Who are the richest Instagram comedians in Nigeria in 2023? Here is a list of the top 10 highest-paid IG comedy skit makers in Nigeria.
Nigeria can boast of being one of the best Countries in Africa blessed with gifted, talented, and creative young Comedians as comedy is becoming the new business in the country.
Aside from comedy, Nigerian is indeed a blessed country filled with young talents ranging from the Music industry, Movie industry, Comedians, footballers, and boxers.
Instagram has no doubt helped a lot of talented Comedians in Nigeria to showcase their skills.
The photo and video-sharing platform is currently the source of income for almost every comedian in the country, the likes of NastyBlaq, Mr. Macaroni, Broda Shaggi, Sirbalo, and others have made a huge amount of money, fame, and endorsement on Instagram for their talents.
These Comedians have made name for themselves in the entertainment industry, asides from fame and awards the likes of Mr. Macaroni, Brain Jotter, Sydney Talker, Zicsaloma, and many others in that same industry are currently Brand Ambassadors of different companies due to their outstanding Comedies.
They have also made cool cash, built houses, and bought brand new cars from doing comedy too.
In this article, TheDistin will share with you the top 10 richest comedians in Nigeria who are making our stay on Instagram as remarkable as always and bringing smiles to the sad souls on the app.
You can also check out the Top 40 funniest Nigerian Instagram comedians in 2022.
Top 10 Richest IG Comedians In Nigeria In 2023
Below is the list of the 10 richest comedians who rose to fame through sharing their skits on Instagram and their estimated net worths in dollars.
1. Mark Angel
- Net Worth: $2.5 million
- Age: 31 years old
- Best Known For: Mark Angel Comedy
- Years of Active: 2013 – 2023
- Instagram: @markangelcomedy with 1.8 million followers
- YouTube Channel: 8.64 million Subscribers
Mark Angel is a Nigerian comedian, scriptwriter, and video producer. He is best known for the Mark Angel Comedy series of shorts on YouTube, often featuring child comedians such as his cousin, Emmanuella Samuel, his niece, and her cousin “Aunty” Success Madubuike.
Anyone who knows Mark Angel will attest to the fact that he started off by posting on Facebook, and Instagram, before YouTube even though he is much more famous on the video-sharing platform.
On Instagram, Mark Angel Comedy has 1.8 million followers as of January 2023 and 8.64 million subscribers on his YouTube channel making his channel the most subscribed in Nigeria.
Mark Angel is extremely rich but does not love to flaunt his assets on his social media pages, rather, he chooses to invest in his comedy and takes care of each member of his crew.
What is Mark Angel’s net worth? Mark Angel is one of the richest comedians in Nigeria. Currently, he has a net worth estimated at $2.5 million which he made majorly from his comedy series, and then, YouTubing, scriptwriting, video production, and other endeavors. His impressive net worth has ranked him among the richest comedians in the country.
According to Social Blade, Mark Angel’s channel generates a daily revenue of $107 – $1.7K, and weekly earnings of $751 – $12K. Mark Angel channel earns an income of $3.2K – $51.5K in a month, and an estimated salary of $38.6K – $617.8K in a year
Mark Angel’s streams of income are from YouTube ads, sponsorship, and partnerships with companies.
2. Mr. Macaroni
- Net Worth: $900,000
- Real Name: Debo Adedayo
- Age: 29 years old
- Birthday: May 3, 1993
- State of Origin: Lagos State
- Instagram: @mrmacaroni1 with 3.3 million followers
- YouTube Channel: 736K subscribers
Mr. Macaroni is one of the best Comedians in Nigeria with a huge fan base on social media platforms. He is known for words like “You are doing well” “Fantabulous” in every of his comedy videos and is mostly called “Mr. Freaky Freaky” in Nigeria. Mr. Macaroni is among the richest Instagram Comedians in Nigeria.
He was born Debo Adedayo on the 3rd of May 1993 in Lagos State. The Nigerian Comic Skit maker was brought up in Lagos where he did his primary, and secondary School before going further to Redeemer’s University to study Theater Arts.
After graduating from the University, in 2012, Mr. Macaroni started his Comedy career and today here he is among the prominent Instagram Comedians in Nigeria.
Per Social Blade, Mr. Macaroni’s YouTube channel generates earnings of $21 – $334 in a day, revenue of $146 – $2.3K in a week, an income of $626 – $10K in a month, and a salary of $7.5K – $120.1K in a year.
Aside from YouTube earnings, the comedian makes money from other avenues. Mr. Macaroni’s streams of income are from YouTube ads, sponsorship, and partnerships with companies. He also earns from his various endeavors and his influence on Instagram.
What is Mr. Macaroni’s net worth? Nigerian comic skit maker MrMacarini has an estimated net worth of $900,000 as of 2023.
