Craze Clown Biography: Age, Wife, Children & Net Worth

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Stage Name: Craze Clown
Real Name: Emmanuel Ogonna Iwueke
Occupation: Comedian
Date Of Birth/Age: December 24, 1991 (33 years)
State of Origin: Imo state
Gender: Male
Nationality: Nigerian
Marital Status: Joan Otanohigbe Iwueke
Education: Kharkiv National Medical University
Known for: Comedy

Early Life and Family

Emmanuel Ogonna Iwueke, widely known as Craze Clown, was born on December 24, 1991, to Uchenna Godwin Iwueke and Grace Acheche. He hails from a family of five children, with Craze Clown being the third child. The family background provided a foundation for his future endeavors and contributed to shaping the individual he is today.

Educational Pursuits

After completing his elementary and secondary education, Craze Clown embarked on a journey through various universities before finally achieving his dream of becoming a medical doctor. His educational odyssey included stints at Delta State University, the University of Maiduguri, and the University of Legon in Ghana. However, it was at the Kharkiv National Medical University in Ukraine that he had the opportunity to study Medicine, realizing a long-held aspiration.

Comedy Career

Emmanuel Iwueke ventured into comedy in the late 2000s, initially creating short comic skits that he shared on social media platforms to reach a broader audience. His comedic journey gained momentum when a video depicting an Engineering student attempting to fix electrical glitches during a holiday went viral. The comical portrayal of the student getting electrocuted marked a turning point in Craze Clown’s career, thrusting him into the limelight.

Papa Ade’s Series and Rise to Prominence

While studying in Ukraine, Craze Clown, in collaboration with fellow skit maker OG Tega, launched the Papa Ade series. This series, a comedic portrayal of an African father and the struggles faced by his son raised by a single parent, became immensely popular. The resounding slaps delivered by Papa Ade to his on-screen son became a signature element, contributing to the series’ viral success. Consistency in content creation and the adept use of social media propelled Craze Clown to become one of Nigeria’s most prominent comic skit makers.

Collaborations and Entrepreneurial Ventures

Leveraging the power of social media, Craze Clown collaborated with renowned names in the industry, including Taaoma, Nasty Blaq, Bovi, and Sydney Talker. Additionally, he teamed up with Nigerian musicians such as Falz, Mr Eazi, and Lil Kesh. Beyond content creation, Craze Clown ventured into organizing shows both in Nigeria and abroad. He established his production company, “Craze Clown Production,” and a website,, to promote his brand and expand his influence.

Financial Success and Brand Ambassadorship

Craze Clown’s financial success stems from his role as a content creator and social media influencer. He has also secured brand ambassadorship deals with top companies in Nigeria, contributing to his estimated net worth of 100,000 dollars, although this figure is subject to verification.

Accolades and Recognition

Craze Clown’s contributions to the entertainment industry have not gone unnoticed. He has received several notable awards and nominations, including recognitions such as Online Sensation of the Year, Comedian of the Year, Outstanding Young Achievers Award, and Outstanding Comedian of the Year.

Controversy and Resilience

In 2020, Craze Clown faced a moment of controversy when a lady, identified as @farida_wholesale_, accused him of impregnating his sister and abandoning her to marry his wife. The incident unfolded in the comment section of an Instagram post where Craze Clown shared his wife’s baby bump. The comedian responded vehemently to the accusation, leading to a public exchange of words. Despite this controversy, Craze Clown has remained resilient and focused on his career.

Wife and Kids

Craze Clownand Family
Craze Clownand Family

In his personal life, Craze Clown found love with his longtime girlfriend, Joan Otanohigbe Iwueke, affectionately known as “Jojo.” The couple tied the knot, and their union has been blessed with a daughter Gia Zirachi, bringing joy and fulfillment to Craze Clown’s life.

Net Worth

Craze Clown’s current net worth is about N30 million. You can connect with him on Instagram.