Top 10 Most Funniest Actors in Nigeria

Top 10 Most Funniest Actors in Nigeria

See the top 10 most funniest movie actors in Nigeria, including their biography and everything you need to know about them.

How do you feel when you are laughing? You feel warm and
enthusiastic right! All thanks to our Nollywood comic actors
who have made it possible for us to laugh to their foolishness
and forget our sorrow. So in this article I will be sharing with
you the top 10 most funniest actors in Nigeria. These guys’
acts mostly in comedy movies and their reactions in movies
make us to laugh and forget our worries.
Some of these funny actors are not just funny on screen but
also funny in real life. So not to waste much of your time we
present to you the top 10 most funniest actors in Nigeria.

10. Osita Iheme (Pawpaw)

Top 10 Most Funniest Actors in Nigeria

Osita Iheme popularly known as Paw-paw is a famous
Nollywood comic actor and a motivational speaker. He
became famous ever since he acted in the Nollywood
comedy movie “Aki Na Ukwa” a movie he starred alongside
with Chinedu Ikedieze popularly known as Aki. He is originally
from Imo State in the south eastern part of Nigeria and has
won several awards which include Best Actor in a Comedy at
the Africa Movie Academy Awards and Best Comic Actor in
Nigeria at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards. Osita
Iheme is a well-known figure in the entertainment industry
and rated as one of the highest paid actor in Nigeria. He is a
baby dwarf and act mostly in comedy movies. Osita Iheme is
very funny and currently number 10 on our list of top 10 most
funniest actors in Nigeria.

9. Chinedu Ikedieze (Aki)

Top 10 Most Funniest Actors in Nigeria

Chinedu Ikedieze popularly known as Aki is a famous
Nollywood comic actor and a television personality. He
became famous ever since he acted in the Nollywood
comedy movie “Aki Na Ukwa” a movie he starred alongside
with Osita Iheme popularly known as Paw-paw. He was born
on 12th December 1985 in Bende, a small town in Abia State
in the south eastern part of Nigeria. He is best known for
playing alongside with Osita Iheme in most of his movies
after their breakthrough in the blockbuster movie Aki na
Ukwa. He makes his money by acting and brand
endorsements. He is a well known GLO Ambassador. He is a
baby dwarf and act mostly in comedy movies and sometimes
as a kid in movies. Chinedu Ikedieze is very funny and
currently number 9 on our list of top 10 most funniest actors
in Nigeria.

8. Nkem Owoh (Osuafia)

Top 10 Most Funniest Actors in Nigeria

Nkem Owoh popularly known as Osuafia is a famous
Nollywood comic actor, producer and a television personality.
He is was born in Enugu coal city of Enugu State in the south
eastern part of Nigeria and graduated with a Bachelor’s
Degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from the
University of Illorin. During his university studies, Nkem Owoh
began acting in various televisions and film Production
Company in Illorin. He later returned to Enugu after his
graduation from the university to pursue a career in acting
professionally. He became very popular after starring in the
Nollywood comedy movie “Osuofia in London” a movie which
won him the award for Best Comic Actor in Nigeria at the
Africa Movie Academy Awards and Best Actor in Comedy at
the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards. He has a striking
humorous nature and well gifted and talented. Nkem Owoh is
very funny and currently number 8 on our list of top 10 most
funniest actors in Nigeria.

7. Victor Osuagwu

Victor Osuagwu is a famous Nollywood comic actor,
producer, master of ceremony, television personality and
currently the chairman of Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) Lagos
State chapter. He was born into a well grounded Christian
family in Mbaise, Imo State in the south eastern part of
Nigeria. Victor Osuagwu is originally from Ezinifite, a small
village in Mbaise Local Government Area of Imo State in the
south eastern Nigeria, but grew up in Surulere, Lagos State in
the south western part of Nigeria. After completing his
primary and secondary school education, Victor Osuagwu
proceeded to University of Port Harcourt in Rivers State in the
south southern part of Nigeria and graduated with a
Bachelor’s Degree in Theatre Arts.
In 1994, Victor Osuagwu joined the Nigerian movie industry
(Nollywood) and acted in his first movie “Evil Passion” a
movie that brought him to limelight. The movie “Evil Passion”
became a blockbuster in Nigeria with massive acceptance
globally due to his outstanding comic role in the movie which
earned him a nomination for Best New Actor in Comedy at
the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards. In 1997, Victor
Osuagwu rose to prominence after starring in the Nollywood
blockbuster movies “Our Daily Bread” and “One Dollar”. The
movies earned him the award for Best Comic Actor in
Nigeria at the Africa Movie Academy Awards. Victor
Osuagwu is very funny and currently number 7 on our list of
top 10 most funniest actors in Nigeria.

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6. Chiwetalu Agu

Chiwetalu Agu

Chiwetalu Agu popularly known as Ichie Ogwu is a legendary
Nollywood comic actor, television personality and a
comedian. He was born on 27 October 1956 in Amokwe,
Udi Town, Enugu State in the south eastern part of Nigeria.
He is currently 62 years old. He attended Municipal Council
School Ogui Town, Saint Luke’s Primary School Ogui Urban
Area in Enugu and College of Immaculate Conception (CIC) in
Enugu. After completing his primary and secondary school
education, Chiwetalu Agu proceeded further to Miinchen
College in Enugu and obtains a diploma in Dramatics Arts.
His acting career took off immediately in 1981 in an NTA
drama where he played the role of Anikwu in Chinua Achebe
Things Fall Apart.
In 2002, he won the Best Comic Actor of the Year at the
Africa Movie Academy Awards. He is always known for using
slangs and funny phrase while acting in movies. In 2011, he
was nominated for Best Comic Actor at Zulu African Film
Academy Awards held in London, United Kingdom. What
amazes most of his viewers is how he combines his well-
disciplined life with the comic roles he acts in movies. His
use of specific language slang, phrases or clichés in film has
made him unique and a household name in Nigeria.
Chiwetalu Agu is very funny and currently number 6 on our list
of top 10 most funniest actors in Nigeria.

