8-year-old Muwado is a sensation in Somalia with her rib-cracking comedy sketches, the young comedian has amassed a large following on social media where her videos are shared.
Muwado Abshir’s videos on YouTube and popular Chinese app TikTok, generate millions of views as the young girl delves into issues affecting Somalis like relationships, fashion, and education.
In an interview with AlJazeera, Muwado said she wants to make people happy.
“I like to make people happy. I get happy when I see people laughing, “People look better when they are happy and laughing,” Muwado said.
Young comedian started her online sketches in December, 2019 with the help of her elder brother Abdikassim Abshir.
“She wouldn’t leave me alone and kept on asking me to make a video of her,” her brother is quoted by AlJazeera.
Her first video generated millions of views and made her a popular social media figure in Somalia and the diaspora.
Her brother Abdikassim is the one who writes the scripts and the young comedian delivering the hit punchlines.
Due to her being undergage, her viral videos are posted on her brother’s account which has more than 235,000 followers and 3.2 million likes on TikTok.
Her YouTube channel has generated nearly seven million views in less than a year.
The young comedian say she wants to be a doctor when she grows up.