Akpororo Biography, Early Life, Children, Wife, Family, Age, Net And More

Akpororo Biography, Early Life, Children, Wife, Family, Age, Net And More
Jephthah Bowoto is a popular Nigerian stand-up comedian, actor and vocalist popularly known as Akpororo.
We'll be seeing Akpororo's biography, date of birth, age, family, parents, siblings, wife, children, early life, education, movies, net worth, houses, cars, social media handles and everything else you'd love to know about him.

Akpororo Profile

Before we continue, let's have a quick rundown on Akpororo's profile:
Full Name: Jephthah Bowoto
Stage Name: Akpororo 
Date of birth: 3rd October, 1989
Age: 32 years (2021)
Nationality: Nigeria 
Parents: Mr. and Mrs. Bowoto
Spouse: Josephine Ijeoma Abraham 
Children: Three children
Occupation: Actor 
Years active: 2008- date 
Net worth: $1.5 million 

Akpororo Biography, Date Of Birth, Early Life, Family, Career

Jephthah Bowoto was born on the 3rd of October 1989 in Warri, Delta State. He is a native of Ilaje in Ondo State, Nigeria but was grew up in Warri with his parents.
Akpororo's early career started off in few years before 2008 when he went into the Opa Williams's Comedy Challenge in which he was declared winner in the Calabar zone of the competition.

A year after that he moved to Lagos and contested in the Comedian AY's Open Mic Challenge. In his first try of the competition he came second and not giving up, he came out first in the second trial. 
He came into limelight in 2013 following his performance at "Basketmouth's Laff and Jam" show. After the show, he was opportune to perform in several other comedy shows including "AY Live".
He staged his first comedy which he titled "Akpororo vs Akpororo" show at the Shell Hall, MUSON Centre and many notable artists and comedians where present in the maiden event.

Akpororo is married to Josephine Ijeoma Abraham and they had their wedding on the 14th of November 2015. He is currently studying Sociology at the Lagos State University.


Akpororo's comedy style is basically the combination of of circular and religious jokes. In a recent interview he revealed that he regularly cracks jokes about lunatics because some years ago he was an attendant to mentally-ill people who came to the church he was attending for spiritual healing.

Awards and Nominations

Akpororo has won a good number of awards since he came into limelight. Some of them are listed below:  
• Best Comedy Act in the 2016 Nigeria Entertainment Awards (Nominated)
• Best Actor in a Comedy in the 2016 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards (Nominated)
• Comedy Act of the Year in the 2015 Nigeria Entertainment Awards (Nominated)
• Best Comedic Act in the 2015 Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards (won)
• Best New Actor in the 2015 Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards (Nominated)
• Best Comedic Act (View's Choice) in the 2015 Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards (Nominated)
• Comedy Act of the Year in the 2014 Nigeria Entertainment Awards  (Nominated)
• Comedian of the Year in the 2014 BEN Television Awards  (Nominated)
• Best Comedian of the Year in the 2014 Naija FM Comedy Awards (won)

Akpororo Net Worth

Akpororo has grown into one of the biggest Nigerian comedians with a good number of endorsements including a 2-year endorsement deal with Airtel Nigeria.

Social Media Handles

Akpororo is a good user of the popular social media platforms and has garnered millions of users around. You can get him on:
• Instagram @Akpororo

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