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Richest Comedian in Nigeria 2017, Top 10 Net Worth and Their Real Names

The Top 10 Richest Comedian in Nigeria 2017, Net Worth and Their Real Names

We love them for their creative abilities that make us cracking our ribs time over time and they have master their art to the tune that fans and jokes / comedy lovers are willing to pay up to the tune of million Nairas just to have them perform at their events. When comedy is brought to the mind, some people assume it is only a mere cause for us to laugh heartily and kill boredom. However, these people fail to realize how comedy could turn out as a great source of income { The Richest Comedian In Nigeria 2017 }.

So, have you ever wondered,

  • Who Is The Richest Comedian In Nigeria ?

Nowadays, comedy is one of the entertainment facets from which several Nigerians make millions of naira. Significantly, the Nigerian entertainment industry has become a fascinating atmosphere emerging with funny comedians.

However funny or stupid comedians appear, the fact is that they’re making waves with their hilarious nature and as God would have it, their bank accounts are heavily loaded with whopping sums of money.

In this article, we’re committed to presenting you the leading Nigerian comedians who have fashioned out their glories by entertaining the Nigerian audience. So, read on to find out the Top 10 Richest Nigerian Comedians for 2017.

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The Top 10 Richest Comedian in Nigeria 2017 , Net Worth, and Their Real Names

  • 1. Alibaba

    • Real Name: Atunyota Alleluya Akporobomerere
    • Stage Name: Alibaba
    • Net worth: upto N3 Billion

Alibaba is tagged as the “father of Nigeria’s modern day comedian” with huge respect from all corners of the comedy industry. He is one of the Nigerian comedians who have made comedy a great source of income. He is well known for having organized comedies for reputable Nigerians –particularly some politicians. He has a lot of assets and among his notable assets is his residence –a mansion based in the Lagos region of Lekki. The mansion is a high-end asset estimated in excess of N300 million.

Extending outside his primary profession as a comedian, Ali Baba happens to be an inspirational speaker who also runs various businesses in Lagos State. As a dignified comedian who hosts comedies for VIPs, the goto comedian for the big boys and politicians, favourite of past Nigerian presidents. he charges around N4 Million to N5 Million per event with his per annum earnings running up to N400 Million. He. Ali Baba charges an estimated sum of N4-4.5 million for each show he performs.

  • 2. Basket Mouth

    • Real Name: Bright Okpocha
    • Stage Name: Basket Mouth
    • Net worth: N2 Billion

“There has to be two things involve” {All his fans knows that line … lol}

As funny as his name seems, Basketmouth is one of the funniest, and hottest Nigerian comedians. Despite how funny comedy seems, Baskemouth takes his comedy profession with utter seriousness. Besides being an entertainer, Basketmouth makes lots of money through his endorsement deals with top Nigerian brands such as Amstel Malta and Globacom Ltd.

Basketmouth is admired by many ardent lovers of comedy both in Nigeria and outside the country. Significantly, he stages important comedy shows in foreign countries such as South Africa, U.S.A and the U.K.

Without doubts, Basketmouth remains one of Nigeria’s wealthiest comedians and this is proven through his several endorsement deals (with an annual estimate of N120 million), his yearly earnings (estimated at N192 million) and his net worth valued at N2 billion.

So guys the two things involved are; its either he is a talented comedian or a smart business man.

  • 3. I Go Dye

    • Real Name: Francis Agoda
    • Stage Name: I go dye
    • Net worth: N2 Billion

 

I Go Dye is not only one of the richest comedians in Nigeria 2017, but also one of the comedians with the funniest names. I Go Dye takes comedy as a serious career since he realizes the need to entertain his audience. Besides comedy, I Go Dye makes money as the CEO of Revamp Construction Company –a firm that specializes in road construction and real estate.

Like some other Nigerian comedians, I Go Dye has an endorsement deal through which he performs an ambassadorial role for the Millennium Development Goals of the United Nations.

With his net worth estimated in excess of N2 billion, I Go Dye has a sumptuous annual income worth around N350-500 million.