3. Broda Shaggi
- Net Worth: $520,000
- Real Name: Samuel Animashaun Perry
- State of Origin: Lagos State
- Instagram: @brodashaggi with 11.3 million followers
- YouTube Channel: 1.64 million Subscribers
Samuel Animaehaun Perry also known as Broda Shaggi is a renowned comedian in Nigeria. He is regarded as one of the richest Nigerian comedians in 2023
The entertainer was born in Lagos State, he went to Creek High school before proceeding to the University of Lagos where he got a degree in creative arts.
Broda Shaggi is a degree holder in Creative Arts from Lagos State University. He is such a talented young man in Comedy, Shaggi is known for saying “Oya hit me” in most of his skits.
He started his comedic acting at a young age. He became famous on Instagram where he used to share short skits until he channeled his attention to YouTube.
BrodaShaggi is not only a comedian, he is a musical artist who has released a couple of songs to his credit. Aside from comedy and music, BrodaShaggi is an influencer who works with top brands within and beyond Nigeria.
Per an estimation by Social Blade, BrodaShaggi’s YouTube channel geneartes earnings of $30 – $481 in a day, revenue of $210 – $3.4K in a week, an income of $901 – $14.4K in a month, and a salary of $10.8K – $173.1K in a year.
He also earns from his various endeavors and his influence on Instagram.
What is BrodaShaggi’s net worth? BrodaShaggi is a comedy skit maker from Nigeria who is considered among the richest. As of 2023, BrodaShaggi has an estimated net worth of $520,000
- Net Worth: $500,000
- Real Name: Samuel Oluwafemi Osubiojo
- Age: 27 years old
- State of Origin: Ekiti State
- Instagram: @samspedy with 371K followers
- YouTube Channel: 2.78 million subscribers and 566K subscribers on his second channel
Samuel Oluwafemi Osubiojo is a renowned Instagram Comedian in Nigeria. He was convinced in 1992 Ekiti State.
He often appears as Mama Ojo in most of his comedy skits.
He has one of the most subscribed YouTube channels in Nigeria. He surpasses many famous musicians on YouTube in terms of views and subscribers.
The 27-year-old comedian is one of the richest Instagram comedians in Nigeria in 2023. On Instagram where he also shares most of his skits, he has 371K followers.
What is SampSpeedy’s net worth? Nigerian comedy skit marker Samuel Oluwafemi Osubiojo popularly known as SamSpeedy has an estimated net worth of $500,000 as of 2023.
According to Social Blade, the Samspedy YouTube channel is the 5th most subscribed channel in Nigeria. The channel generates earnings of $148 – $2.4K in a day, revenue of $1K – $16.6K in a week, an income of $4.4K – $71.2K in a month and a salary of $53.4K – $854.2K in a year.
Aside from YouTube earnings, the comedian makes money from other avenues. Mr. Macaroni’s streams of income are from YouTube ads, sponsorship, and partnerships with companies. He also earns from his various endeavors like modeling and his influence on Instagram.
5. Sydney Talker
- Net Worth: $200,000
- Real Name: Sydney Egere
- State of Origin: Edo State
- Age: 25 years old
- Instagram Followers: @sydneytalker with 4.1 million
- YouTube Channel: 172,000 subscribers
- Business: Founder and CEO of Neville Records
Sydney Egere is another wealthy Comedian in Nigeria. He is a content Creator, Actor, and social media influencer from Edo State.
Sydney completed all his education before venturing into the industry as a Comedian, as it stands now, he recently purchased a brand new car and house for himself.
Sydney Talker is one of the richest Instagram Comedians in Nigeria as of 2023.
Sydney bought his white Geely Coolray car on August 19, 2021, and shared pictures of it on his Instagram page with his fans.
As of 2023, Sydney Talker’s net worth is estimated to be $200,000.
- Net Worth: $190,000
- Real Name: Abisi Emmanuel Ezechukwu
- Age: 25 years old
- Instagram: @nastyblaq with 3 million followers
- YouTube Channel: 126K subs
Abisi Emmanuel Ezechukwu better known as NastyBlaq is a 24-year-old famous and gifted comedian in Nigeria.
He rose to stardom in 2018 after releasing skits he titled “My Woman” ever since then, NastyBlaq has been making it in Comedy.
Today, NastyBlaq is among the richest Instagram Comedians in Nigeria.
Nasty Blaq on November 23, 2021, bought a Mercedes Benz car and took to his Instagram page to share the great news with his fans.
Nasty Blaq’s net worth reportedly stands at $190,000.
7. Lasisi Elenu
- Net Worth: $184,600
- Age: 30 years old
- Years of Active: 2017 – 2023
- Best Known For: Wide mouth performance filter on social media, Mama and Papa Godspower comedy series
- Instagram: @lasisielenu with 4.4 million followers
- YouTube Channel: 158K Subscribers
Lasisi Elenu’s full name is Nosa Afolabi. He is a gifted comedian from Kwara State. He had his High school education in Kwara after which he continued to the University Of Agriculture in Illorin.
Apart from comedy, Lasisi is one of the well-known influencers in Nigeria. The comedian is among the richest Instagram Comedians in the country.
