Skit Maker ‘Sydney Talker’: Biography, Education, Career, Girlfriend, Net Worth, Achievements and Controversy


By Balogun Kamilu Lekan


Sydney Egere, popularly known as Sydney Talker or The Towel Guy, is a comedian, dancer, and social media influencer.

Sydney Talker, a native of Edo State, was born on the 12th of October 1995. He is famous for his comic skits on social media.


Sydney Talker holds a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from the University of Benin..


Sydney came to the spotlight in 2016 when he posted one of his skits, “The Poor Power Supply.” 

The comic skit got public attention and amassed enormous social media views.

His funny facial expressions in the funny video became attractive to his audience, who found it funny.

Subsequently, he appeared in dance skits with fellow skit maker Nasty Blaq. This also helped kept in the spotlight.

He got encouraged by Toyin Abraham, who likened him to the famous Mr Bean.

Sydney has kept up with his consistency and has had the opportunity to feature in skits with top comic artists like Nasboi, and Nasty Blaq, amongst others.

Lately, he drifted into music by launching his record label, Neville Records and Bad Mout, a comedy club.

In January 2022, Sydney announced the signing of a music star, “Khaid” to his record label. He has also been seen working with Don Jazzy lately.


There is no public information about Sydney’s relationship status at the moment.

Net worth

Sydney Talker’s net worth is reportedly valued at $280,000. However, NewsWireNGR cannot verify this claim at this moment.


Below is a list of his awards and nominations

  • Nigeria Skits Industry Award
  • Ghana Entertainment Awards USA 
  • Nigeria’s 25 Under 25 Awards
  • African choice award
  • Online comedian of the Year


During the lockdown in 2020, Sydney was caught in a controversy when he posted a video of himself showing COVID symptoms. He also alleged in the video that the  NCDC did not attend to him even after making several calls to reach them.

This did not go well with netizens who think that Sydney is just looking for cheap attention claiming his allegations are false.


The information in this article was curated from online sources. NewsWireNGR or its editorial team cannot independently verify all details.

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