Basketmouth is a Nigerian comedian and also an actor, he is among the funniest people in the country he has a great talent when it comes to making people laugh, he has won the heart of millions of people not just in Nigeria but all over Africa. He is probably the number one comedian in Africa.
Basketmouth has a lot of reputation in Nigerian, he is name is well known in every home of the nation. People always ask for Basketmouth net worth we all want to know how much Basketmouth makes from the comedy he makes.
Basketmouth is a bit rich he is among the successful comedians in the country, also he is among the oldest comedians in the country he has been acting in comedies since the early 2000s.
In this post we are evaluating Basketmouth earnings and we will declare his net worth, bear in mind that this net worth is more of a prediction, we only evaluate what we know and we declare his net worth.
Basketmouth Biography and Entertainment Career
Bright Okpocha was born and raised in the city of Lagos, he was born on 14th September 1978 right now he is over 42 years old.
Basketmouth has achieved a lot in his career; he has a formal education unlike other comedians in Nigeria. He did his primary and secondary school in Lagos and he got his bachelor's degree from the University of Benin. He had a degree in sociology and anthropology.
Basketmouth didn’t start his career as a comedian, he started his career as a rapper, he has joined a different group of rappers during the 19’s but they didn’t succeed. Also, Basketmouth has a lot of talent when it comes to drumming; he discovered his drumming talent in 1991 just after he graduated from the university.
Basketmouth has made a lot of achievements in the years of his career he has worn different awards in the years of his career. Also, Basketmouth doesn’t just act comedy, he also makes music. He even owns a music label which is popularly known as “Barons World Entertainment” which was launched in 2014.
When it comes to net worth Basketmouth earns a lot of the money from what he does, he earns a lot of money from the shows, concert, and the endorsement he makes.
Let’s dive into Basketmouth net worth
Basketmouth YouTube Earnings
One of the ways by which Basketmouth makes money is via his YouTube channel, have you ever wondered how celebrities do makes money from the videos they make.
Well, this is how it works whenever a comedian makes a comedy video he uploads them on YouTube, and whenever someone watches the video they get paid for that.
YouTube pays via advertisement they display ads in your video and whenever someone watches the ads you get paid for that. In a normal circumstance, YouTube pays anywhere from $0.002 to $0.005 depending on the nature of the video.
When a celebrity gets millions of views on his YouTube channel he made a lot of money from the video views.
So let’s check the Basketmouth YouTube channel. According to a website on the internet Basketmouth, the YouTube channel has a total number of 17 million video views and over 142,000 subscribers and the number keeps increasing every single day.
So the question here is how much did Basketmouth make from his YouTube channel?? Well according to the same source Basketmouth YouTube channel has total revenue of $39,000 that’s N15 million in naira
Basketmouth endorsement deals
Despite the money that Basketmouth makes on youtube he also earns some extra cash through the endorsement deals. We all know that celebrities earn millions from endorsement deals.
Only a few celebrities get to bag endorsement deals in Nigerian. To determine Basketmouth's net worth we need to include all the endorsement deals he has in the years of his career.
So let’s check how many endorsement deals did Basketmouth had in the years of his career. According to the internet below is the list of brands that Basketmouth have had endorsement deals in the years in his career
1. Malta Guinness
3. Dana air
4. Ping express
According to the internet, the above mention brands are the only brands that Basketmouth has had endorsement deals in the years of its career, by mere looking you can see that most of these brands are big brands.
This means he earns a lot of millions from the endorsement deals. So the question here is how much does Basketmouth earn from these endorsement deals??? No one can say exactly how much he makes from these endorsement deals we can only make a rough estimate.
Normally Nigerian celebrities earn anywhere from N5 million to N15 million per endorsement deal depending on the popularity of the celebrity. So if we are going to make a rough estimate of how much did he makes from these 5 endorsement deals it will be an estimated revenue of N40 million.
With this, we can be able to predict Basketmouth's net worth. Remember that we don’t include assets among net worth and this is because he makes use of his earnings to buy assets and assets doesn’t generate any income
Basketmouth Net worth
Basketmouth net worth is estimated at around $139,000(that’s N55.6 million) he has an estimated revenue of $39,000 from the ads on his video on YouTube also he once bag endorsement deals with Malta Guinness and Dana air.