Top 10 Richest Comedians In Nigeria 2024

Find Out The Top Richest Comedians In Nigeria Currently And How Much Their Net Worth Is Estimated At.

Richest Comedians In Nigeria

Richest Comedians In Nigeria: Are you a fan of the comedy genre? Would you like to know who the richest comedians in Nigeria are? Look no further because in this article, we have made a list of the top 1p richest comedians in Nigeria in 2024.

In Nigeria today, comedy is one of the top genre, ranging from movies to content creating and stand ups. After a frustrating day at work or school, one of the best ways to ease yourself is watching these comedians perform.

The work put in by these comedians have given them more than fame and has also made a significant change in their financial lives. Keep reading this article as we talk about the too 10 richest comedians in Nigeria.

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Top 10 Richest Comedians In Nigeria

When you count comedians from 1-10 these comedians will be found there, but we have not arranged these 10 in any particular order.

1. Ali Baba

Ali Baba

When it comes to the Nigerian comedians, Atunyota Alleluya Akpobome PKA Ali Baba is one of the top richest or might better still be considered the richest with a net worth of 3.3 billion Naira. Ali Baba was born on the 24th of June, 1965 in Warri, Delta State, Nigeria. He is regarded as the pioneer of stand-up comedy in Nigeria and has also helped  and supported a lot of comedians in the Nigerian comedy today.

Ali Baba has earned a lot of money from several ventures including the 3 shows he hosts, of course his profession as a comedian, featuring in some movies, and working as the MC of shows.

2. Gbenga Adeyinka

Gbenga Adeyinka

Another Nigerian comedian on our list is Gbenga Adeyinka with a net worth of about  500 million Naira. Gbenga Adeyinka is popularly known for his popular show “Laff Mattaz”. He has a wide range of comedy which includes stand ups, movies and theatre works. He has made his money from his profession of Comedy, presenting on “Shine Shine Bobo” and other various businesses across the country.

3. I Go Dye

I Go Dye

Another Nigerian comedian that finds his way on our list is  Francis Agoda who is popularly known as I Go Dye, he is known for his brilliant humours in his entertainment. I Go Dye was born in the year 1971 in Delta State. He grew up with his grandmother while growing up before he met his best friend “I go Save” of which they started performing on stage together and then he started featuring in comedy events including the nite of a thousand laughs. I Go Dye has a net worth of about 2.5 billion Naira As he has once sold out the 02 Arena, performed in comedy events and he is also a motivational speaker and a writer as well.

4. Julius Agwu

Julius Agwu

Another comedian on this list is the popular Julius Agwu, a Nigerian comedian,  singer and actor. Julius Agwu was born on 2nd of April, 1973 in Port Harcourt and has a net worth of 1.8 billion Naira. The talented comedian grew up using market areas and schools as his center for performance before he was started performing in the nite of a thousand laughs in 1996. Julius Agwu has made his money from comedy profession, he is an entrepreneur owning Reelaif limited and also from acting and anchoring events.

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5. Akpororo


Jephthah Bowoto is another of the richest comedians there is in Nigeria. He is popularly known as Akpororo for his stand up comedy performances, acting and singing. His fame started in 2013 when he started performing at “Basketmouth’s Laff and Jam” show and performed in several comedy shows, including “AY Live.” The stand up comedian also has released songs which reflect on his comedic personality. The comedian has a net worth of about 400 million Naira.

6. Basketmouth


Bright Okpocha is another of the richest comedians in Nigeria. He is popularly known as Basketmouth with a net worth of about  2.3 billion Naira. The comedian was born on the 14th of September, 1978 in Lagos State. He has a unique style of comedy which has helped him in the profession, basketmouth made he money with his acting skills and entrepreneurship skills. Basketmouth has also gained international recognition across Africa,  Europe and the US.

7. Okey Bakaasi

Okey Bakaasi

Another comedian on our list known as one of the richest comedians in Nigeria is Okechukwu Anthony Onyebule also known as Okey Bakaasi. He was born in October 1969 from Mbaise, Imo State. He has a networth of about 1 Billion Naira and making his money from his excellent acting skills and comedic roles.

8. Ayo Makun

Ayo Makun

Another comedian on this list is one of the most popular comedians in the country Ayo Makun, popularly known as A.Y Born on the 29th of August 1971 from Ifon, Ose Local Government, Ondo State. AY has a netwothbof over 2.9 billion Naira from his stand up comedy, acting, writing and producing works. AY is the comedian behind the successful “A.Y Live” show and has also play roles in other Nollywood works including 30 Days in Atlanta, Merry Men and others. A.Y came to the limelight after being PA to Ali Baba and after some years gained more audience from his show, “AY’S Crib”. AY source of income includes his profession as a comedian, an actor who has directed and featured in several movies and also writes scripts for movies, presents at various TV stations and produces movies.

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9. Bovi


Next on the list is another popular comedian Bovi Ugboma, known popularly as Bovi. Bovi was born on the 25th of September 1979 in Benin City, Edo State. Bovi has a networth of about 800 million Naira from creating the popular comedy show, “The Bovi Ugboma Show”, “BACK TO SCHOOL” series, and his appearance on thr nite of a thousand laughs. Bovi has worked with a large amount of other Nigerian comedian in making skits and other comedic roles features.

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10. Helen Paul

Helen Paul

Helen Eniola Omonitan Paul, popularly known as Helen Paul, was born on January 29, 1978, in Lagos State, Nigeria. She’s the most popular successful  female comedian in Nigeria also known as a singer, TV host and actress as well. She has a a networth of about 100 million Naira as she also holds the position of the richest female musician in Nigeria.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Who Is The Richest Comedian In Nigeria Currently?

He is known as the king of comedy. He also has a flourishing career in mastering ceremonies and acting. His versatility has earned him a net worth of ₦3.5 billion. He is the richest comedian in Nigeria, He has been the richest comedian in Nigeria since 2022.

2. What Are Top Most-Followed Nigerian Comedians On Instagram?

Some of the most followed Nigerian comedians on Instagram are;

  • AY (Ayodeji Makun) Ayodeji Richard Makun
  • Broda Shaggi (Samuel Perry)
  • Basketmouth (Bright Okpocha)
  • Cute Abiola (Abdulgafar Ahmad)
  • Woli Agba (Ayo Ajewole)
  • Lasisi Elenu (Nosa Afolabi)
  • Taaooma (Apaokagi Maryam)
  • Sydney Talker (Sydney Egere)

3. Who Is The Youngest Skit Maker In Nigeria?

Kiriku (born 17 December 2014), also known as Enorense Victory, is a Nigerian comedian, content creator and child actor.

4. Who are the top 5 Nigerian skit makers?

Some of the top Nigerian Skit makers includes;

  • Sydney Talker.
  • Craze Clown.

5. Who Is The Highest Paid Skit Maker In Nigeria?

Nigeria’s no. 1 fine Agbero, Samuel Perry, aka Broda Shaggi, is one of the country’s most successful content creators. Over the years, he has gradually metamorphosed into different spheres of the entertainment industry.


In this article, we have discussed the top 10 richest comedians in Nigeria, these renowned comedians have not only accumulated significant wealth through their comedy work but also through other successful endeavors such as acting and business.

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