“I Used to Sell Bedbug Killer around in 2020”: Brainjotter Recount Life Before Fame

Recently, comedian Emmanuel Chukwuebuka Amuzie, known as Brainjotter, sparked controversy with revelations about his humble beginnings.

In an interview with Big Brother Naija star Kim Oprah, Brainjotter shared his journey from having no role models to finding heroes after 2020.During the interview, Kim Oprah showcased a 2019 video of Brainjotter at the start of his comedic career, prompting him to reflect on his past struggles. He opened up about his challenges, mentioning that before gaining admission to the University of Lagos in 2020, he worked as a laundry worker to make ends meet.

During the interview, Kim Oprah showcased a 2019 video of Brainjotter at the start of his comedic career, prompting him to reflect on his past struggles.

He opened up about his challenges, mentioning that before gaining admission to the University of Lagos in 2020, he worked as a laundry worker to make ends meet.Brainjotter revealed that he earned only N15k during that time. Later, he transitioned to working as a bedbug killer vendor the following year, which increased his income to N30,000. He emphasized that before his skits went viral, this was his best-paying job. Now recognized as one of Nigeria’s highest-earning skit makers, he has come a long way from his humble beginnings.

Brainjotter revealed that he earned only N15k during that time. Later, he transitioned to working as a bedbug killer vendor the following year, which increased his income to N30,000.

He emphasized that before his skits went viral, this was his best-paying job. Now recognized as one of Nigeria’s highest-earning skit makers, he has come a long way from his humble beginnings.

Here are some of the reactions the viral interview stirred online:

@olamipose02: “You’re done will bro.”

@who_knowsjoy: “Omo people dey hustle o, God de.” @ebonyfragrance: “It is well.”

@hoodricch.__: “Omo, everybody has story.”

@oluwa____tife_: “The simple truth is don’t give up, na who give up na him fuk up.” @sassyb791: “Olorun tobi loba, you go think say na you suffer pass until you hear another person story.”

@triple4shotz: “Success is not a day’s journey, person sell bedbug killer, wash other people’s clothes u con talks say make e no hustle like say he go die the next day.”

@manhoe: “Life is never fair to anyone what you make of it is what counts.”