Mr Macaroni is a Nigerian actor, comedian, entrepreneur and social media influencer well known for his phrase ‘ooin you’re doing well’.
Full Name: Debo Adebayo
Born: 3rd of May
Birth place: Lagos
Famous as: actor, comedian, entrepreneur
Education: Redeemer university
Biographical and educational history
Mr Macaroni was born on the 3rd of May in Lagos into a family of 10 and he’s the last born, his father is a journalist– he used to broadcast news on the television while his mother is an educationist.
Mr Macaroni finished secondary school in 2009 and attended four different Private universities All in Nigeria.
His education wasn’t really very rosy as he attended three different universities, before finally graduating from Redeemer’s University.
On march 5th 2020 He completed his National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) and collected certificate.
He lists Pastor Chris Oyakhilome as one of his sources of inspiration.
Mr Macaroni has been an actor for a long time and have been doing movies and soap operas such as Face 2 Face, Super Story, Family Ties, Nowhere To Be found, Papa Ajasco, Mistresses, Kajola, Ifa Iwa, Obinrin and many more.
It took a while for him to decide to start online comedy. He always said he can never do it because of his level of education in Creative Arts and the fact that he was already being featured in movies and soap operas.
Before starting the ‘Mr Macaroni’ series. He stated that at a point in his life, he stopped getting movie roles and it began to appear like he didn’t know what he was doing.
He would get to Instagram then see the likes of Maraji and Broda Shaggi posting online skits that people were really enjoying.
Yet He didn’t start immediately, He was still lost in his ego. He couldn’t imagine himself doing comedy skits.
Later the idea of doing comedy skits came to his mind, and he began playing the character of an old school teacher.
About how he began the Mr Macaroni series, he stated that the whole story began when a company reached out to one of his producers that they needed someone to make a short YouTube video.
He first played the character of an old school teacher, before the ‘sugar daddy’ character that he is currently playing.
so He decided to start creating new content for Instagram. And that was how He found himself doing skits.
He has worked with top actors and comedian in Nigeria which include the likes of Adedimeji Lateef, Broda Shaggi, Taaooma, Woli Arole, Seyi Law and many others.
Mr Macaroni Entertainment
Mr Macaroni is the Founder of Mr Macaroni Entertainment Ltd. A registered company which specializes in Arts and entertainment, He has been acting for some years, but recently came into limelight after starting a series of comedy skits.
In most of his skits, he usually plays the role of a sugar daddy, looking for a side chick and it is always full of adventures.
Awards and recognitions
He won the African Youth Choice Awards 2015 and other Unrecognized Awards.
He has grown from a regular Instagram user to an influencer with more than 550,000 followers.