Emmanuel Chukwuebuka Ejekwu better known by his stage name, Oga Sabinus (or Mr. Funny) is a Nigerian comedian, actor, and content creator who is known for his viral sound ‘Something hooge’. He was born and raised in the city of Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria.
Overview Of Mr. Funny’s Profile
|Full Name||Emmanuel Chukwuebuka Ejekwu|
|Stage Name||Oga Sabinus (or Mr. Funny)|
|P.O.B||Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria|
|D.O.B||30 January 1995 (27 years)|
|Occupation||Actor, content creator, comedian|
|Years active||2019 – date|
|Marital status||Not married|
|Alma mater||University Of Port Harcourt (Uniport)|
Early Life and Education
Oga Sabinus was born in the city of Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria to Igbo parents. He attended both his primary and secondary schools in Port Harcourt before proceeding to the University Of Port Harcourt (Uniport) where he bagged a bachelor’s degree in Linguistics and Communication Studies.
Mr. Funny Career
Mr funny started his comedy journey while in the university. Although he started at a tender age but wasn’t serious about it until he got to the university. While in the university, Mr. Funny could make even the depressed burst into laughter with his humorous nature. As a secondary school student, Mr. Funny could make his fellow students laugh by mimicking teachers. This made most students encourage him to study teachers well so he could mimic them and make them laugh.
Mr funny first stand-up comedy was at the university. He had a crew with a guy called Bottle and Strong. Mr funny alongside his crew went to a competition they failed woefully. They were booed and chased from the stage. Mr funny ventured fully into comedy in 2015 but his efforts went futile until he hit stardom in 2019. He did numerous skits and upload them on social media (especially Instagram). Soon, his efforts began paying off as most social media influencers began sharing his humorous skits. Today, Mr. Funny is one of the most celebrated comedians in Nigeria. He has an appreciable number of followers on all his social media handles as well thousands of subscribers on YouTube.
His resilience has catapulted him to a higher level with innumerable endorsement deals. He is currently the brand ambassador for a popular betting site ‘Oddstackr’ and many others. He has also gained features in Nollywood movies like “Billionaire’s Bride”, “Man Of War” and others.
How Old Is Mr. Funny?
Mr. Funny (Oga Sabinus) was born on January 30, 1995, and is currently 27 years old.
Mr. Funny Girlfriend
Mr is in a relationship with a beautiful young lady identified as Ciana Chapman.
Mr. Funny Net Worth
Mr. Funny is currently one of the most successful comedians in Nigeria with an estimated net worth of $150,000.
His sources of income are; endorsement deals, YouTube monetization, advertisements, skits making, etc.
Mr. Funny Controversy
In May 2022, Mr. Funny sued two Nigerian companies, Friesland and UAC for illegally using his image and his popular catchphrase “Something Hooge’ to make advertisements without contacting or asking for his permission.
The Nigerian milk-producing industry, Friesland (Peak Milk) used the catchphrase ‘Something hooge’ to advertise their milk. On the other hand, UAC used his image to advertise Gala.
In 2021, Mr. Funny won ‘The Most Creative Social Comedian of the Year” organized by De Elite Nigerian Star Awards (DENSA).
In 2022, He also won “Best Online Social Content Creator” organized by African Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCA)
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