Adeola Gabriel Ademuwagun, known by his stage name Gatsby, is a Nigerian-born comedian and writer who has been making waves in the comedy scene since his arrival in the United States. With a captivating stage presence and a talent for crafting hilarious stories, Gatsby is a rising star in the world of stand-up comedy.
Originally from Nigeria, Gatsby spent eight years living in South Africa, where he made a significant impact on the comedy landscape. He organized and headlined numerous comedy tours, showcasing his unique brand of humor to diverse audiences. Gatsby's comedic writing skills were also in high demand, as he contributed to several television shows and gained recognition as a writer for "The So What Now" TV show, hosted by renowned South African radio and TV personality Gareth Cliff.
During his time in South Africa, Gatsby's exceptional talent was recognized by the South African Academy Awards for Comics, with an impressive 15 nominations for his outstanding contributions to comedy. His work on stage and screen garnered critical acclaim, solidifying his reputation as a comedic force to be reckoned with.
Seeking new horizons to further his career, Gatsby made the bold move to the United States, settling in the vibrant city of Chicago. Embracing the opportunity to expand his comedic repertoire, he honed his skills at the prestigious Second City, where he participated in creative writing classes and showcased his stand-up comedy prowess across America.
Since arriving in the States, Gatsby has taken the comedy scene by storm, captivating audiences in notable cities such as New York City, Chicago, Los Angeles, South Carolina, and New Jersey. He has performed at esteemed venues including West Side Comedy Club in New York City, Laugh Tour in New Jersey, Red Room Comedy Club, Laugh Factory, and Comedy Bar in Chicago, as well as the Lincoln Lodge Theater. Gatsby has also graced stages at renowned comedy clubs such as the Ice House Comedy Club in Los Angeles, Club House Improv in LA, and the Greenville Improv in South Carolina.
With his infectious energy, magnetic personality, and a unique blend of cultural perspectives, Gatsby brings laughter to audiences wherever he performs. His comedic talent transcends borders, making him a beloved entertainer among diverse audiences.
Name: Ademuwagun Adeola Gabriel (Gatsby)