By Balogun Kamilu Lekan
Craze Clown, real name, Emmanuel Ogonna Iwueke, is a comedian, YouTuber, actor, and medical doctor.
He was born on December 24, 1991, to Uchenna Godwin Iwueke and Grace Acheche.
Ogbonna is the third child in a family of five children.
He is famous for his comic skits, which revolved around the life of an African Father and the struggle of an African Son. A role he complements with a fellow skit maker, OG Tega.
After his elementary and secondary education, Ogbonna attended some universities before finally graduating from a Ukrainian university.
He briefly attended Delta State University before heading to the University of Maiduguri and then the University of Legon in Ghana.
He finally had the opportunity to study his dream course, Medicine, at the Kharkiv National Medical University in Ukraine.
Emmanuel Iwueke started comedy in the late 2000s when he filmed short comic skits and post on social media to reach a larger audience.
He started with a comic skit about an Engineering student who was on holiday and decided to fix some electrical glitches while at home on holiday. He got electrocuted, and the scenarios were delivered comically. The clip got viral giving him a shot at prominence.
Later he started Papa Ade’s short comic series when he was s student in Ukraine. He jointly created the niche with fellow skit maker, OG Tega.
The Papa Ade series mirrors the life of an African father and the struggle of an African kid raised by a single father.
The series is famous for the resounding slaps he dishes out to his son after every stunt pulled.
This went viral as his audience began to swell, as he kept up with the consistency of the content.
Leveraging the influence of social media, Craze Clown has been able to establish himself as one of the biggest names among comic skit makers in Nigeria.
He has had the opportunity to make skits with big names like Taaoma, OG Tega, Nasty Blaq, Bovi, and Sydney Talker, amongst others.
He has also paired with Nigerian musicians like Falz, Mr Eazi, Lil Kesh,
Emmanuel Iwueke has also organized a series of shows in Nigeria and abroad.
He currently owns a production company “Craze Clown Production” and a website called houseofcraze.com to promote his brand.
Ogbonna is married to his longtime girlfriend Joan Otanohigbe Iwueke, famously known as “Jojo”, and they have a child together.
Craze clown amasses his wealth from his craft as a content creator and a social media influencer.
He is also a brand ambassador for some top brands in Nigeria. His net worth is valued at N30 million. However, NewsWireNGR cannot independently verify this.
He has won several notable awards and was nominated for several others, some of which include
- Online sensation of the Year Awards
- Comedian of the Year Awards
- Outstanding Young Achievers Award
- Outstanding Comedian of the Year.
In 2020, a lady identified as @farida_wholesale_ allegedly accused Craze Clown of impregnating his sister and abandoning her to marry his wife.
Farida revealed this in the comment section of a Craz Clown Instagram post where he flaunted his wife’s baby bump.
She took to the comment section to ask what if the child dies.
The comedian got furious with this comment and called her father a bastard.
The lady then took to her page to explain further
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