Biography, wealth, age, and family details for Akpororo
Popularly known as Akpororo, Nigerian stand-up comedian Bowoto Jephthah Oluwatiseyifumi Tanimola is also a musician and actress.
One of the best stand-up comedians in the Nigerian entertainment sector is Akpororo. He is a multi-talented man who has distinguished himself as an extraordinary actor and a superb gospel singer in addition to his comedic performances.
He is a very sociable individual who has achieved enormous fame both online and off. His official Instagram account has approximately 3 million followers under the name @akpororo.
All You Should Know About Akpororo’s Biography
Developing and Learning
Although Akpororo was born in Delta State in 1989, he is originally from the town of Ilaje in the western Nigerian state of Ondo. He was raised and received his elementary and secondary education in Warri, Delta state. Akpororo attended Lagos State University to study sociology. At the time this article is being written, his siblings and parents are unknown.
How the Career of Akpororo Began
Akpororo began his career as a gospel musician, learning the basics of music from his church choir, up until 2008, when he entered the Opa Williams-organized National Comedy Challenge and won the Calabar zone.
Akpororo made the decision to pursue an acting career in 2014. Since then, he has appeared in the movies “Headgone” and “The Antique,” with “Headgone” earning him three nominations for Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards in 2015.
Since he began his triple acts career in the entertainment industry, he has established himself in these areas and, as a result, has inked endorsement agreements with numerous prominent Nigerian firms, among them Airtel, the country’s leading telecommunications network provider.
In the entertainment sector, he has also received numerous honors and nominations, some of which include:
He was nominated for the Comedian of the Year category at the 2014 BEN Television Awards and received a nomination for Comedy of the Year at the 2014 Nigeria Entertainment Awards. In 2015, he was a nominee for Best Actor in a Comedy at the Nigeria Entertainment Awards. He won the Comedian of the Year Award at the Naija FM Comedy Awards event in 2014.
At the 2015 Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards, Akpororo was nominated in three categories—Best Comedic Act, Best New Actor, and Best Comedic Act (View’s Choice)—and he took home the Best Comedic Act prize.