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Top 10 Richest Comedians in Nigeria 2022 And Their Net Worth

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It’s now a fact it is now a fact that the Nigerian comedy business has a wealth of gold. we’ve seen comedians go from grass to grace because they have the courage to make their mark as part of the business. While it is reported that the growth in technology was the main cause behind the growth of the Nigerian comedy business, there is no denying that a lot of people who are involved in the business are operating illegally privately and only save their careers by working as comedians on a part-time basis. In light of that, we’ve chosen to present the 10 most wealthy comedians in Nigeria in 2022.

 

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Top 10 Richest Comedians in Nigeria in 2022

 

10. Akpororo

 

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Akpororo has an estimated net worth of $125k (N300 Million) and is placed 10th among the top 10 richest comedians in Nigeria. His comedy career began with his first competition, the National Comedy Challenge by Opa Williams. He then was able to win the Calabar area of the contest.

He also took part two times during the Ay’s Open Mic Challenge, coming second in his first attempt and winning the contest after his second attempt. He gained fame in 2013 after his performance at the “Basketmouth’s Laff and Jam” show and has ever since become one of the comics that the country considers.

Akpororo Dazzles His Super Mum | THISDAYLIVE

 

 

 

9. Gordons

Godwin Komone, popularly referred to as Gordons holds the ninth spot with a net worth of $180k (N400 million) The famous comedian was born after the well-known Delta State-based Gospel musical comedy troupe called D.C Envoy came into prominence.

Following his entry into the Prominence network, Gordons experimented with a number of projects before becoming a comedy star. Gordon has since hosted a variety of comedy shows in the US and around the World.

Comedian Gordons Escapes Death | Top Celebrities Magazine

 

 

8. Gbenga Adeyinka

 

It is believed that the Ogun State-born comedian Gbenga Adeyinka with an estimated Net amount of N500 Million is placed 8th among the top comedy stars in Nigeria for 2022. Gbenga who calls himself”the Grand Comedian” of Nigeria (GCON) has one of the first comedians to enter the field.

Prior to his work as a comedian, Gbenga was an official in the corporate affairs department of an engineering company. He started his career in entertainment as an anchor on several TV shows, and then he stepped into the spotlight for his Shine Shine Bobo promo for the ‘Star Game Show.

 

 

 

8. Gbenga Adeyinka

 

It is believed that the Ogun State-born comedian Gbenga Adeyinka with an estimated Net Worth of $250k 9N500 Million) is placed 8th among the top 10 richest comedians stars in Nigeria for 2022. Gbenga who calls himself”the Grand Comedian” of Nigeria (GCON) has one of the first comedians to enter the field.

Prior to his work as a comedian, Gbenga was an official in the corporate affairs department of an engineering company. He started his career in entertainment as an anchor on several TV shows, and then he stepped into the spotlight for his Shine Shine Bobo promo for the ‘Star Game Show.

Why I don't show off my family on social media –Gbenga Adeyinka

 

 

7. Okey Bakassi

 

Okey Bakassi, who has an estimated net worth of $350k (N800 Million), is the sixth richest comedian as the top comedian from Nigeria for 2022. The comedian who is more widely known for his role as an actor rather than a comedian started his professional career in Rivers State. The university where he founded an organization called “Theatre Colleagues” for the purposes of acting and entertaining the students.

When he graduated from university, Okey relocated to Lagos to pursue a career in acting which led to his first production on television after which he made a splash in Comedy. In recognition of his successful acting career in comedy, he got named as the Special Adviser to the Imo State Governor on entertainment.

 

OKEY BAKASSI: I arrived Lagos with N750 and dreams - The Nation Newspaper

 

 

6. Bovi

Bovi Ugboma who has an estimated Net Worth of $1 million (N700 Million) ranks sixth among the most successful comedy stars in Nigeria by 2022. Bovi started his acting career back in 2007, starring in a Nigeria Sitcom titled Extended Family which subsequently registered him as an actor of note.

He did however continue his stand-up career as a Comedian in the year following and performed in Nights of a thousand Laugh the biggest comedy show in the nation. He performed his first stand-up comedy show at the famous Eko convention centre, and since then has been recognized among the top comedians in the Industry.

