Broda Shaggi Biography
Samuel Animashaun Perry, born July 6, 1993, better known in the entertainment scene as Broda Shaggi, is a Nigerian comedian, musician, and actor. Shaggi was born in Ikene in Ogun State, though he is a native of Ishagamu in Ogun State.
|Real Name:||Samuel Animashaun Perry|
|Date of Birth||July 6, 1993|
|Place of Birth:||Ogun State|
|Occupation:||Comedian & Actor|
Early Life and Education
Broda Shaggi was born on July 6, 1993, in Ikenne, Ogun State, Nigeria. He was born into a family of four boys and no girls, of which he is the first child.
While his father was still alive, he started his primary education at Mayflower Junior School in Ikene, Ogun State.
Due to the death of his father, he could not continue schooling there, and so was enrolled in another school, Heritage Primary School which his mother could afford the fees. However, he relocated to Lagos State, where he grew up.
Shaggi’s father was a teacher at Mayflower Junior School in Ikene, Ogun State, where he taught theatre, dance, and music. Interestingly, the influence of his father made Shaggy take an interest in acting.
Shaggi has always been multi-talented in the areas of art right from childhood, as he would teach and lead his classmates in cultural dance in school, as well as act in church dramas as a kid, and was also good at drawing.
During his secondary school years at Birrel Avenue Senior High School, he represented his school in a drawing competition that had up to 36 schools in Lagos competing, He got the first position and won a cash prize of N100,000.
Though he won 100,000 Naira at the drawing competition, Shaggy couldn’t find level ground for a career in drawing; instead, he engaged himself more in acting.
Shaggi got enrolled in the University of Lagos, where he studied Creative Arts, and in 2016, he graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Creative Arts.
The Ogun State born comedian started doing comedy while in the university. He decided to run the agbero-style kind of comedy since the gentleman style was not productive.
He started his comedy through stage plays while in the University with the stage name, Inspector Perry. He has also made use of stage names like Akani Ibadan and Lecturer Dele before settling for the name, Broda Shaggi.
He came to limelight after he started putting up lots of comedy skits on Instagram and other social media platforms, one of the most famous being the comic video “Jesus in Mushin,” and the video spread like a virus across the Nigerian internet space.
- Ghetto Bred – 2018
- Aiyetoro Town – 2019
- Fate of Alakada: The Party Planner – 2020
- Namaste Wahala – 2020
- Dwindle – 2021
- Day Of Destiny – 2021
- The Miracle Centre – 2020
- Chief Daddy – 2022
- King of Thieves – 2022
- Ori (2019)
- Serere (2019)
- Nor Nor (2019)
- Wake up (2019)
- Black Skin Boy (2019)
- Bolanle (2019)
- Amarachi feat. Johnny Drille (2020)
- Toi Toi (2019)
- Star” feat. Asake (2019)
- Boredom 101 (2020)
- Kwarantine (2020)
- Okoto” feat. Zlatan (2020)
- Happy Day (2020)
- Cross My Lane feat. Falz (2022)
To show for the massive acceptance of his works in the entertainment industry he has been nominated for many awards aof which he has won the following;
African Magic Viewer’s Choice Awards (AMVCA) : Best Actor in a Comedy -2022
Maya Awards Africa: Best Online Comedian – 2018
Broda Shaggi Net Worth
Broda Shaggi is a top Nigerian comedian, actor, singer, and content creator with an estimated net worth of $200,000.
Shaggi, is not married yet. There have been rumors that Shaggi is dating his co-content creator, Sophia Ojireoghene, otherwise known as ‘Aunty Shaggi, who acts as his interviewer in most of his comedy skits.
Shaggi has made it clear to the public many times that he is single and not dating Sophia. According to him, he and Sophia Ojireoghene (Aunty Shaggi) are just great friends and work partners.
Also, it was speculated about a year ago that Shaggi and daughter of Nigeria’s Billionaire Otedola popularly known as DJ Cuppy has been dating secretly.
DJ Cuppy opened up to her fans on her Instagaram page during a question and answer session that she isn’t dating the comedian but he is just a friend to her and she has a lot of respect and time for him.
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- Twitter: @BRODAshaggiNG
- YouTube: official BRODA SHAGGI
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