Here in this article we will explain briefly about Taaooma a popular Nigerian comedian.
Maryam Apaokagi, better knowns as Taaooma, (28th February, 1999) is a Nigerian content creator, comedian, cinematographer, and social media influencer. She serves as the CEO, and founder of Chop Tao, a food company, and directs for The Greenade Company, a cinematography firm. She is known for playing multiple roles in her skits.
Maryam Apaokagi was born in her hometown of Ilorin Kwara State, but she spent most of her early time in Namibia. She studied Tourism and Travel Service Management at the Kwara State University. Around 2022, she tells The Punch, “I wanted to be a doctor. Later, I changed it to a lawyer. I got to university and was offered Tourism.”
In 2015, she begin online comedy after convincing her fiancé to teach her the basics of video editing. She rose to stardom in 2019 with a skit based on African parents taking their children to school. In 2019, she was the face of Media Room Hub’s July Issue. Her comedy skits are centered on exposing African mothers and their unique manner of disciplining African children with a slap.
Taaooma’s comedy skits which have been a good source of wealth for her, she is also known as a businesswoman. She runs a food delivery service, Chop Tao where she makes and delivers small chops/snacks for events on preorder.