15 Crazy Things About Mark Angel That You Probably Didn’t Know
The entertainment world in Nigeria cannot be complete without the comedy industry. From stand up comic performances to rib-cracking video skits to comedy movies, these talented individuals have given us a reason to laugh and forget our worries even if it’s for a brief moment. One of the most popular, creative and unique act in the comedy industry is Mark angel. Not only did he carve a niche for himself in an arm of comedy that was new at the time, he also groomed Nigeria’s youngest comedian. There’s more to Mark Angel than many people know.
Here are 15 crazy things about him
1. Mark Angel is both his real name and stage name. You were expecting his real name to be something else right? Well, so were we.
2. He is from Imo state: Contrary to what many fans think, Mark Angel is a native of Imo state not Rivers state. He was however born and raised in the city of Port Harcourt.
3. He was born on the 23rd of August 1990.
4. Mark Angel is unmarried.
5. He has only two siblings and the comic character in his skits Emmanuella is his niece.
6. Mark Angel did not complete his university education. In 2008, he gained admission into Obafemi Awolowo University in Ile-Ife to study Medicine and Surgery. Unfortunately his uncle who was to foot the bills died few months later.
7. Mark Angel’s mother is an evangelist and she wasn’t in support of most of his works when he first began production. She has played a big role in ensuring that Mark Angel comedy skits are decent and suitable for the general public.
8. Mark Angel founded the Mac Angel Comedy Brand with his friend Denilson Igwe.
9. Before the birth of his brand, Mark Angel ventured into the Nigerian Movie Industry (Nollywood) and worked as a movie editor and director of photography (DOP). His Nollywood experience was brief as he had little or nothing to show for it.
10. Mark angel left Port Harcourt for Lagos in 2011 and he learnt photography upon his arrival.
11. He once worked as a security guard to make ends meet.
12. He studied Cinematography in India
13. Before he formed his company, he was a member of a theatre group called Gingertainment where he did stage performances.
14. He single handedly established a production company called mechanic pictures and they were in charge of the video and picture shoot when Mark Angel comedy started out.
15. His role models are Kevin Hart and Basketmouth.
Mark Angel has gradually grown to be one of the richest and most influential comedians in Nigeria. What’s your favourite mark angel comedy skit? We will like you to drop your thoughts in the comment box below.