Helen Paul Biography: Age, Husband, Net Worth, Comedy, Movies, State Of Origin, Parents, Kids

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Biography

Helen Paul (born January 29, 1978), whose real name is Helen Eniola Omonitan Paul-Bamisile, a renowned Nigerian comedian, singer, and actress, is widely recognized for her multifaceted talents. 

Dubbed Tatafo for her distinctive voice that resembles that of a child, she commands the stage with her vibrant stand-up comedy routines. Graduating with a doctorate in Theater Arts from the University of Lagos, she has solidified her position as an entertainment icon in Nigeria. 

Helen Paul‘s versatility and comedic prowess have endeared her to local and international audiences, making her a celebrated figure in the entertainment landscape.

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Wiki Facts & About Data
Full Name: Helen Eniola Omonitan Paul-Bamisile
Stage Name: Helen Paul
Born: 29 January 1978 (age 46 years old)
Place of Birth: Lagos, Nigeria
State Of Origin: Edo State
Nationality: Nigerian
Education: University of Lagos
Height: 1.62 m
Parents: Mr. & Mrs. Paul
Siblings: N/A
Spouse: Femi Bamisile (m. 2010)
Boyfriend • Partner: N/A
Children: 2
Occupation: Comedian • Media Personality
Net Worth: $1 million-$5 million (USD)

Early Life & Education

Helen Paul, a celebrated Nigerian entertainer born on January 29, 1978, in Lagos, Nigeria, possesses remarkable comedy, singing, and acting talents. She is an indigene of Benin, Edo State, Nigeria.

In a courageous revelation, Helen disclosed that she was conceived as a result of rape. While her parents’ identities remain undisclosed to the media, they are respectfully referred to as Mr. and Mrs. Paul. Information regarding her siblings is regrettably unavailable in the public domain. 

Despite her challenges, Helen Paul‘s unwavering dedication and passion for the arts propelled her to achieve a significant milestone—a doctorate in theater arts from the prestigious University of Lagos.

Career

Helen Paul embarked on her media journey as a radio personality, where she gained acclaim for her portrayal of the character “Tatafo” on Wetin Dey on Radio Continental 102.3FM. Her insightful commentary on societal issues earned her widespread recognition. She further showcased her versatility as a presenter for esteemed media outlets such as Lagos Television (LTV 8), Continental Broadcasting Service (CBS), and M-Net, honing her skills and establishing herself as a distinguished broadcaster.

As a stand-up comedian, Helen‘s fame skyrocketed, embodying characters like Mama Put and Osas (Omoge Benin). Her comedic prowess earned her the moniker “Tatafo” nationwide, along with accolades such as the “Comedienne of the Year” award at the 2012 African Film Awards (Afro-Hollywood, UK) and the “Exquisite Lady of the Year Award” for Female TV Presenter of the Year in 2012.

Expanding her reach internationally, Helen Paul garnered acclaim for her stand-up performances in the United States and the United Kingdom. Venturing into acting and singing, she appeared in notable films like The Return of Jenifa (2011), A Wish (2012), and Alakada2 (2014). In addition to her flourishing acting career, Helen released her debut album, Welcome Partyjade, in 2012 and continues to enthrall audiences with hit singles like Bojú BojúVernacular, and God Forbid.

Social Media

  • Instagram: @itshelenpaul
  • Twitter: @HelenPaul_
  • Facebook: Helen Paul (Official)

Personal Life

Helen Paul, aged 46, and Femi Bamisile have celebrated over a decade of blissful marriage since their union in 2010. Their journey into matrimony commenced with a charming traditional Nigerian wedding, followed by a more conventional ceremony and reception. While specific details about their two sons are kept private, it’s clear that their family is enriched by the presence of these cherished children.

Filmography

  • 2011: The Return of Jenifa
  • 2012: A Wish
  • 2011: Damage
  • 2012: The Place: Chronicle of the Book
  • 2014: Alakada 2
  • 2014: Akii The Blind
  • 2012: Osas (Omoge Benin)
  • 2012: Igboya
  • Mama Put

Net Worth

Helen Paul‘s net worth is estimated to be between $1 million to $5 million. Her major source of revenue is her extremely successful stand-up comedy gigs, which she performs in Nigeria and worldwide. 

Helen Paul also supplements her income by entertaining crowds at business events and private occasions. She has also had considerable success as an actor, appearing in several Nollywood films and TV series.




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