Nigerian 6-year old comedienne Emmanuella has been awarded the princess of comedy in Australia.
As far as entertainment goes, Comedienne Emmanuella is a Nigerian sweetheart. The Australian award proves she has endeared international fans as well.
While she received the awards for Best new comedienne & Princess of Comedy, co-actor who plays the Mark Angel character was also presented with a leadership award.
The talented comedienne will be the youngest recipient of the Afro-Australia Music & Movie Awards (AAMMA).
Previous stars who have received the award include: Hollywood’s Vivica Fox, Ramsey Nouah, Anne Kansiime, Desmond Elliot, Pascal Atuma, Tuface Idibia, John Dumelo, Mercy Johnson, Monalisa Chinda, Awilo Longomba, Emerson Bockarie, Jimmy B, Ejike Asiegbu and many others.
AAMMA organizers were thrilled by the skills and class act of this minor and had no doubt that she deserved the awards and recognition.
It is delightful that the duo received the awards. Their hilarious acts in Nigerian media and beyond are worth commending.
The duo use their real names for the comic videos, and are related in reality. Mark Angel as popularly called is the little star’s uncle.
Having spotted the raw and budding talent in his niece, Mark Angel, the owner of ComedyKits, starred her in the videos. Comedienne Emmanuella made her first appearance in the ‘This is Not My Real Face’ Mark Angel comedy video.
A brief description on Facebook says AAMMA Awards celebrates African Australian Entertainers, fashion designers, models and outstanding citizens. African Entertainers in the Diaspora and the mother continent (Africa) are also celebrated alongside friends of Africa.
AAMMA awards is the largest gathering of African Australian entertainers in Australia, New Zealand and the Asia-pacific Region.
AAMMA 2016 featured stars such as Tuface, the Mark Angel duo, Frank Artus, American based motivational speaker Chaz Ogbu and British based film director Biyi Bandele.
Also awarded during the occasion were former Australian Prime minister, TV personalities Dorinda Hafner and Waleed Ali.