Ayo AY Makun Biography | Age | Career | Education | Net Worth

Ayo Makun Biography

Ayodeji Richard Makun, professionally known as AY or AY Comedian, is a funnyman Nigerian provenance who also stands out for several roles, including author and actor.
Born in Warri, in present-day Delta State, Nigeria, Ayo Makun is actually from Ondo state.
His comedy career several years ago, but he only popped into the public’s consciousness after his appearance on the set of ace producer Opa Williams’ Night of a Thousand Laughs, which also had other comic characters performing.

Ayo Makun Age

Ayo Makun is 51 years old.

Ayo Makun Career

Generally seen as the Godfather of Nigerian Comedy, Ali Baba employed AY as a Personal Assistant and Event Manager. The skills Ayo acquired working for his former employer was probably what shaped his approach to the comedy industry. With his popular event, Open MIC Live, AY was able to harvest fresh talent  fresh talents for the comedy industry. Popular acts like Seyilaw and Akpororo were shot into the limelight after winning AY’s Open Mic event. Actions like these are only bound to create a growing number of loyalists for him, and in the near future, its possible that we’ll soon begin to see AY being referred to as a ‘Godfather’ of Comedy. 
AY wrote the column, Going AY-Wire as a guest columnist with The Sun Newspapers, (Nigeria’s most circulated National Daily) and also wrote another monthly column titled Jokes Apart in Gbenga Adeyinka’s monthly comedy journal, Laffmatazz. The multi-talented comedian also presented The AY Live on The Morning Drive every Friday from 6am to 10am on Rhythm 93.7 FM, Lagos.  AY rose to fame after performing at the “Night of a Thousand
Laugh” a comedy show hosted by Oppa Williams. He is currently the host of the AY Live shows, AY comedy skits and AY Cribs which he usually publish on YouTube. He is very skillful, creative and talented.

Early Life and Education

Ayo Makun was born on August 19, 1971, in Warri, Delta State. He originally hails from Ifon, Ose local government in Ondo State. AY is the eldest of his six siblings, two boys, and four girls. One of his brothers, Yomi Makun, known as Yomi Casual, is one of the top fashion designers in Nigeria. He had his primary and secondary school education in Warri, Delta State, before moving to Delta State University, Abraka, Delta State, where he studied Theatre Art and graduated after spending nine years in school. 
While he was a student, A.Y. received recognition for being the most stylish student on campus in 1999 and 2000; the best show business promoter in 2001; the most renowned student on campus in 2001; and the recipient of the Jaycee Club Socio-personality Award (2003).

Net Worth

Rated high among Nigerian comedians, Ayo Makun also totes a high net worth in Nigeria’s comedy space. Of course, he wouldn’t be caught bragging about his net worth, but conservative estimates put his net worth at $2 million.

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