Nosa Afolabi is his birth name, better and fondly known as Lasisi Elenu. He is a popular Nigerian comedian, actor content creator and social media influencer.
He was born April 20, 1991 in Kano State in northern Nigeria. Elenu hails from Offa in Kwara State.
Lasisi Elenu holds a Bachelor’s degree in Health Promotion and Environmental Health Education from the University of Ilorin, Kwara State.
Lasisi made his entry into the Nigerian entertainment industry as a comedian, thrilling people with his comedy skits.
Elenu also combine comedy with acting. He has so far starred in several Nollywood movies including Netflix thriller, The Ghost and The Tout, Made in Heaven, Sylva and Mr Razz Guy.
The Kwara State born entertainer is creative, skillful and highly talented entertainer rated one of Africa’s most popular influencers known his skits with a ‘wide mouth’ disguise filter during performances and on social media.
In 2018, Elenu was nominated for The Future Awards Africa Prize for Comedy.
In February 2018, Lasisi Elenu participated in the HeartMinders Action Against Rape and other Sexual Abuse.
In March 2020, he was named one of Nigeria’s Top 25 Under 30 Nigerian Superstars.
Lasisi Elenu has worked alongside popular Nigerian comedians like Taaooma, MC Lively, Frank Donga, Senator and host of other Nigerian comedians.
Elenu is also a brand influencer. He has promoted notable brands like Western Lotto, Ciro Entertainment, Squeeze Records, Frost Water, Amala Arena, Access Bank Plc, Chronicles of Hush Baby, and many others.
The exceptionally gifted Nigerian comedian and actor is one of the African most popular social media influencers with large followers of over 70,000 on TikTok and over 3.4 million followers on Instagram.
Elenu’s skits are widely known to focus on issues bothering on cybercrime, the economy, insecurity and philosophy and the law in Nigeria. He started out as a musician before making a career in the business of comedy.
His most recent project, Mama & Papa Godspower, is a series of 16-minute episodes focusing on low-income earners in Nigeria.
In July 2020, Elenu was warned by members of the Nigerian Bar Association, who claimed his jokes were misrepresenting the legal profession and threatened to sue him.
Awards and Nominations
Lasisi is a recipient of a number of awards and nominations notably as:
• 2018 Nominee for the Comedy Act of the year at the Nigerian Entertainment Awards
• 2018 The Future Awards for Comedy.
His Personal Life
Lasisi Elenu’s marital issues are not known as he keeps his family matter away from the public and social media.
His Net Worth
Lasisi Elenu has remained very active and relevant in the Nigerian entertainment industry, making huge fortune from his acting and comedy with an estimated net worth of about $100,000 dollars.