Mc Tagwaye Biography, Real Name, Age, Comedy and Net Worth

Mc Tagwaye Biography, Real Name and Age

Obinna Simon popularly known as Mc Tagwaye is a Nigerian comedian, actor and activist. He is president Buhari‘s lookalike and is popular for mimicking Nigerian President in his comedy skit. Mc Tagwaye was born on June 24, 1986 in Kastina State, though he is Igbo from Anambra State.

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Mc Tagwaye

Real Name

Obinna Simon

Date of Birth

June 24, 1986


35 years (2021)

State of Origin

Anambra State






Hauwa Uwais



Net Worth


Educational Background

Mc Tagwaye has his basic education in Kastina State where he was raised. He is a graduate of Federal College of Education, Kastina.

Mc Tagwaye Education

Career and Comedy

Mc Tagwaye prior to his comedy career worked as a teacher for seven years. He taught Biology, Applied Sciences, Agriculture, and anything related to the sciences.

However, he picked the name Mc Tagwaye which means twins and started his career as an MC. He covered events and shows.

In 2011, After watching President Buhari’s interview with Sahara Reporters, he picked interest in mimicking him.

Mc Tagwaye comedy and Instagram

In 2015, after President Buhari was sworn in as Nigerian president he released his first comedy video mimicking the president.

Mc Tagwaye has released series of comedy skits where he mimicked President Buhari.

According to Mc Tagwaye, mimicking President Buhari was the turning point of his career. He has met with President Buhari, Governors, ministers and many other dignitaries.

Mc Tagwaye meets President Buhari

In 2017, he started his live comedy show “Mc Tagwaye Throne of Laffta”. So far the comedy show have been hosted three times and features popular comedians like Koboko, Kabusa Choir, Stainless and many others.

Mc Tagwaye has worked alongside series of Nigerian comedians in his comedy skit. Some of them are Billionaire Prince White, King Zina and many others.

Mc Tagwaye Instagram

Mc Tagwaye Instagram handle is @mc_tagwaye

Personal life

Mc Tagwaye Wife

In June 2020, Mc Tagwaye got married to his wife Hauwa Uwais. Hauwa Uwais is the daughter of Maryam Uwais, a Special Advisor to the President on Social Investments. They welcomed their first child in January 2022.

Mc Tagwaye Net Worth

Mc Tagwaye Net Worth

Mc Tagwaye is estimated to worth $250,000. He owns a house in Kaduna and fleets of cars.


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