Kiriku (Real name: Enorense Victory, born 17 December 2014) is a 8–year-old Nigerian child comedian and content creator whose net worth is estimated at $50,000.
He reached stardom for releasing skits on social media, for his catchphrase “abeg shift”, and his signature oversized black T-shirt. He is most famous for comedies such as Kiriku The New House Boy, Balance and Carry, and Officer Kiriku.
He remains one of the youngest comedians in Nigeria, yet his career thrives beyond age boundaries. He has collaborated with big names in the Nigerian entertainment industry such as Broda Shaggi, Sabinus, and MC Koko, and has equally won the 2022 NET Honours for Breakout Social Creator of the Year.
Summary of Kiriku’s Bio
- Full Name: Enorense Victory
- Nickname: Kiriku
- Gender: Male
- Date of Birth: 17 December 2014
- Kiriku’s Age: 8 years old
- Ethnicity: Bini
- Nationality: Nigerian
- Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
- Sexual Orientation: Straight
- Religion: Christianity
- Marital Status: Single
- Kiriku’s Parents: Mr. and Mrs. Enorense
- Siblings: Destiny Enorense (De UmbrellaBoy)
- Kiriku’s Net worth: $50,000 (₦22.1 million) in estimation
- Famous for: Comedy
- Kiriku’s Instagram: @kirikuofficial
- Facebook: Kiriku
How Old Is Kiriku?
Kiriku is currently 8 years old. He was born Victory Enorense in Benin, Edo State, in the South-south region of Nigeria.He is believed to be pursuing his primary education in the same town.
He is the youngest child of his parents and he has an older brother named Divine Enorense whose stage name is De Umbrella Boy.
The young comedian was led into comedy by his older brother in 2018 when he was 4 years old. Nonetheless, he started to draw attention at the age of 7 (in 2021).
Who Are Kiriku’s Parents?
Kiriku’s parents’ names have not been disclosed but are often known as Mr. and Mrs. Enorense. They were married on 16 October many years before the birth of Kiriku.
While they may not be famous and maintain a considerably low profile, their children, De Umbrella Boy and Kiriku, have celebrated them as “best parents”.
More so, they support the comedy careers of their sons.
Kiriku’s Net Worth
The young comedian’s net worth is estimated at $50,000. While he may not have given an insight into his wealth, this estimation is based on his career success over the years. He is also considered to be among the richest child comedians in Nigeria.
He has amassed his wealth mainly from his comedy and acting careers which are mostly displayed on social media and YouTube. Also, endorsements are other great ways the young talented public figure has made his wealth. Here’s a breakdown of how he made his wealth.
Kiriku’s Career Breakthrough Came After Tunde Ednut Shared His Comedy in 2021
Kiriku started recording and displaying his skits alongside his brother in 2018 when he was 4 years old. However, his breakthrough came when social media influencer Tunde Ednut shared his comedy in 2021. This led to a wider audience that has contributed to the income he has accumulated.
Since the beginning of his career, Kiriku has worked alongside some of the funniest comedians like Broda Shaggi and Sabinus among others.
He also earned the 2022 NET Honours in the category of Breakout Social Creator of the Year.
How Streaming Platforms and Social Media Have Contributed to Kiriku’s Net Worth
For most content creators like Kiriku, social media and streaming platforms remain at the forefront of the contributors to their wealth.
Although he is not active on Twitter, he has over 1.2 million followers on Instagram, no fewer than 227,000 subscribers on YouTube, and over 1.5 million followers on Facebook.
How He Earns From YouTube
Based on many reports, YouTube pays content creators within the range of $3 to $5 per 1000 views.
Putting this in mind, the young comedian who has recorded over 50.1 million views since the channel “Kiriku Official TV” started in 2018 may have acquired over $20,000.
It is, however, worthy of note that he shares this channel with his older brother, Divine Enorense, aka De Umbrella Boy.
Facebook and Instagram
On social media platforms, most creators earn by influencing for other brands. Reports have it that a lot of these brands pay public figures based on posts and the number of followers they have. Since Kikiru has at least 1.2 million followers, he is categorized as a micro-influencer.
These types of influencers mostly earn nothing less than 150,000 per post on Instagram. This similar earning can be made on Facebook.
On the aspect of TikTok, Kikiru has over 3 million followers and over 60 million views. Judging by the report that TikTok pays about 3 to 5 cents, it is likely that he has recorded about $10,000 from the platform.
Kikiru has gained endorsements from brands and this has added to his wealth. While he may not have disclosed the exact amount he has made through the deals, he may have earned hundreds of thousands or even millions.
Many celebrities in Nigeria can earn about ₦500,000 to 5 million by endorsing brands. On March 1, 2022, it was announced on his Instagram page and that of his brother, De Umbrella Boy, that the brothers have joined Pu Exchange as ambassadors. The company deals with finance. They exchange Bitcoins and Giftcards for Naira.
Also, they signed another endorsement deal with D Prince Builders and Estate Developers. In 2021, the brothers also announced that they became the ambassadors of OSR autos and parts.
What is Kiriku’s Net Worth in Naira?
Converting Kikiru’s estimated net worth of $50,000 to Naira, he has about ₦22.1 million.
In his career, he mostly earns in dollar currency on streaming platforms such as YouTube. Nevertheless, his earnings in Naira often come from endorsements and brand influence on social media.
Some of Kiriku’s Renowned Comedies
- Balance and Carry Ft. Broda Shaggi and Umbrella Boy (2022)
- You Go Kpai Ft. Broda Shaggi and Adah Ameh (2022)
- The Transport Money (2022)
- Kiriku and Mr. Ibu (2022)
- Kiriku the Conductor (2022)
- Uncle Will Not Get Married (2022)
- The Mechanic (2022)
- Kiriku The Pharmacist (2021)
- Kiriku and His Landlord (2021)
- Uncle Will Never Listen to Me (2021)
- Kiriku the Laundry Man (2021)
Kiriku’s House and Cars
In June 2022, it was announced that Kiriku had acquired 2 Mercedes Benz cars at once. These luxury cars are worth millions of Naira.
Furthermore, the comedian and his older brother got their father a brand new Toyota Camry car. Kiriku shared the video on his TikTok page.
The brothers have also shared different pictures and videos of them in other luxurious cars of different brands such as Lexus and Mercedes G-Wagon.
Focusing on whether the 8-year-old comedian owns a house, it has been revealed on the internet that he, alongside his older brother, bought an exotic house in Lagos.
While the information has not been confirmed, Kiriku rarely shares images of any home on social media. However, his brother has shared several pictures taken from a house that may or may not be owned by them.