Full Celebrity Profile: Oluwatosin Jedi Ayoola
Oluwatosin Jedi Ayoola popularly known as Jedi is a Nigerian stand-Up comedian, singer, writer, Actor and Master of Ceremony. He has hosted a comedy tour worldwide tagged LWKMD
Jedi was born on October 30th in the late 1970s. He is the second of 3 children. He is a graduate of Microbiology from Lagos state university (LASU) Ojo.
Jedi had the skill of entertaining, but in 1991, he discovered another part of being a comedian when he was given the opportunity to MC at a University concert which was a huge success. After he handled a Program on Eko 89.75 FM, a comedy segment called Make it happen with Ayo Makinde and Dele Agadumo aka Christol Oluwatosin Jedi Ayoola popularly known as Jedi is a Nigerian stand-Up comedian, singer, writer, Actor, and Master of Ceremony. He has hosted a comedy tour worldwide tagged LWKMD
Jedi has been on high demand at several events around the world and has performed at the following events: Ali Baba live concert, Unleash d’ Comedy with Basorge Taria, Gbenga Adeyinka n’ Friends, Julius Agwu’s Crack ya ribs comedy concert in London, Tee A’s live ‘n Nakked comedy concert within Lagos, Abuja & London, Okey Bakassi’s Harps ‘n Psalms, Owen Gee’s Crazy Comedy, Princess’s Shades of Comedy, Holy Mallam’s Holy Laughter, Basket Mouth’s Laffs ‘n jamz, Teju Babyface’s ‘2nd Term’, Richard Mofe Damijo’s Made in Warri in Lagos, Abuja and London, Rhythm Unplugged in Port Harcourt, Abuja and Lagos, Sunny Okposo’s Out of Africa in London, The Future Awards, Nigerian Entertainment Awards-New York (2008), First Lady of Lagos State for the Lagos Empowerment And Research Network program for the youths and the World Aids Day Celebration-Bayelsa State Government( 2007 & 2008)
Jedi has developed over the years as a stand-up comedian and a Master of Ceremony, but has an exceptional dimension to him that makes him stand out from his colleagues and that is his commitment and passion to God’s work. He is a great entertainer but he has submitted his vision to the plan and purpose of God.
The well-fed comedian is a blessed multi-talented man and has not limited his skills. Jedi was the first Nigerian to perform on stage at the Carlin Academy in the United Kingdom. He organised a seminar for those interested in the entertainment industry and the seminar featured speakers like Alibaba, Fela Durotoye, Mr Akinyemi Akinwuntan and Dom Lawson.
In 2007 Jedi embarked on his first solo album entitled G-Pikin Project, and after two years the unique album was unleashed in July of 2009. The fans of Jedi refer to the songs in the album as a feel good music others called it Gospel music with an inspirational vibe. Jedi is a brand of significance to any and every crowd, his ability to make people happy and his adaptability to every environment is flawless.
Awards and Achievement
Jedi was a nominee for Comedian of the year for the Dynamix Awards, Best Up-Coming Comedian for National Comedy Awards and the Best Comedian of the year for Nigeria Entertainment Award.
He has been a recipient of several honorary awards such as the Rare Gem Award-Sickle Cell Initiative, Award for Excellence-Lagos State University and TitbitzNews Celebrity Recognition Award