Gbenga Adeyinka, A Biography, From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia


Gbenga Adeyinka
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Born 7 May 1968 (age 49)
Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria
Nationality Nigerian
Other names CFR (Comedian of the Federal Republic) and now GCON (Grand Comedian of Nigeria)
Occupation Comedian
Spouse(s) Abiola Adewunmi Adeyinka (m. 1996)

Gbenga Adeyinka is a multi-award-winning Nigerian actor, comedian, radio and TV presenter, writer, and MC. He hails from Abeokuta in Ogun State and he usually refers to himself as CFR (Comedian of the Federal Republic) and now GCON (Grand Comedian of Nigeria).


Gbenga Adeyinka attended University of Lagos, where he studied English.[1]


Gbenga worked as a corporate affairs manager in the engineering firm. He became popular with his shine shine bobo promo for ‘Star Game Show’, he has also anchored Television programmes for AITGalaxy TV, MBI, and Africa Magic on DSTV. His main strength is his ability to speak various languages in Nigeria.[1]

Personal life

Gbenga Adeyinka is married to Mrs Abiola Adeyinka, they have been married for about 21 years;[when?] the couple have three children.[2]

Professional life

Gbenga has anchored many wedding programmes and events for the rich and mighty in Nigeria and beyond. He is also the first to publish comedy magazine in Nigeria known as Laffmattazz.[1]


  1. Jump up to:a b c Amagiya, Florence. “Gbenga Adeyinka: Versatile MC on the path of Greatness” Vanguard Newspaper. Retrieved 21 October 2016.
  2. Jump up^ Ezzina, Bosah. “Gbenga Adeyinka’s Wife, Abiola Reflects On Her Life @ 50 + Their 21yr Marriage”.
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