Nigerians have a way of smiling and being high-spirited despite the hardships and numerous problems that beset the country. Thanks to comedians, they have this unusual talent of making even the depressed soul burst into laughter. Laughter, they say, is like medicine for the body, hence it’s good to laugh as often as possible. One of the famous comedic faces that can bring out the brightest laughs from Nigerians and beyond is Mr Funny. The name ‘Mr. Funny’ already depicts who this personality is all about. Curious to know more about him? In this article, Carmart Blog brings you all you need to know about your favourite comedian: Mr Funny.
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Mr Funny Profile
|Full Name:||Emmanuel Chukwuemeka Ejekwu|
|Stage Name:||Mr Funny (Sabinus Mr Mumuman)|
|Born:||30 January 1995 (age 27 years old)|
|Place of Birth:||Port Harcourt|
|State Of Origin:||Rivers State|
|Girlfriend Spouse:||Not Married|
|Occupation:||Comedian •Media Personality|
|Net Worth:||₦70- 120 million|
Mr Funny Biography And Education
Popularly known as Mr Funny, Mr Mumuman or Sabinus is a well-known Nigerian comedian, actor, and content creator. His real name is Emmanuel Chuwkwuemeka Ejekwu and he was born on the 30th of January, 1995. He hails from Rivers State and even grew up in Rivers.
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Mr Funny had his primary and secondary school education in Rivers. He studied Linguistics and Communication Studies at the prestigious University of Port Harcourt.
Mr Funny Career
Mr. Funny discovered his comedy talent at a young age, and he acted fast in using it. He began actively doing comedy skits while he was in university. This was in 2015 during a particular School Student Union week. Mr Funny decided to pursue his career further by uploading various comedy skits on his social media handles, especially Instagram. Soon enough, he started getting noticed by top Instagram influencers who started sharing his skits. In a short time, Mr Funny garnered many followers who began to like and comment on his status. Even as I write this article, his Instagram followers continue to rise.
His popularity has earned some notable recognition. He is the brand ambassador for a popular betting site: Oddstackr. Some of his role models who have influenced him in his comedy career are Mr Ibu and Charles Inojie.
Mr. Funny has also featured in incredible Nollywood movies, the likes of ‘Billionaire’s Bride’, ‘Man of War’ etc.
Mr Funny Awards
Mr Funny has been recognised for his exceptional creativity and talent. Very few have been able to successfully combine education and comedy careers, especially in the Nigerian Entertainment industry, however, Mr Funny was able to sustain both effectively by watching his career soar. He was recognized for his work and won the Best Online Comedian at the Bae Awards in 2019.
- Mr Funny received The Creative Social Media category award in 2021 from DENSA.
- Mr Funny beats Mr Macaroni, and others to win the Online social content creators’ award at AMVCA 8
Mr Funny Selected Comedy
Here are a few comedy skits performed by Mr Funny. You should check them out and have some fun:
Mr Funny Cars
The 27-year old comedian has a beautiful whip he recently got last year. Mr Funny purchased a stunning Mercedes Benz SUV which he acquired for millions of naira. He didn’t hesitate to share lovely pictures of himself posing beside his car on Instagram. He wrote: ‘New Whip Alert_ Thanks to God and my lovely fans_OGA SABINUS’
Mr Funny Net Worth
His net worth is estimated at 70 million – 150 million NGN.
Mr Funny Social Media Handle
Mr Funny is very active on social media since this is where he posts his hilarious comedy skits. He has over 1.5M followers on Instagram and counting. You can follow him on Instagram @ mrfunny1_
Mr Funny is one of the top comedians in Nigeria to watch out for. His fast-rising fame and wealth has made him one of the highly sought-after comedians in Nigeria and beyond.