6 Nigerian Celebrities Who Became Popular Through Online Comedy Skits

Gone are the days when the only place you get to see your favorite comedians are during stage performances.

Today, comedians can now show their talents to millions of people across the world just by uploading a video of themselves on popular social media platforms.

As a result, we now have hundreds of celebrities who rose to fame - thanks to comedy.

In the article, I will be sharing with you some of your favourite celebs that came to the limelight through online comedy skits.

Mr Funny

When we talk about one of the funniest comedians in Nigeria, the name Mr Funny would surely be mentioned.

Mr Funny aka Oga Sabinus went from being a random stand-up comedian to a celebrity within a few years after his mumu skits got his millions of Nigerians cracked up.

Earlier this year, Sabinus defeated the likes of Mr Macaroni, Taaooma, Tee Kuro, Elozonam, and Jacqueline Suowari to win the Online social content creators award.


Taaooma is one of the leading social media comedians we have in Nigeria. The 23-year old comedian is multi-talented and plays several roles in her skits including the role of a husband, wife, and two kids.

She rose to prominence in the entertainment industry after her she wowed the audience with her skits - gaining massive popularity on Instagram and other social media platforms.

Today, Taooma is a celebrity with over 1 million followers on Instagram.


Zicsaloma has been in the Nigerian entertainment industry for years before he became a comedian. At first, he started as a singer and he showed his singing prowess in several music competitions, with the most popular one being The Voice Nigeria.

Later, he ventured into comedy, and today, he is one of the most popular celebrities we have in the county, with millions of followers on his Instagram page.

Officer Woos

Jubril Oladapo Gbadamosi, popularly known by the name Officer Woos, is another celebrity that started as an Online comedy skit maker. He has featured several other comedians in his skits including the likes of Broda Shaggi, Mr Funny, Nkubi, and even veteran actress, Shaffy Bello.

Ash Musy

Amarachi Amusi popularly known as Ash Musy is another celebrity who came to the limelight via online comedy.

She became popular in the Nigerian entertainment industry after internet users recognized several of her skits. Her hilarious skits have earned her a lot of love from fans and Instagram followers.

Mummy Wa

Kemi Ikuseedun, who is known by her stage name as Mummy Wa, is a talented Nigerian model and comedian.

She is known for acting alongside Mr. Macoroni's in his comedy skits. Mummy Wa has also dived into acting, featuring alongside the likes of Alex Ekubo, Bimbo Ademoye and more.

Which of the online skit makers mentioned in this article is your favorite? Let us know in the comments section.

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