“My Father Felt I Was a Waste of School Fees”: Comedian Soso the ‘Pure Water’ Girl Shares Her Journey to Fame

“My Father Felt I Was a Waste of School Fees”: Comedian Soso the ‘Pure Water’ Girl Shares Her Journey to Fame

  • For Sophia Chisom, she did not immediately set out to be a comic actress and content creator even though she knew she would end up an entertainer
  • In an interview with BBC Pidgin, the pure water girl opened up on her journey to fame and how her father took the transition
  • Soso also talked about how she left a huge paying job and what consistency has done for her

Sophia Chisom, better known as Soso the 'pure water' girl, is popular for her signature skirt and of course, pure water bowl.

The comic actress and content creator studied Political Science and Public Administration at the University of Port Harcourt.

Sophia Chisom
Sophia Chisom shares how she found her passion Photo credit: @realsophy
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Soso tells her story

In an interview with BBC Pidgin, the content creator disclosed that she had always known she wanted to be in the entertainment industry even though she didn't know what to do in particular.

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She continued by saying that she started with photography until her creative director in 2021, took it to a new level and came up with the idea of 'pure water' selling.

A simple photo turned out to be a goldmine for Soso who then transitioned into skit-making.

Since she went to school, her father thought she was a waste of school fees and wouldn't understand why she would leave a well-paying ministry job for content creation.

Lastly, Soso advised upcoming content creators and told them to be consistent and true to their craft.

Watch the video below:

Reactions to Soso's interview


"Beauty without makeup...talented."


"Beauty plus brain creates self responsibilities and respect. Well done Soso."


"She looks prettier without the wig on."


"Beautiful, brilliant, talented with good shape❤️❤️❤️❤️"

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"Soso is one of my favourite content creators."

In an exclusive chat with Legit.ng, Soso as she is fondly called disclosed how she sets herself apart in the pool of entertainment content creators.

"I try to make my content as relatable as possible while making it funny. I also try to be consistent."

The 'pure water' seller has no regrets leaving her high paying job to pursue her passion.

"It is paying more now, and I have no regrets whatsoever."

Lastly, Soso wants her fans to look forward to the Soso TV Series from her brand.

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The dancer is the first BBNaija housemate to be nominated on the E platform.

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If her fans take it as a huge deal enough, the dancer might bring the award home.

Source: Legit.ng

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