Personality Of The Week: Actor And Comedian Ayodeji Makun (A.Y)

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           Ayo Makun (A.Y)

Full Name: Ayodeji Richard Makun


Age: 45

Sex: Male

State Of Origin: Ondo state

Alma Matter: Delta State University, Abraka.

Relationship: Married

Spouse: Mabel makun

Child(ren): One - Michelle

Profession: Actor, writer, director and MC.

               Brief History

 Ayo 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 is the oldest male child from a family of seven and hails from Ifon, Ose local government in Ondo State but prefers to be known as a 'Warri boy'.

He is the host of the A.Y live shows and A.Y comedy skits. Ayo Makun came into spotlight after being Alibaba Akporobome's personal assistant and event manager. A.Y also wrote going "A.Y wire" as a guest columnist in The Sun (Nigeria) and Gbenga Adeyinka's "laugh mattaz".
His first movie, 30 Days in Atlanta was produced by him and directed by Robert O. 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.

Education

Ayo Makun attended Delta State University, Abraka. He graduated (after spending nine years) in 2003 as the most celebrated theatre arts student. A.Y also won other awards such as the most fashionable student on campus (1999 and 2000); best show-biz promoter (2001); the most celebrated student on campus (2001) and the Jaycee club socio-personality award (2003).

Awards

2008

Comedian of the year: Diamond Awards for ComedyComedian of the year: Teens FavoriteComedian of the year: MBG Abuja Merit AwardsComedian of the year: National Daily AwardsComedian of the year: Arsenal Award for ExcellenceComedian of the year: Mode Men of the year Awards

2009

U.N Peace Ambassador

2010

Comedian of the year: Nigerian Entertainment Awards

2013

Most creative Entrepreneur of the year, (comedy category) :C.E.A.N


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