Eric Omondi (born on 17 September 1977 in Siaya) is a Kenyan Comedian, MC, and Musician. He became famous for his appearance on the Churchill show.
He is also popular for making people laugh through his career in comedy and is considered the King of African Comedy.
The comedian is also a corporate MC and has hosted many top events in Kenya, Africa and abroad.
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|Date of birth||17 September 1977|
|Place of birth||Siaya|
|Education||Mass Communication and Journalism|
|Alma mater||Daystar University|
|Profession||Comedian, MC, and Musician|
His date of birth is on the 17th of September 1977 and his birthplace is in Siaya, Kenya. The comedian, Eric Omondi is 42 years.
He was born into a family of four (4) siblings where he is the second born. Eric’s brother Fred Omondi is also into the comedy business.
Eric began his primary education at Kondele Primary School. Upon completing he furthered for his secondary education at Kisumu Boys High School.
He attended Daystar University from where he holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communication and Journalism.
These skills in comedy date back to his secondary school days in Kisumu Boys. As a natural talkative, making people laugh comes easy, no wonder he always appeared on the list of noisemakers.
He started comedy professionally after joining the Churchill show, a Kenyan comedy show.
Eric later left the show for his show Hawayuni on KTN. But the show did not last long.
He does parodies and uploads them on his YouTube channel. Eric received votes as one of the top ten (10) Africa funniest Men.
He is a father to Zahari, his four (4) year old son who he had with Jacque Maribe.
Jacque uploaded a picture of herself, her son, Zahari, and Eric Omondi together and referred to the comedian as her son’s father.
Eric also uploaded the same picture on his page on Instagram with the caption “family”.
Jacque and Eric were dating back in 2014 but broke up with reasons best known to them. Later, she flaunted her pregnancy photos without revealing the father of the child.
Eric is currently dating Chantal Grazioli, an Italian-Kenyan is also known as Miss Chanty. They broke the internet after releasing a video of them in bed.
This was six (6) months after Kenyans thought the couple has separated.
The video contained the couple, Eric and Miss Chati, in bed singing along to Otile Brown’s latest jam, Ayena.
The comedian received floods of comments as Netizens accused him and his lover on their relationship and if they had made up.
Eric replied that he and Miss Chanty never broke up, she left for school and had other plans.
Eric took home two awards at the Africa Entertainment Awards in Newyork including the Best Comedian in Africa award and the African King of Comedy award.
Eric is a brand ambassador for OLX Kenya and Dola Flour and also an award-winning stand-up comedian.
He worked for the Churchill Show and left last year. The comedian who finds it easy to make people laugh and always wanted to do comedy revealed that he also wanted to do reporting.
He is the ambassador for Lato Milk in Kenya and Kenya Wildlife Service Rhino ambassador to assist in protecting endangered animals.
The comedian has also performed in other countries including the US, South Africa, and Nigeria.
In March 2019, He made it on the BBC list of funniest men in Africa taking the 9th position.