Ayo Makun (AY) Biography, Early Life, Age, Family, Education, Career And Net Worth

AY Biography
Ayo Makun (AY) is a popular Nigerian actor, comedian, writer, radio and TV presenter, producer and director.
He is the host of the A.Y live shows and A.Y comedy skits. AY has also produced a number of hit movies, including; '30 Days in Atlanta', '10 Days In Suncity', 'American Driver', 'A Trip To Jamaica', and 'The Wedding Party'.
We'd be seeing Ayo Makun's biography, date of birth, age, early life, family, parents, siblings, wife, education, net worth, houses, cars, social media handles and everything else you'd love to know about him.
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AY Profile

Before we continue, here's a quick rundown on Ayo Makun's profile and a few things you'd love to know about him:
Full name: Ayodeji Richard Makun
Stage name: AY
Date of birth: 19th August 1971
Age: 49 years
Nationality: Nigerian
Education: Delta State University, Abraka, Delta State
Occupation: Actor, producer, comedian
Net worth: $2 million

Ayo Richard Makun Biography, Date Of Birth, Early Life, Family And Education

Ayo Richard Makun (AY) was born on the 19th of August, 1971. Though originally from Ondo State, AY grew up in Warri, Delta State and Lagos, Nigeria.
On completing his primary and secondary education, Ayo Makun gained admission to study Theatre Arts at Delta State University (Delsu). He graduated in 2003, after spending 9 years in the institution.


Ayo Makun's first step into stardom was working for comedian Alibaba Akporobome as his personal assistant and event manager. He rose to fame after performing at the “Night of a Thousand Laugh” a comedy show hosted by Oppa Williams.

Fast forward to 2020, he has become one of the biggest comedians in Nigeria with over 8 million Instagram followers. His annual AY Live show features other big comedians like Bovi, Helen Paul and others. It boasts of over 10 thousand attendees annually.

AY also directs and acts in one of Nigeria's popular sitcom, AY's crib with Buchi Franklin, Venita Akpofure, Justice Nuagbe and Alex Ekubo. He is the CEO of Corporate World Entertainment, Nigeria and owns a Night club highbrow city of Lekki Phase1.

Personal Life

Ayo Makin is the oldest male child from a family of seven. He is married to Mabel Makun and they have a daughter, Michelle Makun.

Ayo Makun's Movies

Ayo Makun has acted/produced a good number of hit movies. Check out some of them below:
• American Driver
• Being Mrs Elliot
• The Accidental Spy
• The Wedding Party
• The Wedding Party 2
• 10 Days in Sun City
• 30 Days in Atlanta
• Merry Men: The Real Yoruba Demons
• Merry Men 2
• A Trip to Jamaica

Ayo Makun's Awards and Recognition

Ayo Makun has won a good number of awards since he came into limelight. Some of them include:
• Comedian of the year: Arsenal Award for Excellence (2008)
• Comedian of the year: MBG Abuja Merit Awards (2008)
• Comedian of the year: Mode Men of the year Awards (2008)
• Comedian of the year: Teens Favorite (2008)
• Comedian of the year: Diamond Awards for Comedy (2008)
• Comedian of the year: National Daily Awards (2008)
• U.N Peace Ambassador (2009)
• Comedian of the year: Nigerian Entertainment Awards (2010)
• Most creative Entrepreneur of the year, (comedy category) :C.E.A.N (2013)
• Best Event A.Y Live : NELAS Awards 2018, United Kingdom (2013)

Ayo Makun Net Worth

Ayo Makun is one of the richest comedians in Nigeria. His annual show, AY Live features performances from the biggest Nigerian comedians and singers and records thousands of attendants. He has also produced a number of hit movies with top actors.
Apart from doing comedies, AY also owns a nightclub named MVP Lounge. According to NigerianInfopedia.com.ng, AY has an estimated net worth of $2 million.

Social Media Handles

You can  connect with AY on:
Twitter @aycomedian
Instagram @aycomedian

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