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  • 4. Julius Agwu

    • Stage Name & Real Name: Julius Agwu
    • Net worth: N1.5 Billion

Julius Agwu is another hilarious character in Nigeria’s entertainment industry. He is one of the Nigerian comedians who host popular events in order to entertain their audience. With respect to this, Julius Agwu is well known for two popular comedy shows which are Laugh for Christ Sake and Crack Your Ribs. He claims a spot among Nigeria’s richest comedians through the millions of naira he has earned. For every comedy show he hosts, Julius Agwu charges around N2 – N3 million.

Meanwhile, Julius Agwu buttresses his presence on the entertainment scene as the CEO of Real Laff Entertainment and besides this, he has expensive assets in several Nigerian States. On a yearly basis, Julius Agwu earns around N180 million and currently, his net worth is valued at N1.5 billion.

  • 5. AY

    • Real Name: Ayodeji Richard Makun
    • Stage Name: AY
    • Net worth: N800 Million

Our fifth richest comedian in Nigeria 2017 is the most loved comedian of the moment, with endorsement, yearly events with massive turn outs and movie acting performance. Ay is talented, one of Nigeria’s reputable comedians and through him, several comedians have carved out great paths for themselves. It is apparently surprising to imagine how AY became a prominent figure within a very short time. Annually, the star comedian bags a total of N280 million and for every comedy show he hosts, he charges around N1 – N2 million.

Through his popular AY live shows, has one of the highest yearly turnout for a comedy event in Nigeria, he bags an annual sum estimated at N160 million. Besides his earnings, AY happens to be the owner of an MVP club and a company that organizes events.

  • 6. Gbenga Adeyinka

    • Real Name: Gbenga Adeyinka
    • Stage Name: Gbenga Adeyinka The First

Gbenga Adeyinka is remarkable for having hosted comedy shows for reputable personalities including politicians. He is usually occupied with events and this classifies him as one of the prominent figures in the entertainment industry. Moreover, he usually organizes Laffmattaz –one of Nigeria’s popular comedy shows. On a yearly basis, Laffmattaz records approximately 5,000 attendants and its tickets are usually available to interested buyers.

Besides his profession as a serious comedian, Gbenga Adeyinka has many assets and occupies himself with a number of businesses.

  • 7. Okey Bakassi

    • Real Name: Okechukwu Anthony Onyegbule
    • Stage Name: Okey Bakassi

Okey Bakassi has organized comedy shows for several politicians and through this, he is known as one of Nigeria’s richest comedians. Besides his profession as a comedian, Okey Bakassi plays an important role as the Imo State’s Senior Special Assistant on entertainment. At the same time, he is a busy personality who performs in many high-profile events.

  • 8. Tee-A

    • Real Name: BabaTunde Adewale
    • Stage Name: Tee-A

Tee-A is the owner of a popular company that hosts events for dignitaries. Besides that, he hosts wedding events where he performs as an MC. He is undoubtedly one of the prominent Nigerian entertainers who charge high rates per event hosted. Like several other entertainers, Tee-A is endowed with assets which include the personal businesses he runs.

  • 9. Bovi

    • Real Name: Abovi Ugboma
    • Stage Name: Bovi

At the moment, Bovi is apparently one of the best comedians the entertainment industry boasts of. Significantly, the star comedian has earned lots of money from hosting regular shows, concerts and tour adverts. Whenever he plans to host a show, many people are always eager to secure their own tickets.

  • 10. Yaw

    • Real Name: Steve Onu
    • Stage Name: Yaw

Yaw is another remarkable comedian to watch out for. He is associated with a number of shows from which he earns income. Amongst the shows are radio presentations and MTN adverts. Besides his constant shows, Yaw doubles up his wealth by owning several businesses and engaging in equipment leasing.

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Updated: October 8, 2017 — 7:33 am

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  1. Great Post… You share nice information about nigeria comedians. i like that you share and really i am going to enjoy their videos.

  2. Alibaba has made it in live… he no longer appears frequently on comedy shows but His business and motivational talks still refreshes his pocket.

  3. from grass to Grace

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