His Early Life
The comedian with the stage name basketmouth, whose real name is Bright Okpocha, was born in 14th day of September 1978 and happens to be Nigerian stand-up comedian and a rapper.
Okpocha Bright discovered his skills in drumming in 1991, which he did for over 5 years after wards. And during his days of being an instrumentalist for his church and also a band at that point, he also noticed his skills in rap music and later in 1994, he diverted into that path.
His Musical Career
Basketmouth, brothers and his friends formed a group which was called da psychopaths in 1995, which had about 7 members but they split before they could even release a single or an album.
Basketmouth and his brother Godwin immediately formed another group which they named D Oddz and later added a third member (muyiwa osunrobi). And together, they did a couple of shows but couldn’t break through in the music industry as their brand of rap wasn’t accepted as at then. But however, in the year 1996/1997, they both got admitted into the University of Benin where his brother studied anthropology while Basketmouth studied sociology. During their school days, they performed at a concert and got booed off the stage, and then Bright decided to drop the mic as a rap artist and grab the mic as a stand-up comedian.
Basketmouth, whose real name is Bright Okpocha was born in Lagos in 1978, and happens to be a native of Abia state, Basketmouth Nigeria has been a stand-up comedian for over a decade and considered the country’s funniest lucrative man still leaving. Well thanks to his brilliant funny jokes and his popular comedy concerts which he calls Basketmouth Uncensored that has been held at a number of venues all over the world.
Basketmouth, who has performed at no cost for inmates from 2006 to 2009, at the Kirikiri Prison in Lagos state, as a way of giving back to the society. According to him, he said that it was his way of giving back and keeping their heads up. He also went as far as Ibadan prison. He also said he want to start doing it again from next year during festive periods.
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BasketMouth Family And Background
Basketmouth is married to Elsie Okpocha, and the comedian has two children, Jason and Janelle which they cherish with everything they both have.
Basketmouth Net Worth
The Basketmouth’s estimated Net Worth which comprises of Salary, Cars, Income, Lifestyles & every other details has been updated below. Please check it out, How Rich is Basketmouth in 2019?
In 2019, according to Forbes, Wikipedia & Various Online resource, Basketmouth’s estimated net worth is $950 Million. You may check previous year’s net worth, salary & more are below.
|The Estimated Net Worth in 2019/2020||$950 Million|
|The Previous Year’s Net Worth (2018)||$950 Million|
|The Annual Salary||Under Review.|
|His Income Source||The Primary source of income is Comedy.|
Please take note that Basketmouth’s primary income source is Comedy, Currently we don’t have enough information about his cars, businesses, Monthly or Yearly Salary etc.