According to a list published by Dataleum, a digital analytical firm on Monday, 16th January, 2023, an analysis of the five (5) top Skit Makers and their output in Nigeria was carried out, as 2022 saw tremendous changes in the skit makers industry.

Top five list of Nigerian skit makers according to Dataleum

On the list we have Samuel Perry popularly known as Brother Shaggi; a comedian and actor ranking top with over 10.7million followers on Instagram, as published on Monday 16th January, 2023 by Dataleum, closely followed by Sabinus with 3.4 million followers.

Skit maker and comedian Broda Shaggi

He is the most followed skit maker on Instagram with over 11.3 million followers.

Coming second is Chukwuemeka Emmanual popularly known as Sabinus; Mr Funny, with 3.4 million followers on Instagram.

Sabinus aka Funny bone

Having won various awards in the first quarter, such as the Best Online Social Content Creator at the Africa Magic Viewer’s Choice Awards, as well as the Online Comedian of the Year at the GAGE awards held earlier in 2022, the content creator, had over 169 million views from 191 skits posted.

Others on the top five ist are;

Chukwuebuka Emmanuel known as Brainjotter, made it to third place.

He began his career fully in 2020 and has a net worth estimated at $50,000, 28 million Naira.

Abdulgafar Abiola popularly known as CuteAbiola ranking fourth place.

He is currently one of the richest and most influential comedians in Nigeria with over 4.9 million Instagram followers net worth an estimated net worth of $150,000 dollars.

skit maker, The cuteAbiola

Finally, Maryam Apaokagi, popularly known as Taaooma, who plays multiple roles in her skit, comes fifth in the chart.

She is a content creator, cinematographer and social media influencer as well as the founder of ‘Chop Tao’ and directs for Greenade company.

In 2019, she emerged winner of ‘Best Online Comedian of the Year’, ‘Social Entrepreneur’ 2019 among others.

Skit maker Taaooma

With the increase in the use of social media platforms, skit making has obviously come to stay in Nigeria, as those venturing in it are gaining grounds and cashing out from it.

Story: Elizabeth Ereke