NIGERIAN COMEDIAN SAMUEL ANIMASHAUN BIOGRAPHY
Broda Shaggi is a Nigerian comedian, actor, songwriter, and musician. He was born as Samuel Animashaun Perry in 1993. He was born in Ikene, Ogun State, but is a native of Ishagamu. Shaggi completed his primary school education at Mayflower Junior School in Ikenne, Ogun State. He was sent to Heritage Primary School in Ikenne, Ogun State, when his father died. Birrel Avenue Senior High School provided him with his secondary schooling. His late father, who was a drama teacher, influenced him at a young age to have an interest in acting plays. He’s known for his satirical plays, which he’s uploaded on Instagram, but his parody drama “Jesu in Mushin” surprised everyone. Broda Shaggi graduated from the University of Lagos with a degree in Creative Arts, and his father was a drama instructor at Ikenne Junior School in Ogun State.
While still a student, he began doing stand-up comedy, although it was never recorded. During an interview, he revealed that he began with the traditional gentleman humor, but that it did not work well. As a result, he chose to experiment with the Agbero style, which has earned him popularity.
Shaggi started his comic career as a university theater actor. Before taking on the role of Broda Shaggi, he played Akani Ibadan, Lecturer Dele. He didn’t get the kind of attention he wanted from the other characters, but Broda Shaggi did. The moniker “Broda Shaggi” derives from a December 2017 event in a mechanic shop. In an interview, the actor explained that the character’s name was chosen to reflect the type of guy he met when repairing his car at a mechanic’s shop.
Long before his Instagram comedic sketches, he dabbled in acting. Before becoming a household figure with the Broda Shaggi comedy, he participated in a number of Nollywood films. Broda Shaggi claimed in an interview that he enjoys music and, in addition to acting, has the ability to sing. He claims that he appreciates music just as much as he does acting, and that his involvement in the music industry will have no side effrct on his acting career. Shaggi has a long list of songs to his credit, including Ori, Okoto, Happy Day, Gbedu, and Fo.
In a recent interview, the comedian disclosed that he is currently unmarried and unattached. He also shot down reports that she’s dating Sophia Uriren.
Broda Shaggi’s awards and nominations include;
• Net Honours awards (Most Popular Comedian) 2021: Nominated
• Best Actor in a Comedy at Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards 2022: Won
Broda Shaggi has an estimated net worth of $1 million
He has featured in quite a number of Nollywood movies namely: Ghetto Bred, Aiyetoro Town – 2019, Fate of Alakada, The Party Planner – 2020, Namaste Wahala among many others.
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