Adeeeeee, I bet you know that what follows after this is a hot, resounding slap from Papa Ade to Ade. Nigerians became fond of this that they mimicked this on numerous occasions. This shows how popular Papa Ade aka Craze clown is in the Nigeria entertainment industry and beyond. In this article we will be looking at Craze Clown – Papa Ade Biography his Background, Education, Age and More.
Who is Craze Clown/Papa Ade? Background and Education
Emmanuel Ogonna Iwude is Nigerian comedian popularly known as craze clown or Papa Ade for his skits on Instagram and YouTube respectively. Born in IMO State on 24th December 1991 into a family of 5 as the 3rd Born, his parents are Medical doctors and his father is from IMO State while his Mom is from Edo in middle East Nigeria.
In an Instagram Post Papa Ade revealed he failed Jamb on numerous occasions before moving to the University of Legon in Ghana but had to drop because of the persistent increase in School fees. He attended the Delta State University, University of Maiduguri, before moving to the Kharkiv National Medical University in Ukraine, where he eventually graduated with a degree in Medicine and Surgery in 2017.
Career and Rise to Fame
Emmanuel started showing interest in comedy at a young age he organized several comedy shows in his own school.
He came into limelight in 2013 when he started the skits which portrays relationship between African Parents and their children with him playing the No nonsense Papa Ade. This has helped him accumulate a large amount of Instagram followers.
He plays to kick start a Comedy Production The Craze Productions he also plans a TV series under his Craze Productions brand in partnership with the Chief Executive Officer of Studio-Four Productions, Victor.O. Frank. The House of Craze has a crew of five members so far. and they include
Kehinde Solomon also known as Shortman, Tega Akpobome popularly known as Ade in the African father and son comedy skits, Jaunty as producer, artiste and song writer and Sammy the media specialist and IT guy.
He once ran a show back in 2015. The coming sense competitions but it only ran for a month, winners went home with a prize of money of $500. It was a blessing in disguise as the first winner used the money he won to fund his Surgery.
Papa Ade Age and Net worth
Emmanuel, Papa Ade, Craze Clown was born on 24th December 1991 he is currently 29 years as at time of publishing and has a net worth of 25 million Naira.
Papa Ade Relationship status
Craze clown is in a relationship and posts pictures of himself and girlfriend in social media.
Craze Clown Awards, Nominations:
Crazy clown has been nominated for different awards in the comedy categories and they are
- Naija FM Comedy Jam Awards as the Online Sensation of the Year (2015),
- City People’s Award for Comedian of the Year and The Nigeria Youth Choice Awards. At the Nigerian Entertainment Awards (2017), Dr Craze Clown beat other rising internet comedians such as Chief Obi, Emmanuella, Foxy P and Wowo Boyz to clinch the Best Comedy Act Award (Online).
- Outstanding Young Achievers Award for Most Oustanding Comedian of the Year alongside Maraji, Kenny Blaq, Husband Material, Arole, SLK and Ushbebe.
He is an ambassador for Naira Bet a popular sporting company in Nigeria.
Social media handles:
A fan of Emmanuel? Check him out at
And His official website @houseofcraze.com
Wrapping up Papa Ade Biography
If you are one of Papa Ade’s fans, you have just learnt some things about Craze Clown. Stay tuned and connected as we will be updating you with more stuffs about Papa Ade and other Nigeria celebrities.