Mark Angel is a Nigerian comedian, video producer and comedy skit maker. He is known for his “Mark Angel Comedy” series on his YouTube channel which often features child comedians like his cousin Emmanuella Samuel and niece Aunty Success Madubuike.
Born on May 27, 1991, in Port Harcourt Rivers State, Mark Angel initially intended to study medicine at Obafemi Awolowo university but left due to family reasons. He would eventually study cinematography in India before returning to Nigeria to hone his skills.
However, he was unable to find a good paying job in the Nigerian film industry and decided to become an independent filmmaker. He launched his production company Mechanic Pictures, aimed at creating photos and videos for skits and sharing them through YouTube.
Perhaps this is what he is best known for as he launched Mark Angel Comedy, which is a series of YouTube comedy shorts. It usually stars members of his family and centers around clever exploits and adventures of clever children.
A frequent collaborator with Angel is his cousin Emmanuella, who appeared in one of his first shorts. Her appearances in his skits have earned her plenty of praise alongside several local and international accolades.
Angel is one of the most prominent YouTubers in the country, becoming the first Nigerian-based channel to reach one million subscribers in 2017. His channel currently boasts over eight million subscribers and has attracted over two billion views in total.
Alongside his YouTube success, Angel has also built a strong social media presence. He has millions of followers across several platforms, including 12 million followers on Facebook, 1.5 million on Instagram and 1 million on TikTok.
Leveraging on his social media prominence, Angel is an ambassador for several well-known brands. One of the biggest brands associated with him is 1xbet which is one of the biggest betting operators in Nigeria.
Angel often finds creative ways to include 1xbet in many of his skits and frequently appears in their ads and promos showing how to use the impressive 1xbet app .
His picture is prominently displayed on their website and betting app and also has his own promo code.
Already one of the most popular and influential Nigerian YouTubers, Mark Angel is also among the highest earners in the industry. His YouTube channel reportedly makes an estimated $100,000 monthly.
In addition to this, he also has earnings from his scriptwriting and comedy on YouTube while sponsorship deals on Mark Angel TV also rakes in the big bucks. When combined with his 1xbet endorsement, he is reported to have an estimated net worth of $1.25 million.