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Top 10 Richest Comedians in Nigeria (2022)

The Nigerian Comedy industry is a goldmine. Numerous comedians are making money and earning popularity just from comedy. Yes, that’s true. Read down carefully to see the top 10 richest comedians in Nigeria in 2022.

Wealthiest Comedians in Nigeria | Top 10

This is a list of the leading 10 richest comedians in Nigeria:

1. AY Makun

AY Makun tops the list of the wealthiest comedians in Nigeria. This comedian is the host and founder of AY Live. The AY Live show is one of the biggest comedy shows in Africa.

2. Ali Baba

Ali Baba ranks second on the list of the top 10 richest comedians in Nigeria. Alibaba Akpobome is the official name of Ali Baba. Ali Baba, the Nigerian comedian has a growing total asset of N3 billion.

3. Basket Mouth

Bright Okpocha best known as Basket Mouth is another rich comedian in Nigeria with a net worth of N2 million. Basket Mouth is a comedian and rapper. He is a recipient of several awards including the National Comedy Award and Best Stand-up Comedian of the Year.

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4. I Go Dye

I Go Dye also falls among the top 10 richest comedians in Nigeria. He has a net worth of N2 billion. I Go Dye’s official name is Francis Agoda.

5. Bovi

Bovi Ugboma fondly known as Bovi has a net worth of N1.5 billion. He began his comedy career in 2007. Bovi is a recipient of several awards including the AMVCA award of the best actor.

6. Julius Agwu

Julius ranks 6th place among the top 10 richest comedians in Nigeria. He began his career as an actor before switching to comedy. Julius is the CEO of Reellaif Limited and owns comedy shows like Laff 4 Christ’s Sake, Crack Ya Ribs, etc.

7. Okey Bakassi

Okey Bakassi is a Nigerian comedian with a cash flow of N800 million. He has won several awards/honors including the Best Actor in a Leading Role (Igbo), Best of Nollywood Awards, etc.

8. Gbenga Adeyinka

Gbenga Adeyinks is an Ogun state-born comedian with a net worth of N500 million. He is popularly known as the Grand Comedian of Nigeria. Among the richest comedians in Nigeria, Gbenga Adeyinka falls in the 8th position on the list.

9. Gordons

Gordons official name is Godwin Komone. He is another Nigerian rich comedian with a growing total asset of N400 million. Gordons owns the most popular Delta state-based Gospel music comedy group, D.C Envoy.

10. Akpororo

Akpororo is ranked 10th place on the list of the top 10 richest comedians in Nigeria. He has a growing total asset of N300 million. Akpororo is a recipient of numerous awards including the 2015 Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Who is the Richest Comedian in 2022?

Jerry Seinfeld

Net Worth: $950 Million

He has starred in several shows since then also including ‘Frankie on Benson’ and ‘The Tonight Show’. However, today he’s become the richest comedian in the world. And at age 64 years old, Jerry Seinfeld’s net worth is estimated to be $950 million.

Who is the Richest Comedian in Nigeria in 2022?

These are the top 4 richest comedians in Nigeria in 2022:

  1. AY
  2. Basketmouth
  3. I Go Dye
  4. Julius Agwu


In the write-up above, you will see the top comedians that have amassed a lot of income and popularity in the comedy industry. This write-up focuses on the richest comedians in Nigeria. Good luck as you read through.

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