10 Nigerian comedians who became famous on Social Media
The birth of social media has been a massive bonus to the entertainment industry.
It has made showcasing one’s talent easier, plus you get to meet a global audience. Many Nigerians have made use of this platform to flaunt their talents.
It has led to the rise of online comedians; now, you don’t need to be a standup comedian, before becoming successful, just with an online comedy skit; this can happen faster than you know it.
It’s no surprise, we have an endless list of online comedians, but today, we will look at the most famous of them.
Nigerian comedians who became famous on Social Media
- BrodaShaggi (@brodashaggi)
Samuel Animashaun Perry, popularly known as BrodaShaggi, is one comedian whose impersonation of street culture and attitude has gained millions of fans.
The graduate of Creative Arts from the University of Lagos makes such funny comedy skits that he soon became one of the most popular Internet sensations within the country.
BrodaShaggi is also an actor, and one thing is for sure, any movie he appears in is bound to be hilarious.
- Lasisi (@lasisielenu)
Lasisi Elenu became well known for his distinct use of a particular Snapchat filter, making his mouth appear wider than average.
His comedy skits are always on funny rants about things happening around him.
With over 2 million followers online, there is no doubt that Lasisi has a solid fan base.
- Crazeclown (@crazeclown)
Emmanuel Ogonna Iwueke, known professionally as Crazeclown, is another well-known Internet sensation.
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The graduate of Kharkiv National Medical University, Ukraine, became famous for his comedy skits which featured him and another online comedian. They both played the role of father and son.
In his comedy, he shows how typical Nigerian fathers behave, but now Crazeclown focuses on other comedy content.
- Maraji (@maraji_)
Gloria Oloruntobi, known professionally as Maraji, is one of the funniest female comedians on the Internet.
She is known for her hilarious short videos in which she shows the typical Nigerian home among other societal content.
Maraji graduated from the Covenant University with over a million followers. She has stolen the heart of many both with her beauty and sense of humor.
- Woli Arole (@officialarole)
Oluwatoyin Bayegun, popularly known as Woli Arole, is another comedian who became quite popular due to social media.
Woli Arole rose to fame after posting videos of himself comically preaching the gospel.
Although he joined Instagram in 2015, Arole soon became an Internet sensation with over 2 million followers.
- Omo Ibadan (@iamlizzyjay)
With over 1 million followers online, Lizzy Jay Adebola, known professionally as Omo Ibadan, brings fresh content to online comedy.
The beautiful comedienne is seen in her viral videos confusing students with hilarious pronunciation of words using Ibadan accents.
- Josh2funny (@josh2funny)
Josh Alfred, known professionally as Josh 2 funny or Madam Felicia, is well known for his hilarious intonation.
The young comedian with over 1 million followers online posts funny music covers using Igbo accent, among other content.
- Taaooma (@taaooma)
Maryam Apaokagi, popularly known as Taaooma, is another well-known online comedienne within the country.
She frequently posts videos of herself acting in multiple characters as Iya Tao and Tao, among other roles. Taaooma is outstanding in what she does, and this has earned her over 2 million followers online.
- Twyse (@twyse_116)
Ereme Abraham, known popularly known as Twyse, is an online comedian known for playing multiple comedy skits.
The videos, which often revolve around a family where he acts all the roles, are hilarious and refreshing.
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Twice is a graduate of Graphics design and Animations from the University of Annamalai, India, and Information and Communication Technology (ICT) at the London Metropolitan University.
- MC Lively (@mc_lively)
Micheal Sani Amanesi, well known as MC Lively, is another online comedian worthy of note.
The graduate of Law is always seen in his video wearing a white shirt and black trousers, always seeking a job while addressing various issues faced in the country.
Mc Lively is also an actor who features mostly comedy movies.