The Nigerian comedy industry has no doubt gone from being underrated to being one of the strongest in the country.
The comedy industry has evolved from making big bucks only by telling jokes on stage or anchoring events.
These stars who have been able to crack the secret of making people laugh endlessly have also gained the much needed recognition due to the impact of social media.
Social media has undoubtedly contributed immensely to the lives of comedians and has even helped new faces flourish in the industry.
These days, funny men who have included social media in their craft appear to be the ones making big bucks and acquiring luxury properties.
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Despite the numerous complaints of Nigerians about there being no money, some of these celebrity comedians have proven that their talent can afford them a luxury lifestyle.
In the year 2021 alone, some of these comedians bought themselves expensive cars, massive houses and other luxury properties.
Legit.ng has now gathered a list of some of these comedians who achieved this feat in 2021. See below:
1. Sir Balo:
This is one Nigerian comedian who appeared to have a very successful 2021 considering the number of luxury properties he acquired.
The former Gala hawker bought himself a brand new Benz just weeks after crashing his SUV, he bought himself a house worth millions of naira, surprised his grandmother with a new car on her birthday and also build an eight-bedroom house for his mother.
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3. Cute Abiola:
Another popular Nigerian skit maker and comedian, Cute Abiola, was one of the celebrities to become a home owner in 2021. He shared the good news on social media.
4. Zic Saloma:
This comedian was also one of those to acquire numerous properties in 2021 for himself and his loved ones. He bought himself a brand new Mercedes Benz SUV also got a new car for his mother soon after.
Not stopping there, the comedian also became a landlord after acquiring a house in 2021 and fans noted that comedy is the new oil money.
5. Comedian Ashmusy:
This popular Nigerian comedian made her mother a very happy woman after buying her a brand new car.
6. Comedian Egungun:
Another Nigerian comedian who had people marveling at God's grace in year 2021 is Egungun aka Masquerade. The funny man became the landlord of a five-bedroom house and he shared the good news online. He also recounted how he used to be homeless.
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7. Caramel Plug:
This young lady achieved a great feat in 2021 after she acquired a house for herself in Canada.
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Gone are the days when being an entertainer was regarded as a job for castaways and it is now one of the most sought after professions in the country.
The Nigerian entertainment industry has different arms such as music, movies and comedy. However, none trumps the other when it comes to relevance.
These industries have proven to be a blessing for many celebs and their success is obvious not just through the luxury lives they show off but also because of the expensive properties they have been able to acquire.