7 Nigerian comedians who married their soulmates

Nigerian comedians have fought against the odds to get to where they are today. Many of them would not have gone far without the support of their soulmates who encouraged and stood by them.

Below are seven rib crackers who are blissfully married to their helpmates.

  1. Bovi and Christabel


Bovi Ugboma, a comedian, actor, director, producer, and writer from Delta State, is one of the wave-making comedians in the country. His gorgeous wife, Christabel, is a beautician. The couple, who clocked seven years of marriage on Monday, are blessed with two lovely kids – a boy and a girl and are expecting their third child soon. Christabel gushes over her husband and praises him with sweet words.

  1. Basketmouth and Elsie

Basketmouth and wife

Bright Okpocha, better known as Basketmouth, is a Glo ambassador. He has hosted sold-out comedy concerts like Basketmouth Uncensored across the globe. Basketmouth married Elsie in November 2010. Their marriage is blessed with a boy and a girl.

  1. Seyi Law and Stacy Ebere


Idileoye Oluwaseyitan Lawrence Aletile, better known as Seyi Law, has continued to soar in comic entertainment since he hit the limelight following his success at the AY Open Comedy Mic in 2006. Seyi Law is happily married to the delectable Stacy Ebere. They got married on Sunday, March 27, 2011.

  1. I Go Dye and Stella


Francis Agoda, popularly known as I Go Dye, is regarded as one of the funniest comedians in Nigerian. A native of Delta State, I Go Dye has organised different show across the globe. He started out at a time when comedy in Nigeria wasn’t as prosperous as now and wasn’t seen as a means to achieving livelihood. However, he continued to pursue his passion, and today, he is reportedly one of the richest comedians in Nigeria. He is married to Stella and they have a handsome son together.

  1. Julius Agwu and Ibiere


The success story of comedy in Nigeria cannot be complete without the mention of great comedians like Julius Agwu. The Choba-born entertainer is married to tall and pretty Ibiere, a petrochemical engineer, who is equally from Rivers State. They have been married for six years and their union is blessed with a daughter, Zahra and a son, Zadok.

  1. AY and Mabel

AY and Mabel

Ayo Makun, also known by his stage name AY, is a multi-award winning comedian, radio and TV presenter, actor, writer, director and MC. He is the host of the AY Live shows and the producer of the movie, 30 Days in Atlanta. The CEO of Corporate World Entertainment Nigeria married his beautiful wife, Mabel, in 2008 and they have one daughter, Michelle.

  1. Ali Baba and Mary


Ali Baba wedding

Atunyota Alleluya Akporobomerere, popularly known as Ali Baba, is one of the pioneers of stand-up comedy in Nigeria. Widely regarded as the godfather of comedy, the Delta State-born humour merchant is arguably the most successful comedian in Nigeria. Ali Baba is married to Mary, the MD of Enterprise Bank, who has played a huge role in his career. They have been married for 10 years and they are blessed with six children.