Adesokan Emmanuel (professionally known as Shank Comics) is a fast-rising Nigerian comedian, skit maker and media personality.
He is one of the most popular Nigerian social media sensations with millions of followers across the major social networking apps. He started his career as a stand-up comedian in his undergraduate days at the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), performing at several campus events. He, however, rose to prominence when he started sharing rant videos on his social media pages.
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Shank Comics Profile
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Full name: Adesokan Emmanuel
Professional name: Shank Comics
Date of birth: 23rd March 1997
Age: 26 years (2023)
Occupation: Comedian, social media influencer
Education: Obafemi Awolowo University(OAU)
Marital status: Single
Adesokan Emmanuel (Shank Comics) Biography and Educational Background
Adesokan Emmanuel was born on the 23rd of March 1997 in Osun State, Nigeria. Growing up as a child, it was clear that Shank had a natural talent for comedy. Even during his time as a student at Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), he pursued his passion for comedy by performing as a stand-up comedian at various school events. He also won the Best Student Comedian at the OAU awards.
His performances were always met with great enthusiasm and he quickly gained a reputation as one of the funniest students on campus. Shank’s ability to entertain and make people laugh was not only evident during his school days, but it was also something that he continued to develop and hone as he progressed in his career. His talent and hard work have since earned him a place among the most popular and successful comedians in the country.
After obtaining a degree in Electronic and Electrical Engineering from OAU and completing his National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Shank Comics decided to venture into comedy fully.
Shank Comics hasn’t been in the Nigerian entertainment industry for up to 5 years, but he has already made a name for himself. While he got exposed to the comedy world as a university student, even earning an award, he rose to prominence when he started sharing rant videos on his social media pages, especially Instagram and Twitter.
He started gaining social media attention after one of his videos, ‘I like Yansh but I no dey see yansh press‘ went viral and caught the attention of popular social media influencers. The video didn’t just help grow his social media followers but also exposed him to the comic industry.
Awards and Recognitions
Shank Comics’ talent has earned him several awards and recognition, including:
- Best Student Comedian (OAU awards)
- Social Media content creator award
- Humor award
- Social Media Content Creator Award at Trend Upp Awards 2022
Shank Comics Net Worth
Shank Comics is no doubt, one of the most successful social media influencers in Nigeria with more than a million followers. He makes money from YouTube, affiliate marketing, influencing brands and advertising on his social media accounts.
We don’t have much info on his official net worth but will be updating this content as soon as we get verified information from a credible source.
Social Media Handles
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