Akpororo Biography

Jephthah Bowoto, who is popularly known as Akpororo, is a Nigerian stand-up comedian, singer, and actor, he was born on the 13 of February 1989. He is an indigene of Ilaje, Ondo State, Nigeria but he was born and brought up in Warri, a city in Delta State Nigeria, where he had his early education in both primary and secondary school. He started his career as a local gospel musician until 2008 when he participated in the National Comedy Challenge by Opa Williams and went on to win the Calabar chapter of the competition which he fully deserves.

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Akpororo – Bowoto Jephthah Oluwatiseyifumi Tanimola
Real nameBowoto Jephthah Oluwatiseyifumi Tanimola
Date of birth13 February 1989
Country of OriginFederal Republic of Nigeria
Source of WealthEndorsement, Comedian
Net worthN400 million

Akpororo moved to Lagos in 2009 and he contested twice in the AY’s Open Mic Challenge, which he came second in his first attempt and later winning the competition in his second attempt He embraced fame in year 2013, after his performance at “Basketmouth’s Laff and Jam” show and went on to perform in several comedy shows including “AY Live”. On the 12th of August 2014, he staged his first major comedy show which he themed “Akpororo vs Akpororo” at the Shell Hall, MUSON Centre. The new event enjoyed the attendance of notable musical acts and comedians.

In the year 2014, Akpororo went into acting, he starred in films like Headgone and The Antique; the movies earned him some notable recognition and nominations, three nominations at the 2015 Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards.

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Akpororo’s style of comedy is basically the mixture of secular and gospel related jokes. In an interview, he said that he performs and cracks jokes about lunatics because he was once an attendant to mentally ill people who came to the church he was attending for spiritual healing. In June 2015, Akpororo signed a 2-year endorsement deal with telecommunication heavyweight Airtel Nigeria.

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Akpororo is presently married to Josephine Ijeoma Abraham after their wedding in Surulere, Lagos State on the 14th of November 2015. He went back to school and is now a student of Lagos State University where he is studying Sociology Currently.

Akpororo House

Akpororo’s House

Akpororo built a house for himself and his family in the Okokomaiko area of Lagos state Nigeria. According to him, he said he is absolutely aware that a lot of rich people like to build themselves houses in the Lekki area, but it was his decision to choose the Okokomaiko area over Lekki because the place is peaceful and secure.

Akpororo Net worth

 Akpororo is undoubtedly one of the richest and most influential comedians in Nigeria, his net worth is based on his endorsements, shows, and salary, he has an estimated Net worth of N400 million

Akpororo Cars

2015 Acura MDX 

2015 Acura MDX
2015 Acura MDX

Akpororo got this car in October 2019, the car was said to have cost him N15million, he posts it on Instagram to celebrate with his fans with the caption.

Indeed I serve a very big God. All through the year, God has been good to me and my family. #iserveaverybiggod is my testimony of God’s grace and favor. This is my latest toy #iserveaverybiggod is ready for download on all digital platforms… get link on my bio #roroking #roronation.

Toyota Camry (muscle)

Akpororo’s Toyota Camry
Akpororo’s Toyota Camry

The powerful, stylish Camry gives up nothing with its optimized fuel economy, advanced tech, and stirring drive. Now with Hybrid Battery Warranty 70 from date of first use, or 150,000 miles, whichever comes first. Camry XLE showed in black with available Driver Assist Package.

  • MSRP: From N9million
  • MPG: Up to 29 city / 41 highway
  • Horsepower: 203 to 301 hp
  • Dimensions: 192-193″ L x 72″ W x 56-57″ H
  • Engine: 2.5 L 4-cylinder, 3.5 L V6.

Range Rover sport

Akpororo’s Range Rover sport
Akpororo’s Range Rover sport

The gallant and energetic Range Rover sport is the most expensive luxury car in his garage, it has been said to cost him about N30million

  • MSRP: From N30million
  • Dimensions: 192″ L x 78″ W x 71″ H
  • Horsepower: 254 to 575 hp
  • Towing capacity: 5,511 to 7,716 lbs
  • Engine: 2.0 L 4-cylinder, 3.0 L 6-cylinder, 3.0 L V6 diesel, 5.0 L V8.

Toyota Venza

Akpororo’s Toyota Venza
Akpororo’s Toyota Venza

This nice spacious Toyota Venza was gifted to Akpororo’s mum by Akpororo on her 50th birthday. It was delivered to her on the church premises, it came as a surprise as a little phone carton was handed to her, she thought it was a phone, when she opened it she discovered a car key. She was so excited. It has the following features. The Venza is the most portable SUV available in Toyota  It is very comfortable and easy to drive into and out of. A nice looking vehicle with an excellent sound system.

  • MPG: Up to 20 city / 26 highway
  • Dimensions: 189″ L x 75″ W x 63″ H
  • Towing capacity: 1,000 to 3,500 lbs
  • Cargo volume: 36.2 ft³, 70.2 ft³ with seat area
  • Engine: 2.7 L 4-cylinder, 3.5 L V6.


Akpororo is a strong believer in God and a workaholic, when God blesses you, extend your hand to your parents and family, he will bless you more.

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