Emmanuel Chukwuemeka Ejekwu, famously known as Oga Sabinus (aka Mr. Funny), is a renowned Nigerian comedian, MC, and digital content creator known for his side-splitting humor. His journey in comedy began in 2015 when he started sharing funny skits on social media.
|Emmanuel Chukwuemeka Ejekwu
|Oga Sabinus (Mr. Funny)
|Date of Birth
|January 30, 1995
|28 years old (as of 2023)
|Rivers State, Nigeria
|Mr. Ejekwu (Father)
|Mrs. Ejekwu (Mother)
|Josephine Adaeze (Sister)
|Emmanuella Ejekwu (Sister)
|Bachelor's Degree in Linguistics and Communication Studies from the University of Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria
|Comedian, MC, Digital Content Creator
|Net Worth (2023)
|Estimated at $1 million
Early Life and Education
Born on January 30, 1995, Sabinus is 28 years old as of 2023. He was raised in a devout Christian family in Rivers State, Nigeria. He proudly holds Nigerian nationality and follows the Christian faith.
Sabinus completed his early education in Rivers State before earning his Bachelor's Degree in Linguistics and Communication Studies from the University of Port Harcourt, the capital of Rivers State in Nigeria.
Family and Personal Life
Sabinus's parents are Mr. Ejekwu, a businessman, and Mrs. Ejekwu, a housewife. He also has two siblings, Josephine Adaeze and Emmanuella Ejekwu.
While Mr. Funny is currently unmarried, he's in a relationship with Mercy Inyama, known as Ciara Chapman on Instagram, who is also an internet sensation.
His comedy journey began in 2015 during his college days in Port Harcourt. He started creating comedy skits, initially during a Student Union week at his university. He excels in both stand-up and online comedy. However, in 2019, after completing his education, he relocated to Lagos and focused solely on online comedy. His hilarious content quickly gained him recognition.
Mr. Funny's dedication led him to share numerous comedy skits on his social media accounts, especially Instagram. These caught the attention of top Instagram influencers, who began sharing his content. Consequently, his follower count surged, and he became a prominent figure in the industry by 2019.
His talent earned him notable recognition, including a nomination in the 2021 inaugural edition of The Humor Awards Academy, where he was in the company of fellow comedian Basketmouth. Additionally, he clinched the Best Male Skit Maker award in the Legit ng Awards 2022, alongside fellow comedians Funnybros, Mr. Macaroni, and Broda Shaggi.
Sabinus has also ventured into acting, featuring in several Nollywood movies, including 'Billionaire's Bride' and 'Man of War,' among others.
As of 2023, Sabinus's estimated net worth stands at an impressive $1 million.