The quest to get to the top is tough, but tougher is the ability to remain on top. Comedy is no longer for the so called NFAs(No Future Ambition) as it was previously perceived. Believe it or not, its a serious business.
Nowadays, practically most youths jump into commedy business as they now see it as an easy escape mechanism from penury to luxury.
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This legendary comedian is widely regarded as the godfather of Nigerian comedy. Ali Baba, christened Atunyota Alleluya Akporobomerere was born in Warri, Delta State, on June 24th 1965 to the Royal Family of Agbarha Otor, Ughelli North Local Government Area.
Ali Baba is believed to be one of the richest comedians in Nigeria, highly rayed by Forbes. Ali baba charges between 1 to 2 million per show. He is worth about $15million. He performs for the high and mighty in the society and earns an estimated $2 million per annum.
Bright Okpocha, is a Nigerian comedian and actor. He has organized popular stand-up comedy concerts like Basketmouth Uncensored across the globe. Basket Mouth was born September 14, 1978.
No doubt, he is one of Nigeria’s most talented comedians. He after every show, he smiles to the bank with 2 to 3million naira. Basketmouth is worth about N2billion naira, with an average of N192million per annum and about N120 million in endorsement deals. Hes a loyal Glo ambassador.