Kiriku whose real name is Enorense Victor is a fast-rising Nigerian online child comedian, actor, content creator and a skit maker. He is one of the youngest comedians in Nigeria. He is known for his funny cashphrase “Abeg Shift”. He was born on 17th December 2014 in Benin city, Edo state in the south southern part of Nigeria.
Kiriku is the younger brother to Umbrella Boy, who is also his manager. He is the last child in a family of four children. Kiriku started comedy at age four. He is recognized for his use of the cash phrase “abeg shift” and his preference for wearing t-shirts that are larger than his size in his skits. He came into the limelight after his skits were posted severally by Instablog9ja and Tunde Ednut.
He started his career in his hometown in Benin City, before moving to Lagos which is Nigeria’s entertainment capital to continue pursuing a career in comedy. He has had collaborative works with Broda Shaggi, Mr Funny and Iyanya. He has also had comedy collaborative works with Officer Woos and Cute Abiol. He was called the most sought after child comic actor in Nigeria by The Sun Newspaper.
Kiriku won the award for the Breakout Social Content Creator of the Year 2022 at the Net.ng awards. Kiriku alongside his brother bought two Mercedes Benz cars for their parents in 2022, as a token of appreciation. Citing his reason for buying a car for his parents has being that his father’s car had become too old and faulty over the years, and he had always dreamed of getting his father a new car once he had the financial capacity to do that.
Kiriku began his comedy career when he was four years old. He started to become more interested in Nigerian comedy after Emmanuella of Mark Angel Comedy tremendous success. Kiriku started performing with other internet comedians, and his boldness rapidly made him a well-known name in the industry.
He featured in the comedy “Problem No Dey Complete” in December 2021 alongside Nigerian actress Chizzy Alichi. Kiriku has acted in comedy shows and events despite just being a little child. He has proven to be a brilliant actor, and he started off by participating in street acting contests, which are typically held to judge the acting skills of young people. After being selected, Kiriku, who is now well-known, had to convince his parents to allow him to pursue a career in Nigerian comedy full-time. He has starred alongside with popular online comedians like Sabinus, The Cute Abiola, MC Koko, MC Mbakara, Pencil D Comedian, and many others.
Kiriku is a rising celebrity in Nigeria’s comedy and entertainment industry with an estimated net worth of $250,000. In 2022, The Nation announced that the Fast-rising child comedian, Enorense Victory popularly known as Kiriku acquired two brand new Mercedes Benz cars at once. Kiriku is very active on social media and has so far developed a huge fan-base on social media. His Instagram account proves this, where he has over 1 million followers.
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