We take a look at the rise to stardom of comedian, Akpororo.
He came into the industry with a fresh, unique and energetic style of
comedy, thereby receiving a lot of ovation from fans and lovers of
comedy. We take a look at the gentle rise to stardom of Akpororo.
Akpororo who is originally from Illaje in Ondo state was born in the
suburb of Warri in Delta state where he grew up. His real name is
the early part of his career, he started off as a gospel singer up
until 2008 when he moved to Lagos and contested twice in the AY’s Open
Mic Challenge, coming second in his first try and winning the
competition on his second try.
Akpororo rose to stardom in 2013 following his performance at
“Basketmouth’s Laff and Jam” show and went on to perform in several
comedy shows including “AY Live.”
Since then Akpororo has been able to create a name for himself as one
of the big comedians in Nigeria. On 12 August 2014, he staged his first
major comedy show “Akpororo vs Akpororo” at the Shell Hall, MUSON
Akpororo is known for his very energetic style of comedy which
involves a lot of moves and sometimes dancing. Another unique style
about his style of comedy is his ability to interpret the role of a
lunatic, thereby making way for him to star as a lunatic patient in the
movie “Head Gone.”
has been able to create a niche for himself both in the comedy and
movie industry. He has been nominated and also won several awards
including his 2016 nomination for Best Actor Comedy at the Africa Magic
Viewers Choice Awards.
Akpororo got married on November 14, 2015, to Josephine Abraham in Lagos state. They are blessed with a child.
comedian recently completed his mansion which he shared photo of it on
his Instagram page and dedicated it to his wife and daughter.
He wrote; Except the Lord builds a house. The labourer Labours in
vain. Father thank you for this one. I dedicate this to my wife and