Nigeria’s youngest comedian Emmanuella has arrived in Ugandan for her two gigs.
Emmanuella and her crew touched down at Entebbe airport by 9:00am and was given a celebrity welcome.
She addressed a press conference before heading to the capital Kampala.
Emmanuella, 9, highly emulated by Uganda’s youngest rapper Patrick Ssenyonjo aka Fresh Kid, 7, is accompanied by Mark Angel and Success also from Nigeria.
On Saturday 7th September 2019, she will be live at Kampala Serena Hotel.
Tickets will go for UGX 100,000; UGX 2,000,000 for a Table.
On 8th September 2019, she will be live at Freedom City along Entebbe road.
Tickets will go for UGX 10,000; UGX 20,000.
The shows will also feature singers Spice Daina, Rovin Sanyu, Triplets Ghetto Kids, B2C, Daxx Kartel and Fresh Kid.
Other comedians will include Mc Mariachi, Maulana and Reign, among others.
The gigs are sponsored by Kampala Serena Hotel, Cocacola, Fenon Events, Bukedde TV1, NS General Hardware.
Who is Emmanuella?
Emmanuella Samuel commonly known as Emmanuella is a YouTube child Comedian on Mark Angel YouTube channel.
In 2017, Mark Angel Comedy YouTube channel became the first ever Nigerian-owned YouTube channel to hit a million subscribers.
Emmanuella Samuel is from Imo State in eastern Nigeria. She was born in Port Harcourt in Rivers State.
Emmanuella entered into comedy when she was only five years old. She was on a family holiday and met with Mark Angel.
He needed some kids for his comedy shoot, and called a few children he knew for the audition but they couldn’t memorize their lines and he then turned to Emmanuella and she excelled despite the eighteen hour long video shoot, a stunt he pulled to test the endurance of the kids.
After her selection, Mark Angel had to convince her parents to let her become a part of the Mark Angel Comedy team and got their approval.
Her fame started after the comedy skit “This is Not My Real Face Oh” in which she was making jokes about a teacher to her fellow student without knowing the student was the child of the teacher. This short skit was featured on CNN’s Facebook page.
Awards and Recognitions
In 2018, Emmanuella was invited to the National Assembly by Senate President Bukola Saraki on account of her landing a role in a Disney film.
She made the announcement of her role in the Disney film on her Instagram handle.
In 2016, Emmanuella won the award for Top Subscribed Creator from YouTube at the inaugural edition of the Sub-Saharan African YouTube Awards.
She also won the Best New Comedienne & Princess of Comedy awards at the Afro-Australia Music & Movie Awards (AAMMA).
She was hosted by CNN in November 2016. In 2015, she won the G-Influence Niger Delta Special Talent Award.
Emmanuella Samuel is from Imo State but lives in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
There have been controversies on her relationship with Mark Angel, as it has been said in different circles that she is his niece and some say they are cousins.
Eze Chidinma of Buzz Nigeria in an article stated that Emmanuella is niece to Mark Angel. Pulse Nigeria also stated that Mark Angel is uncle to Emmanuella.