Criticism helps me to improve – Funny Bros
While Nigeria’s pool of social media comedians is ever increasing, Onwuka Ugochukwu Richard better known as Funny Bros, has continually stood out with his exceptional skits.He has evolved from his days of small beginnings to creating relatable contents that elicits laughter.
Funny Bros who also doubles as a pianist began his content creation journey years back. When asked if his online popularity has translated into offline fame, he said:” I think so. I walk into a place and people recognize me as Funny Bros”.
Funny Bros said if a fan tattoos his picture on his /her body, he has no control over what they choose to do for him.
“I don’t think I have control over what people choose to do for me as fans or how they choose to appreciate me”.
The entertainer who hails from Amachi Nsulu in isiala ngwa North ,Abia state noted that Criticisms help him improve.
“Yes I get criticized and the criticism has helped me to improve more in my new skits and content.”
Going down memory lane, the Abia-state born actor said his acting journey began in the church as a child.
“I have always had passion for acting which made me join a drama group in church. As time went on, I discovered I had this talent for making people laugh. My body movements, the way I talk make people laugh. So I decided to pursue this passion.”
On if he has ever gotten a weird request from a female fan, he said; “There was a time I got a message from a certain lady, telling me ‘let’s get married’. She said she loves everything about me. Till now I am still running.”
On collaborations, the comedian says he hopes to collaborate with AMVCA winning skit maker Oga Sabinus (Mr Funny). “I will love to collaborate with Mr Funny (Sabinus). I believe it will happen soon. He inspires me”.