OGB Recent (born on September 2, 1997) is a Nigerian comedian, singer, skit maker, and social media influencer famous for using the phrase “cultist boi you won collect” in his videos. The Delta State native, whose real name is Michael Charles and is worth $700k, has further gained fame for music like the 30BG Anthem, You Won Collect, Raresteppers, and OBO Anthem.
Summary of OGB Recent’s Bio
- Full Name: Michael Charles
- Nickname: OGB Recent, Cult Boy, The Cultist
- Date of Birth: 2 September 1997
- Ethnicity: Niger Delta
- Nationality: Nigerian
- Zodiac Sign: Virgo
- Sexual Orientation: Straight
- Marital Status: Single
- OGB’s Net Worth: $10,000
- OGB Recent’s Instagram: @ogb_recent_
OGB Recent Biography
OGB Recent was born on 2 September 1997 in Delta State, where his parents raised him. He completed his primary and secondary schools in his home state before relocating to Lagos State, where he achieved fame.
He had originally wanted to become a cinematographer before acting began to get his attention, and he started creating skits. While attending university to study computer science, he developed his talent as a comedian and made a career out of it by creating content online.
How OGB Began Making Skits
As revealed in some reports, OGB had already taken a different job while auditioning for roles in Nollywood. Since he couldn’t clinch any movie role, he was advised by a friend to try creating his own skits.
At the time, he was already a fan of comedian Brain Jotter, and he decided to take a similar path and adopt some elements used by Jotter in his own skits. Nonetheless, he also brought his unique style and also infused the character of a cultist in his works.
He started posting his videos on different social media platforms, and in no time, he started to grow a great fanbase. By the end of 2021, his comedy had drawn great attention among social media users, and by 2022, he had already become one of the most entertaining comedians.
As his fame grew, he collaborated with prominent people such as Brodda Shagi, Mr Macaroni, and Nedu Wazobia.
OGB Recent’s Skits
- Cultists Number One Ft. Kelvin Ikeduba
- Ajah Boys
- Cultists Loan Money
- Fighting Because of Bread
- The Street King
- Cultists Achieved Benz
- The Mad Dog
- Cult@st and Demon in the Church
- Abino and OGB Recent
- Ghost Just Collect from OGB Recent
- You Dey Prank
- Cultist Collect from Real Warri Pikin
OGB Has Also Created Music
After ageing fame as a skit maker, OGB began releasing music. He has released several songs that have further added to his fame, most notably the 30BG Anthem, which allowed him to meet Davido. Below is a list of OGB Recent’s songs:
- You Won Collect
- 30BG Anthem
- OBO Anthem
What Is OGB Recent’s Net Worth
OGB Recent’s net worth is estimated to be around $10,000. There are different contributors to OGB’s wealth. He has earned mainly from comedy. He has also won an endorsement deal while streams increase his wealth. By releasing his comedy through social media and streaming platforms, he earns thousands of dollars.
On TikTok alone, he has recorded more than 25 million views. Since the platform reportedly pays content creators about 3 to 5 cents per 1,000 views, he may have recorded about $3,000 with over 25 million views.
Looking into his earnings on Instagram, the comedian has recorded almost 1 million followers on Instagram. Putting this and social media earnings into consideration, brands pay to depend on the number of followers. Since he has almost a million followers on the platform, it is not out of place for him to also record good fortunes.
Furthermore, OGB has a YouTube channel “Real OGB Recent”. Based on different reports on the internet, YouTube pays monetized channels from $3 to $5 per 1,000 views. Putting this into consideration, he may have recorded earnings of about $100,000 with his over 35 million views.
In regard to endorsement deals, he is a brand ambassador of Terescrow. The company specializes in digital assets and helping people and organizations make good decisions in regard to the dynamic world of cryptocurrency and gift trading.
Is OGB a Cultist?
OGB Recent is not a cultist. He began using the nicknames “Cultist” and “Cultist Boy” as a result of the character he portrays on the internet and not because he belongs to any cult group. In fact, he preaches against cultism and has said he is not promoting cultism but only uses it for his skits with the intention to make money off of it.