Born in Nigeria on January 20, 1986, Tunde Olaoluwa Adekunle, better known by his stage name Tunde Ednut, is a well-known blogger, comedian, entertainer, and musician. His songs “Jingle Bell” and “Catching Cold” were nominated for best pop single at the 2013 Headies Awards. He is considered by many to be among Nigeria’s most well-known bloggers.
Ednut won the title of Most “Searched Media Personality” at the 2021 Net Honours Class. He was named one of the most influential young Nigerians the same year by Ynaija.
|Tunde Olaoluwa Adekunle
|20 January 1986 (age 37 years old)
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|Blogger • Musician • SM Personality
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Tunde Ednut’s net worth
Not much is known about the comedian’s net worth, even though it is obvious that he makes a good living from his humor, music, blogging, and brand endorsements.
Tunde Ednut’s Early life and education
Ednut, whose parents are Nigerian lecturers, was born in Katsina to natives of Kogi State. He was raised as a Christian there until his family moved to Lagos State. He attended the University of Lagos to study graphic arts. He then relocated to the UK to attend Kingsland University of London to earn a degree in graphic design.
Tunde Ednut Career
In 2007, Ednut made his comedy debut by surprising the media by appearing as a guest performer at the Nigerian Dyanmix Awards. He received a nomination for The Future Awards Africa in 2008. In the same year, Ednut started touring around Nigeria. He then went to the UK, where he gained popularity for his comedic performances. Ednut won the UK’s Best Nigerian Comedian Award before returning home to concentrate on his musical career.
The debut single “My Kind Song” began Ednut’s musical career in 2011. He released “Catching Cold” in 2012 and included Dr. SID in the remix. He put out three songs in 2014: “Baby Boo,” “Buga Won,” and “Kosowo.” He went on to release “Jingle Bell” in 2016 and had it remixed numerous times by fellow Nigerian celebrities Davido, Tiwa Savage, Mi Abaga, and Seun Kuti.
Tunde Ednut Legacy
In addition to writing and performing music, Ednut hosts videos and sketches from up-and-coming musicians and comedians on his Instagram profile. It has been acknowledged that he helped make comedians and performers like Ugoccie, Aloma Isaac Junior, Sydney Talker, and Kiriku more well-known by assisting.
Tunde Ednut Controversy
Ednut’s verified Instagram account, which had more than 2.6 million followers, was deleted on December 22, 2020. The Peoples Gazette claims that he disregarded the community norms of the app, which resulted in the deletion of his account.
Ednut made a new Instagram account on January 10, 2021, with the alias Kingtundeednut. Additionally, as of Wednesday, January 13, in the wee hours of the morning, he had already amassed one million followers, making him a popular figure on Twitter. Ednut gave away one million Nigerian naira to his admirers to celebrate his return to the platform on the same day. Nevertheless, the account was once more deleted three days after he reached one million followers because of multiple complaints from unidentified individuals. Instagram restored Ednut’s account that same month after other Nigerian celebrities expressed support and demanded that it be done so. Ednut had 7.5 million Instagram fans before Meta deactivated his account in 2023. But he also made another page, now with up to 2.2 million fans.
Tunde Ednut Social Media
- Instagram: @tundeednut
- Phone Number: Available on Request
- Twitter: @TundeEdnut
Tunde Ednut Family
The family of Tunde Ednut is renowned for their seclusion.
That being said, it is well known that his father teaches. In addition, his mother teaches. There are five kids in the Adekunle family. The comedian has three brothers and one sister. A Christian family nurtured the siblings for a while before moving to Lagos, Nigeria, from Katsina.
Tunde Ednut Relationship Status
Even though Tunde Ednut is single, there are rumors that he is seeing Erica Emefa, a Ghanaian woman.
Tunde Ednut Trivia
In 2013, his song “Catching Cold” was nominated for a Headies Award in the category of Best Pop Single.
He owns a 2012 Toyota Camry and a Land Rover Discovery among other vehicles.
He enjoys Dino Melaye’s work.
He wants to have no more than two children.
Davido is an icon in his music.
Tunde Ednut is a musician, comedian, blogger, social media influencer, and supporter of other people’s creative endeavors. His work has garnered him a large following.
Tunde Ednut Achievements
Among his honors and nominations are
- Nigeria Future Awards successively.
- Dynamiks Youths Awards
- Young Achievers Awards
- Best Nigerian Comedian in the UK.
Who is Tunde Ednut?
King Tunde Ednut, whose real name is Tunde Olaoluwa Adekunle, is a well-known social media influencer, writer, musician, and comedian. He has a huge social media following.
How old is Tunde Ednut?
As of 2023, Tunde Ednut is 37 years old. His zodiac sign is Aquarius, and he was born on January 20, 1986.
Where is Tunde Ednut from?
The blogger is Nigerian by nationality; he was born in Katsina State. He is a member of the Yoruba community, and his people are originally from Kogi State. His home base is in Atlanta, Georgia, in the United States.
Who is Tunde Ednut’s father?
The comedian’s father’s name is still unknown to the general world. Nonetheless, his role as a lecturer is well known. In addition, his mother teaches.
There are five kids in the Adekunle family. The comedian has three brothers and one sister. A Christian family nurtured the siblings for a while before moving to Lagos, Nigeria, from Katsina.
Is Tunde Ednut married?
The comedian is single. He is, nevertheless, romantically involved with Erica Emefa. Emefa is an Instagram model and social media content creator from Ghana.
Why was Tunde Ednut deported?
Controversial journalist Kemi Olunloyo claimed on social media in 2021 that Tunde Ednut had been imprisoned and deported from the United Kingdom for stealing an iPhone.
She further claimed that the comedian had entered the country illegally. He supposedly got married in a shotgun wedding to an American, which helped him get permanent residency. The comedian refrained from confirming or refuting the claims.
What happened to Tunde Ednut’s Instagram?
The comedian’s verified Instagram account was deleted on December 22, 2020. It had more than 2.6 million followers at the time.
His alleged violation of the app’s community guidelines led to his deactivation. On January 10, 2021, he made a new account, and in less than three days, it gained over a million followers.
The new account was deleted following multiple reports from unidentified individuals. That same month, celebrities from Nigeria mobilized to aid him in regaining access to his account. Eventually, his account was made available again. It now boasts more than 5.9 million followers.
How tall is Tunde Ednut?
The comic is 160 centimeters (5 feet 2 inches) tall. His eyes and hair are both black.