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Ayodeji Richard Makun

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Updated: Nov 16, 2021

A.Y was born on August 19, 1971 in Warri, Delta state but he originally hails from Ifon, Ose Local Government in Ondo state.

He attended Delta State University where he studied Theatre Art. He graduated in 2003 as the most celebrated theatre arts student. While in school, he also won awards like ‘The Most Celebrated Student on Campus (1999, 2000), Best Show-Biz Promoter (2001), The Most Celebrated Student on Campus (2001) and The Jaycee Socio-Personality Award (2003).’ He also launched and hosted shows like Miss Delsu, Miss Delta and many more.

A.Y started his career as a personal assistant and event manager to Alibaba Akpoborome, a famous comedian and actor. He also started performing at Ali Baba’s Fans Club show at Victoria Garden City. Working with Alibaba prepared him into becoming a professional comedian.

A.Y rose to fame after performing in ‘Night of a Thousand Laugh’, hosted by Opa Williams. He is also the host of A.Y Live Shows, A.Y Comedy Skits and A.Y cribs.

His first movie ’20 Days in Atlanta was produced by him and directed by Robert O. Peters, a Hollywood Director. The movie was shot in Lagos, Accra and New York.

Other movies he has appeared in include; Being Mrs Elliot, A Trip to Jamaica, The Wedding Party, 10 Days in Sun City, American Driver, The Accidental Spy, The Wedding Party 2, Merry Men: The Real Yoruba Demons, Merry Men 2.

A.Y also going ‘A.Y Wire’ as a guest columnist in The Sun Newspaper and

 

AWARDS

2018 – NELAS Awards, Best Event (A.Y Live)

2013 – CEAN, Most Creative Entrepreneur of the Year (Comedy Category)

2010 – Nigerian Entertainment Awards, Comedian of the Year

2009 – U.N Peace Ambassador

2008 – Diamond Awards for Comedy, Comedian of the Year

2008 – Teens Favorite, Comedian of the Year

2008 – MBG Abuja Merit Awards, Comedian of the Year

2008 – National Daily Awards, Comedian of the Year

2008 – Arsenal Award of Excellence, Comedian of the Year

2008 – Mode Men of the Year Awards, Comedian of the Year

 

PERSONAL LIFE

Ayo Makun is married to Mabel, CEO of Maidas Interior and they are both blessed with a daughter, Michelle Makun.

In 2009, he was made United Nations Peace Ambassador after bagging six awards in 2008. He is also the CEO of Corporate World Entertainment Nigeria

 

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