Akpororo (Jephthah Bowoto) is a Nigerian musician, vocalist, actor, stand-up comedian, and Instagram sensation. He was born and raised in Warri, Delta State, where he received his early education. He is a native of Ilaje, Ondo State, Nigeria.
His career began as a local gospel musician until 2008, when he entered Opa Williams’ National Comedy Challenge and won the Calabar zone of the competition.
In 2009, Akpororo relocated to Lagos and competed in the AY’s Open Mic Challenge twice, finishing second the first time and winning the second time. Following his appearance on “Basketmouth’s Laff and Jam” in 2013, he went on to play in a number of comedy programs, including “AY Live.” On August 12, 2014, he debuted “Akpororo vs Akpororo,” his first major comedy show, at the MUSON Centre’s Shell Hall At the inaugural event, famous musical acts and comedians were in attendance.
Akpororo began acting in 2014, starring in the films Headgone and The Antique, the latter winning him three Golden Icons Academy Movie Award nominations. Check out Akpororo’s Songs, Videos and Albums below!