Mark Angel (born 27 May 1991) is a Nigerian comedian, scriptwriter, and video producer. He is best known for the Mark Angel Comedy series of shorts on YouTube, often featuring child comedians such as his cousin, Emmanuella Samuel (age 11), his niece, and her cousin “Aunty” Success Madubuike (age 8 as of 2021). Angel’s YouTube channel was the first African comedy channel to reach one million subscribers.
Mark Angel was born in 1991 in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria. He attended Obafemi Awolowo University to study medicine, but left for family reasons.
After college, he studied cinematography in India and spent time in Nigeria gaining experience in cinematography and theater, but could not find stable paying work in Nollywood.
He began independent filmmaking in 2013 under the name Mechanic Pictures. He is a supporter of Chelsea FC.