Ayo Makun (Ayodeji Richard Makun, also known by his stage name A.Y) is a multi-award winning Nigerian actor, comedian, radio and T.V presenter, actor, writer, director and MC.
He hails from Ondo State but prefers to be known as a ‘Warri boy’. Ayo Makun attended Delta State University, Abraka. He graduated (after spending nine years)
His first movie, 30 Days in Atlanta was produced by him and directed by Robert Peters. He was made a U.N Peace Ambassador in 2009 after winning six awards in 2008. He is the C.E.O of Corporate World Entertainment Nigeria.
Ayo Makun directs and acts in one of Nigeria’s popular sitcom, AY’s crib with Alex Ekubo, Venita Akpofure, Buchi Franklin and Justice Nuagbe.
He also hosts one of Africa’s largest comedy shows, AY live featuring other comedians like Bovi, Helen Paul and many other comedians.
Ayo Makun is also, the Chief Executive Officer for Corporate World entertainment, Nigeria. He also owns one of the biggest and most comfortable Club houses in Nigeria.
As an investor in stand-up comedy, he has influenced upcoming comedians through his AY “Open Mic Challenge”.
He got married to his wife, Mabel in 2008 and they have one daughter, Michelle.
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