Nigerian actor, comedian, voice-over artist, singer and scriptwriter Samuel Animashaun, aka Sammy Perry popularly well known as Broda Shaggi, who is a native of Ogun State Nigeria. He started his career as a comedian and set up his Instagram account in 2017. After that, he started posting his comedy videos on it.
Broda Shaggi Biography
- Name: Broda shaggi Real Name is Samuel Animashaun Perry
- Birth: Sammy Perry was born on July 6th, 1993 in Lagos State
- Education: He obtained a Bachelor in Creative Arts from the University of Lagos.
Early Life And Career
Shaggi Dad is dead but his mum did not remarry. He was not born into a rich family and he has three brothers, and he is the first. Broda Shaggi passion for acting and comedy originated during his childhood days. Broda Shaggi had always had a passion to act drama. He also knew he had the flare to be a comedian.
According to him, he was motivated by his late father because he knows much about drama and also taught drama at Mayflower Junior School, Ikenne, Ogun State. Since then, he has acted many roles and played some characters like Inspector Perry, a policeman; Professor Dele, and Akonni Ibadan. This was before he went with the stage name Broda shaggi but despite having a soft spot for comedy, he didn’t have the opportunity to take it very seriously, It was at UNILAG where Shaggi took his comedy talent serious and as occupation.
What Inspired The Name “Broda Shaggi”?
In an interview with Samuel Animashaun, he said The Name Broda Shaggi came up when I went to my mechanic’s workshop and overheard some of the mechanics playing around the character of Broda Shaggi and it really made me laugh, I could also create Brodashaggi since I had even done something similar in a stage play before. I decided to start something on Instagram since there was nobody doing it and I like to be unique. The name Shaggidon came first, then I did Shaggi and eventually Broda Shaggi.
How Broda Shaggi Gained Popularity
As we already said in the beginning of the article that Broda Shaggi created an Instagram account and started uploading his comedy skit, So in 2018 Broda Shaggi joined the rank of stars whose popularity had been amplified by social media after his skit about “Jesus appeared in Mushin” went viral. In the video, he was asked by Aunty Shaggi what he would do if Jesus appeared in that vicinity.
Even though the comedy was criticized by many Actors/actresses that it is not good to mock the name of Jesus Christ, According to him, I am an actor and there is no way I could have expressed that character if I shied away from some things. That is the typical way Broda Shaggi would talk because he is a character from the streets.
Who is Aunty Shaggi?
Sophia Uriren, well known as Aunty Shaggi is an interviewer of Broda Shaggi, many people think Broda Shaggi ss dating her. According to Broda Shaggi “this is a personal question but nothing is really going on between us. We are good friends but I find her beautiful, We met at a movie location and I shared my ideas with her and since then we have been doing great things together“.
Broda Shaggi Social Life? He said “I Neither drink nor smoke. People don’t believe when I say this. I don’t really go to club but at times, my manager tries to take me out.”
Broda Shaggi Net Worth
His Net Worth is not revealed but he is believed to worth millions from his earnings in his comedy skits and as an artist. but if we were to guess or scale it, Broda Shaggi estimated Net Worth should be $50million and above.
SONGS & COMEDY FROM BRODA SHAGGI?
- Instagram – brodashaggi
- Facebook – Broda Shaggi
- YouTube – Official Broda Shaggi
Images Credits: Instagram