Tunde Ednut’s Biography and Net Worth From Music and Comedy

The Nigerian media and entertainment industry has given birth to many big names that struggled to find their way to the top. It is not surprising that these personalities leveraged the huge population of the country and the opportunities that abound in the multimedia industry, Tunde Ednut is no exception. Born Tunde Olaoluwa Adekule, the entertainer is a comedian and former music artist who now commands a lot of attention due to his huge following and online presence.

It wouldn’t be wrong to assert that his name resonates with many Nigerians, especially those that are passionate about comedy, music, and entertainment in general. His popularity can also be attributed to his regular giveaways. He is prone to giving out cash on his social media pages and his followers always look forward to benefitting from his regular act of benevolence. Over the years he is estimated to have amassed a net worth of around $200,000.

Profile Summary of Tunde Ednut

  • Full Name: Tune Olaoluwa Adekunkle
  • Nationality: Nigerian
  • Date of Birth: 20th January
  • Place of Birth: Katsina State, Nigeria
  • Marital Status: Single
  • College: University of Lagos
  • Profession: Singer, Social media and brand influencer, Comedian

The Social Media Personality Was Born In Katsina But He’s From Kogi State

Although his exact age is not known to the public, Tunde Ednut was born in January, late in the ’90s in Katsina State of the North-western part of Nigeria. However, he is a native of Kabba, a small village in Kogi State. He is the second child but the first male child in a family of 7.

Tunde Ednut spent a good part of his childhood days in the North until he moved to Lagos. Much about his family is not known but it is assumed that he is more famous than his siblings as none of them is known in the public domain.

Ednut attained his primary school education at Cambridge International School and later went to Federal Government College Ugolowo in Kogi State for his secondary school education. Upon his graduation, he was offered admission at the prestigious University of Lagos (Unilag) where he studied and obtained a degree in Graphic Arts.

After he graduated from Unilag, he went further to pursue a degree in Graphic Design at Kingsland University in London. His certifications earned him a spot and paved the way to build a portfolio in the entertainment industry.

Tunde Ednut Began His Career In Comedy In 2007

You are not wrong if you regard Tunde Ednut as a Jack of all trades, this is evident in the career choices he has made and what he is capable of doing in the entertainment scene.
Sequel to his rise to the top of the entertainment industry, Tunde Ednut has taken a shot at several things, including music, comedy, social media influencing, and blogging.

He started his professional career with comedy in 2007 when he captured the hearts of comedy lovers with his performance at the Dynamiks Awards in Nigeria. The event had notable people in attendance, including Femi Awusan and the popular UK-based Nigerian Entertainment Company called Black Nights Entertainment.

He Would Soon Abandon Comedy to Focus on Music

It was an unforgettable day for him as he was signed by the Black Night Entertainment crew, this allowed him to perform at big events both in Nigeria and abroad. Although people regard his career in comedy as a failure, it is only fair to describe the comedy career that saw him win an award as a fairly successful one.

However, he did not pursue his comedy career for long before he dropped it and decided to pursue a career in music. Just like many Nigerian musicians, Tunde Ednut started from his church choir and according to him, his passion for music can be traced to when was still a child. After his short stint in London, he returned to Nigeria and recorded several tracks, including Kosowo, Jingle Bell, Baby Boo, and Catching Cold.

He spent a short time in the music industry and even recorded songs with Orezi, Dr. Sid, M.I, and Falz. After a lockdown that saw many activities in the entertainment scene reduce for months, Tunde Ednut returned to music with a remix for his Jingle Bell song where he featured African bad girl Tiwa Savage, Afro beats superstar Davido and Seun Kuti. The release of the song saw a lot of mixed reactions from music fans on Twitter.

Tunde Ednut relocated to Atlanta in the USA, where he pursued a microblogging career and also moved to social media influencing. He took advantage of his already popular personality to start an Instagram handle where he posts hilarious content, latest gist, and carries out promotions for brands. His posts went viral on several occasions and this earned him a spot on the list of top Nigerian influencers on Instagram.

What Happened to Tunde Ednut’s Instagram Handle?

Recently, his Instagram account with a whooping 2M followers has been his most precious asset. This luxury was cut short in December 2020 when the account was deactivated after he made posts that were said to have violated Instagram guidelines.

According to Instagram, those posts qualify as cyberbullying, body-shaming and degrading women. Tunde Ednut opened a new account in January that saw him grow his followers to over a million in few days, he gave away 1M naira to his followers to celebrate this achievement. Unfortunately, his second account was deactivated by Instagram for reasons that were not stated. Currently, he has an account (Mazitundeednut) as a backup to his main account (Mufasatundeednut).

Over the years, Tunde Ednut has been a subject of a couple of controversies involving Tonto Dikeh, Bobrisky, and even Wizkid. In 2016, Shizzi, a popular music producer, accused him of stealing lyrical content made for Wande Coal which prompted legal action against him. Also, Maste Uwatse previously accused Tunde Ednut of content theft, she alleged that he stole and posted a photo from her without properly giving credit. Aside from rifts and controversies involving celebrities, Tunde Ednut has enjoyed success from his endeavors.

Tunde’s Net Worth Is Estimated at Around $200,000

His participation in the entertainment industry has earned him several awards and nominations including:

  • Dynamiks Youths Awards (2007 and 2008 nominee)
  • Award for the best Nigerian Comedian in the United Kingdom
  • Young Achievers Award
  • Nigeria Future Awards (2007 and 2008 nominee)
  • Dynamik Youths Award (2009 winner)

Apart from earning him prestigious awards, his career has been financially rewarding. It is believed he is one of the richest social media influencers from Nigeria. According to reports, Tunde Ednut earns up to ₦100,000 for each post on his Instagram page. He also makes good money from his YouTube channel which has been active since April 2012. Thus far, the page has 4.19k subscribers with 411,556 views.

With all the known sources of his income considered, it is said that he is worth at least $200,000. It is important to specify that this is only an estimate of the wealth he has accumulated, the true value of his riches is not known.

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