Broda Shaggi Biography
|Net Worth||$100,000 (est.)|
|Date of Birth||6th July|
|Occupation||Nigerian actor, comedian , voice-over artiste, singer and script writer|
Broda Shaggi has his real name as Animashaun Samuel Perry, known for his comedy skit “Oya Hit Me”. He is a popular Nigerian comedian, singer, voice over artiste, director and script writer, He was on the 6th of July, 1993 in Lagos state.
Broda Shaggi had his primary and secondary education in Lagos where he obtained his first and secondary school certificates respectively.
He later went to the University of Lagos to have a Bachelor’s degree in Creative Arts.
Shaggy kick-started his comedy dated back to his University days when he used to make people laugh even in the face of difficult situation. He shared this on his instagram and eventually rose to the pinnacle to produce his comedy skit “Jesu In Mushin”.
His comedy is not a surprise, as his father was a teacher of drama at Mayflower Junior School, Ikenne, Ogun State.
Shaggy is a versatile young man, creative, skillful and highly talented comedian whose work in comedy has received a tremendous acceptance and applaud from his numerous fans across Nigeria.
How He Became Popular
The comedy skit that made Shaggi so popular is the “Jesus appeared in Mushin” video skit which he was asked by Aunty shaggi what he would do if Jesus appeared in that vicinity.
He potrayed himself as an area boy in Yoruba setting in that video with the “oya hit me” slang. The video has since spread on all social media platforms and has thousands of views and comments on YouTube and Facebook.
Video “Oya hit me”
Even though the video was a succcess, he was heavily criticised by veteran actors to take down the video because according to them, it is mocked the name of Jesus Christ. He responded to his critics that he was an actor and there was no way he could have expressed that character if he didn’t do it the way he did it.
It is important to make your audience believe what they see. People will always have different opinions on things”.
His Relationship With Aunty Shaggi
Most people think that Broda shaggi’s girlfriend is the lady who acts as his interviewer, Sophia Uriren.
According to him, they met last year November at a movie location. He shared his idea with her and they connected.
They are not related in any way as they only do comedy videos together. Broda Shaggi has also finished his NYSC.
Relationship with Uche Jumbo
In a recent chat with a top Web portal, Broda Shaggi was asked who among the Nollywood actress he would like to go on a date with and he mentioned Uche Jumbo. According to him, he said “That Would Be Uche Jumbo“. His reasons is that the actress is so humble, down to earth and someone who is easy to approach amid all the popularity and fame that she is accustomed to have.
He furthered mentioned that, Uche Jumbo is like a elder sister to him and also said she gave him a platform to showcase his talent in her upcoming TV series. He also said that Uche Jumbo is a one famous celebrity he easily get along with.
How He Got The Name Broda Shaggi
The name Broda Shaggi came about when he went to his mechanic’s workshop and overheard some of the mechanics playing around the character.
He liked the prospect because of its funny nature and it really made him laugh. Sameul decided to use it and since them he has been successful and unique in all comedy skit he created.
Shaggi has in the course of comedy business received several nominations as:
- Best Comedy Act of the year at the City People Music Awards.
- The Future Awards Africa Nigerian Prize for Comedy.
Aside comedy, Broda Shaggi is a talented singer. His talents in music have shot him to fame and recognition, endearing him to millions of fans across Nigeria and beyond.
Some of his hit songs are:
- Oya Hit Me
- Kiri Koko
- Copy Disappoint
- Fine Girl
- Horn among others.
Shaggi is also a good actor outside comedy and music. He has starred in a number of movies including Love In the Time of Kekes and Nimbe: The Movie.
Broda Shaggi is not yet married but rumour is making the rounds that the talented singer and comic actor has a clandestine relationship with DJ Cuppy. The authenticity of this rumour has not been verified.
Broda Shaggi is indeed a hard working and talented Nigerian superstar, rated one of the richest and most influential with a net worth of about $100,000 dollars.