Godfrey is an American comedian and actor well known for his features in films including Soul Plane, Original Gangster, Zoolander, and Johnson Family Vacation. He has also appeared on Bet, VH1, and Comedy Central as a podcast host. Additionally, he is the president and host of a podcast called “In Godfrey We Trust” on the Gas Digital Network.
Moreover, he was previously a regular guest on VladTV and has collaborated with other social media stars like King Bach and Destorm Power. Godfrey was a spokesperson for 7Up during the ‘7Up yours’ advertising campaign and a cast member on the first season of the reality television show The It Factor.
In 1990, he honed his stand-up skills at the All Jokes Aside comedy club which was in Chicago. Additionally, he began working behind the cameras as a warm-up comedian for Cosby and Soul Man. Also, he was a regular performer at the comedy club Comedy Cellar in New York City.
Moreover, he contributed to the Mr. Men Show and the film Joe’s Apartment as a voice actor. He was featured on the Bravo reality series The It Factor together with the Canadian actress Katheryn Winnick.
For studies, he attended Lane Technical College Preparatory High School. Later, he earned an academic scholarship to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Here, he majored in psychology and made the varsity football team. He discovered his comedic talent while at school after performing impressions of his coaches and teammates at a traditional talent show.
How old is Godfrey? He is 52 years old as of 2021. He was born Godfrey C. Danchimah, Jr on July 21, 1969, in Lincoln, Nebraska, United States. Additionally, he celebrates his birthday on July 21 every year and his zodiac sign is Cancer.
He was born in Lincoln, Nebraska, and grew up in Chicago. His parent is both from Nigeria and their Nigerian heritage is of the Igbo tribe. Additionally, he is the nephew of the famous Nigerian musician Sonny Okosun. His parents emigrated to the US to escape the Nigerian Civil War.
He is dating his girlfriend Angela Yee who is a news personality. Together, the couple spends time taking photos. However, they have not shared any information about having any children but this information will soon be updated.
He stands at an approximate height of 5 feet and 9 inches tall. However, he has not shared his exact weight but it will soon be updated.
Godfrey Net Worth
He has been able to accumulate an approximate net worth of $3 million. He has accumulated this from his successful career as an actor and comedian.
- Soul Plane
- Phat Girlz
- Original Gangster
- Joe’s Apartment
- Rapid Eye Movement