5. Charles Inojie

Charles Inojie

Charles Inojie is a famous Nollywood comic actor, movie
director, producer, stand-up comedian and a television
personality. He was born on 4 March 1970 in the village of
Urowa, Edo State in south southern part of Nigeria. He is
currently 49 years old. Charles Inojie grew up with his
grandmother whom he owe so much gratitude to and spent
his early childhood with her. After completing his primary and
secondary school education, Charles Inojie wanted to study
Law in school but later changed his mind in 1992 and
decided to pursue a career in acting after discovering his
talent. He joined different dramatic and theatre clubs in his
local town and started performing on stage drama.
In 1992, Charles Inojie decides to acquire more knowledge in
the field of acting. He enrolls for a one year acting program
in Bode Osoyin’s Writers Resort, where he obtained a
certificate course in Dramatic Arts in 1993. After that, he
proceeded to University of Port Harcourt in River State,
Nigeria and graduated with a Bachelors Degree in Dramatic
and Theatre Arts in 1999. After completing his university
studies, Charles Inojie travelled to Lagos to pursue his acting
career professionally. Charles Inojie is very funny and
currently number 5 on our list of top 10 most funniest actors
in Nigeria.

4. Francis Odega

Francis Odega

Francis Odega is a famous Nollywood comic actor, television
personality and a stand-up comedian. He is known for the
use of American slangs. He is very creative, talented and
funny. He acts mostly in comedy movies where he displays
his hilarious character. He was born on 11 June 1970 in
Aniocha, Delta State in the south southern part of Nigeria. He
is currently 48 years old.
He became very popular when a hilarious video of him went
viral and circulated on the internet. The comic video brought
him to limelight as he secured endorsement deals and
recognitions from foreign celebrities. After completing his
primary and secondary school education, Francis Odega
proceeded to Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma in Edo State,
Nigeria and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in
Economics. He is one of the pioneers of the popular comedy
show in Nigeria known as Night of a Thousand Laugh. Francis
Odega started his career in the entertainment industry as a
stand-up comedian alongside with Okey Bakassi, I Go Dye
and Basketmouth before delving full time into acting. Francis
Odega is very funny and currently number 4 on our list of top
10 most funniest actors in Nigeria.

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3. SAM LOCO EFE

SAM LOCO EFE

Sam Loco Efe is a Nollywood legendary comic actor who has
been described as the best and most decorated comic actor
in Nigeria, popularly known for his use of heavy grammatical
words in a comic manner. He was born on 25 December
1945 in Enugu State, Nigeria. His father was of Benin ancestry
who worked in Eastern Nigeria and his mother was a petty
trader who sold bean cakes. He lost his father at a very tender
age and had to struggle to help his mother in her trade in
order to earn income for the family.
Sam Loco Efe is one of the most talented actor in Nollywood
who uses grammatical words and vocabulary in his diction
and communications while acting in movies. On 7 August
2011, Sam Loco Efe died at the age of 65 years old on a
movie location, in his hotel room in Owerri, Imo State in the
south eastern part of Nigeria. The cause of his death was
suspected asthma. Sam Loco Efe is very funny and currently
number 3 on our list of top 10 most funniest actors in Nigeria.

2. Ime Bishop

Ime Bisho

Ime Bishop popularly known as Okon is a famous Nollywood
comic actor, master of ceremony, television personality and a
comedian. He is well known as one of the most popular
Nigerian comic actor in Nollywood. He was born on 15 July
1981 in Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. He is currently 37 years
old. He completed both his primary and secondary school
education in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State in the south southern part
of Nigeria. After which he proceeded to University of Uyo in
Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria and graduated with a Bachelor’s
Degree in Philosophy.
In 2007, Ime Bishop joined the Nigerian movie industry
(Nollywood) and started attending movie auditions and
acting as minor character in movies. In 2008, he rose to fame
after acting in the Nollywood blockbuster movie “Uyai” which
is an indigenous movie produced by Emem Isong. Ime Bishop
is very funny and currently number 2 on our list of top 10
most funniest actors in Nigeria.
1. John Okafor (Mr Ibu)

John Okafor (Mr Ibu)

John Okafor popularly known as Mr Ibu is a famous
Nollywood comic actor and a television personality. He is
currently the funniest actor in Nigeria. His nick name Mr Ibu
was gotten from a movie he featured in titled “Mr Ibu” a
movie that gained him popularity and made him famous in
Nigeria and rest of the world. John Okafor is a very
interesting character to watch always. Due to his humorous
nature, his movies are always in high demand. He is very
funny and currently the most funniest actor in Nigeria.
John Okafor is not just only funny in movies but also in real
life. He acts mostly in comedy movies and has won several
awards. Some of the awards he has won include Best Actor
in Comedy at the Africa Movie Academy Awards, Best Comic
Actor in Nigeria at the Best of Nollywood Awards and Most
Decorated Comic Actor in Nigeria at the Africa Magic
Viewers Choice Awards. John Okafor is very funny and
currently number 1 on our list of top 10 most funniest actors
in Nigeria.

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