Emmanuel Ogonna Iwueke popularly known as Craze Clown or Papa Ade is a comedian who became famous for his comedy skits on Instagram and YouTube. He is also an MC and has hosted a lot of comedy shows and music concerts. He is also a medical doctor, studying in Ukraine. Emmanuel was born on 24th December, 1991 to a family of five children. He has 3 male siblings and one sister. He is the third child. Mr Iwueke is from Imo state while Mrs Iwueke hails from Edo state, both are royalty in their villages. The 6ft 5 tall, 80kg young doctor is a devout Christian and a prayer warrior.
Craze Clown’s Biography
Craze Clown was born and bred in Nigeria. He relocated to Ghana to pursue his higher education. He eventually moved to Ukraine to study medicine. He developed a passion for the medical field watching both his parents administer and sell drugs as pharmacists. He has attended Delta State University, University of Maiduguri, University of Legon in Ghana and Kharkiv National Medical University in Ukraine. Craze Crown revealed on Instagram that he had failed Jamb numerous times before obtaining admission to University of Legon. Upon admission, he could not keep up with the yearly increment in school fees so he had to withdraw. Eventually he got a visa to Ukraine to chase his dreams of becoming a doctor. It has not been easy, balancing between his comic roles and tedious workload of a medical student but he has done really well in handling the task. On the 1st of July,2017, he shared his graduation photos with followers on his Instagram page and the well wishes poured in from friends and fans all over the world.
Craze Clown’s Career
Craze Clown started showing passions for entertainment early on. In his high school days, he was a leader in acting and social events. Around 2013, his Instagram comedy skits portraying relationships between African fathers and their sons catapulted him to limelight. This is because of his highly relatable humour and his natural comic personality. He commands the largest followership on Instagram compared to other Nigerian comedians.
Craze productions is currently being planned and formulated by the social media sensation. He intends to create a viral TV show titled House of Craze. He intends to create this TV series under his Craze Productions brand in partnership with the Chief Executive Officer of Studio-Four Productions, Victor.O. Frank. The House of Craze has a crew of five members so far. The Chief Executive Officer is Craze Clown, he is joined by comedian Kehinde Solomon also known as shortman, Tega Akpobome popularly known as Ade in the African father and son comedy skits, Jaunty a producer, artiste and song writer and Sammy the media specialist and IT guy.
Craze Clown published his website houseofcraze.com to enable fans keep in touch with his latest updates and releases. He also sells T-shirts, caps and other items with funny inscriptions on them.
In a recent interview, he named his mother Mrs Grace Iwueke, Eddy Murphy, Kevin Hart, Basket Mouth and Bovi as role models when it comes to achieving his dreams of becoming a juggernaut in the entertainment industry.
In 2014, the young comedian went on tour across the UK, his show in the Scottish city of Aberdeen was the most notable.
In 2015, Craze Clown began a competition titled common sense. This lasted for a month, and ever week a winner emerged, bagging a prize money of $500. The first ever winner of common sense competition used the prize money to finance his surgery.
On 8th May, 2016, Craze Clown featured in the The Good the Mad and the Funny concert in Kharkiv palace, Ukraine. This live event featured Falz The Bahd Guy among other artists.
On the 15th August 2016, at Kharkiv, Craze Crown was a major performer and host at the Mr Eazi Live in Concert event. One of the hottest young artist, Mr Eazi, was there to keep the crowd entertained alongside the young doctor.
In September 2017, YRR released the video for Amen remix, Yovi’s song featuring Lil kesh and Mayorkun. The video featured online comedian, Craze Clown. The video was shot and directed by Adasa Cookey.
Craze Clown lost his dad in 2015, it was a difficult time for him, but he has since persevered through and continued his rise to limelight. He is currently worth N25million.
Craze Clown Contact Details
His Instagram handle is @crazeclown and his website is houseofcraze.com
Craze Clown Awards
His comedy skits have gotten him recognition in terms of awards and endorsement deals. He won the Naija FM Comedy Jam Awards as the Online Sensation of the Year (2015), City People’s Award for Comedian of the Year and The Nigeria Youth Choice Awards. At the Nigerian Entertainment Awards (2017), Dr Craze Clown beat other rising internet comedians such as Chief Obi, Emmanuella , Foxy P and Wowo Boyz to clinch the Best Comedy Act Award (Online).
He is currently signed as an ambassador to NairaBet, the successful indigenous sports betting company, joining big time artist Phyno. He was nominated for the Outstanding Young Achievers Award for Most Oustanding Comedian of the Year alongside Maraji, Kenny Blaq, Husband Material, Arole, SLK and Ushbebe.
In numerous posts, he has reiterated the love he has for his mother. He constantly appreciates her whenever he gets the chance.
Craze Clown’s Girlfriend
He is currently in a relationship, he shared pictures of himself and his girlfriend all love.