Mark Angel Biography; Wikipedia, Age, Family, Nationality, Occupations and Net Worth

Mark Angel is a Nigerian video producer, comic skit writer, and ”YouTuber,” best known for his content on the ‘MarkAngelComedy’ series of shorts on his ‘YouTube channel.

Profile Summar

Full Name Mark Angel
Date of Birth/Birthplace 27 May 1991/Port Harcourt, Nigeria
Founder of MarkAngelComedy
Nationality Nigerian
Profession Actor, Comedian & YouTuber
Ethnicity/Race Nigerian/Igbo
Net Worth $3.8 Million

Who Is Mark Angel?

Mark Angel was born on May 27, 1991, in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria. He grew up with his two siblings. Mark went to ‘Obafemi Awolowo University and chose medicine as his major. After his uncle’s sudden demise, his family was faced with financial issues. Hence, Mark decided to drop out.
Mark then turned toward photography and began learning the craft. He next visited India to gain some experience in cinematography and theater. Following his return, he failed to find any decent-paying job in the Nigerian film industry (Nollywood). Hence, Mark decided to go independent and eventually started his production house.

Mark Angel’s Diverse Career Paths Before Settling for Comedy

Mark moved to Lagos in 2011 to pursue a career as a photographer. However, his professional journey began after a brief stint in photography. During his cinematography assignments in India, He performed stage dramas, especially comedy, with a theater group called ‘Gingertainment.’
Upon his return, Mark and his friend Dennison Igwe ventured into Nollywood and worked under a couple of productions. Together, they made a few films. Unfortunately, they had to quit the industry because of Mark’s mother, an evangelist. She was not happy with the kind of movies they had edited. Around the time, Mark worked as a security guard to ensure a regular flow of income.
On Dennison’s suggestion, Mark decided to start a media company. All of the comedy skits they had produced earlier, which they even posted on the internet, failed to impress the audience.
Mark and Dennison thought of starting a production house so that they would have full control over everything. For about a year, the two planned everything to start the production, and in 2013, they finally launched their company, ‘Mechanic Pictures.’ The production house aimed at creating photos and videos for skits, sharing them through ‘YouTube.’
Mark launched his ‘YouTube’ channel, ‘MarkAngelComedy,’ on June 29, 2013. His craft caught the attention of people with the short titled ‘Oga Landlord.’ The channel currently has over 4.4 million subscribers. In 2017, ‘MarkAngelComedy’ acquired one million subscriptions, making it the first Nigerian ‘YouTube channel to reach those statistics. Of Mark’s other social media pages, the most notable is ‘Instagram,’ where his posts have earned him over 989 thousand followers.
Mark’s niece, Emmanuella Samuel, has been the longest-appearing actor in his comedy skits. The award-winning actor is Africa’s youngest ‘YouTube award winner. Mark spotted her talent while Emmanuella was on a family holiday. Mark was searching for some child actors and thus turned to her. She proved her brilliance in an 18-hour-long video shoot. However, it was just a stunt that Mark had pulled to test the endurance of the little actor. Mark then convinced Emmanuella’s parents to let her become part of his channel.
Apart from creating content for his channel, Mark also writes scripts for comedians. He also charges for it, according to the length and the urgency of the script. He primarily films in the lower-class neighborhood in Port Harcourt, which is his way of showcasing the environment he grew up in. This also helps the common Nigerian people relate to his content.

Mark’s Physical Appearance

He stands at a height of 5 feet 10 inches and weighs around 70 Kg. Additionally, he has an athletic build and dark brown eyes, and black hair.

Who Is Emmanuella in Mark Angel’s Comedy?


The name Mark Angel cannot be complete if Emmanuella is not mentioned. Emmanuella Samuel was born on 22 July 2010 in Port Harcourt, Rivers State Nigeria. She is from Imo State, Eastern Nigeria but lives with her uncle Mark Angel who is from Port Harcourt.

She has been living with Mark Angel and his family ever since she was birthed. Her parents are alive and proud of her although they don’t share the same location. She is a pupil of perfect International School Port Harcourt and in primary two also known as basic two.

