Mark Angel is a famous Nigerian YouTube celebrity and a comedian. He was born and raised in Port Harcourt, River State, Nigeria. He was born on 27th May 1991 in Port Harcourt, River State in the south southern part of Nigeria. He is currently 28 years old. He is originally from Imo State in the South Eastern part of Nigeria. Mark Angel is the founder of the popular comedy skit “Mark Angel Comedy” a short comedy video published every Friday on YouTube. Mark Angel is currently sitting on 4 million subscribers on his YouTube channel and has 5 million followers on his official Facebook page and 1 million followers on his official Instagram account.
His comedy skit features popular kid comedian Emmanuella Samuel and Success who also happens to be his kid cousins. Mark Angel started as a photographer before moving into showbiz professionally in 2011. Before that he was a member of a theatre group known as Gingertainment in which he perform stage drama and comedy from one location to another.
Mark Angel did not complete his university education, infact he is a dropout. In 2008 Mark Angel gained admission into Obafemi Awolowo University in Ile-Ife, Osun State, Nigeria to study Medicine and Surgery but unfortunately his sponsor died few months later and he had to quit school because nobody was there to cater for his academic needs.
After dropping out from Obafemi Awolowo University in Ile-Ife due to financial problem, Mark Angel relocated to Lagos and stayed with a friend. He knew nobody will sponsor him and so he decided not to go to school again. Instead he used the money in his savings to travel to India to study cinematography. After studying cinematography in India for 6 months, Mark Angel returned to Nigeria and joined the Nigeria movie industry (Nollywood) in 2010.
He started professionally as a Nollywood movie editor and director of photography (DOP). He later quit Nollywood few years later when he discover that the pay was less and some producer could not even pay him at all.
In 2012 Mark Angel met with his friend Denison Igwe and together both of them decided to start a media organization that will be based on comedy. That idea gave birth to Mark Angel Comedy, a weekly comedy skit published on YouTube.
In 2014 Mark Angel rose to fame after featuring in the popular comedy Skit “Oga Landlord” alongside with Emmanuella. Mark Angel has received so many awards both in Nigeria and abroad alongside with Emmanuella.
Mark Angel is currently one of the richest and most influential comedian in Nigeria with and estimated net worth of $600,000.