When you hear the name “Maraji“, does it ring a bell? If you are a fan of Nigerian online comedians (mostly YouTube), you would have seen one or two skits from her. In this article, you will be going through (Gloria Oloruntobi) Maraji Biography.
Who is Gloria Oloruntobi Maraji?
Gloria Oloruntobi, popularly known as Maraji is a Nigerian female comedian, cinematography and content Creator, born in Edo State in the year 1997. Maraji was born into family of 7, currently living in Lagos state with two sisters and two brothers.
Maraji Background & Education
She started school at an early age and in 2016 she graduated with 2nd class upper bachelor degree, at the age of 19, in International Relations from the Covenant University, Ogun State.
Gloria Oloruntobi was born on the 6th of February 1997 which makes her 23 years old as at the time of publishing this biography.
How Maraji (Gloria Oloruntobi) started doing comedy
Gloria Oloruntobi started in 2016, then she was still in school, when a friend of hers asked her to do a video mimicking and lip-syncing Nicki Minaj’s song. Her friend found the video interesting went ahead to publish it on social media without her consent (Maraji thought people would make fun of her). Fortunately, the video got massive positive feedbacks.
It was when she had gained huge following on Instagram that she started doing comedy skits on Instagram and since joined the lists of top Nigeria comedian on Instagram.
Maraji did lip-sync mimic of some Nigerian artistes and played a lead character in Falz music video of “Something Light” featuring Ycee.
Maraji role-plays in her comedy skits and switches between accents and vocal pitches to suit each character she portrayed.
Some Maraji’s comedy videos
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Maraji’s Awards and Nominations
Maraji was nominated for Prize for Comedy at the 2017 and 2018 The Future Awards Africa . She was also nominated for Comedy Act of the Year at the 2018 City People Music awards.
Who is Maraji’s Boyfriend?
She is presently in a relationship but decided to make it private. However, she vows to let her fans know him as soon as she proposes to her.
Maraji’s awards and nominations
- The Future Award Africa, 2017
- Instagramer at Nigerian Teen Choice Award, 2017
- Prize fir Comedy at The Future Award Africa, 2018
- Comedy act of the year at City People Music Awards and Nigeria Entertainment Award
What is Maraji’s net worth?
- As at 2018, she charges N500,000 to N1m per Instagram sponsored post.
- Earn $130+ monthly on YouTube
- Others from music videos, advertisements and all.
Social Media Handles of Maraji
Maraji’s has more than 1.2 million followers on Instagram with over 483 posts as at time of writing and over 69k followers on Twitter. You can follow her on Instagram to check out her comedy skits.
Twitter & Instagram: @Maraji_
YouTube: Maraji’s World
Wrapping up Maraji Biography
We have, in this article, tell you more about Maraji in this biographical piece. We believe she is one of your favorite celebrities and comedienne in Nigeria. Keep checking for more.