Emmanuella rise to stardom

By Babu Tendu | Tuesday, Sep 3rd 2019 at 15:12
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Nigerian comical sensation Emmanuella Samuel has, since her appearance in the laugh industry, rose up the ranks to be a favorite in Nigeria’s comedy industry and beyond with many seemingly not getting enough of her rib-cracking enchanting videos spread across social media platforms.

Her story, however, began during a holiday vacation where she met with a then fairly established Nigerian comedian Mark Angel who was at the time looking for children to cast for his comedy clips. He boasts of owning the first YouTube channel dubbed Mark Angel comedy to reach the one million subscribers mark; the subscribers have since increased to slightly above the 4.5 million mark.

The 9-year-old first joined the comedy industry when she was only 5-years-old under the umbrella of Mark angel comedy series of short clips, which features children in most of their productions, an outfit by Nigerian comedian Mark Angel through a posted video called” this is not my face.”

The creative, skillful and talented young comedian featured in a movie titled survive or die. The Australian movie was filmed in 2016 and released in 2018, co-written and directed by both Daniel Okoduwa –African Born based in Australia (First African to produce a film in Australia) and Mike Kang.

Emmanuella featured among other co-stars in the movie who include Craig Bourke who is known for his work on the movies, Gods of Egypt (2016), Mad Max: Fury Road (2015) and Wyrmwood: Road of the Dead (2014) and Felino Dolloso an actor and producer, known for the movie, The Devil 6 Commandments (2010) and Spirited (2010) and also had the opportunity to work with Disney for a project.

Many across various social media platforms have come out to show their love for the young comedian and their appreciation for the enchanting content and bringing laughter and humor to their living rooms a clear show that she is still on the top of many viewers lists in terms of comedy.

In November 2016, She was hosted by CNN and in the same year won the first edition of the sub-Saharan African YouTube Awards-making her the youngest person to have won the award, the best new comedienne and Princess of comedy awards at the Afro Australian Music and movie awards and the G-influence Niger Delta special talent Award.

Since its first production, Mark Angel comedy has produced more than two hundred videos which have attracted views from millions who watch their content not only locally but also internationally.

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