By Tony Nwanne
Nigerian comedienne Emmanuella Samuel, popularly known as Emmanuella was recently awarded the Best Comedienne and Prince of Comedy at the just concluded Afro-Australian Music & Movie Awards (AAMMA) held in Sydney, Australia.
Emmanuella, 7, is currently the youngest comedienne to win the coveted awards.
She first gained fame after appearing in the Mark Angel Comedy video “This is Not My Real Face”.
Mark Angel, owner of ComedyKits who is also Emmanuella’s uncle, discovered her talent.
Mark was also honoured with a leadership Award.
The AAMMA Awards was established by Scrim Entertainment (owned by Daniel Okoduwa) to celebrate the rich culture of African art and entertainment in Australia.
Other recipients in the past include Hollywood icon Vivica A Fox, Ramsey Nouah, Desmond Elliot, Tuface Idibia, John Dumelo amongst others.
The organisers described the talent of Emmanuella as simply phenomenal.