Kenny Blaq’s Net Worth
Kenny Blaq has an estimated net worth of $100,000 dollars. He earns from show bookings, and advert placement for brands through his social media accounts.
Kenny performs at several prominent events in Nigeria, and pulls in millions of naira from these events.
He was born Otolorin Kehinde Peter, as the last born child into a family of 7 children in Nigeria.
His mother is a very fortunate woman who gave birth to twins twice, Kenny Blaq being the last child in the family.
After his primary and secondary schooling, Kenny enrolled to undergo talent training at the FRCN Training School after working for some time as the Music Comedy and Talk Show presenter at SMA FM.
His career started back in 2008, precisely on the 9th of August when he mounted the stage for the first time.
Before this time, people suggested that he went into stand-up comedy, but he relaxed and simply learnt by watching other comedians go on stage.
Eventually, he was called upon to run a rally themed “Miss Ejibo”, and was invited to perform at a comedy concert which would be organized after the “Miss Ejibo” rally in Lagos state.
At the comedy concert, Kenny Blaq wasn’t having a stage name, but the organizers insisted he had one.
He needed a name that people would understand easily, so he got and adopted the stage name “Kenny Blaq” from his complexion and his first name, Kehinde.
In 2009, he was invited to perform at a Marriage ceremony where he was paid the sum of N800 naira after his performance at the ceremony.
The money seemed like a lot to him at that time because he hadn’t been paid that much money before for performing.
In 2011, Kenny Blaq took part in the Calabar Carnival organized in Nigeria which skyrocketed his career.
After his astounding performance, he got the attention of prominent event organizers and planners…
…and that’s how he started performing at several events in Nigeria with invitations from different event managers and organizers.
He is one of the comedians in Nigeria whose growth can be best described as RAPID!!.
The young and talented comedian has been a recipient of awards, and nominations for awards in the comedy industry.
He worked for SMA FM for a stint, and was awarded by Naija FM for his unique comic acts.
He has also worked as a presenter in talk shows, and comedy shows in Lagos State.
In 2015/2016, Kenny Blaq won the Comedian of the Year award at the Middle East Africa Music Awards (MEAMA) which was organized in Egypt.
He has not only performed at mega comedy concerts, and other kinds of concerts, he has performed in countries like Dubai, and England, sharing the stage with big names in the entertainment industry.
Kenny Blaq created a community project in Ejigbo, Lagos State, named Making A Difference (MAD).
The project was established with the aim of training talents to become better, inspire the society to be better, and maximize results.