022. Many people believed she was not the one in that video, but some people believed that she was the one.
  • On he birthday January 9th, 2022, she posted a controversial birthday photo of herself wearing a halo and holding a crucifix
  • Papaya announced on her TikTok that she was going for Big Brother Naija in July 2021, and her Fans got to find out that it was a lie.


Papaya’s full name is Abike Halimah Kareem. She is an influencer, Host, Youtuber, and car owner who has hit a net worth of $150,000.

She has 2 sisters, Yomidun Kareem and Islamiya Raheem.

Her mother whose name is Muti Oyo Owns one of the biggest Aso Ebi vendor and Textile companies in Nigeria.

Papaya ex father Mr. Olalekun Raheem who is an Engineer and mathematician is no longer married to his wife Muti Oyo.

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