Richest comedians in Nigeria: They may be the b*tt of their jokes. They could do anything but be serious. But they’re no fools. While you smile at home, they are rocking and dancing Gobe to the banks! From obscurity to fortune, these comedians are the biggest in the game.
They are Nigerian’s top five richest comedians.
5. AY Comedian Comedian Call him a master of the arts. You won’t be wrong. He’s a lover of taste and distinction- and maybe money too! His AY Live annual show fetches him around N160 million.
In popular demand, AY collects between N1 to N2 million per event, while his annual income is put at N280 million, with a net worth of N800 million, AY can surely boast of exotic cars and choice properties. Also, his 30 days in Atlanta has been dubbed the highest grossing Nollywood movie ever.
4. Julius Agwu He is a genius. No doubt. Book publishing in Nigeria could be anything but money spinning. But Julius defied the odds. His book, Jokes Apart fetched him N20 million. A humor investor, Julius is the CEO of Real Laff entertainment, organizers of Crack Your Ribs and Laugh for Christ’s Sake.
These events bring him N140 million annually. With a performance fee between N2 to N3 million, his net worth is N1.5 billion, including properties scattered across the country. He’s indeed a money making genius.