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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Bovi

The renowned Nigerian comedian, Bovi was born as Abovi Ugboma on 25 September 1979 in Delta State, Nigeria. He broke into the Nigerian entertainment scene in 2007, when he starred in the sitcom, Extend Family, which he wrote, produced and packaged. By 2008, he was leading comedy shows and events throughout Nigeria and he also participated in “Nite of 100 Laughs” organised by Opa Williams. He has won multiple awards including the Best Youth Comedian at the Standup Comedians award. The versatile comedian has definitely built a successful career for himself in the entertainment industry.

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Here are 10 things you probably didn’t know about the hilarious Nigerian comedian Bovi:

1. Bovi was born as Abovi Ugboma on 25 September 1979 in Delta State, Nigeria.

2. He attended UNIBEN staff schools in Benin City.

3. He completed his secondary education at Ughelli Northern in Delta State.

4. He studied Theatre Arts at the Delta State University.

5. He began his career in 2007, when he starred in the sitcom, Extend Family, which he wrote, produced and packaged.

6. By 2008, he was leading comedy shows and events throughout Nigeria and he also participated in “Nite of 100 Laughs” organised by Opa Williams.

7. He has worked alongside prominent Nigerian comedians like I Go Dye, I Go Save, Basket Mouth, Buchi, Odogwu, Okey Bakassi and Julius Agwu to mention a few.

8. He mentioned in an interview musician like 2pac Shakur and Basket Mouth as his influences in the entertainment industry.

9. He is married to Kris Asimonye Ugboma and they are blessed with two beautiful children; David and Elena Ugboma.

10. He has won multiple awards including the Comedian of the Year award at the Culture People Award and the Best Youth Comedian at the Standup Comedians award.

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