Comedian Elenu: Biography and Net Worth

Elenu, known by his stage name, has his real full name as Akintami Babatunde Julius. He is a popular Nigerian stand up comedian, Master of ceremony, actor and television host.
He was born and bred up in Lagos state.

Educational Background
Elenu had his primary and secondary education in Lagos state for his first and secondary school certificates respectively.
He later went to Lagos State University, Ojo to have a Diploma in Computer Science.

His Career
Elenu joined the Nigerian Entertainment Industry when on 10th November, 2006 he contested and won the AY Open Mic Comedy Challenge.
The talented comedian became popular and the man to watch in the comedy business. He is hilarious, resourceful and highly talented, known to make people laugh.
Elenu has featured in various comedy skits, concerts, wedding ceremonies, Nite of a thousand laugh, AY shows both locally and internationally. His unique way of doing comedy skits is tremendous and this has endeared him to millions of his fans across Nigeria and Africa at large.

In 2011, Elenu performed at the Godswill Akpabio Scrabble Classic and Gala Night to the admiration of the former governor of Akwa Ibom state, who at the time described Elenu as the comedian after his heart.
The young talented and versatile comic merchant revealed that he comes from a very poor family background, saying he had to do menial jobs to support his mother who brought her up.
He again expressed gratitude to AY for the immeasurable contributions he has made to the development of the comedy business in Nigeria saying many young talented Nigerians like him benefited immensely from Mic Comedy shows.

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His Role Models
Elenu named AY and Basketmouth as his role models.

Awards
Elenu has in his years in the comedy business won several awards. They include:
• Best comedian in Nigeria at the Nigerian Entertainment Awards.
• Most promising Comic Act to Watch at the City People Entertainment Awards.
• Best new comedian at the Diamond Awards.

His Personal Life
Elenu got married to his love of his life, Chinwe Anyanwu on June 15 2013. The wedding ceremony took place at the Global Impact Church, Surulere Lagos. As expected, the occasion was graced by family members, friends and top celebrities in the entertainment industry and political figures in Nigeria. The marriage is currently blessed with a son named Jaden.

His Net Worth
Elenu is currently one of the richest and most influential comedians in Nigeria with a net worth of about $450,000 dollars.

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