Franklyn Ajaye is an American stand-up comedian and an actor. He has launched many comedy albums and acted in many movies and television series. He also published a book for people who wants to make their future in comedy. Ajaye has been nominated for the Emmy Awards for two times.
Franklyn Ajaye was born in Brooklyn, New York, the U.S. on May 13, 1949. As per his nationality, he is an American by birth and he belongs to the African-American ethnic group. Ajaye was born under the star sign of Taurus.
Ajaye was born to a Sierra Leonean father who carries the same name and American mother named Quetta. He attended the University of California Los Angeles from 1968 to 1969. He also attended Columbia Law school in 1971 but dropped out to pursue a career in acting.
Franklyn Ajaye’s relationship status is single. Currently, he is not in a relationship with anyone. Also, there are no reports of his being in a relationship with anyone in the past. Also, he has not disclosed his sexual orientation. Furthermore, he has not revealed the reasons for not being in a relationship.
Franklyn Ajaye’s net worth as of 2019 is estimated to be $3 million. Moreover, he has summoned the reported amount of net worth from his profession as a stand-up comedian and an actor.
Franklyn Ajaye earns a decent amount of income per annum from his profession. The exact income earned by him is not out but as per estimation, he receives an income which averages to $75,000 per annum.
Franklyn Ajaye keeps the information regarding his properties and other assets far from the media. Likewise, he has not shared the information about his belongings like car, house, gadgets and other assets.
Franklyn Ajaye started his career by appearing in movies like Sweet Revenge, Car Wash, Convoy, Stir Crazy, Get Crazy, Fraternity Vacation, Hollywood Shuffle, American Yakuza and many more.
He has also appeared in hit comedy series on television. Also, he has worked in many episodes of the comedy series The Parent ‘Hood. And he has also worked in many other series like Deadwood, Utopia, Pirate Islands, and Hot Flashes.
He has released five comedy albums titled Comedian, I’m a Comedian – Seriously, Don’t Smoke Dope, Fry Your Hair, Plaid Pants and Psychopaths, and Vagabond Jazz & the Abstract Truth.
Ajaye has also come up with a book titled Comic Insights: The Art of Standup Comedy. Basically, the book contains tips, tricks, and guidelines for comedians. As per the comedian, his source of inspiration includes Richard Pryor, George Carlin, Bill Cosby, Nichols, May, and Robert Klein.
He has been nominated twice for Emmy Awards. His writings work in the series In Living Color and Politically Incorrect is nominated for Emmy Awards for Outstanding Writing in a Variety or Music Program.