Ayo Makun whose full name is Ayodeji Richard Makun, and widely known by his stage name A.Y, he is a renown Nigerian actor, comedian, radio and TV presenter, writer, producer and also a director.
Ayo Makun’s Biography
He is a native of Ifon, Ose local government (L.G.A) in Ondo State. He is the star-turn of the popular show A.Y live and A.Y comedy skits. He starred in his first movie, 30 Days in Atlanta which was directed by Robert O. Peters and produced by him. The talented star was made a U.N Peace Ambassador in the year 2009 after he won six(6) awards in 2008. He is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Corporate World Entertainment Nigeria.
Ayo Makun got admitted into Delta State University, Abraka, in Delta State, Nigeria.Then he graduated as a Theatre art student in 2003, Ayo has gotten awards such as the most stylist student on campus between the late 90s and early 2000s; he also won the best show-biz promoter in 2001; during his days on campus he was the most celebrated student dating back to 2001 and also the Jaycee Club socio-character award (2003).
Ayo Makun was prominently known when he became Alibaba Akporobome’s personal assistant and event manager. A.Y also wrote going “A.Y wire” as the guest columnist in a popular News paper “The Sun” (Nigeria) and Gbenga Adeyinka’s “Laugh Mattaz”.
Ayo Makun is a director and actor in one of Nigeria’s popular sitcom, AY’s crib alongside Alex Ekubo, Venita Akpofure, Buchi Franklin and Justice Nuagbe. one of Africa’s largest comedy showsis hoted by him, AY Live which featured comedians like Bovi, Helen Paul and other top comedians. Corporate World entertainment, Nigeria is owned by him, as he’s the Chief Executive Officer. He is also the owner of a club house. As an investor in stand-up comedy, The talented star have greatly influenced upcoming comedians through his AY “Open Mic Challenge”.
He was a co-host with Joselyn Dumas at the recent 2018 Golden Movie Awards Africa that was held at the Movenpick Ambassador Hotel in Accra the capital city of Ghana.
Ayo Makun Awards
Comedian of the year: Diamond Awards for Comedy (2008), Comedian of the year: Teens Favorite (2008), Comedian of the year: MBG Abuja Merit Awards (2008), Comedian of the year: National Daily Awards (2008), Comedian of the year: Arsenal Award for Excellence (2008), Comedian of the year: He won the Mode Men of the year Awards (2008), U.N Peace Ambassador (2009), The Comedian of the year: Nigerian Entertainment Awards (2010), Most creative and talented Entrepreneur of the year, (comedy category) :C.E.A.N (2013), Best Event A.Y Live : NELAS Awards 2018, United Kingdom (2013).
Ayo Makun’s Wife
The Nigerian prolific celebrity, prominently known as AY and his wife Mabel Makun released lovely pictures as this year marked their 11th wedding anniversary on Friday. The couples got , married in 2008. AY who is known for his enticing touch and sensation when it comes to Show Biz also penned a really cute message on his Instagram page where he heaped praises on his wife for being with him all these years.
He wrote: “You have been my beloved friend and sister in the last 16 years, my lovely wife, soulmate and mother in the last 11 years. So let us continue to grow old together. Happy Anniversary.” a really touching letter indeed.
AY wrote, in post shared again: “It’s 11 years of marriage from a friendship of 16 years, and we are still counting. We thank God for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Happy anniversary”
The Nigerian born Comedian Ayo Makun known as AY and his two brothers Lanre & Yomi are also well known figures in the Nigeria showbiz industry, mostly the eldest of them. AY is currently one of the hottest comedy acts rocking the scene. from the family of Seven, Ayo is the eldest of the male children in his family.
AY obviously must have spent lots of money building such a mansion. The new mansion boast of a swimming pool, cinema, massive closet, and studio. What a life to live.
Another intriguing feat of the mansion is that it is located on a street a street that bears his name “Ayo Makun street. AY have posted photos of the crib on his Instagram page which have got positive reactions from fans. It’s actually a one eye-popping building that we will be widely be subject of discussion even for years to come.
How Old is AY?
Ebele Okaro was Born on the 19th of August 1971 . The Nigerian star is currently 50 years old. He will be celebrated widely by Family, friends colleagues and fans nationwide.
Ayo Makun’s Net Worth (2022) – $ 850,000
The veteran actress is one of the richest and most influential comedian in Nigeria entertainment industry with an estimated Net-worth of about $ 850,000 and with a number of exceptional eye catching movies that have received enormous sales, not excluding several endorsement deals and businesses he has secured over the years.
Ayo Makun is one of the few Nigerian actor and comedian that have left his foot print already in the Nigerian entertainment industry, considering how influential she has been in recent years. Having said all of these, Ayo Makun’s personal life, career and so many other achievements in the past has made him so famous that he his widely known both in Nigeria and Africa.
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