Who doesn’t know Lasisi Elenu on Instagram? If you don’t know him then you must be joking I think. His Comedy is all over Instagram and Facebook.
Lasisi Elenu earns from YouTube ads, and for being an influencer. His estimated net worth is $184,600.
8. Craze Clown
- Net Worth: $180,000
- Instagram: @crazeclown with 4.6 million followers
- YouTube Channel: 136K Subscribers
Craze Clown is part of the traditional skit comedy community on Instagram. In his elderly man routine, dressed in an off-white agbada and a cap that is customarily known to the Yoruba tribe.
He delivers structured hilarity to followers with an efficiency that has earned him over 4.4m followers and regular sponsored posts from various brands.
He’s up there among the best and richest Nigerian Instagram comedians. Certainly in terms of success.
- Net Worth: $150,000
- Instagram: @oluwadolarz with 3.9 million followers
- YouTube Channel: 223K Subscribers
- Business: C.E.O OLUWADOLARZ ROOM OF COMEDY
Oluwadolarz is the CEO of Oluwa Dollarz Room of Comedy. He is one of the funniest Nigerian comedians as of 2023.
He has amassed a major social media following since becoming popular. On Instagram, he has 2.6 million followers, and also he has close to 200,000 YouTube subscribers.
He mostly features his younger brother and sister and mom in most of his skits. He released more comedy content last year than just like others on this list.
Oluwa Dollarz earns from YouTube ads, partnerships, and sponsorships with companies. He owns a house and a number of cars.
He is estimated to be worth around $150,000.
- Net Worth: $120,000
- Real Name: Apaokagi Maryam
- Instagram: @taaooma with 4.3 million followers
- YouTube Channel: 809K Subscribers
People always say “what a man can do a woman cannot do”, but here is Taaooma proving them wrong. Taaooma is the only female Comedian on this list.
Her real name is Apaokagi Maryam, she started comedy in 2019 as a result of her boyfriend.
Taaooma was born in Nigeria, but she was raised by her parents in Namibia, at the age of 10 Taaooma relocated back to Nigeria where she later continued her education.
She is a graduate of Tourism And Travel Service Management from Kwara State University. Most of her Comedies are based on how African mothers treat Their children.
Taaooma is the number 10 richest Instagram Comedian on this list with a net worth of $120,000.
Other Rich Instagram Comedians In Nigeria
Sirbalo is gradually dominating the comedy scene with his good videos. He started comedy around 2018 and as of 2021, Sirbalo has made name for himself in Nigeria.
He recently bought a brand new house this year. Sirbalo born Timothy Obotuke is among the richest Instagram Comedians in Nigeria.
When it comes to Comedy, SirBalo is a household name in the comedy industry. He is known for using beautiful girls in his videos. SirBalo born Timothy Obotuke ventured into Comedy around 2018 and now, SirBalo has already gotten a car and house for himself within three years of starting Comedy.
Nigerian comedian, Obotuke Timothy, popularly known as, Sir Balo Comedy, acquired a new mansion in Lekki, Lagos state in 2021.
Zicsaloma is a talented Comedian in Nigeria, his creativity in videos is wonderful, he often appears as a woman in most of his comedy. Zicsaloma was born in Kaduna, he was raised by his parents alongside his brothers today.
In 2021, Zicsaloma purchased a house for his mother.
The comedian recently announced that he bought a new house and a car for himself through the comedies he posts on Instagram. In 2021, Pulse NG reported that the popular Nigerian Instagram comedian bought a new house in Lagos.
Sabinus aka Mr. Funny
Emmanuel Chukwuemeka Ejekwu, better known by his stage name Sabinus, is a well-known Nigerian comedian who recently took ownership of a mansion in Lagos, Nigeria. Without a doubt, Sabinus has established himself as a household name in the Nigerian entertainment sector. Over the past few years, he has been well-known for his consistency in his area of comedy.
Sabinus has had a fantastic 2022, landing multiple domestic and international performances. He beat Mr. Macaroni and other competitors to win the AMVCA 8 Online Social Content Creators Award. In October 2021, Sabinus purchased a home for his parents in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
In some viral images on social media, Sabinus shows photos of his new mansion, which has a customized swimming pool with his engraved in it. He was also spotted posing by a new car parked inside his brand-new Lagos house.
Popular skit maker, Sunday Joshua Martins better known as DeGeneral is one of the most successful comedians in Nigeria at the moment.
With 1.1 million followers on Instagram and over 200K subscribers on YouTube, DeGenearl is proof that comedy really pays.
Recently, DeGeneral built a luxurious house for his parents. The comedian decided to put joyous smiles on the faces of his parents as he builds them a marvelous house.
His friends had thought the house was for himself, but he informed them that it was just for his parents and the one he would build for himself would be bigger than this.
“This is not for me, it’s for my parents,” he said.
Chukwuemeka Amuzie who is also regarded as Brain Jotter is a fast-rising Instagram Comedian. He is among the richest Instagram comedians out there.