Bovi, D'Banj, others thrill fans in Warri | The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News — Nigeria — The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News

 

 

5. Julius Agwu

 

Taking the fifth position Julius Agwu has a Net Worth of $2.5 million (N1 billion). Another pioneer in the field is in the top five. Like many others listed on this list started his acting career but he made his breakthrough in the world of comedy. According to unconfirmed reports, Julius was the first Man to perform to surpass his $2.5 million (N1 billion threshold).

Apart from an impressive career as a comic, Julius serves as the chief executive officer of Reellaif Limited, a music and film production company. The company behind the production of the most popular comedy shows, including Crack Ya Ribs, Laff 4 Christ’s Sake and Festival of Love.

I almost committed suicide - Julius Agwu | Premium Times Nigeria

 

 

4. I Go Dye

 

Francis Agoda, popularly known as I Go Dye with a net worth of around N2 billion places 4th as the most successful comedian in Nigeria. Francis began his career in the field of Mock news on the Delta state broadcasting company, along with Otagware Onodjeyeke, who is known under the name I Go Save, before launching in Stand up Comedy.

Beginning with his first gig as a stand-up comedian I go Save earned a thousand Naira per show. He also appeared in one of Nigeria’s most popular comedy shows, Night of A Thousand Laughs. He was later honoured by being voted the best comedian to grace the stage for the past ten years.

I Go Dye Set To Mark 25 Years On Stage — Guardian Life — The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News

 

 

3. Basket Mouth

 

Bright Okpocha popularly known as Basket mouth is ranked 3rd spot in the rankings of richest comedians in Nigeria and has been able to earn a Net Worth estimated to be around $3.2 million (N2 billion). While he entered the Nigerian entertainment business as a rapper Basket mouth has been credited as being among the most successful comedians comedy companies have ever seen and made millions in the process.

Basket Mouth is a recipient of numerous awards, including The National Comedy Award and the Awards for the Best Stand-up Comedy of 2005 and 2006… In addition to his earnings as a comedian, Basketmouth also owns the Barons World Entertainment record label that released his first music album.

How we robbed Basket Mouth, by suspect | The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News — News — The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News

 

 

 

 

2. Ali Baba

 

The Nigerian comedian, Alibaba Akpobome with an estimated Net Worth of $4.6 million (N3 billion) is ranked second among the most successful comedy stars in Nigeria for 2022. Alibaba is widely regarded as the comedic godfather who created a niche for comedy within the Nigerian entertainment industry.

Though he was born into a royal family Ali Baba started his professional career by performing at corporate events and appearing on TV and in shows. Being among the first comedians to enter the field, created an annual comedy event to allow new and emerging comedians who wanted to establish themselves. He is the highest-rated comedian in the United States with more than 15 awards to his credit.

I made my first million in the 90's – Ali Baba - Punch Newspapers

 

 

 

1. AY Makun

 

Most often considered to be a businessman rather than a comedian, Ay Makun is regarded as the most successful comedy performer of all time in Nigeria with a net worth of $5 million (N3.2 Billion). Ay Makun who also doubles as an actor, producer and producer earned the majority of his money through his contributions to entertainment as well as the Comedy Industry.

 

Apart from hosting and creator of the most popular comedy series on television in Africa, AY Live. Ayo Makun also has left an impression on the Nigerian film industry by being an actor and producer in several of the most successful films within the Nigerian market. Even though he started his career as the PA to Alibaba in his role in the Nigerian comedy Legend, AY Makun has established himself as one of the best to be doing this in Nigeria.

 

Celebs congratulate Ayo Makun, wife on birth of second child after 13 years

 

 

Summary

Here is a quick recap of the Top 10 Richest Comedians in Nigeria 2022 And Their Net Worth

 

Rank Comedian Net worth Age State
1 AY Makun $5 million (N3.2 Billion) 50 Ondo State
2 Alibaba $4.6 million (N3 Billion) 56 Delta State
3 Basket Mouth $3.5  million (N2 Billion) 43 Abia State
4 I Go Dye $3 million (N2 Billion) 42 Delta State
5 Julius Agwu $2.5 million (N1 Billion) 48 Rivers State
6 Bovi $1 million (N700 Million) 42 Benin State
7 Okey Bakassi $350k (N800 Million) 52 Rivers State
8 Gbenga Adeyinka $250k (N500 Million) 53 Ogun State
9 Gordons $180k (N400 Million) 52 Delta State
10 Akpororo $125k (N300 Million) 32 Ondo State

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