Top 10 Highest Paid Comedians in Nigeria and Their Net Worth




Speaking of comedians in Nigeria, here's a list of the top 10 highest paid comedians and their net worth. These comedians receive the highest cut from events they are featured or invited to perform, and some of them happen to be the richest and most creative in the industry.
Here's out list of the highest paid comedians in Nigeria:

#10: Akpororo


Akpororo is rapidly growing to become the finest comedian in Nigeria. Gradually, he has worked his was into being the main comedian invited to perform at events where high profile politicians like the President and Senators turn out to be majority of the audience. He's paid over 300 thousand naira per show and his charge rate is expected to spike up really soon. Akpororo has an estimated net worth of $1.4 Million.

#9: Gordons


Gordons is along time comedian and gospel musician. He has a net worth of $1.5 Million and he is one of the highest paid comedian in Nigerian. Gordons is a hard comedian to come by nowadays because he's busy standing up wild shows and also running businesses. He's paid nothing lower than 1 Million per show.

#8: Seyi Law


Seyi Law got to limelight after winning the "Open Mic" competition hosted by AY to pick the best among upcoming unknown comedians in 2006 and has sustained his popularity by proving his worth through rib-cracking outstanding show performances. Seyi Law has a net worth of $2.18 Million and makes the list of highest paid comedians in Nigeria.

#7: Bovi


Bovi is one of the most loved and also one of the most paid comedians in Nigeria with a pay rate per show of above 800k naira. He's been around for quite some time now and has come to stay. Bovi is often compared to other comedians like Basketmouth and Akpororo in a bid to knowing the funniest. Bovi struck a multimillion naira deal with mega telecom company, GLO in 2015. His net worth is an estimated $2.5 Million.

#6: Gbenga Adeyinka


The Grand Comedian of Nigeria (GCON) is heavily paid to perform. For sure, he'll take nothing less than a million naira, except for really close persons. Gbenga is a businessman also, who operates several businesses and owns properties worth millions. His net worth is an agreeable $3 Million.

#5: Julius Agwu


CEO at Real Laff Entertainment and diehard comedian, Julius Agwu charges 2 million naira and above that to perform at shows. He owns assets across the country and is one of the richest comedians in Nigeria with a net worth of $5 Million.

#4: I Go Dye


I Go Dye is one of the oldest standup comedians in Nigeria with a net worth of $6.6 Million. He is the CEO of Revamp Constructio Company and a UN ambassador. I Go Dye is paid over 1 million naira per show booking and earns over 100 million annually as a topnotch comedian and a businessperson.

#3: AY


Popular comedian and comic actor Ayo Makun, popularly known as AY is one of the highest paid comedians in Nigeria with a net worth of $8.3 Million. He is also one of Nigeria's most respected and popular comedian globally known for his blockbusting comic skits and movies. While "30 Days in Atlanta" was still breaking waves, the comedian directed and produced another groundbreaking movie, "A trip to Jamaica". He is paid above 2 million naira per show.

#2: Basketmouth


Bright Okpocha, wildly known as Basketmouth is quite a businessperson and a comedian combined. He's one of those comedians who cracks really funny jokes with pure English; what most comedians can't really do comfortably for a long time. Basketmouth has. been into comedy for over 7 years now and has performed on stages outside the country. He's one of the highest paid comedian with a pay rate of over 2 million naira and a net worth of $10 Million.

#1: Ali Baba


Ali Baba is the Politicians' choice and Nigeria king of comedy. Because of his experience, he is usually chosen to host events for high profile personalities and earns over 4 million naira per show. Ali Baba has an estimated net worth of $10Million. He's a speaker, an actor an also, a topnotch MC. He may not be the richest in the industry right now Ali Baba is the highest paid comedian in Nigeria.

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