Biography of AY – He is popularly known as AY but actually his full names are Ayodeji Richard Makun. His stage name is A.Y. Once a comedian, still one, but now an actor and also an MC. Let me put it straight. AY is an actor, a comedian, a radio and T.V presenter, a director and an MC. We will be looking at his biography and how he started off as a comedian. You will love what you are about to read.
Background│Family….Biography of AY and Net Worth
According to his biography, he was born in 1971 on the 19th day of August. He is the oldest of seven children. After his secondary schooling in Lagos, he furthered his tertiary schooling at the famous Delta State University, Abraka and graduated after nine years. Did you read that? Nine years it took him to finish a course of four years. wow…. It was in school he discovered his pure comic talent. According to friends, while he was in school, he won so many campus awards and became the most popular theatre arts student. He is a married man with a child. Mabel is the name of his beautiful wife. While Michelle is theirs daughters name.
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Rise to Prominence
His work as Alibaba’s personal assistant and event manager gave his career a boost into limelight. He directs and acts in the popular sitcom AY’s crib and also hosts one of Africa’s largest comedy shows- AY live where he features other popular comedians like Bovi and Helen Paul.
AY is also a business mogul who owns a Club House in Lagos. Current, he is the CEO of entertainment world Nigeria. Biography of AY
Below are the Accolades he has won so far.
- Comedian of the year: Diamond Awards for Comedy in 2008
- Comedian of the year: Teens Favourite in 2008
- Comedian of the year: MBG Abuja Merit Awards in 2008
- Comedian of the year: National Daily Awards in 2008
- Comedian of the year: Arsenal Award for Excellence in 2008
- Comedian of the year: Mode Men of the year Awards in 2008
- U.N Peace Ambassador in 2009
- Comedian of the year: Nigerian Entertainment Awards in 2010
- Most creative Entrepreneur of the year, (comedy category) :C.E.A.N in 2013
He has also appeared in some Nollywood movies including;
- Being Mrs Elliot
- 30 Days in Atlanta
- A Trip to Jamaica
- The Wedding Party 1
- The Wedding Party 2
- American Driver
As at the time of this publication, A.Y’s Net Worth is estimated to be around N800 million.
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