Comedian and movie producer, Ayo Makun popularly known as AY took to his social media pages to show off the street named after him in an estate, and also pray for his fans.
Sharing the photo, he wrote;
It feels good for me to have come from the STREET to live on my own street… All i had was a dream that set me on a mission from Warri to Lagos to pursue my HUSTLE. May the almighty God change your own story in Jesus name.
Ayodeji Richard Makun, also known by his stage name A.Y, is a Nigerian actor, comedian, radio and TV presenter. Born on August 19, he hails from Ifon, Ose local government in Ondo State. He is the host of the A.Y live shows and A.Y comedy skits. His first movie, 30 Days in Atlanta was produced by him and directed by Robert O. Peters.
He was made a U.N Peace Ambassador in 2009 after winning six awards in 2008. He is the CEO of Corporate World Entertainment Nigeria.
Ayo Makun is the oldest male child from a family of seven. He married Mabel, an interior designer in 2008 and they have one daughter, Michelle.
Ayo directs and acts in one of Nigeria’s popular sitcom, AY’s crib with Alex Ekubo, Venita Akpofure, Buchi Franklin and Justice Nuagbe. He also hosts one of Africa’s largest comedy shows, AY Live featuring comedians like Bovi, Helen Paul and many other comedians.
As an investor in stand-up comedy, he has influenced upcoming comedians through his AY “Open Mic Challenge”.
Ayo Makun has produced several movies, his latest is “merry men”.