Top 10 funniest actors in the Nigerian movie industry
Some actors do drama, some excel at romance, while some actors are perfect at making people laugh.
In no particular order, we present you with 10 entertaining and talented actors who do the very best at acting in comedy movies.
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1) JOHN OKAFOR (MR IBU)
John is most popular for the movie ‘Mr Ibu’ which earned him the name ‘Mr Ibu’.
The actor recently received the best comedian’ award from his state
Mr Ibu is popular for films such as ‘Sherikoko’, ‘Limpopo Master’, ‘Sweet Mama’, the ‘Mr Ibu’ movies, amongst many other interesting movies.
2) BISHOP IMEH UMOH
The Akwa Ibom born actor is popular for his funny on-screen voice.
The actor earned the name ‘Okon’ from
his movie ‘Okon goes to School’.
Bishop has also featured in movies like ‘In the Cupboard’, ‘Jump and Pass’, ‘Okon in Lagos’ amongst many others.
3) SAM LOCO EFE
The late veteran actor was a force to reckon with in the comedy scene. The actor featured in over 100 comedy movies before his death.
Sam Loco was popular for ‘Long John’, ‘Games Fools Play’, ‘Old Cargo’ amongst others.
4) OSITA IHEME
The talented actor is popular for his character ‘Paw Paw’ in the hilarious movie ‘Aki and Paw Paw’.
Osita is also popular for starring alongside his friend, Chinedu Ikedieze.
Osita is popular for movies like ‘One Good Turn’, ‘Baby Police’, ‘Mirror Boy’, ‘The Johnsons’ amongst others.
5) NKEM OWOH
The veteran Nollywood actor has a special way of delivering a perfect comedy movie.
From his facial expressions to his use of words, Nkem Owoh’s movie is always perfect after a stressful day.
Nkem Owoh is popular for movies like ‘Osuofia’, ‘Sawam’, ‘The Master’, ‘Spanner’ amongst many other must-watch hilarious movies.
6) VICTOR OSUAGWU
The comedian is popular for his character in the movie ‘Onye Eze’.
Victor’s other movies include ‘Face
to Face’, ‘Three Wise Men’ and so many others.
7) CHINWETALU AGU
Talk about an actor who is perfect at being a comedian and villain; talk about Chinwetalu Agu.
The Nigerian actor is popular for his slangs, and villain roles.
Chinwetalu’s movies include ‘Ebola Doctors’, ‘ The Maidens’, ‘Okada Rider’, ‘The Cadet’ amongst others.
8) ADA AMEH
The Benue born actress is popular for her role in ‘Phone Swap’, ‘The Johnsons’, The Orphan’ amongst others.
The actress is also popular for starring alongside Chinedu Ikedieze and Osita Iheme.
9) FUNKE AKINDELE
From her ‘Jenifa’ days, the AMVCAs award winning actress has remained one of the entertaining female comedy actresses to watch.
Funke is also popular for ‘Maami’, ‘Married but Living Single’, ‘Sherikoko’,
10) CHINEDU IKEDIEZE
Chinedu Ikedieze got the name Aki from his comedy movie ‘Aki and Paw Paw’.
The actor is rarely seen on screen without his friend and colleague, Osita Iheme.
Chinedu Ikedieze’s other movies include ‘Spanner’, ‘The Johnsons’, ‘Magic Cap’, ‘Jack and Jill’ amongst others.