Born on April 13, 1987 in Mparo Village, Kabale District, in the Western Region of Uganda, Anne Kubiryaba Kansiime is a comedian and an actress and due to her amazing talent, she’s often referred to as “Africa’s Queen of Comedy” by some African media outlets.
Kabale Primary School
Bweranyangi Girls’ Senior Secondary School in Bushenyi
Makerere University – Bachelor of Arts in Social Science
Her career began while she was a student in the university by participating in drama skits acted by the theatre group Theatre Factory, who played at the Uganda National Theatre in Kampala’s central business district. Anne came to limelight when Citizen TV from neighboring Kenya offered her a slot to produce, star and present a comedy show once a week. That was the beginning of Don’t Mess With Kansiime comedy show which made her to be known across many countries. Kansiime has her own YouTube comedy channel, which already had 200,000 subscribers some couple of years ago. She got married to her husband Gerald Ojok in 2013.
Comedy YouTube Sub-Saharan Africa Creator Award 2016
Outstanding Female Comedian 2016
Teeniez Funniest Comedian 2016
African Entertainment Awards USA, Best Comedian’s Award 2015
Rising Star – Comedian of the Year 2015
African Oscar Award for favorite comedian 2015
Nollywood & African People’s Choice Award for favorite comedian 2015
YouTube silver play button 2015
AIRTEL Women of Substance Awards 2014
BEFFTA 2013 (Best Comedian) Winner.
Lagos International Festival 2013 (Best Actress) Winner.
Social Media Awards (Favorite Celebrity) winner
African Social Awards Malaysia (ASAM) – 2013