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Helen Paul Biography | Age | Career | Education | Net Worth


Helen Paul Bamisile (popularly known as Tatafo), was born on January 29th, 1978 in Lagos state, Nigeria to parents from Edo state. She is a stand-up comedienne, actress, singer, businesswoman, and philanthropist.

Helen Paul Age

Helen Paul is 44 years old.

Early Life and Education

Helen Paul was born on January 29, 1978, in Lagos, and was raised by her grandmother.
She attended the University of Lagos after completing her secondary education, earning a bachelor’s, master’s, and doctorate degree in theatre arts in 2010, 2012, and 2019, respectively.


She worked as both a freelance and full-time presenter at several media houses, both in Nigeria and otherwise. These include Lagos Television (LTV 8), Continental Broadcasting Service (CBS), MNet (as a co-presenter on Africa Magic Channel 114’s “JARA”), amongst others. M-Net Africa Magic’s “JARA” is a programme that provides fans and viewers generally with inside scoops of Nollywood the movies, the actors/actresses, directors, producers, interviews, countdown of different categories of the who-is-who in the industry and behind-the-scenes clips.

Helen broke out as a naughty comic character on a critically acclaimed radio program known as “Wetin Dey” on Radio Continental, 102.3FM, Lagos. She is known on the programme as “Tatafo” – a witty kid who addresses and lampoons societal issues in a satirical manner.
The show has, over time, garnered massive and ardent listenership/followership in Lagos and several other states of Nigeria. She also presents programmes on TV Continental.Helen’s journey into the world of Entertainment started when she worked at Eko Reelmix Studios, Radio Lagos/Eko FM as a front desk manager whilst doubling as a back-up and voiceover artiste. During this period, she featured on several music projects with artistes and music groups including P-Square, Infinity, Olufunmi, Yinka Davies, etc.

She also recorded radio jingles for a number of companies and brand names, including Bank PHB, Peak Milk, Indomie Noodles, and Cowbell Milk.As a comedian, her first professional performance happened whilst she was still a fresh undergraduate of the University of Lagos.

She attended an event with a group of friends but the stand-up comic billed to perform failed to show up. Her friends practically nudged onto the stage by her friends who believed that she could perform even better than the comedian billed to perform at the show. The organizers, who were at that time agitated, later heaved a sigh of relief when Helen mounted the stage and put up a superlative performance that elicited a thunderous applause from the crowd.

Helen Paul Personal Life

Helen Paul married her husband, Femi Bamisile, in 2010 and they have two boys. She is currently pursuing a PhD in Theater Arts at the University of Lagos.

Helen Paul Net Worth

Her Net Worth is $1.5 million as at 2022.

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