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

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Bovi Ugboma, a renowned Nigerian entertainer, has made a name for himself as a multi-talented individual, excelling in stand-up comedy, acting, and writing.

 His exceptional comedic skills have captivated audiences worldwide through his highly acclaimed stand-up comedy shows, such as Bovi: Man on Fire.

 These performances have taken place in various locations around the globe, solidifying Bovi’s status as a globally recognized and celebrated comedian.


  • Full name: Bovi Ugboma
  • Stage name: Bovi
  • Born: September 25, 1979,
  • Age: 44 years old
  • Birthplace: Benin City, Edo State
  • Nationality: Nigeria
  • Occupation: Comedian
  • Height: 1.73 m
  • Parents: Chief Eddie Ugboma and Margaret Ugboma.
  • Siblings: Jiji, Albert, and Zino.
  • Spouse: Kris Asimonye Ugboma.
  • Children: Elena, David, and Chuchu
  • Relationship: Married
  • Net worth: $1.4 million. 

Early life and education

Bovi, a Nigerian comedian, was born on September 25, 1979, in Benin City, Edo State. He began his education at UNIBEN Staff School and later attended Government College in Ughelli. Chief Eddie Ugboma and Margaret Ugboma raised him. he has three siblings named Jiji, Albert, and Zino.

 Due to disciplinary issues, he was forced to leave and continue his studies at Edokpolor Grammar School. Eventually, he transferred again to Boys Model Secondary School in Onicha Olona, an all-boarding school.

After completing his secondary school education, Bovi pursued his passion for theater arts by enrolling at Delta State University, Abraka. 


Bovi’s career took off in 2007 when he took on multiple roles in the sitcom Extended Family, including writing and producing. This successful show played a significant role in propelling his career as a comedian.

 The following year, in 2008, he made his stand-up comedy debut at Nigeria’s renowned comedy event, Night of a Thousand Lies, orchestrated by Opa Williams. Within three years, by 2011, Bovi had become the headline act for this show nationwide. 

Bovi held his inaugural stand-up comedy special, Bovi: Man on Fire, at the Eko Convention Center in Lagos in 2013. The performance garnered immense acclaim and was subsequently made available on DVD. 

Subsequently, Bovi has organized multiple stand-up comedy specials, such as Bovi: Man on Fire 2 in 2014 and Bovi: Man on Fire 3 in 2017.

Bovi has appeared in multiple movies, such as The Wedding Party (2016), Merry Men: The Real Yoruba Demons (2018), and The Ghost and the Tout Too (2020). Additionally, he has hosted various television programs like The Bovi Show and Bovi Reloaded.

Awards and nominations

  • Best Actor in a Comedy (nominated
  • Best Writer, Comedy or Film (nominated
  • Best Actor in a Comedy (nominated
  • The Future Awards Africa:
  • Nigeria’s Most Influential Creative (winner

Social Media

  • Instagram: @officialbovi 
  • Twitter: @officialbovi 
  • Facebook: Bovi Ugboma

Personal Life

Bovi and Kris, who married on September 19, 2009, first crossed paths in 2007. It was during this time that Kris was employed as a flight attendant. The moment Bovi laid eyes on Kris, he felt an instant attraction towards her, which led them to embark on a romantic relationship shortly after.

The couple, Bovi and Kris, have been blessed with three beautiful children. Their first child, Elena, was born in 2010. Two years later, in 2012, they welcomed their son David into the world. 

Their family’s youngest member is Chuchu, who was born in 2017. Bovi and Kris prefer to keep their family life private, but on rare occasions, they have shared glimpses of their adorable children by posting pictures on social media.


  • Extended Family 
  • The Bovi Ugboma Show 
  • Bovi: Man on Fire 

He has also appeared in several movies, including:

  • The Wedding Party 
  • The Wedding Party 2 
  • Fifty 

In addition to his comedy specials and movies, Bovi has also released several singles, including:

  • “Magiwood” (feat. Magnito)
  • “Before Before” (feat. Koffi)
  • “Fvck You” (with Basketmouth, Mr. Hyenana, and Ayo Makun)

Net Worth 

Bovi Ugboma, a multi-talented Nigerian entertainer recognized for his remarkable comedy, acting, and television presenting abilities, has an estimated net worth of $1.4 million. 

With his remarkable talents and hard work, Bovi has established himself as one of the wealthiest comedians in Nigeria. 

This significant wealth primarily stems from his flourishing career in the entertainment industry, where he has excelled as a comedian and Actor. 

Additionally, Bovi’s financial success is further enhanced by the numerous lucrative product endorsements that he has secured throughout his illustrious career.

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