Bovi Biography: Family, Story, Net Worth, Career, Awards And More

Bovi Biography: Family, Story, Net Worth, Career, Awards And More

Abovi Ugboma preferably called Bovi is a Nigerian talented comedian, actor, and writer. His state of origin is Delta State. He is one of the most cherished comedians presently in Nigeria. He is among Nigerian top comedians that create famous stand-up comedy shows like Bovi Man On Fire.

Brief Profile

  • Real Name: Abovi Ugboma
  • Stage Name: Bovi
  • Date Of Birth: 25th of September, 1979
  • Origin: Delta State, Nigeria 
  • Profession: Comedian, Actor, Writer 
  • Married: 19th of September, 2009
  • Wife: Kris Asimonye Ugboma
  • Children: David and Elena Ugboma
  • Active Since: 2007

Early Life

Abovi Ugboma popularly known as Bovi was born in Edo State, Benin City on the 25th day of September 1979. He is originally from Delta State, Nigeria. He attended the University Of Benin {UNIBEN} staff schools. Furthermore, he had his high school studies at Ughelli Northern in Delta State. Earlier before the time, he spent in UNIBEN, He attended the University Of Delta State where he studied theatre art.



On the 19th day of September 2007, the Nigerian famous comedian got married to her pretty long time girlfriend Kris Asimonye Ugboma. A few years after, they were happily blessed with two kids; a boy and a girl whose name is obviously unknown but will be updated very soon.

Bovi‘s initial family details are still unclear presently, but his very well known brother is Albert Akogo. He revealed in an interview with Vanguard Nigeria that his family his part of his success today as a result of their support. Although, they didn’t approve his step in the first place.

When the interviewer asked Abovi Ugboma:

How did your family react to your career choice?” 

He answered:

Initially, they were afraid, but Later gave me full support afterward. Luckily for me, I came from a family that agrees to your opinion as long as they believe in you. I was able to successfully convince them to support me as I desired eventually after their disapproval in the first place.”

Comedy Career

Bovi biography

Bovi is a famous man seen in different entertainment sections. His career commenced in April 2007 in Sitcom Extended Family. A popular show he wrote, packaged and produced. As a result of his included hard-work, the show became very popular in a few time. He worked as a Personal Assistant to Richard Mofe-Damijo for more than two years before he was liberated.

By 2008, Bovi also joins the leaders’ gang and start leading comedy live concert, shows, events all through Nigeria. He also took part in one of the most popular comedy shows in Nigeria, Night Of Thousands Laugh formed by Opa Williams.

Bovi is now a big and legendary comedy in Nigeria. He has this unique style of triggering the audience to burst into laughter in no time after grabbing the mic. He revealed that his source of inspiration in obviously unknown to him.

When he was asked on an interview with Vanguard Nigeria:

“Where do you get the inspiration for your jokes?” 

He laughed, and answered:

Honestly, I really don’t know. It comes to me naturally. But the only thing I know is, right from my childhood, I always dream of becoming an entertainer. But I guess, I have this gift either as a result of my persistence paid off of God’s Plan for me naturally. “

on the 8th of October 2016, Bovi released his first movie “It’s Her Day” and got nominated for the AMVCA awards as The Best Actor In Comedy.

In 2018 {a year ago} Bovi came up with his own movie series titled “BACK TO SCHOOL” and uploads it on his YouTube channel. Julius Agwu and others. Bovi has co-worked with other Nigerian comedians which include I Go Dye, Basketmouth, Godons, I Go Save, Okey Bakassi, Julius Agwu, Odogwu, and more.

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Bovi Awards

As reported on Wikipedia, three different awards have been recorded in Bovi’s story.

At The Culture people, He won the Comedian of the year. Furthermore, he was considered the Best Youth Comedian at StandUp Comedian. And lastly, he won the Comedian Of The Year at Awards Ghana.

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