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Ali Baba comedian: All you need to know

by Baderinwa Adedamola
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Ali baba comedian. Life history and biography

Atunyota Alleluya Akpobome popularly known by his stage name Ali Baba, is a famous Nigerian stand-up comedian, master of ceremony, actor and on-air personality. He has been consistently called the father of modern comedy in Nigeria. Alibaba was born on the 24th of June, 1965 in Warri, Delta state, in the south southern part of Nigeria.


Alibaba was born into the royal family of Abgarha Otor, in Ughelli North local government area of Delta state. He is the first born of the family. Alibaba’s father was a retired military officer who served in Lagos in the south western part of Nigeria. Thus, Ali baba completed his elementary education at Ojo primary school in Lagos state. He proceeded to command secondary school, Lagos where he obtained his secondary school leaving certificate.

Atunyota Alleluya obtained a bachelor’s degree in Religious studies and philosophy at Ambrose Ali university, Ekpoma in Edo state. Afterwards, he relocated to Lagos in search for greener pastures.

Having discovered his affinity for comedy while in the university, Alibaba determined to explore his talent in comedy. He began his professional career by performing at corporate events, making on-air appearances at radio programs. Through his diligence and determination, Alibaba performed as a comedian at many corporate and informal events across the nation. Today, Alibaba remains one of the highest paid comedians in Nigeria.

Over the years, he has mentored several comedians and graced hundreds of shows across borders. In 2009, Ali baba was inducted into the Johnnie Walker striding man society, a program established to appreciate men of value in their chosen fields.

He is currently married to Mary-Bassey Udoh. Their marriage is blessed with five lovely children.

Ali baba comedian net worth

Ali baba is currently one of the most influential comedians of the Federal republic of Nigeria. He has an estimated net worth of $7million.

Ali baba comedy

Asides from the popular Ali baba comedy, he has become a household name in the Nigerian movie industry. He has played roles bordering on comedy and action in award-winning movies. Some of these movies include; My guy, the last 3 digits, Head gone, The wedding party, Alakada.

Ali Baba age

Alibaba was born on the 24th of June, 1965 in Warri, Delta state. He is currently 55years of age.


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