6 Nigerian Instagram Comedians Who Came From “Nothing To Something”

- April 16th, 2019- Celebrity Gist

There are some people who are just lucky, who came from ‘nothing to something’

Many of them have come from “Nothing” to become online sensations as we would call them.

Not only that, they have become big brands and are raking lots of money on Instagram through multi-million naira endorsements, music video appearances, movie roles, digital advertising for big brands and lots more, hence, giving analogue comedians a run for their money.



Beautiful and talented Gloria Oloruntobi with the handle @ Maraji has over 898k followers on Instagram.

She has gained popularity and made bucks on Instagram with her funny short videos and she is one of the most hilarious comedians on Instagram.

The Covenant University graduate, shot into limelight in 2016 after winning a lip-syne battle.

With her mumonicking skills and beautiful voice, Maraji has featured in musical videos like Falz’s “Something Light”, Yemi Alade’s “Single” and “Searching” has earned cooperate node from big brands like Coca Cola and Indomie.


Lasisi Elenu

The self-acclaimed “Number 1 ranter in Nigeria “makes a living out of ranting. He took a Snapchat filter and used it to build a brand for himself with over 889k Instagram followers. Lasisi Elenu has become a big brand in Comedy.

He has bagged endorsement deals with big brands such as Western Lotto and has denied with celebrities including billionaire Hushuppi.

He reportedly charges thousands of naira to make shoutouts and advertise products for big brands.


He began by playing a character “Agatha” in 2014 on Instagram before he began to gain prominence.

His amusing musical prowess has helped him create covers of hits songs around the globe. He has featured in several musical videos. He has over 470k followers on Instagram.


This comedian is a Lawyer, MC and an actor. He gained popularity, through his skits in which he puts on a white shirt and black tie hence portrays himself as a Lawyer.

He has over 292k followers on Instagram and goes by the motto: You are not living if you’re not laughing”.


Clinton Egbuna refers to himself as “Medical Laugh Expert” He has over 384k followers on Instagram and has gained popularity through his funny videos.


He is famous for his multiple roles in his skits, through his Instagram skits he has made millions online and through his movie “Twyse and family: The movie, and has over 612k followers on Instagram.


He refers to himself as “Nigeria’s” number 1 fine boy Agbero”. He is an actor, MC a comedian and a singer. He has over 577k Instagram followers. He recently released a single titled: “Pariwo” at Teni and recently went on musical tour in UK

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