Ayodeji Richard Makun, also known by his stage name A.Y , is a Nigerian actor, comedian, radio and TV presenter, writer, producer and movie director.
How old is A.Y and Where His He From.
Born on 19 August 1971, he hails from Ifon, Ose local government in Ondo State . He is the host of the A.Y live shows and A.Y comedy skits.
What was A.Y’s first Movie.
His first movie, 30 Days in Atlanta was produced by him and directed by Robert O. Peters. He was made a U.N Peace Ambassador.
Which Higher Institution Did he attend, Date and Location, and when did he graduate.
Ayo Makun attended Delta State University, Abraka , Delta State , Nigeria. He graduated (after spending nine years) in 2003 as a theatre arts student .
Awards Won during his Days in the higher Institution.
He also won other awards such as the most fashionable student on campus (1999 and 2000)
Best show-biz promoter (2001)
The most celebrated student on campus (2001)
the Jaycee Club socio-personality award (2003)
When Did He Came into Limelight. (Career)
Ayo Makun came into Limelight after being Alibaba Akporobome ‘s personal assistant and event manager. He also wrote going “A.Y wire” as a guest columnist in The Sun (Nigeria) and Gbenga Adeyinka ‘s “Laugh Mattaz”
He is the oldest male child from a family of seven. He and his wife Mabel have been married for twelve years.
He directs and acts in one of Nigeria’s popular ,Comedy Program AY’s crib with Alex Ekubo, Venita Akpofure, Buchi Franklin and Justice Nuagbe.
He also hosts one of Africa ‘s largest comedy shows, AY Live featuring comedians like Bovi , Helen Paul and many other comedians.
He is also the Chief Executive Officer of Corporate World entertainment, Nigeria.
He also owns a club house.
As an investor in stand-up comedy, he has influenced upcoming comedians through his AY “Open Mic Challenge”
Awards Won By A.Y
Comedian of the year: Diamond Awards for Comedy
Comedian of the year: Teens Favourite
Comedian of the year: MBG Abuja Merit Awards
Comedian of the year: National Daily Awards.
Comedian of the year: Arsenal Award for Excellence
Comedian of the year: Mode Men of the year Awards 2009
U.N Peace Ambassador
Comedian of the year: Nigerian Entertainment Awards 2013
Most creative Entrepreneur of the year, (comedy category) :C.E.A.N
Best Event A.Y Live : NELAS Awards 2018, United Kingdom
Net Worth 2021 in dollars
A.Y net worth is currently estimated at $2 million in Dollars and about 3.2 billion in Naira. He is a business man who has landed properties in and out of Nigeria, has cars and also a mansion of his own. It is said that AY charges from N2 million and above before he performs on invitation.
He his also One of among Nigeria Comedians with the highest Social media Followers.