Gone are the days when comedy in Nigeria was only centred around stand-up and those integrated into full movies. Sydney Talker and his colleagues like Lasisi Elenu, Nasty Blaq, Sabinus and many others have redefined the new ways of making people laugh, most especially on social media. They often refer to these short comedies as skits on Instagram. These Instagram comedians also have their YouTube channels where their fans can subscribe to endless laughter. Sydney Talker has a solid reputation for "cracking ribs" through his funny facial expressions. He is best known for his white towel and funny face. No wonder they nicknamed him Mr Bean of Nigeria. The Computer Science graduate is considered one of the richest skit makers in the country. Here on Naijauto is all you need to know about Sydney Talker biography, net worth, houses, cars and luxury lifestyle.
Sydney Talker A.K.A The Towel Guy
2. Who is Sydney Talker?
- Sydney Talker age and educational background
Sydney Talker was born on the 12th of October 1995 in Lagos, Nigeria. While many might know him to be a Lagos boy, he is actually from Edo State. And in case you have been thinking that his stage name could be his real name; the answer is No! Sydney Talker's birth name is Sydney Egere. He studied Computer Science at the University of Benin. The young comedian revealed recently that his reason for choosing Comp. Science course is due to his longtime passion for videography.
Sydney Talker is a fresh graduate of Computer Science from the University of Benin (UNIBEN)
- Sydney Talker family
Now that we have cleared the air about Sydney Talker's hometown, the comedian revealed in one of his media interviews that he was raised by his mother. His parents got separated at the time when he was still a kid. A lot of his fans would surely love to see him on stage with his signature white towel. However, it's ultimately his decision to embark on such a new adventure. There is actually nothing much online about his family records.
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- Sydney Talker girlfriend
We all know Sydney Talker for always featuring many beautiful girls in his Instagram skits. Surprisingly, the Edo boy is still very much single as of the time we prepared this write-up. However, we also cannot rule out the possibility of him having a secret girlfriend. Sydney Talker marriage to Nengi, former BBNaija housemate, was just one of his many funny online skits.
The wedding pictures of Sydney Talker and Nengi sparked mixed reactions from fans online
3. Sydney Talker comedy
The story of Sydney Talker is that of a self-driven modern day comedian who broke the Norms and made a name for himself in the Nigerian entertainment industry. His funny Instagram Skits have made him one of the most sought-after online comedians in Nigeria. Sydney Talker who calls himself the "Towel Guy" stated that he gets his comedy inspirations from everyday events that happen around him. He said his comedy skits are relatable, which is quite admissible considering the number of people following him on Instagram and other social networks. In fact, he is so famous and versatile to the extent that there are several online platforms where you can download Sydney Talker comedy sound effects and Sydney Talker songs. Because of his popularity as an Instagram comedian and as a social media influencer, there is also a special Sydney Talker 1xbet promo code for sports fans who love to try out their luck on betting sites.
Sydney Talker is famous for his funny facial expressions, which earned him the title Mr. bean of Nigeria
Sydney Talker broke into the comedy scene in 2016 after releasing a skit titled "The Poor Power Supply". According to him, he didn't pay much attention to his funny face at the beginning of his career until his attention was called to it by popular actress Toyin Abraham. Guess he owes her a lot of appreciation since the advice was golden and has given him the much-needed uniqueness to thrive in the industry. Sydney Talker is also a great dancer as he loves to entertain his fans with his peculiar dancing steps online. Apparently, his comedy career isn't that of a clean slate as he was criticized a couple of times for promoting sexual harassment in some of his skits. One of Sydney Talker's friends, Pankerooy, was also arrested in 2021 for internet fraud. This shocking news made many Nigerians question Sydney Talker’s wealth and that of some of his friends as well.
Sydney Talker's friend, Pankeeroy was arrested by EFCC for internet fraud and other cyber-related crimes in 2021
In case you are wondering what's so special about Sydney Talker videos, why not take a look below at one of the comedy skit videos on Sydney Talker Instagram page.
4. Sydney Talker net worth
With over 3 million Instagram followers and thousands of subscribers on YouTube, Sydney Talker is regarded as one of the richest and most influential comedy skit makers in Nigeria. He makes his money from engagement, marketing and endorsements. His net worth is estimated to be between $50,000 - $100,000 (~₦20.7 million - ₦41.2 million). Despite his wealth and fame, he is known to engage his fans on his Whatsapp as he is mostly online. In case you are wondering what is Sydney Talker Whatsapp number, you can easily get that by checking online.
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Sydney Talker is unarguably one of the richest comedy skit makers in Nigeria
Have some laugh by checking out this below video which is a compilation of funny Sydney Talker dance videos on YouTube.
Top 5 Funny Sydney Talker Aka Towel Guy Best Dance Moves That Must Make You Laugh 😂😁
5. Sydney Talker houses and cars
Many of his Instagram comedy skits were shot in a lush apartment believed to be on the Island which is a rich neighbourhood in Lagos State. However, no report has claimed that he owns a house yet. Hopefully, the pictures of Sydney Talker house will be made known to the public soon. While we might not know much about his house or landed properties in his name, we absolutely have good info about Sydney Talker cars.
Sydney Talker is known to use his apartment in most of his comedy skits online
Sydney Talker is among many young entertainers in Nigeria driving a Mercedes-Benz car. He has been spotted many times cruising in his white Mercedes sedan. Back in August 2021, the skit maker added a new whip to his garage. He acquired a brand-new Geely Coolray SUV, which came with a one-year premium comprehensive insurance and zero mileage.
Sydney Talker receiving his zero mileage Geely Coolray SUV
6. Sydney Talker latest news
Sydney Talker, Cute Abiola, and Omo Borty were among many celebrities that recently graced the lavish birthday party of Abike, a social media influencer. The porch party took place over the weekend at Canyon hall in Lekki. The event was hosted by Denrele Edun and had guests treated to nice times with a live band and other interesting activities.
Sydney Talker is currently considered one of the most popular comedians on social media. With his huge fanbase and all that we have revealed in this article, you probably know now that he is more than just a "Towel Guy". This is about all that we know about Sydney Talker net worth, houses, cars and luxury lifestyle. When we get more updates on him, we will surely put up another interesting article to give the gist.
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