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AY Net worth, Biography & Facts

Nigeria Comedian and Actor Ayo Makun is one of nigeria's global icon in the entertainment industry who paved the way for other colleagues alike., pub-1800157631388084, DIRECT, f08c47fec0942fa0

AY Net worth, Biography & Facts remains the question of those who really love entertainment and upcoming in the same career line as his. AY is acclaimed as the richest comedian in Nigeria.

AY Net worth

He has been in the comedy industry for over 20 years when he started Nigeria veteran comedian Alibaba. He has proven himself to be well oriented and articulated in handling all his major events.

There are still untold stories about this notable entertainment icon you barely know about, which I would be exposing to you from his biography down to his net worth.


Biography of Ayo Richard Makun popularly known as AY was born on the 19th of August 1971 in the capital of Delta state, Warri. He grew up in a family of 5 children, making him the 3rd child of late PA Oluremi Makun.

AY started his elementary school at Model Primary School, then proceeded to the Anglican Grammar School, after which he gained admission into Delta State University to study theater Art.

The Journey

AY had shown interest in drama and comedy right from his early adulthood kick-starting his career as an MC at Delta state university. He was very popular among his peers due to the funny character he possesses, making him more of that entertaining figure during his period of study.

According to reports he was said to have used 9 years instead of 4 years at the university studying theater art which made in an inspiration to his peers alike. He graduated with a third-class in his discipline after so much dragging due to several issues best known by him.

He further pushed his career online by using social media to utilize all his comedy talk during events and started making short skits leading to his production of AY’s crib,  a family home drama consisting of several characters. He started AY live in 2006 which eventually became the biggest comedy show in Africa.

Introducing a whole lot of new comedians into the limelight including basket mouth, akpororo, Kenny black among others. He further rose into the international sphere after the release of Nollywood blockbuster “30 Days in Atlanta

He has hosted shows both locally and internationally with a massive number of ticket sales ranking him among the largest sold-out comedian in Nigeria.


Well, there are a few controversies surrounding how this entertainment icon came into the limelight between him, Alibaba, and basket mouth. Rumor has it that Alibaba was supposed to have to be referenced towards his fame because he was mentored by this veteran comedian in his early days of being a stand-up comedian.

Reports have it that AY turned his back on him, including his colleague basket mouth which caused several reactions decades ago.

AY Net Worth

AY Net worth in dollars is estimated to be around $1.5 million (N2 billion) by Forbes ranking of entertainers making him the richest stand-up comedian in Africa and the 10th richest actor in Nigeria. These estimates are compiled based on his total visible and liquid assets ranging from digital assets to movies and shows.

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