Francis Agoda ⇑ I Go Die Biography ⇑ Age, Shocking Profile & Net Worth

Francis Agoda ⇑ I Go Die Biography ⇑ Age, Shocking Profile & Net Worth

The name “I go die”  is one name that is most mention in the Nigerian entertainment industry for his very funny jokes. Although he is popularly known by his stage name.. Francis Agoda who is popularly called the nickname “I GO DIE” or “I GO DYE” is a free and funny Nigerian comedian by nationality and has as well organized several international comedy shows which crowds together among them is Igo dye Standing.

FULL NAME: Francis Agoda

STAGE NAME: I go die or I go dye

BIRTH DATE: 4th of April 1979

AGE: 38 years


STATE OF ORIGIN: Delta state


SPOUSE: Stella Agoda

CHILDREN: one (1)

OCCUPATION: comedian

ACTIVE: 1991 till present

NET WORTH: $6.6 million us dollars


Agoda Francis also known as I go dye or I Go Dye hails from the South-South geo-political zone of Nigeria. And he is an indigene of Abraka in ethiope East Local Government Area of Delta State.
Agoda attended his elementary school days at ighogbadu primary school and also attended college of commerce in warri delta state of Nigeria. He is a creative and ambition person right from his child hood even as he was appointed as the zonal project manager of the junior engineering technical society club also known as “JET CLUB” where he shocked the mind techers and student by inventing the following>>
·         A helicopter
·         A hovercraft ship
·         A radio transmitter and
·         A battery table fan

These above motioned wonderful works of this talented young scholar, pave way for him to gain a scholarship study to study structural engineering in one of the popular universities abroad, which is the university in New York.

Furthermore, Francis Agoda followed his passion religiously by developing his comedic artistry at one time when the business of comedy is not that too really fashionable as a Carrere. I go dye as popularly called by fans persisted in his pursuit of comedy Carrere until he was then invited to join the Press Literary Art Drama Debating Society (PLADDS). And at later on he then became the Press Literary Art Drama Debating Society (PLADDS) program director.

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At the time I go die started comedy Carrere in Nigeria, the comedy industry then in Nigeria was not looked upon that much and was not also seen from the perspective view of a livelihood. Comedians then were actually earning low income…. Based on his pursuit and determination for his dreams, according to him, his parents never believed he could ever make living out of comedy and a profession. He also added “the fact is that, every parent always wants to give their child all of the support which they ever need in life to succeed to the top. But I started commend some few years (20 years) ago, it was not a lucrative business as at then. So my parent was like: “Hnmmm!!! our son is busying having fun here and there” all of these thought was based on the fact that they wanted the best for me just to become an engineer base on the talent I go.


After different top spread of performances presenting mock news on the local TV stations, like the Bendel Broadcasting Service, he was the opportune to get help from a friend popularly known as “I GO SAVE”.

As time proceeds, Agoda Francis later received an unexpected contract to come and perform at the first comedy club in Nigeria which was Prest Motel in Benin City (but its now currently closed down) where he was been paid the sum of one thousand naira only (#1000) per show. Never the less, this gave him elevation and heights to be widespread popularity on medias like TV stations and Radio stations. So on one of those occasions he performs at the university of benin (UNIBEN), Agoda met another talented actor unknown to him whose name is Baba Kome who then took him to meet Opa Williams the chief organizer of NIGHT OF A THOUSAND LAUGH

Agoda’s profile began to start blazing and as well got expanded tremendously when Azuh Arinze of National Encomium Magazine gave him an opportunity to do live performance at the Pre-Reel Awards. Opa Williams whom he was introduced to, was also present at the awards and he was impressed by Agoda’s performance right there he signed him to perform in the forth coming Night of a Thousand Laughs in year 2000. Subsequently, he was invited to perform at the REEL Awards and the AMEN Awards of 2000. After many years of outstanding performances, Opa Williams made a decision and declared I Go Dye as the best and most outstanding comedian that has ever featured on the show which brought great joy to the life of Agoda Francis.

Over the years now I GO DYE performance has earned him hugely a place {mansion} in Nigeria today simply just from the comedy industry which was his first national break can be traced backwardly in the year 2000. He has became a sought after comedian by events promoters in Nigeria his country and the European nationality today.

I Go Dye completed his first European tour with Ehizoya Golden Entertainment, and later with the Nigerians in Diaspora Organization of Europe (NIDOE), France and also performed during the UNESCO Cultural Week.

Agoda also refered to as I GO DIE has also been featured in the MTV Africa Music Awards (AMA) and in the opening and closing shows of the world’s notable musicians including the following artists>

  • Akon
  • 50Cent
  • Rick Ross and some others not mentioned here.


I Go Dye has won various awards, including the following listed below here:

  1. African Best Comedian.
  2. The Nigerians in Diaspora Organization of Europe-SPAIN Award for his contribution to Nigerian culture and art.
  3. The Nigeria Best Comedian Award (NEA AWARD)
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