Emmanuella Samuel, born July 22, 2010, professionally known as “Emmanuella,” is a popular Nigerian comedian, actress, and content creator. She is best known for her role in Mark Angel Comedy, alongside Aunty Success and other talented kids. Emmanuella hails from Imo State but was born in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
|Date of Birth:
|July 22, 2010
|Place of Birth:
|Port Harcourt, Rivers State
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|Comedienne & Actress
Early Life and Education
Emanuella comes from the eastern part of Nigeria, Imo State precisely, although she was born in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, the south-south region of Nigeria, where she grew up with her parents.
Emmanuella parents are James Samuel, her father while the mother is Cynthia Samuel. She was raised by her parents, and they gave her the needed support in her entertainment career despite being so young and still in school.
She attended Brighton Gate Academy School, Port Harcourt, where she started acting in comedy skits with Mark Angel Comedy after Mark Angel approached her parents and they allowed her to be part of the comedy crew.
How Old is Emmanuella?
Emmanuella is 13 years ago. She was born on July 22, 2010.
Emmanuella began her journey into comedy at the age of 5 after she met Uncle Mark Angel while on a family vacation, who sought the permission of Emmanuella’s parents to join the comedy team.
Mark Angel invited a few kids he knew for the audition since he wanted some kids for his comedy shoot, but they couldn’t memorize their lines, so he resorted to Emmanuella.
She performed admirably despite the 18-hour film shoot, which he staged to test the youngsters’ stamina.
After being chosen, Mark Angel had to persuade her parents to allow her to join the Mark Angel Comedy Team, which she eventually succeeded in doing.
Emmanuella has now risen to become one of the best comedians in Nigeria and earned a role in the Australian film Survive or Die.
She gained prominence in the comedy industry after performing the comic routine “This is Not My Real Face Oh,” in which she made jokes about a headmistress to her fellow students without realizing the student was the headmistress’s child.
The comedy skit was featured on CNN’s official Facebook page. Emmanuella, Aunty Success, and Regina Daniels appeared in a skit by Ofego titled “Lockdown,” which was uploaded on his YouTube channel on April 2, 2020, during the COVID-19 lockdowns.
Emmanuella Net Worth
Emmanuella’s net worth is an estimated $2 million. She is one of the richest comedians in Nigeria.
Since she came into the spotlight, Emmanuella has amassed wealth from her roles in comedy videos and film roles.
Awards and Recognitions
After Emmanuella secured a role in a Disney movie, she received an invitation to the National Assembly from Senate President Bukola Saraki in 2018.
She announced her participation in the Disney movie via her Instagram account.
At the inaugural Sub-Saharan African YouTube Awards in 2016, Emanuella took home the prize for the most subscribed YouTube creator.
At the Afro-Australia Music & Movie Honors, she also took home the Best New Comedienne and Princess of Comedy awards (AAMMA).
CNN featured her as a host in November 2016. The G-Influence Niger Delta Special Talent Award was given to her in 2015.
Emmanuella and Davido were both nominated for Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards in 2018 in the Favorite African Stars category, and in 2021, she took home the prize for Favorite African Social Star.
There is uncertainty over her link to Mark Angel because it has been suggested that she is either his niece or that they are related.
Emmanuella announced the completion of the house she built for her parents on Instagram in 2021, which sparked lots of discussion online.
Is Emmanuella married? Emmanuella is not yet married, and she is not in any relationship. She is quite too young to be in a relationship.
- Instagram- @officialemanuella
- Twitter- @li2_emmanuella