Comedy in Nigeria is now one of the best means to bring people together. It is a tool used to entertain both male and the female, the old and the Adult.
Not less than a few love to be part of a comedy show both on the national or international levels.
In recent times, Nigeria has grown into making this particular industry see the limelight.
This article will expose you to the profiles of the top 10 richest comedians in Nigeria in 2020.
1. Ali Baba
He is one of the best and richest comedians in Nigeria which has hosted a lot of funfilled events in and outside Nigeria.
He is very creative and super talented on stage. Ali Baba has organized shows for top celebrity and dignities such as Former President of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan. He owns a mansion in Lekki worth #300 million Naira.
He is a motivational speaker who engages also in many businesses. Ali baba charged an average rate of #5 million per show for his professional job and at least host a minimum of two shows per week.
No other person than Ali Baba made the first position in the list of the top 10 Richest Comedians in Nigeria 2020.
He is also one of the top comedians which people love so much because of his level of performing especially on stage. Basketmouth is professional in hosting shows which makes most of his fans refer to him as the most talented.
Also, he is very creative. He has hosted and performed in America, South Africa, London and many other European countries which made him popular.
Basketmouth his the Brand Ambassador of Globalcom limited and Amstel Malta.
His net worth is estimated at #2 billion naira with an annual income close to #192 million Naira, and endorsement deals worth #120 million naira annually.
Basketmouth is in the second position on the list of the top 10 Richest Comedians in Nigeria 2020.
3. I go Dye
I Go Dye is a well compose Comedian on stage. I Go Dye is the CEO of Revamp A real Estate and road construction. He is an ambassador to the United National Millennium Development goal.
His net worth is over #2 Billion naira with total annual income of about #350 – #500 million Naira.
I go Dye stands in the third position on the list of the top 10 Richest Comedians in Nigeria 2020.
4. Julius Agwu
He is one of the most popular comedians which have performed on both national and international stages. He is also known as crack ur rib and Laugh for Christ’s sake.
Julius Agwe charges close to #2-#3 million per show. He is the founder of Real laff entertainment.
Julius Agwe has made nothing less than 20 million naira from his book launch and makes 80 million naira annually from his book. His a well know Comedian and a performer but stands in the fourth position on the list of the top 10 Richest Comedians in Nigeria 2020.
5. AY Live
Ayodeji Richard Makun Popularly known AY Comedian was born in Ifon, Ose local government in Ondo State. A.Y is a Nollywood actor, comedian, writer, TV presenter, film producer, and director.
AY Live is one of the best creative comedians ever, super talented and can perform in any show. Ay has won both major and several awards. He is very good at performing live on stage. He also hosts, organize and performs internationally which had helped his career and popularity.
Ay charges about 2 million naira per event. His net worth is around 180 million naira. His annual income is about 280 million. AY popularly called AY Live is the owner of MVP club.
6. Gbenga Adeyinka
Gbenga Adeyinka is an award-winning Nollywood actor and a comedian who hails from Abeokuta in Ogun State, Nigeria. Gbenga was born on the 7th of May 1968 in the town of Abeokuta.
He always refers to himself as the CFR (Comedian of the Federal Republic) and now GCON (Grand Comedian of Nigeria).
Gbenga Adeyinka is one of the favourite and top choice of politicians in Nigeria. He owns many businesses and properties. He also hosts the laffmataz show in which thousands of people attended.
Adeyinka presents on both Radio and TV. He’s a writer and a renowned MC in Nigeria.
He graduated from the University of Lagos, Nigeria where he studied English. Gbenga featured in the movie titled “A Trip to Jamaica”.
7. Okey Bakassi
Okey Bakassi, whose full name his Okechukwu Anthony Onyegbule is a stand-up comedian and actor. Okechukwu Anthony was born on 23rd October 1969. He won a category award in the movie Onye Ozi in 2014. He hails from Imo state Nigeria.
Okey Bakassi is also the choice of the politician a senior special assistant on the entertainment of Imo State, Nigeria. He’s very good at anchoring upscale events.
9. Tee A
Tee A who’s full name is Babatunde Adewale is a Nigerian comedian, MC, TV presenter, and content producer.
Tee A is one of the best Wedding entertainers with high charging rates for an event. He owns many companies which is not disclosed. Babatunde Adewale was born on the 19th of December, 1974.
Babatunde Adewale is a graduate of the University of Lagos.
Bovi who’s full name is Abovi Ugboma is very good in organising tours, advert, and events.
He was born on September 25th, 1979 in Benin City, Edo, Nigeria. Bovi stands in the Ninth position on the list of the top 10 Richest Comedians in Nigeria 2020. Bovi Ugboma is a Nollywood actor, comedian, writer, and a TV presenter.
Bovi is one of the most popular and richest Comedians in Nigeria with a net worth estimated at about N600 million naira.
Steve Onu popularly known as Yaw is one of the most respected stand-up comedians in the nation.
He’s known as a comedian with the most expensive jokes. He’s also one of the best radio presenters and an on-air personality, actor, and MC.
Steve Onu was born on 24th of August, 1975 in Surulere Local Government, Lagos. Yaw is a native of Awka in Anambra State, the southeastern part of Nigeria.
Yaw made the tenth position on the list of the top 10 Richest Comedians in Nigeria 2020.