AY Makun Talks Humble Beginnings & Road to Success on ‘Binging with Gamechangers’


14 Mar, 2019 5:55 AM


Ayodeji Richard Makun, popularly known by his stage name, ‘A.Y,’ is a multi-award-winning Nigerian actor, comedian, radio and T.V presenter, actor, writer, director, and MC. But what many may not know about him, are his humble beginnings and an obstacle-filled road to success.

On the season 2-debut episode of TV show, Binging with Gamechangers, AY shares his inspirational story with the host, Seyi Banigbe. 
From the untimely death of his parents at a young age to becoming a father figure to his siblings and spending nine years in university due to the burden of responsibilities, to becoming Alibaba’s personal assistant, to eventually becoming the AY we all know and love – he spills all on this episode. 
The corporate gamechanger on Episode 1 of the show is a female engineer, Abbie Fasasi, who is the Managing Partner of an engineering firm, XMOS Africa. She is not just an engineer but heads an engineering firm and on this episode, Abbie sheds light on her career growth, defying stereotypical gender assumptions about who an engineer should be, and more.

Check it out below: