Connect with us

Entertainment

Kevin Hart tops Forbes list of highest-paid comedians

Published

American stand-up comedian and actor, Kevin Hart, is now the highest-paid stand-up comedian of 2019, Forbes report.

Hart raked in $59 million between June 1, 2018, and June 1, 2019, earning him the No. 1 spot on Forbes’ list of the highest-earning stand-up comedians for the second time.

Although Kevin Hart stepped down as host of this past winter’s Academy Awards, he maintained sponsorships with brands like Mountain Dew and Chase while also releasing a Netflix special.

MORE READING!  Kemi Olunloyo to Davido: Post the title, deed papers of the house if it truly belongs to you

READ ALSO: 2019 BBNaija: Did Frodd attempt to forcefully have sex with Esther? Nigeria Twitterati think so

Coming in at No. 2 on the list is Jerry Seinfeld who made $41 in the past year.

Jim Gaffigan earned $30 to take the third spot.

New to the list is The Daily Show host Trevor Noah, who comes in at number 4 with $28 million.

MORE READING!  JUST IN: EPL to resume June 17

Amy Schumer made $21m last year, taking the number 7 spot and making her the only woman on the top ten list.

See the full list below:

10. Aziz Ansari

Earnings: $13 million

9. Jeff Dunham

Earnings: $15 million

8. Terry Fator

Earnings: $17 million

7. Amy Schumer

Earnings: $21 million

MORE READING!  Kidnappers receive $11m as ransom in 50 months, SBM Intelligence says in new report

6. Gabriel Iglesias

Earnings: $22 million

5. Sebastian Maniscalco

Earnings: $26 million

4. Trevor Noah

Earnings: $28 million

3. Jim Gaffigan

Earnings: $30 million

2. Jerry Seinfeld

Earnings: $41 million

1. Kevin Hart

Earnings: $59 million

Entertainment

Nvde photos: RRS arrest Salawa Abeni’s blackmailer

Published

on

The operatives of Rapid Response Squad (RRS) has arrested a 19-year-old National Diploma holder of Yaba College of Technology, Lagos as the brain behind the blackmail of Queen Salawa Abeni with half- nude photographs.

The suspect, Olufowoke Oladunjoye Emmanuel, a resident of Brentfield Avenue, Peace Estate, Magboro, Ogun State, was picked up by the Decoy Team of Rapid Response Squad last week Thursday after three days of trailing him.

The Commissioner of Police, Mr Hakeem Odumosu had in the wake of the attempt by an unknown individual to blackmail Alhaja Salawa Abeni sometime in April 2020, directed the Commander, Rapid Response Squad, DCP Olatunji Disu to fish out the suspect.

MORE READING!  Why didn't you give her the money instead, Nigerians react as Tonto gifts her maid iPhone 11 (video)

After a technical diagnosis of the complaint, the Decoy Team narrowed down on the suspect a few days later. Sources close to the team disclosed that the suspect couldn’t be picked because of the prevalence of COVID 19.

The suspect in his statement to the police confessed to having been the mastermind behind the ploy to publish some nude pictures of Waka Queen in exchange for money, adding that he was alone in the scheme.

The suspect, a 2017/2018 Electrical Engineering student of Yabatech, disclosed that he saw the nude pictures in a memory card which he picked up on the floor in Yabatech sometime in November 2019.

MORE READING!  Alleged N30m fraud: Tonto Dikeh's connection freed Bobrisky from prison

He added that after downloading the nude photographs of Salawa Abeni on his phone, he picked up her mobile number from her Instagram page.

“On 1st of April, 2020, I chatted her up and also called her after sending a few of the photos to her online. My intention was to negotiate with her for few bucks and for me to destroy the photographs.

“I thought everything was going on fine until the following day when I heard the news of the blackmail over the radio. I was with my mother. She was even cursing the blackmailer unknown to her that I was the brain behind it.

“I immediately sneaked out, destroyed the memory card and threw my mobile phone and SIM card into a nearby wetland in Magboro. Since then, I never mentioned it to anyone and called Madam Salawa Abeni about it again,” he disclosed.

Commenting on the arrest, CP Hakeem Odumosu stated that no individual would be allowed to commit a crime in Lagos from any state or escape to other states in Nigeria to evade arrest.

MORE READING!  Man butchers twin brother over girlfriend in Imo (graphic photo)

He advised guardians to monitor their wards, emphasizing that the internet is a fertile ground for opportunities but the State Command would not allow criminals to use it as an avenue to exploit law abiding Lagosians.

Continue Reading

Entertainment

‘You make me a better man’, Alexx Ekubo praises girlfriend

Published

on

Nollywood actor, Alexx Ekubo has professed his love to his beautiful girlfriend, Fancy Acholonu.

When the news of him being in a serious relationship with Fancy Acholonu, broke out a lot of hearts were broken as his female admirers realized he’s taken already.

They have the cutest exchanges on Instagram leaving the cutest comments on each other’s posts.

MORE READING!  Teni gifts Instagram comedian's mom N100k (video)

The latest cute exchange was when Alex posted that he will be doing a 200k giveaway to commemorate his friend’s birthday who has always been supportive of him.

READ ALSO: ‘A typical Nollywood actor is not rich’, Ray Emodi reveals

She wrote; “May God continue to bless you for blessings others. You’re amazing. Keep up the good work.🙏♥️”

He replied “You make me better.♥️”

Check out the cute exchange below:

MORE READING!  Kemi Olunloyo to Davido: Post the title, deed papers of the house if it truly belongs to you

Continue Reading

Entertainment

‘A typical Nollywood actor is not rich’, Ray Emodi reveals

Published

on

'A typical Nollywood actor is not rich', Ray Emodi reveals

Nollywood actor, Ray Emodi, has disclosed some happenings in the Nollywood movie industry.

Ray Emodi says that it is not really as lucrative as many people believe.

Ray Emodi made this known in a recent interview with Splash FM, where he declared that a typical Nollywood actor is not rich.

He added that being in the industry is more about the art than the money as the money is not enough to make one wealthy.

MORE READING!  Troops rescue 105 women, 136 children from Boko Haram in Borno

Emodi, who is also an artist, explained that Nollywood only brings the fame one needs to attract brand endorsements and start other businesses.

READ ALSO: Annie celebrated me when I had nothing- 2baba reveals

He used American rapper, Jay Z, as an example of someone who became rich not just from music, but from other businesses he ventured into.

MORE READING!  Here's why Huddah Monroe will never protest against the killing of Black men

Watch full interview below:

 

View this post on Instagram

 

@v_dxddy @splashfm1055

A post shared by Ray Emodi (@rayemodi) on

Continue Reading




Trending