In the year 2014, Akpororo went into acting, he starred in films like Headgone and The Antique; the movies earned him some notable recognition and nominations, three nominations at the 2015 Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards.
|Name||Bowoto Jephthah Oluwatiseyifumi Tanimola|
|Date of Birth||13 February 1989|
|State Of origin||Rivers state|
|Net Worth||$N400 million|
Jephthah Bowoto, who is popularly known as Akpororo, is a Nigerian stand-up comedian, singer, and actor, he was born on the 13 of February 1989. He is an indigene of Ilaje, Ondo State, Nigeria but he was born and brought up in Warri, a city in Delta State Nigeria, where he had his early education in both primary and secondary school. He started his career as a local gospel musician until 2008 when he participated in the National Comedy Challenge by Opa Williams and went on to win the Calabar chapter of the competition which he fully deserves.
Akpororo moved to Lagos in 2009 and he contested twice in the AY’s Open Mic Challenge, which he came second in his first attempt and later winning the competition in his second attempt He embraced fame in year 2013, after his performance at “Basketmouth’s Laff and Jam” show and went on to perform in several comedy shows including “AY Live”. On the 12th of August 2014, he staged his first major comedy show which he themed “Akpororo vs Akpororo” at the Shell Hall, MUSON Centre. The new event enjoyed the attendance of notable musical acts and comedians.
Akpororo’s style of comedy is basically the mixture of secular and gospel related jokes. In an interview, he said that he performs and cracks jokes about lunatics because he was once an attendant to mentally ill people who came to the church he was attending for spiritual healing. In June 2015, Akpororo signed a 2-year endorsement deal with telecommunication heavyweight Airtel Nigeria.
Akpororo is presently married to Josephine Ijeoma Abraham after their wedding in Surulere, Lagos State on the 14th of November 2015. He went back to school and is now a student of Lagos State University where he is studying Sociology Currently.
Akpororo built a house for himself and his family in the Okokomaiko area of Lagos state Nigeria. According to him, he said he is absolutely aware that a lot of rich people like to build themselves houses in the Lekki area, but it was his decision to choose the Okokomaiko area over Lekki because the place is peaceful and secure.
Akpororo Net worth
Akpororo is undoubtedly one of the richest and most influential comedians in Nigeria, his net worth is based on his endorsements, shows, and salary, he has an estimated Net worth of N400 million
Akpororo Cars2015 Acura MDX
Akpororo got this car in October 2019, the car was said to have cost him N15million, he posts it on Instagram to celebrate with his fans with the caption.
Indeed I serve a very big God. All through the year, God has been good to me and my family. #iserveaverybiggod is my testimony of God’s grace and favor. This is my latest toy #iserveaverybiggod is ready for download on all digital platforms… get link on my bio #roroking #roronation.