The Nigerian entertainment industry is loaded with a lot of talented people. From acting to music to comedy to dance. The list goes on. Popular comedian and online personnel, M.C Lively makes this list. He is a standup comedian, skit maker, and actor. His character, Barrister Mike, depicts an unemployed clueless graduate roaming about seeking for job and also messing up his chances of getting a job in the process. This article will capture in details, the biography of MC Lively.
Mc Lively Biography and Real Name
Michael Sani Amanesi, AKA Mc Lively or Barrister Mike, depending on which his skit you watch, is a Nigerian standup comedian, YouTuber, who also hosts and MC events. MC Lively is a well-trained lawyer, solicitor, and advocate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, who graduated from the prestigious Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State.
Mc Lively was called to Bar in 2016 but he decided to pursue a career in comedy than wearing a wig and attending court sessions. Mc Lively revealed in an interview that his training as a lawyer
made him a smart, lively, and also engaging as a comedian.
MC LIvely Early Life & Education
Mc Lively was born on the 14th of August 1992 in Ile-Ife, Osun State. He was born into a family of seven. He hailed from Agenebode, Edo State
MC Lively attended Ideal Nursery & Primary School in Ile-Ife before he proceeded to Moremi High School to further his Secondary Education.
MC Lively wrote jamb thrice before he finally gained admission into Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) Ile-Ife, Osun state where he studied Law. Although Lively had always wanted to study mass communications but OAU didn’t offer the course which eventually led him to study Law
Michael graduated in 2015 and proceeded to law school for a year. He was called to the bar in 2016.
Mc Lively, in an interview, said he was a very stubborn child. According to him, there was a time his mother beat him so badly that she cut his body with a razor blade and rubbed pepper
on the wounds, because he and his brother left their youngest sibling who was a baby unattended to.
Michale Sani revealed that his mother beat his do badly that he thought he was adopted. There was a day he called her mother and asked if she was truly his
Of all his siblings, Mc lively was the only one that attended a public school. His mother told it was going to be too expensive sending him to a privet school.
MC Lively Career
Mc Lively began acting when he was just 7. By 17, he was known for his extreme enthusiasm was nicknamed Lively – A name he still goes by several years after.
MC Lively dedicated his life to being a very professional Event Host. He has hosted over 200 events across several states in Nigeria and is reputed
for his high level of professionalism, he has a knack for excellence in all of his events
Mc Lively started his career as a Stand-up comedy but failed woefully; the failure. Lively said he cracked a joke one time as a standup comedian and even his girlfriend that was in the crown did not laugh. This occurrence happened four times while he was at the university and he gave up the idea of stand up comedy and focused on skit making.
MC Lively Inspiration
The situation of Nigeria inspires the skits he makes. Mc lively always plays the character of a frustrated job seeker. The motivation to play the character is because he was an unemployed graduate as well. He incorporated his life experience into the skits he makes. Mc Lively became a sensation when his skit titled “Agidi” which
focused on fuel scarcity in the country went viral.
According to Mc Lively, the inspiration for the video came when he was in church. The reverend father was addressing the issue of fuel scarcity and then he inspiration dropped. He wrote the skit in church and filmed later that evening. The video got a lot of acceptance, He was then tagged Lively Agidi.
He currently has over 1.4million followers on his Instagram page
Mc Lively had featured in different comedy skits alongside big names in the industry, including such Basketmouth, Ali Baba, Gbenga Adeyinka, Omo Baba, Tee A, Gandoki, Broda Shaggi, Lasisi Elenu, Mr Macaroni, Ko, Okey Bakassi, Klint da Drunk, Mc Abbey, Julius Agwu, AY, Bovi, Bae-U, Frank Donga, Teju Babyface, Woli Arole, and so on.
MC Lively Award
Won The Royal African youth Leadership award conferred by Ooni of Ife
won the City People Music Award for Comedy Act of the Year.
Mc Lively Net Worth
According to Naija Biography, Mc Lively has a net worth of an estimated $50,000
Mc Lively Social Media Handles
MC Lively Twitter: @mc_lively_
MC Lively Instagram: @mc_lively
MC Lively Youtube: MC lively