Emeka Smith is a popularly known talented Nigerian comedian.
He was born and raised in Warri, Delta State in south southern Nigeria. Date and year of his birth not known.
Emeka is a graduate of Lagos State University.
Emeka Smith began his comedy skits when he was in a drama group in his local church thrilling people funnily.
He later formed a comedy group called, ‘The Isaacs’ after he was asked to leave the drama group by his Church leaders. The said group was strictly for comedy and over time, it became a force to reckon with in the neighbourhood.
Emeka Smith whose former name was MC Doggy, came to limelight after he was introduced to Ay, who then organized a comedy competition, Open Mic Night Competition in December 2006 in which he featured and won. Since then, the talented comedian started getting good pay for comedy.
Emeka has so far performed at high profile shows like AY Live, Nite of A Thousand Laughs, Rhythm Unplugged, Crack Ya Ribs, Laff and Jams, Lagbaja’s Motherlan’, Cool FM Praise Jams and so many corporate events for multinational companies.
He has also worked with top Nigerian comedians like Basketmouth, Jedi, AY, Julius Agwu, Gbenga Adeyinka and Basorge, Yaw of Wazobia FM and many others as he came up with more brilliant contents.
The highly creative and talented Nigerian comedian has a good look which easily wins for women and men alike. His comedy skits are widely viewed globally.
Emeka has earned a big name for himself in the Nigerian comedy business with large followers. He has a huge fan base across the globe with his YouTube channel of over 1 million subscribers.
The talented comedian is hilarious with his witty sayings and his comedy skits centre around social, political and economic issues bothering the country.
Emeka Smith cites Basketmouth, AY, Julius Agwu and Maleke as his role models because of their creativity and excellent delivery of jokes in the business of comedy in Nigeria.
Awards and Nominations
Emeka was nominated for several awards but expressed gratitude to God for winning the award for Best Upcoming Comedian in 2010.
He also won the City People Best New Comedian award.
His Personal Life
Emeka Smith got married to his long time friend, Prisca on Saturday the 19th of January 2013 and the union is blessed with lovely children. As expected, his family members, colleagues and friends were in attendance.
The highly resourceful comedian looked forward to seeing himself as a brand in Nigeria and beyond as well as raising younger comedians.
His Net Worth
Emeka Smith is indeed a talent, rated one of the richest and most influential Nigerian comedians with an estimated net worth of about $300,000 dollars.