Top 15 Most Rated Nigerian Comedians in 2024

Filed in Articles by on January 26, 2024

Most Rated Nigerian Comedians: You will agree with me that one way one could feel lively on a boring day is by listening to comedies. If you want to know some of the most famous comedians in Nigeria, then, this page is all you need. We have compiled a list of the most-rated comedians in Nigeria on this page. Check it out.

Top 15 Most Rated Nigerian Comedians in 2024

Today, in Nigeria, we have celebrated icons of comedy who have stood out in the crowd and whose names are always on the lips of fans across the world including kids. Here are the top funniest comedians you could easily hear of.

Top 15 Most Rated Nigerian Comedians in 2024

Below is the list of the most famous Nigerian comedians and their net worth.



His name is Bright Okpocha (goes by the pen name Basket). Bright was born on the 14th of September, 1978 in Lagos. He is a known comedian as well as an actor. He is the best among the best, a star among stars in his profession as a comedian.

I dey cut gap for dis guy ah tell u. This guy fit make you break your rib with laughter thus his pen name Basketmouth which suits him well. He’s an associate of many companies and has signed different endorsement contracts in the last 6 years.

He started his profession as a comedian in 2000 and has brand deals with Amstel Malta, Globacom Limited etc.

He has held many shows in different countries of the world South Africa, London, and America to mention the least. Basketmouth is worth about 2 billion naira and earns about 350 million Naira annually.

2. AY


Ayodeji Richard Makun, popularly called AY, is a multi-award-winning Nigerian comedian and actor. An indigene of Ondo state.

He’s a writer, director, and MC. Omo this guy rock! He is the host of A.Y live shows and A.Y comedy skits. His rise in the industry is faster than expected and charges between 1 to 2 million naira per event.

He makes about 280 million Naira annually and worth about 800 million. He beats other comedians by his level of creativity that’s why when we talk of Ayo, we talk about creativity, suave, and sophistication. He has won several awards to recognize his contribution to the Nigerian comedy industry.

Ay stands out because of his maturity in writing and performance. His creativity alone and his aura of excellence are what no other comedian can beat.



His real name is Atunyota Alleluya Akporobome. He was born on the 24th of June, 1965 and has over 30 years of performing on stage and serving as the host of most of the events of former  Presidents. If you don’t know Alibaba that means you weren’t born in the 90s.

His Lekki mansion is worth more than 300 million naira. He is a motivational speaker a professional comedians who is regarded as one of the founding fathers of comedy in Nigeria.

He plans and pioneers events especially political programs performing as MC and his estimated is worth about 3 billion naira and earns about 400 million naira per annum.



Bovi Ugboma was born on the 25th of September, 1979. He hails from Delta State, Nigeria. He is a graduate of Delta State University, Abraka. He was born and brought up in Benin City and has been active in the comedy industry since 2007.

Apart from being a comedian, he’s also a director, producer, actor, and writer. He organizes comedy concerts across the globe.

He has made lots of money from events he has anchored coupled with numerous adverts and tours. He is also an ambassador of many brands in Nigeria. He is working for Over 600 million Naira.



Jephta Bowoto (a.k.a. Akpororo) is a Nigerian comedian and singer. He is an Ilaje-Warri Boy. His career took a great turn when we held a comedy and music concert tagged Akpororo Vs. Akpororo at the Shell Hall of Muson Center, Lagos. He is a great singer and a terrific entertainer.

He has been nominated for several awards and has won many. His worth is over 100 million Naira.



Francis Agoda was born on the 4th of April, 1979. He hails from Delta State, Nigeria. He has organized different shows such as “I go dye Standing” across the globe and has been active in the industry since 1991.

His debut in the Night of A Thousand Laughs, coupled with his hilarious personality, earned him a place in the Nigerian comedy house.

He is a United Nations Millennium Developmental Goal Ambassador and also the C.E.O of Revamp Construction Company. His net worth is over 2 billion Naira and earns about 500 million Naira annually. He is presently constructing a bottled water company; Franstel natural Bottle Water.



Afametuna Clinton  Igwemma was born on march 3th 1973, an indigene of AgukwubNri in Anocha LGA in Anambra state. He began as a teenager performing to entertain in class and church dramas.

He obtained his bachelor’s degree at the Institute of Management and Technology Enugu where he studied Fine and Applied Arts.  He is a comedian as he is a talented actor and musician.

Today, he is a multimillionaire whose style of comedy as a drunk is simply irresistible. His estimated Net worth is about $5million.



Julius Agwu was born on the 7th of April 1973 in Port Harcourt, Nigeria to Chief Augustine Amadi Agwu and Mrs. Mary Agwu. His early education was in an Elementary state school and UPE school both in choba.

He attended government secondary school in Borokini Port Harcourt acquiring his 0level at Akpos Grammar school in Ozoba, a Diploma and Bachelor’s degree in theatre arts at the University of Port Harcourt. He was awarded the best student in the graduating class.

