Maryam Apaokagi professionally as “Taaooma” born 28 February 1999, is a Nigerian comedian, content creator, cinematographer, and social media influencer. She is known for acting multiple roles in her comedy skits.Taaooma began her film making career in 2015 through her boyfriend (Abdulaziz Oladimeji aka “Abula”) who taught her basics of video editing, photography & directing skills after when she had returned to Nigeria from Namibia. Taaooma, just like Lasisi elenu, maraji and many others became notable by creating a single cast contents while switching roles for the same content.
Taaooma was born in Nigeria, Taaooma attended Dolastar Primary school, Adewole, Ilorin Kwara state. In 2009, Taaooma and her parents migrated from Nigeria to Namibia.
After her years in college in Namibia, she returned to Nigeria in 2015, where she went after her college certificate education in Kwara State University Malate , in Ilorin where she studied Tourism and Hospitality. She served her National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) In Lagos State.
Date of birth:
28 February 1999
Abdulaziz Oladimeji “Abula”
Taaooma career started when she met her boyfriend “Abula” in 2015 who taught her The Act of Shooting, Editing and Directing pictures (& motion pictures – videos). At present, she has 3.9 million followers on Instagram. Her YouTube channel Taaooma’s Cabin has 600k+ subscribers while her Facebook page has 3M+ followers. She’s also Top 12 Funny Instagram Comedian in Nigeria.
She became famous in 2019 after she started making various content and also templates of disciplinary action of African mother to their children by slapping them.Taaooma videos have her playing three to four characters simultaneously. She acts as Tao, Iya Tao as the mother, Baba Tao as the father and Tayo her brother.
Taaooma attended Dolastar primary school, Adewole, in Kwara state, Nigeria., before her parent migrated from Nigeria to Namibia where she furthered her elementary education in Amazing Kids Private School & Academy and she finished her secondary/middle(& high) school at Concordia College, Windhoek, Namibia.Then when the moved down to Nigeria she studied tourism & hospitality in kwara state university.
In October 2020, Apaokagi engaged her fiance Abdulaziz Oladimeji (Abula) in Namibia,and got married on 24 January 2021.
In 2019, She also won Nigeria’s 25 under 25 awards for Social Entrepreneur, she won the Gage Awards for Best Online Comedian of The Year. Taaooma was also nominated for the 2020 MAYA Awards Africa for Skit Maker Of The Year.
Taaooma is one of the richest and most influential female comedians with a net worth of $70,000.