Emmanuella Samuel, born July 22, 2010, famously known as Emmanuella, is a YouTube child comedian on Mark Angel’s YouTube channel. Emmanuella’s first appearance was on episode 34, titled “Who Mess?”
Due to her tireless performance the 10 year-old has built a house for her mother. She disclosed this on her instagram handle: “I built this for you mom. For all the prayers, all the encouragements and support. Mummy I know you said you want a portable house and this is it.” She posted.
She made foray into comedy at the age of five, while on a family holiday she met with Angel. He needed some children for his comedy shoot, and called a few children he knew for the audition, but they couldn’t memorize their lines and he then turned to Emmanuella. Despite the eighteen hour long video shoot, a stunt he pulled to test the endurance of the kids, Emanuella did well. After her selection, Angel had to convince her parents to let her become a part of the Mark Angel Comedy team and got their approval.
She became well known after the comedy sketch “This is Not My Real Face Oh”, in which she was making jokes about a headmistress to her fellow students without knowing the student was the child of the headmistress. This short skit was featured on CNN’s Facebook page. On 2 April, 2020, during the COVID-19 pandemic lockdowns, Emmanuella, Success, and Regina Daniels were featured in a skit by Ofego titled “Lockdown” on his YouTube channel using archive footage.
In 2018, Emanuella was invited to the National Assembly by Senate President Bukola Saraki on account of her landing a role in a Disney film. She made the announcement of her role in the Disney film on her Instagram handle.
In 2016, Emanuella won the award for Top Subscribed Creator from YouTube at the inaugural edition of the Sub-Saharan African YouTube Awards. She also won the Best New Comedienne & Princess of Comedy awards at the Afro-Australia Music & Movie Awards (AAMMA). She was hosted by CNN in November 2016. In 2015, she won the G-Influence Niger Delta Special Talent Award.]