Skit maker, Twyse: Biography, Education, Career, Girlfriend, Net worth, Controversies and More

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By Balogun Kamilu Lekan

Biography

Ereme Abraham Bankole Ebiholo (Twyse) was born on July 28, 1992 (age 30)

Born to an Edo dad and a Yoruba mum, this makes getting the Yoruba vibes in his skits come in so handy for him.

Twyse hails from Esian Central, Edo State, Nigeria, but grew up with his grandmother in Ibadan. 

He is a popular Nigerian comedian, video editor and actor but is popular for his clone acting roles in comic skits

Ebiholo specified that he was studying law for a short period of time before he gave it up.

Twyse was publicly noticed when he posted a comic skit “My Mum slapping a pan on my maid in the kitchen”, which attracted lots of followers to his social media page, This video was reposted by Krakstv and many other popular handles on social media.

Education

Ereme attended Obiye primary school, Port Harcourt, and later St. Isabel Nursery and Primary School, Ibadan.

He proceeded to Federal Government College, Odogbolu, Ogun State for his secondary school education.

He, however, said in an interview that he opted to study law  but later dropped out.

He later headed to Annamalai University, Chennai, India to bag a degree in Graphic Design and Animation.

After his study in India, Twyse headed to London Metropolitan University to study Information and Communications Technology.

Career

Twyse gained authority in the comedy industry when he started his series “Twyse and Family”, in which he played the roles of a father, mother, grandmother, daughter, and son. All as a clone

The series is a reflection of a typical Nigerian family household. The struggles of an African child with African parents. He presented this in a humorous way.

His ability to act as a clone to accommodate acting in various characters makes him one of the most creative comedians in the industry

Twyse reportedly ventured into comedy when he started making skits to escape depression.

In one of his interviews, he said that his mum took him for deliverance when he said he wanted to do comedy.

I don’t really say this often, but my mum took me for deliverance because she felt I should be doing more with my life.”

The comedian during his trying times went through different difficulties like sleeping in buses and taking up menial jobs to make ends meet.

In 2016, Twyse shared some distressing posts with suicidal content. This got fans, friends, and family worried.

A Nollywood actress, Toyin Abraham, reached out to him and began to help share his content on her page, and this helped propel him to stardom.

Apart from comedy, Twyse is also a singer. He records songs in his leisure time. In 2018, he released an album with 6 tracks. The album is titled “The Trash EP.”

Girlfriend

Twyse is not married, but he revealed in one interview that he had a girlfriend who left him. He explained that she broke up with him because she accused him of being too busy. 

“I was very frustrated at a point when I lost almost everything except my life. My girlfriend broke up with me for being too busy, I had food poison, lost my job, had problems with admission into school, I couldn’t afford to pay my rent, so my landlord had no choice but to push me out. During that period, my mom was also going through some difficulties I’d like to keep private. Everything felt like a wilderness for me back then but things are getting better now.” He said

However, the comedian recently posted a picture of himself and a lady who he called his crush.

Net worth

The comedian is reportedly worth $600,000, according to an online source.

Nothing is known about his cars and houses, as the comedian doesn’t show them off. 

His main sources of wealth are endorsements, filmmaking, comedy, and video production.

He also makes money from his YouTube page, with more than 200 videos and 400k subscribers.

He is currently an ambassador for different brands in Nigeria.

Achievements

The comedian has about 1.3 million followers on Instagram, his main social media platform, from which he generates the most engagement.

The comedian has been the recipient of various awards throughout his prestigious comedy career.

In 2017, he was nominated for the Future Africa Awards Prize for Comedy.

Controversy

The comedian was reportedly caught up at the centre of controversy in 2020 during the pandemic over his comment on SydneyTalker, a comedian who played a prank on the NDDC(Nigeria Centre for Disease Control). The comedian, SydneyTalker, accused the commission of alleged conduct of a fake COVID test.

He publicly apologised through his social media platform. 

Reading through the time-lapse of this entire event, it appears that Sydney’s story is not adding up at all… I want to use this medium to say sorry to those who I might have offended by my comment on his page… I promised never to involve myself in anybody’s business again…” He said.


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