Is a Nigerian comedian known for his good sense of dressing. He made more than 20 million naira during the launch of his book when he clocked 40.

He is not just a comedian but also a political affiliate that’s why whenever you watch him perform, you see a classy and responsible individual on stage that doesn’t quite fit into the children’s scene. He has properties scattered all over the country.



Gordon a.k.a comedy barloscuni under the ODP Osusu political party is the firstborn child of his parents who attended Ighagbadu Primary School Delta State and then proceeded to Nana College for secondary education.

At age 13, the comedian was already the breadwinner of the family. He studied integrated science at the University of Delta. He is known for his cliché “HALLELUJAH” in between jokes which most people disapprove of.



Gbenga Adeyinka was born on may 7th 1968, an indigene of Abeokuta in ogun state, Nigeria. He is a graduate of English from the University of Lagos. He is the first Nigerian comedian to have worked in Ghana.

He has anchored the Ghana Music Award twice and performed at more than 12 shows in Ghana where he has a huge number of fans. He was known as the comedian of the federal republic and now the grand comedian of Nigeria.

Currently, he anchors more events than any other comedian in the country. He is the politicians’ top choice. He owns the Laffmattaz show one of the most outstanding show with over 5000 people in attendance yearly. Gbenga Adeyinka is work over 1 billion naira.



Okechukwu Anthony Oyegbule known by his stage name Okey Bakassi is a Nigerian comedian, movie actor, entertainer, and a politician in charge of upscale events and once served as Senior Special Assistant on entertainment in Imo state where he hails.

He was born on October 23 1969.  His worth is over 750m and he has assets in Imo and Canada.

12. TEE A


Babatunde Adewale, a.k.a. Tee A is a Nigerian comedian and a gifted wedding MC who was born on December 19 in Delta State. He began his performing when he was in JSS class back then in secondary school.

He is a graduate of linguistics at the University of Lagos. He was a pupil of Alibaba,  a well known merchant who excluding his private businesses, is worth over 300m Dollars.


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I won’t fail to include Idileoye Oluwaseyitun Lawrence Aletile who was born on the 22nd of June 1983. He grew up at Gsbon without his parents before returning to Nigeria at six.

He attended nursery and primary schools at Okitipupa, Ondo State, Secondary School at Ekiti State Government College formerly Unity Secondary School then traveled to Lagos where he completed his senior secondary school at Methodist Boys High School, Victoria Highland, Lagos.

He rested a bit before taking a part-time program on computers at the Lagos State Polytechnic. He got into comedy upon winning the Ay open comedy skit in September 2006.

After that, he decided to be under the tutelage of AY following him to events to learn the modus operand I to the merchant and then decided to take up comedy as a profession in 2007.

Apart from winning the AY skit, he was also invited by Opa Williams for a live comedy show. His growth in the industry is tremendous. He was an endorser who bagged a deal worth millions of naira in 2013 for Ptv phones.


Helen Paul

Helen Paul Bamisile (Tatafo) is a comedian, singer, and actress you would easily remember especially after her feature in Olmaide’s hit “Introduction”. She was born on January 29 1978 and lived with her grandmother in Lagos state.  She is an indigene of Edo state.

She attended Omiyade Primary School, Jibowu High School, and Bejide Memorial College all in Lagos State. She couldn’t go to college due to insufficient funds so she started working as a waitress where she was paid 10,000 then 40,000.

With this, she obtained her bachelor’s degree in theatre arts in 2010 and a master’s degree in 2012 from the University of Lagos.

Helen Paul is one of the richest comedians in Nigeria with an estimated net worth is between 1-5 million USD.



Adebowale “Debo” Adedayo popularly known as Mr. Marcaroni was born on 3 May 1993.  He is one or the Nigerian actors, content creator and citizen activist.

He is an indigene of Ogun State, but was born in Ogudu, Lagos.

Adebowale attended Tendercare International Nursery and Primary School in Ojota, Ogudu, and now at Magodo, Isheri. After his primary education, he went to Babcock University High School.

He became popular from his comic skits on social media, where he plays the role of a sugar daddy called “Daddy Wa” or a sadistic lecturer called “Professor Hard Life”.  Debo popularized catchphrases like “Ooin”, “Freaky freaky” and “You are doing well”.

His estimated net worth is about 200,000 dollars.



Mark Angel is a Nigerian Comedian, scriptwriter and video producer. He was born on 27 May 1991 in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. He came to popularity through Mark Angel’s Comedy series of shorts on YouTube.

Angel’s YouTube channel was the first African comedy channel to reach one million subscribers.

Mark Angel estimated Networth is about  1.2million Dollars

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  1. Sally says:

    These comedians are indeed the top 15 best comedians,they make me laugh out my worries. The writer of this article is on point.The sky is not your limit,but your staring point.

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