Justice Emonaerere Nuagbe, professionally known by his stage name as Ushbebe or Ya Daddy is a Nigerian stand-up comedian, actor, script writer, Master of Ceremony, Event Consultant, Television and radio presenter. He is the executive Producer of the Chronicles of Ushbebe television show. He is happily married to Annette Osa-Agbontaen and they both live in Lagos City.
Early Life and Education
Ushbebe was born in Kaduna, Kaduna State, Nigeria to an Air officer father from Aladja in Udu Local Government Area of Delta State and late Mrs Evelyn Udunma Nuagbe an indigene of Abia State. He was raised in Air force base Ikeja. He attended Methodist Primary School in Mafoluku, had his secondary education at Unity High School Osodi in Lagos and moved on to pursue a degree at Delta State University Abraka where he studied theatre arts.
Justice Nuagbe Ushbebe alias Ya Daddy has been in the entertainment business since his school days. He worked in the banking sector for about a year and then resigned in 2008 to pursue a full-time career in the entertainment industry. The fast-rising comedian became a presenter on AY show and also AY’s personal assistant/ event manager for over four years. He got his first stage performance at AY Live Show in 2009.
Ushbebe as a stand-up comedian has performed and entertained fans in various stand-up comedy concerts such as Night of a thousand laughs, AY Live Show, Stand Up Nigeria, Rhythm unplugged in Nigeria and the Uk He understands the wit behind combining professionalism with brand connectivity/ interactive entertainment.
He has hosted high profile corporate events, AGN, weddings/anniversaries for the likes of Shell Nigeria, Multichoice Nigeria, UAC Foods, UACN Marketing Gala / Awards, Cap Plc, P&G, Mds Logistics, John Holt, NETAPP (Datagroupit),UPDC,IWAY Africa, First Bank, to mention a few.
Ushbebe is Presently the Chief Executive Officer of Pride Rock Entertainment and partners with Pride Rock and D’Angelo an event company that are into packaging, consultancy and rendering of all event services.
Ushebebe’s company Pride Rock entertainment are the organizers of the television show titled The Chronicles of Ushbebe “which is aired in the United Kingdom on Sky Channel 193, 8:30 pm every Sundays. He is also a presenter on the Morning Runs show on Naija FM 102.7 Lagos with Godwin and Sabina. The radio program airs primetime 6-11am from Monday – Friday.
Presently he’s a cast member of on ‘Ay’s Crib’ where he plays the role of Ay’s gate-man from Warri. He is the host of the show Fanz Championship and also hosts of his Television show “The Chronicles Of Ushbebe” which is aired on various Television channels in Nigeria and some parts of Europe.
Awards and Achievements
Comic act, Ushebebe has won the All Youth Tush Awards for the ‘Best Youth Act’ in Comedy in 2015
Justice Nuagbe Ushbebe signed a mouth-watering endorsement deal worth about N2million with a real estate company (TCV Real Estate Limited.)
The extremely talented ushbebe is no doubt making a lot of money from corporate events, weddings and anniversaries, AGMs and his personal entertainment company.