Ayodele Richard Makun AY is a multi-talented, multi-award winning Standup comedian, and one of the most successful comic acts Nigeria has produced. He comes across easily, as Nigeria’s most creative comedian as he has proven himself as an established authority as a Compere, Stand-up Comedian, Radio and TV Presenter, Promoter, Producer, Actor, Director, Writer, and Event Manager. He is the Chief Executive Officer of Corporate World Entertainment (convener of AY Live).
The Producer of the Multi Award Winning and Highest Grossing Movie ever in West Africa ’30 Days in Atlanta is a Theater Arts graduate of Delta State University. AY is as hysterical and topical as he is a gifted Event Planner, TV Producer, and Show Promoter. He produces, the popular AY Show, organizes the soaring AY Live concerts, and promotes shows for individuals, State Governments, Institutions, and Corporate Organisations.
His Live and TV Shows have since assumed a Family Show ‘position’ in patrons and viewers mind. He is seen as a celebrity who can be trusted and is widely trusted by individuals and families across the Nation and abroad. This fact is long-established as AY is currently on a country tour with Unilever Plc – a company renowned worldwide for creating, marketing and distributing well-known family brands. His creative skills, Show-promoting expertise, and witty proficiency have won him numerous Awards, recognition, and endorsements, and ambassadorships.
AY Live is one of Africas largets comedy show featuring other comedians like Bovi, Helen Paul and many other comedians. The recent Award being The Comedian of the Year 2011, courtesy City People Entertainment Awards. The Award came after he had a very successful year staging the ever crowd-pulling and celebrity-attracting AY Live across Nigeria, and in London. The Award is AY’s 27th since 2008.