The discovery of Emanuella by Mark Angel

We are going to give it to Mark Angel for spotting a talent so ripe for plucking and harnessing it in the kid Emmanuella. With his visionary eyes and the relationship of living together with her from birth to cradle, Mark Angel was able to detect huge potential in the young Emmanuella.

He saw more of this talent in her while she was in his acting school at age 6 and in primary one. True to his findings, she outshined every other kid in talent and aptness.

Her very first role in acting sealed the conviction of Mark Angel that his young niece was talented and ready to shoot the stars. Subsequently, he chose her for grooming, and together they began producing comedy skits and uploading them on YouTube.

You can’t possibly hide the light and so from their maiden comedy skits, they became a new sensational duo sweeping the country and sending everyone into fits of laughter. From the onset, some thought because she was Mark’s niece that’s why she was picked and made to rise sky-high, but her talent settled that notion immediately.

The first comedy skit that brought her into sheer prominence was titled “My real face”.

In the skit, she was able to prove to another pupil that she wasn’t on her “real face” and that it would be risky if the pupil goes to the principal to report her due to facial uncertainty and the problem of recognition. This particular comedy skit announced her as a rising star with over 2.5 million views on YouTube.

This success recorded on YouTube was all the morale Mark and Emmanuella needed to do other skits and get famed the more. Other skits that followed include “you will not understand “, “Landlord”, “Police Officer “, “2000 words “, “You have sense “, “Tea is free”, and many others.

All of Emmanuella’s comedy skits are on YouTube and viral on various social media platforms. Emmanuella has been able to combine her career and her education effectively with the help of her uncle and her school principal. Both have ensured that her academics do not suffer because of her fame.

In just one year in the career of a little girl you could just tell her to run along after she gets you some snacks, she has gotten over 1 million YouTube subscribers and her comedy skits have licked the 100million YouTube views benchmark, remember in just one year and she is 8 years old. Her popularity went borderline in Nigeria and hopped into the African entertainment space. That would be applauded more when she went on her World Tour dubbed the “The Mark Angel Family Tour” in 2016 and that continued in 2017.

Awards and Recognitions

In 2016 her fame even got to one of the farthest locations from Nigeria which is Australia.

In 2017, Emmanuella was featured on CNN as Africa’s youngest YouTube award winner.

In 2017 Emmanuella was nominated for the New African Woman on the rise awards alongside Chimamanda Adichie.

In February 2018, Emmanuella got a role at Disney World which prompted Nigeria’s Senate President, Bukola Saraki to congratulate her and invite them to the Nigerian Senate saying her story is an inspiration.

There she was coronated as the princess of comedy by the Government of Australia.

Also in 2016, Mark Angel Comedy won the award as the best YouTube Channel in Sub-Saharan Africa.

She won the G-influence Niger-Delta Special Talent Award in 2015

Relationship Status of Mark Angel

There’s no information regarding his relationship status.

Mark Angel’s Social Media

For further information about his personal life, you can check his social media accounts. He is active on InstagramFacebookTwitter, and YouTube

Mark Angel Net Worth

Mark Angel has accumulated a good amount of net worth of $3.8 million which amounts to 410 million Naira, which he has earned from his successful acting career. Based on proven calculations, Mark Angel’s net worth is estimated at around $3.8 million that’s N1.6 billion in naira. Adding all his numerous social media platforms followers and video likes and endorsement deals, Mark Angel is the richest comedian in Nigeria.


Mark Angel was born on 27 May 1991, in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria. He is a Nigerian actor, comedian, YouTuber, and screenwriter. His full name is Mark Angel. Similarly, he is widely recognized for his pidgin language, and comedy YouTube series.

Mark is the most popular guy from Nigeria who is known for his comedy videos on YouTube. He started his career in the year 2013 by creating a pidgin comedy YouTube channel. His vines on YouTube are based on poverty and issue related. He usually includes shaky camera techniques for capturing and uses the common Nigerian lower-class neighbor and family issues.  He is worth over $3.8 Million.

Mark got a breakthrough from his video “Oga Landlord” and he is a Chelsea FC fan.


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