He was born in Ejigbo, in Lagos state the date and month of his birth not known. He is the last child in a family of seven children.
He trained as a compere and presenter at the FRCN training school in Lagos after having had a stint with SMA FM, a college community-based radio station.
Kenny Blaq began his comedy career in 2008. He has since performed in various comedy shows like I Laff with Mc Abbey, Gbenga Adeyinka (Laffmattaz), Ali Baba’s (January 1st Concert), Mc Amana’s (Di Speakable Me), Cool FM Praise JAM, DAREY’s Love Like A Movie, AY LIVE, BasketMouth’s (Lord of the Ribs) and many others.
The comic merchant is creative, skillful and exceptionally talented. He is currently one of the Nigerian comedians whose journey in the entertainment industry so far, has been quite tremendous.
His show “The Oxymoron Of Kennyblaq” won Best Comedy Show at the 2017 and 2018 Naija 102.3 FM Comedy Awards.
September 30 2018, Blaq had his first major headlined International event, titled “Kenny Blaq State of Mind”, where he appeared at “Indaba X; The Laughing Leopard Comedy Event”, held at the Royal Festival Hall.
In 2018, Kenny Blaq made the list of 100 most influential youths in Africa. He again received the prestigious 2020 Ooni Youth Royal Award.
Kenny Blaq has in the course of his comedy shows won several awards including:
2015 Naija FM Comedy Awards for Best Comedian of the Year Awards.
2016 Best Comedy Act, Nigeria Naija FM Comedy Awards
2016 Best Comedian of The Year at The Future Awards Africa
2017 Naija FM Comedy Awards for Best Comedy Show Comedian of The Year.
2018 Naija FM Comedy Awards Most Fashionable Comedian.
2019 Naija FM Comedy Awards Most Fashionable Comedian.
2019 MAYA Awards for Best Comedian of the year stand up.
His Net Worth
Kenny Blaq is one of the big comedy merchants in Nigeria, rated one of the richest and most influential with a net worth of about $1 million dollars.