Emanuella Samuel (born on July 22, 2010), mononymously known as Emanuella, is a 10 year old(as of 2020)YouTube child comedian on Mark Angel‘s YouTube channel. Emmanuella’s first appearance was on episode 34, titled “Who Mess?”
Emmanuella is one of the most prolific comic actress and comedian in Nigeria. She has been in the Mark Angel Comedy Crew for over 5 years. She is very talented and funny. She has been described as one of the best kid comedienne in Nigeria. She started comedy right from a very tender age. She joined the Mark Angel Comedy crew in 2015 at the age of 5 years old.
Emmanuella Samuel was discovered by Mark Angel Comedy crew, a short comedy video published every Friday on YouTube. She is very funny, gifted, skillful, creative and talented. She is very brilliant and knows how to interpret her roles very well. Emmanuella is very intelligent and can deliver her lines in a comic and hilarious way that leaves viewers wondering if she is really a kid or not.
She was born on 22nd July 2010 in Port Harcourt, River State in the south southern part of Nigeria. She is currently 10 years old. She is originally from Imo State in the south eastern part of Nigeria. She is the cousin sister to Mark Angel and Success. Emmanuella came into the limelight after featuring in the comedy video “This is Not My Real Face Oh” a short comedy video where she displayed an amazing and wonderful performance. In the comedy video, she told her fellow classmate that her teacher is walking like tolotolo and not knowing that the teacher she was talking about is the mother to her classmate.
Emmanuella started her comedy career in 2015 at the age of 5 years old when she was still in primary one. Emmanuella is very intelligent and even though she was still in primary one, she masters her lines very well. She was indeed a precious gift in the Mark Angel Comedy crew and helped to project brand into a global venture. She currently lives in Port Harcourt, River State in the south southern part of Nigeria with her family. She joined the Mark Angel Comedy crew in 2015 at the age of 5 years old and her amazing performances in the comedy video have made her a global figure.
Emmanuella entered into comedy when she was only five years old. She was on a family holiday and met with Mark Angel. At that period, Mark Angel needed some kids for his comedy shoot, and called a few children he knew for the audition but they couldn’t memorize their lines very well, then he turned to Emmanuella and gave her the opportunity to act in his comedy skit, Emmanuella excelled despite the eighteen hour long video shoot, a stunt he pulled to test the endurance of the kids.
In October 2016, Emmanuella won two awards in Australia, first was Princess of Comedy and second was Most Prominent Kid Comedienne. In November, 2016 she was hosted by CNN in an interactive session, where she talks about her personal life and future ahead.
In 2015, she won the G Influence Niger Delta Special Talent Award, City People Entertainment Award and Nigerian Entertainment Award for Best Comic Actress in Nigeria. She is currently regarded as one of the most popular and most influential kid celebrity in Nigeria known worldwide.
After her selection in the comedy crew, Mark Angel had to convince Emmanuella parents to let her become a part of the Mark Angel Comedy crew and got their approval. Her fame started after the comedy skit “This is Not My Real Face Oh” in which she was making jokes about a teacher to her fellow student without knowing the student was the child of the teacher she was making fond of. This short comedy skit was featured on CNN’s Facebook page.
Emmanuella is currently a student at Brighton Gate Academy in Port Harcourt, River State in the south southern part of Nigeria, where she combines both her academic and professional career together. She has really contributed immensely to the growth of the Mark Angel Comedy brand. In 2017, through the help and commitment of Emmanuella in the comedy crew Mark Angel Comedy YouTube channel became the first ever Nigerian-owned YouTube channel to hit one million subscribers.
Emmanuella in the cause of her career as a comedian and comic actress has won several awards and recognitions. In 2015, she won the G-Influence Niger Delta Special Talent Award. In 2016, Emmanuella won the award for Nigeria Top Subscribed Creator on YouTube at the inaugural edition of the Sub-Saharan African YouTube Awards. That same year, she also won the Best New Comedienne and Princess of Comedy awards at the Afro-Australia Music and Movie Awards. In November 2016, she was hosted by CNN in an interactive session.
In 2018, Emmanuella was invited to the National Assembly by the former Senate President of Nigeria, Senator Bukola Saraki on account of her landing a role in a Disney film, a feat no kid in Nigeria has ever attained. She made the announcement of her role in the Disney film on her official Instagram handle. In 2020, she built a beautiful mansion for her parents in the village. Emmanuella currently has an estimated net worth of over $300,000, making her one of the richest and most influential kid comedienne in Nigeria. She has received several brand endorsement deal from reputable companies in Nigeria. She is currently the brand ambassador for Slim Tea, Loyal Milk, Indomie and many more.