Decoding Tunde Ednut’s biography: age, height, real name, net worth, musical journey

Decoding Tunde Ednut’s biography: age, height, real name, net worth, musical journey

Tunde Ednut is a comedian, blogger, musician, and social media influencer. He released the track Jingle Bell featuring Davido and Tiwa Savage. The jam increased his fanbase. The star usually posts viral blogs on Instagram and often does giveaways for fans on social media.

Tunde Ednut
The comedian is posing for the camera. Photo: @King Tunde Ednut News (modified by author)
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Tunde Ednut is a jack of all trades and a man of great influence in Nigeria's entertainment industry. He has a huge social media following and uses the platform to entertain his followers and promote fellow Nigerian musicians and comedians.

Profile summary

Full nameTunde Olaoluwa Adekunle
NicknameTunde Ednut
Date of birth20th January 1986
Age37 years old (as of 2023)
Place of birthKatsina State, Nigeria
Current residenceAtlanta, Georgia, United States of America
EthnicityAfrican (Yoruba)
Zodiac signAquarius
Height5 ft 2 in (160cm)
Hair colourBlack
Eye colourBlack
Marital statusSingle
GirlfriendErica Emefa
Alma materUniversity of Lagos, Kingsland University
ProfessionComedian, blogger, musician, social media influencer
Tunde Ednut's Instagram@mufasatundeednut

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Who is Tunde Ednut?

Tunde Olaoluwa Adekunle, commonly known as King Tunde Ednut, is a famous comedian, blogger, musician, and social media influencer. He has a significant following on social media.

How old is Tunde Ednut?

Tunde Ednut's age is 37 years as of 2023. He was born on 20th January 1986, and his Zodiac sign is Aquarius.

Where is Tunde Ednut from?

The blogger was born in Katsina State, Nigeria, and his nationality is Nigerian. His people are originally from Kogi State, and he comes from the Yoruba community. He is based in Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America.

Who is Tunde Ednut's father?

The name of the comedian's father remains undisclosed in the public domain. However, it is known that he is a lecturer. His mother is also a lecturer.

The Adekunle family consists of five children. The comedian has one sister and three brothers. The siblings were raised in a Christian family that resided in Katsina for a while before relocating to Lagos, Nigeria.

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Educational background

The comedian went to primary and secondary schools in Nigeria. He completed his primary school education at Cambridge International School and obtained his WAEC at the Federal Government College in Ugolawo, Kogi State.

He then proceeded to the University of Lagos (UNILAG) for higher education. He pursued a programme in graphic arts.

He moved to the United Kingdom before completing the course and joined Kingsland University of London, where he completed his studies in the same programme.


King Ednut started his comedy career in 2007. His performance at the Dynamix Awards in Nigeria caught the attention of numerous people, including key stakeholders in the Nigerian entertainment industry.

In 2008, he received a Future Awards Africa nomination. He also started performing comedy countrywide before going international. His comedy and comic works are quite popular in the United Kingdom, where he was formerly based as a student.

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The comedian returned to his home country to pursue music. In 2011, he released his debut single, My Kind Song. The following year, he released Catching Cold featuring Davido and Seun Kuti. Some of his other songs are listed below.

  • Baby Boo
  • Buga Won
  • Kosowo
  • Jingle Bell ft Davido and Towa Savage

In addition to music and comedy, the artist is a famous blogger. He began blogging on WordPress in 2019. He now has a flourishing independent blog site.

He also has a large following on social media, especially Instagram. He uses his Instagram account to do brand endorsements and marketing. How much does Tunde Ednut charge? The star allegedly charges at least N100,000 per sponsored Instagram post.

Besides comedy and music, the Atlanta-based artist uses his online presence to support upcoming comedians and musicians. He posts their skits and videos on his Instagram. Some of the artists he has helped include Sydney Talker, Ugoccie, Aloma Isaac Junior, and Kiriku.

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Tunde Ednut's net worth

Although it is apparent that the comedian rakes a significant amount of cash from his comedy, brand endorsement, music, and blogging career, there is no official information about his net worth.

Is Tunde Ednut married?

The comedian is not married. However, he is in a relationship with Erica Emefa. Emefa is a Ghanaian social media content creator and Instagram model.

Why was Tunde Ednut deported?

In 2021, Kemi Olunloyo, a controversial journalist, took to social media where she alleged that Tunde Ednut was jailed and deported from United Kingdom for stealing an iPhone.

She further alleged the comedian entered the United States of America illegally. He allegedly married an American in a shotgun wedding, a move that helped him become a legal resident. The comedian did not confirm or deny the allegations.

What happened to Tunde Ednut's Instagram?

On 22nd December 2020, the comedian's verified Instagram account was deactivated. At the time, it had over 2.6 million followers.

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The deactivation allegedly followed his violation of the app's community guidelines. He created a new account on 10th January 2021, and it attracted over a million followers in less than three days.

The new account was deactivated after several reports from unknown people. The same month, Nigerian stars rallied support to help him get his account back. His account was eventually restored. Today, it has over 5.9 million followers.

How tall is Tunde Ednut?

The comedian is 5 ft 2 in or 160cm tall. He has black hair and eyes.


  • His jam Catching Cold received a Headies Award nomination for Best Pop Single in 2013.
  • His car collection features a 2012 Toyota Camry and a Land Rover Discovery.
  • He is a fan of Dino Melaye.
  • He desires to have a maximum of two kids.
  • His music icon is Davido.

Tunde Ednut is a social media influencer, comedian, blogger, and musician who promotes other people's work. He has attained a wide fanbase for his work.

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