Comedy niche in Nigeria cannot be mentioned without the likes of Sydney Talker – Nigerian Mr. Bean – The towel guy. We will be writing on the Biography of Sydney talker and expose who is that man behind Sydney Talker.
Sydney Talker Biography
Sydney Talker was born as Sydney Egere, he is one Nigerian influential Instagram comedians whose hilarious comedy skits have earned him a place in the entertainment industry.
Sydney talker was born in 1995, he is 24-year-old as of the time of this article. The young Instagram comedian, Sydney talker hails from Edo state. However, he was born and bred in Lagos, Nigeria. Sydney Egere was raised by his single mom who was divorced by her husband at Sydney’s tender age.
Sydney Talker Education
Sydney Talker has a computer-related background, he is an undergraduate at the University of Benin, studying computer science. His choice for computer science was borne out of his desire to learn videography. Although videography is not a major course taught in Nigerian universities under computer science, Sydney talker’s passion was not kindled towards videography.
Sydney Talker Comedy
Sydney Talker despite being raised by his mother as his parent got divorced when he was a little boy gives joy to many Nigerians. According to him, he often gets his inspiration through the happenings around him and makes his videos in a way that everyone can relate with.
Sydney Talker came into the limelight in 2016 when he released “The Poor Power Supply” comedy skit. His funny face earned him the nickname ‘Mr. Bean of Nigeria’. He has sometime been bashed severally for promoting sexual harassment in his comedy skits. Speaking on his funny face, Sydney Talker noted that the funny face was just a random act in his videos until a Nigerian actress, Toyin Abraham, told him the concept is unique. So, he started paying close attention to making his face even funnier.
During an interview with Punch Ng, Sydney Talker comments on his funny face, “People used to talk about my facial expressions, but I never paid attention to it until last year when I met Toyin Abraham. She said my facial expressions were distinct, and she called me the Mr. Bean of Nigeria. Since then, I have focused more on my facial expressions. Initially, I thought of building my brand around my towel, but Toyin Abraham advised me to focus more on my facial expressions. Even when I dance, people still talk about my facial expressions”.
Sydney Talker Networth
Popular with his weird facial emotion and the white towel, Sydney talker’s Youtube account has over half a million followers on his Instagram account and thousands of subscribers on his Youtube Channel. Sydney Talker’s net worth is an estimated $100,000 as he doubles as a comedian and MC.