•The Story Of The Popular Online King
As Friday, 20th of January moved closer, the Internet was abuzz with the birthday preparation of popular social media influencer, Tunde Adekunle, popularly known as Tunde Ednut. He is not only dubbed the biggest social media influencer of all time, but, he has also used this popularity to affect mankind. His birthday has come and gone, but the paparazzi the birthday brought can not be forgotten in a hurry. Many people love Tunde Ednut and there’s no gain saying the fact that it is because of his large heart and kindness to humanity.
Despite the fact that he stays in London, his birthday is always celebrated at major cities in different countries.
The entertainer and celebrity blogger indeed took over the Internet as he celebrated yet another birthday in style.The celebrant flooded his Instagram page with videos from different locations in and out of Nigeria where fans and lovers gathered to celebrate him. Not only that, guests at the venues also won cash prizes, with a lucky winner going home with a brand-new car at the Lagos venue. These are the many things Tunde does that endears him to a lot of people. He always uses his birthdays to give back to the society in his little way.
Tunde Ednut was celebrated by his many supporters in some countries like the UK, USA, India, Dubai, South Africa, Ghana, Russia, Sierra Leone, Belgium, etc. It was also recorded that his birthday was celebrated at 10 major cities in Nigeria which are Benin, Lagos, Delta, Calabar, Kogi, Owerri, Anambra, Abuja, Ogun, and Port Harcout.
There is no other social media influencer that has pulled this kind of massive crowd before! No wonder, he tagged himself the Mufasa, meaning king. Tunde is a good guy who loves to help people, and this he has done over and over again. This has etched his name on the lips of many celebrities. Born as Tunde Olaoluwa Adekunle on the 20th of January in Katsina State, Tunde was a comedian, music artiste and now social media personality and incredible blogger. He is currently one of the biggest social media influencers in the country, with more than 4 million followers on Instagram. Due to many years of working as a blogger, he has become Africa’s Most influential blogger and many things must have contributed to his influence.
Tunde has carved a niche for himself in the Instagram space and has quite an impressive number of followers. Occasionally, he tasks some of his followers to support vulnerable youths, sometimes students who need extra funds to survive in school: Unlike his contemporaries, he uses his account to help these students.
Ednut has helped many unknown persons rise to quick stardom and ensures they sustain the momentum of fame; many people learned about some popular entertainers from his platform. Ednut’s account has gulped millions of naira from advertisement revenue, some of which he gave back to society, targeting the youths. His charges are premium per sponsored post on Instagram; as a result of his following and engagements, he posts every day. Tunde Ednut has been the springboard behind the success story of many artistes, dancers, and comedians in Nigeria.
He is one of the very few individuals who have had his personal account suspended, and have in a few days, he will regain it and his followers back! This is due to the love people have for him. Infact, many showbiz stars clamored for his page release when it was shut down the last time.
When his Instagram account was suspended, he had a line-up of celebrities falling over themselves to ensure he had his performances back, and it works almost all the time it happens. He always opens new accounts and immediately gains millions of followers due to his support from these celebrities.
Some celebrities also engage in giveaways from time to time – a young boy was helped back to school by AY comedian a few years ago and many other gestures alike.
His birthday is always celebrated globally and parties hosted on his behalf. No other celebrity has recorded such a feat!
Tunde Ednut had his elementary education at Cambridge International School before proceeding to Federal Government College, Ugolawo, Kogi State, for his secondary education.
He then proceeded to Kingsland University in London, where he bagged a degree in Graphics Design. Tunde started as a comedian. His comedy got him an invitation to perform at the Dynamiks Awards in 2009. His performance at the award caught the attention of UK-based Black Nights Entertainment and Femi Amusan. Tunde’s collaboration with Femi Amusan and the likes allowed him to explore larger platforms.
He was invited to perform at shows in the UK, and it skyrocketed him to being one of the most sought-after comedians in the country at that time.In 2019, Tunde started blogging by posting the latest gist on his platform. He took it a step further by utilising Instagram for his blogging. Aside from blogging and comedy, Tunde has also tried music. His first hit song was Catching Cold Remix, featuring Mavin Records’ Dr Sid. His other hit songs are Baby Boo and Jingle Bell.
In December 2020, he released the remix of Jingle Bell, featuring Nigeria’s top artistes like Davido and Tiwa Savage. The award-winning influencer has some awards and nominations in his kitty, which includes Nigeria’s Future Awards, Dynamiks Youths Awards, Young Achievers Awards, Best Nigerian Comedian in the UK, and so many others.
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