Alibaba Akpobome Biography | Age | Career | Education | Net Worth
Alibaba Akpobome Biography
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Atunyota Alleluya Akpobome
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June 24, 1965
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Ali baba attended Command Secondary School, Ipaja, Lagos, and Ibru College, Agbarha-Otor, Delta, for his secondary education. He proceeded to Bendel State University (now Ambrose Alli University), where he bagged a bachelor’s degree in Religious Studies & Philosophy.
In order to make a career for himself in Comedy, Alibaba moved to Lagos State permanently after the conclusion of his university program in Religious Studies and Philosophy and earning the equivalent degree in 1990.
Despite his initial interest in law, he discovered his passion for comedy and followed through with it. This decision no doubt made Alibaba Akpobome net worth something to talk about today.
His career officially took off by making guest performances at corporate events, being a master of Ceremony, performing on television shows with some of his colleagues including Charly Boy, Danladi Bako, and Patric Doyle.
He also made appearances on radio shows with Mani Onumonmu, Sani Iran or and Bisi Olatilo. During all these times, he was also an executive assistant in 1991 with Dapo Adelegan of DP Lekki.
Since at the time, most people had little to no regards for Comedy due to its unpopularity in those days, Alibaba decided to improve on his Comedy skills by packaging it in a more receptive way to the Nigerian audience.
He successfully created a place for comedy in the entertainment industry as an innovator for Official and casual events by serving as Master of Ceremony in such events.
In a bid to repackage comedian, as well as change the Nigerian perception towards comedians, Alibaba decided to register his company with the government in 1993.
As part of the revolution, he decided to set up billboards in strategic places in Lagos State with the message that ‘Being funny is serious business’.
This created an awareness within Nigerians to see comedy as a respected business and way of life.
According to him, Comedy business is big enough for anyone from anywhere who intend to make comedy a profession and a source of earning.
Alibaba is happily married. The name of his wife is Mary Akpobome.
Alibaba Akpobome Age
24 June 1965
Alibaba’s comic prowess has accumulated wealth for him. Many online sources had positioned him to be the second richest comedian in Nigeria. His net worth is estimated at around #2 billion.