12 Richest Comedians In Sub-Saharan Africa

Written by Lillian Mutiso

Julius Agwu – Nigeria

Julius Agwu has been in Nigeria’s comedy business for over two decades and his popularly known for his two annual shows; ‘Crack Your Ribs’ and ‘Laugh for Christ Sake’. His book Jokes Alone fetched him $100,000. He has properties scattered all over the country, a state-of-the-art audio and video studio, and more political affiliates than any other comedian. He has an annual income of about $700,000 and performance fee of $10,000-$15,000 per event. His net worth is estimated at about $7.5 million.