Akpororo Biography: Age, Net Worth, Wife, Children, Parents, Sibling, Height, Instagram, Shows, Wiki

Posted By Gift Nworie

Jephthah Bowoto, a highly talented individual with a diverse range of skills, originates from the vibrant country of Nigeria.

 His exceptional abilities in stand-up comedy, singing, acting, and television presenting have enabled him to captivate audiences on a global scale. 

With his charismatic stage presence and captivating performances, Jephthah has become a renowned figure in the entertainment industry, leaving a lasting impression on people worldwide. 


  • Full name: Jephthah Bowoto
  • Stage Name: Akpororo
  • Born: February 13, 1989
  • Age: 34 years old
  • Birthplace: Warri, Delta State
  • Nationality: Nigeria
  • Occupation: Comedy, singing, acting, and television presenting
  • Height: 1.70 m
  • Parent: Mr. and Mrs. Oluwatosin Tanimola
  • Siblings: Joseph Bowoto and Patience Bowoto
  • Spouse: Josephine Ijeoma Abraham
  • Children: Praise Bowoto Ayokumin
  • Relationship: Married
  • Net Worth: $400,000.

Early life and education

Akpororo was born on April 14, 1984, in Warri, located in Delta State, Nigeria; he hails from Ilaje in Ondo State. While his place of origin is Ilaje, he spent his childhood and formative years growing up in Warri. His parents’ names were known as Mr. and Mrs. Oluwatosin Tanimola.

From a young age, Akpororo was passionate about comedy, constantly entertaining his loved ones with jokes and funny expressions. In 2008, he took a leap of faith and decided to pursue comedy as a career by participating in the National Comedy Challenge organized by Opa Williams.

 Although he emerged victorious in the Calabar zone, he fell short of winning the national competition. He has two siblings named Joseph Bowoto and Patience Bowoto.


He began his educational journey in Warri, attending primary and secondary school. After completing his secondary education, Akpororo embarked on his professional journey in the music industry as a local gospel musician. 


Akpororo’s journey in the entertainment industry began in 2008 when he initially delved into the gospel music genre. Demonstrating his versatility, he seized an opportunity to showcase his comedic talents by participating in the renowned National Comedy Challenge by Opa Williams.

 His exceptional comedic skills propelled him to claim victory in the Calabar chapter of the competition. The following year, Akpororo relocated to Lagos, a bustling hub for performers and artists alike. Eagerly seeking further recognition and growth, he took part in AY’s Open Mic Challenge not just once but twice. 

Although he narrowly missed first place during his inaugural attempt, Akpororo’s tenacity paid off as he emerged victorious in the subsequent round, cementing.

Alongside his successful comedy career, Akpororo has ventured into the film industry, showcasing his acting skills in popular movies such as “Head Gone” and “The Antique.” Furthermore, he has made a mark in the music scene by releasing several singles, including the well-received tracks “Days of Elijah” and “Thank Am o.” With his diverse talents and accomplishments, Akpororo continues to captivate audiences on-screen and through his music.

Awards and nominations

  • Naija FM Comedy Awards
  • Comedian of the Year 
  • Comedy Event of the Year 
  • NET Honours
  • Most Popular Comedian 
  • The Future Awards Africa
  • Comedy Act of the Year 
  • City People Entertainment Awards
  • Comedian of the Year 
  • Afrimash Awards
  • Best Comedian 

He has also been nominated for several other awards, including:

  • Best Comedy Actor 
  • NEA
  • Comedian of the Year 
  • COPA Awards
  • Best Comedian 
  • The Headies
  • Best Comedian 

Social Media 

  • Instagram: @akpororo
  • Twitter: @realakpororo
  • Facebook: Akpororo
  • YouTube: Akpororo Comedy

Personal Life 

Akpororo He is happily married to Josephine Ijeoma Abraham.

  With whom he shares a strong bond and a lifetime commitment. 

Their family is a testament to their love and dedication towards each other as they navigate through the ups and downs of life together, building a solid foundation for their children’s future.

 Akpororo is a dedicated family man who deeply values his relationship with his wife, Josephine Ijeoma Abraham. Together, they have been blessed with three beautiful children.

 In addition to being a loving husband and father, Akpororo is a devout Christian whose faith plays a significant role in guiding his actions and decisions. 

Nigerian comedian Akpororo is a proud father of three children. His eldest child, a daughter named Praise Bowoto Ayokumin, came into this world on August 30, 2016.

 Delighted with the joy of parenthood, two years later, on April 15, 2018, Akpororo’s wife gave birth to a pair of adorable twins—a boy and a girl. The twins’ names have not yet been disclosed to the public, leaving us eagerly anticipating this delightful revelation.


  • Akpororo vs. Akpororo 
  • No More Mr. Nice Guy 
  • Chukwu Ebube 

He has also released several singles, including:

  • “We Give God Praise”
  • “Chance (Na Ham)”
  • “Marsh Mellow”
  • “Solace

Net Worth 

Akpororo, a renowned Nigerian comedian, has amassed an impressive net worth of $400,000. His immense popularity in the comedy scene has significantly influenced his financial success. Akpororo’s wealth is primarily derived from his well-received comedy shows, successful music records, and various film projects. 

Additionally, he has ventured into numerous commercial endeavors, further boosting his income. Akpororo’s lucrative career has also attracted endorsement deals with prominent brands such as Airtel, GoTV, and Glo, adding to his overall wealth and success.

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