Famous comedian and businessman, Atunyota Akpobome aka Alibaba, has revealed that Mark Angel is one of the highest earning comedians in Nigeria.
The veteran comic act said many people find it hard to believe that Mark Angel makes about $300,000 every month.
Alibaba made the statement during an interview on the Honest Bunch podcast with OAP Nedu, Husband Material, Toun and Ezinne.
He said much of the comedian’s wealth comes comes from content and ad revenues on social media platforms like YouTube and Facebook.
According to the comedian, the people who pay for the services content creators like Mark Angel offer are very well aware of the value they provide.
Alibaba recalled how he earned his own millions for the first time in 1995 when he was paid N1.6 million for an alcohol brand tour.
In his words; “You know some people still don’t believe that Mark Angel is one of the richest comedians, until somebody then hears how much YouTube, Faceebook pay him every month.
You will hear somebody [Mark] is making close to 300,000 dollars every month and you are like ‘is it not that guy that wears big knicker.
If he were dating a banker or if he was dating a politician or somebody who works in an oil and gas company, they will be like ‘it is the oil and gas money. because they do not know the intricate factor that drives how much money the person makes.”