On this post we will be looking at the Top 10 Social media influencers in Nigeria from the entertainment industry precisely from comedy.
- Broda Shaggi
The first on our list is Samuel Animashaun Perry a.k.a Broda Shaggi. He is a Nigerian comedian, actor, songwriter and singer, born on the 6th of July 1993, in Lagos State Nigeria. Broda Shaggi is a graduate from the University of Lagos. Broda Shaggi tops the list with over 7.4million Instagram followers.
2. Craze Clown
Emmanuel Ogonna Iwueke popularly known as Craze Clown is a Nigerian comedian, born on the 24th of December 1992. Craze Clown was among the very first to take advantage of the social media with his partner as of then “Ade”. Their comedy skits got the attention of many Nigerians and of such others saw the opportunity and began to make use of the social media. Craze Clown also known as Dr. Craze Clown is second on the list with 3.9million Instagram followers.
3. Lasisi Elenu
Nosa Afolabi popularly known as Lasisi Elenu is the CEO of SumJusAppenRighNow, he is also among the very first to capitalise on the existence of the social media.. He is a content creator, a singer, songwriter, comedian, actor and an MC. Lasisi is a graduate from University of Ilorin. Lasisi makes us a filter in Snapchat called “Bigmouth or wide mouth”in his comedy skits. Lasisi is third with 3.6million Instagram followers.
4. The Cute Abiola
Abdulgafar Ahmad Oluwatoyin also known as The Cute Abiola is a Nigerian comedian, actor, naval officer and cinematographer. He was born on April 28, 1996 in Ilorin Kwara State. He is popularly known for playing the role of a lawyer in his comedy skits. The Cute Abiola sits fourth with 3.4.million Instagram followers.
5. Sydney Talker
Sydney Egere popularly known as Sydney Talker is a Nigerian comedian born on the 12th October, 1995, he hails from Edo State. He is popularly known to be carrying with him a white towel on his neck in his comedy skits. He is fifth with 2.6million Instagram followers.
6. Nedu Wazobia
Nedu Wazobia is a Nigerian On-air personality, Tv presenter, actor, comedian, content creator and broadcast journalist. He is famous for adding a unique spin to his pidgin. He was born on the 5th of August, 1982 in Kaduna State. He is sixth with 2.1million Instagram followers.
Josh Alfred popularly known as Josh2funny is a Nigerian comedian, content creator, singer, songwriter and actor. He was born on 18th December 1990 in Anambra State. He is popularly for making cover songs of popular songs and the #Don’tLeaveMe challenge. Josh is seventh with 1.9million Instagram followers.
8. MC Lively
Michael Sani Amanesi also known by his stage name as MC Lively is a Nigerian comedian and actor from Agenebode Edo State. He was born on August 15, 1992. Michael Sani is graduate from Obafemi Awolowo University. He is eight with 1.9million followers.
9. Mr Macaroni
Debo Adebayo popularly known as Mr Macaroni is a Nigerian comedian, actor and activists. He was born on May 3 1992 in Lagos Nigeria. He is popularly known for playing the role of a Sugar Daddy in his comedy skits. Mr Macaroni also has a fan base of 1.9 million on Instagram.
10. Nasty Blaq
Abisi Emmanuel Ezechukwu popularly known as Nasty Blaq is a Nigerian comedian, content creator, entertainer and actor. He started off with Sydney Talker before making a name for himself. Nasty Blaq ends this list with 1.5 million Instagram followers.
There you have it guys, this is Trengezie’s pick for the top 10 most influential in the entertainment (comedy) 2021.