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Top 10 Richest Comedians In Nigeria 2024

Last Updated on January 17, 2024 by Twinbrodas

Top 10 Richest Comedians In Nigeria 2024.

Nigeria alone has many well known comedians who are also regarded as international comedians. Though many of these comedians always go international but not all of them is as rich as you think. Many of them are still struggling with life while many them have already made it in life. Incase your favorite comedian is not on our list please don’t be surprised because some of them are not as wealthy as you think.

The comedy industry in Nigeria is just like any other business you may think of because shows, endorsement and other deals will be coming your way once you have become successful and doing great in the industry.

For those who has been following our previous posts,, we previously wrote about the richest kids in Nigeria and we told you guys that may not see your favorite artist, that’s the same case when it comes to this post because most of your favorite comedians may not be on this list. But based on our research before publishing this post, anyone on this our list is worth it.

Many of our readers have sent us some messages asking us to write about the top 10 richest comedians in Nigeria. In this article, we will be listing the richest comedians in Nigeria 2024 and networth. Please note that the list might be updated anytime there is any changes concerning the list.

Top 10 Richest Comedians In Nigeria 2024

  • AY Makun

The number one on our list of the richest comedians in Nigeria is Ayo Making. Ayo Makun, popularly known as AY is not only a comedian but also an actor, movie producer, and entrepreneur. AY gained popularity through his hit Live show, “AY Live” which he always hold in ECO Hotels and suits, one of the most popular and biggest hotel in Niger and he has also built an empire around his brand. At is one of the best when it comes to stand up comedy in Nigeria. His net worth is estimated to be over $10 million in 2024. Ay is the richest comedian in Nigeria 2024.

  • Basketmouth
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Number 2 on our list of the richest comedians in Nigeria presently. No body in Nigeria who knows about comedy in Nigeria that does not know about Bascketmouth.

 

Richest Comedians In Nigeria

Bright Okpocha who is commonly known as Basketmouth, is another strong man in Nigeria’s comedy industry. His he started his career in the early 2000s during the time of Night of a thousand laughs. The show alone started earning him roles in several comedy shows and movies. Basket mouth has sold out many international tours and has also secured many endorsement deals with top brands, Basketmouth is estimated to be worth around $7 million.

  • I Go Dye

I go die is one of the oldest comedian in Nigeria he made our list of the richest comedians in Nigeria 2024. Francis Agoda, known by his stage name I Go Dye, is not only a comedian but also a philanthropist and a businessman. His own style of comedy has earned him different types of awards and global recognition. I Go die is also into real estate investments, a chain of businesses, and his networth of about $5.5 million.

  • Ali Baba

Ali Baba is one of the comedian that can never be forgotten so soon in Nigeria when talking about comedy. He made our list of the richest comedians in Nigeria.

Ali Baba is sometimes referred to as the “Godfather of Nigerian comedy.” His influence in the comedy industry cannot be compared to anyone, as he the one who brought out the concept of stand up comedy in Nigeria back in the early 1990s. His hard work and dedication have paid off, as he can now boast of a net worth of over $4.5 million.

  • Bovi

Bovi is another Comedian in Nigeria who you can never question his source of income because he is one of the oldest Comedians in Nigeria. Not just being one of the oldest, he is also one of the richest comedians in Nigeria presently.

Akinlami Babatunde Julius, popularly known as Bovi, is a very talented comedian, actor, and writer. With his exceptional talents, Bovi has risen to become one of the country’s most successful comedian. Bovi’s net worth is estimated to be around $4 million. Please you should note the networth is estimated as it calculated based on deals, shows endorsement and some other things.

  • Julius Agwu
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Julius Agwu is one of the oldest and also shortest comedian in Nigeria. Meanwhile, we are not talking about his shortcomings, we are only talking about how rich this young man has grown to be.

Julius Agwu is very popular in the Nigerian comedy industry. He is known for his energetic performances and with his own kind of style. Apart from comedy, he is also a singer, actor, and entrepreneur. Despite overcoming health challenges, Julius Agwu’s net worth is estimated to be around $3.5 million, making him one of the richest comedians in Nigeria.

  • Okey Bakassi

Okey Bakassi is one of my favorite in this list because of his own matured way of dropping comedy. He has been in the comedy industry for sometime now and since then, he has been very relevant. Okay Bakassi is one of the richest comedians in Nigeria 2024.

Okey Bakassi, whose real name is Okechukwu Anthony Onyegbule is a comedian, actor, and television host. Okey Bakassi is known for his simple way of performances and nice presentation style, he has successfully made a niche for himself in Nigeria’s entertainment industry. Okey Bakassi’s net worth is estimated to be around $3 million.

  • Gordons

Gordons made our list of the richest comedians in Nigeria. Gordons also has his own unique way of presenting his comedy. Gordons has been to many International shows in different countries.

Godwin Komone, popularly known as Gordons has also become one of the funniest and most successful comedians in Nigeria. Gordons Started his career in the late 1990s when the likes of Okey Bakassi and AY. Gordons quickly gained popularity with his own style of comedy. Presently now, Gordons is said to  have a net worth of approximately $2.5 million, With this, Gordons has built an impressive career in the comedy industry.

  • Akpororo

Many of us knows this comedian called Akpororo. Akpororo is number 9 on our list of the richest comedians in Nigeria. He has been in the industry for a long time.

Jephthah Bowoto, who is mostly known as Akpororo is a comedian, actor, and also a musician. His strong and nice stage performances and unique style have made him one of the most successful comedian in Nigeria you can everly see. Akpororo’s net worth is estimated to be around $2 million. The way Akpororo has been going for sometime now, I believe that in few years to come, he will be an icon in the comedy industry.

  • Helen Paul
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Helen Paul is the last on our list of the richest comedians in Nigeria. Helen Paul is also only Lady who made the list. Though recently, Helen Paul has not been active in the comedy industry but that does not change the fact that she is already made as he have already made it because she has been appearing in many comedy shows and has also been given many awards and endorsement.

Helen Paul who is also known as Tatafo, is not only a comedian but she is also a TV presenter, actress, and singer. Her way of presenting jokes and humor have made her a favorite in the Nigerian comedy industry. Helen Paul’s net worth is estimated to be around $1 million, making her one of the most accomplished female comedians in the country because as you can see no lady made our list.

This list is just the top 10 Richest Comedians In Nigeria as their are other new comedians who are currently making it in the comedy industry but because we are only talking about the top 10, we won’t be mentioning them.

The Nigerian comedy industry continues to grow each and every day, and because of that, they are  providing a platform for talented young and coming up musicians to showcase their skills and also build successful careers.

These list of top 10 richest comedians in Nigeria we made have not only entertained millions with their jokes but have also helped many new talent who are in the same line of business with them.

Please I know some of might have alternative to our list but feel free to drop you comments and raise your observations and we promise to talk about it.