Emmanuel Chukwuemeka Ejekwu, popularly known as Mr. Funny, Oga Sabinus, or Investor Sabinus, is a renowned Nigerian comedian, actor, and content creator. He gained widespread recognition after his comedy skits went viral on Instagram and YouTube, catapulting him into the spotlight. Born in Port Harcourt, Rivers State on January 30, 1995, Mr. Funny’s talent and creativity have endeared him to audiences across Nigeria and beyond.
Early Life and Education:
Mr. Funny, who hails from Rivers State in the South-South region of Nigeria, was born and raised in Port Harcourt by his parents. Growing up with his siblings, he belongs to the Igbo tribe. He completed his primary and secondary education in Port Harcourt, obtaining his first school leaving certificate and senior secondary school certificate, respectively. He further pursued his passion for education at the University of Port Harcourt, graduating with a degree in Linguistics and Communication Studies.
It was during his time at the University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT) that Mr. Funny discovered his comedic talent. In 2015, he ventured into comedy during the university’s Student Union week. Inspired by the likes of Mr. Ibu and Charles Inojie, he began sharing one-minute comedy skits on his official Instagram page. His unique and hilarious content caught the attention of influential Nigerian celebrities, including Tunde Edunt, who were impressed by his creativity.
With his ability to make people laugh, Mr. Funny’s videos started gaining traction and were reposted by notable celebrities and his growing fan base. Despite the challenges of balancing his education with his comedy career in Nigeria’s highly competitive entertainment industry, he persevered and emerged stronger.
Mr. Funny, also known as Sabinus the Mumu Man, has become one of Nigeria’s richest comedians. His hard work and success have contributed to a net worth estimated at $400,000.
As of now, Mr. Funny is not married, but there are rumors that he is dating a lady from Delta State. The comedian prefers to keep his personal life private and away from the media’s attention.
In September 2022, tragedy struck when Mr. Funny was involved in a serious car accident while returning from Delta State after a secret engagement party with his girlfriend.
Social Media Presence:
To connect with his fans and share his comedic content, Mr. Funny is active on various social media platforms. You can follow him on Instagram at @Mrfunny1 and on Twitter at @Mrfunny.
Mr. Funny, also known as Oga Sabinus, has made a name for himself in the Nigerian comedy scene with his unique and hilarious content. Starting from humble beginnings, his comedy skits gained immense popularity, earning him a dedicated fan base and the recognition of influential figures in the entertainment industry. With his talent, perseverance, and growing net worth, Mr. Funny continues to entertain audiences and inspire aspiring comedians in Nigeria and beyond.