Opey Olagbaju's Bio
Opeyemi ('Opey') Olagbaju’s is a Nigerian American stand-up comedian/writer and is currently developing his series BAMMAS at Hulu. He’s also currently writing for CLOSE ENOUGH at HBO Max and was previously a Story Editor on BETTY for HBO. Prior to that he was a writer on Kenya Barris’ UNRELATED for Freeform, Phoebe Robinson’s upcoming Comedy Central show, I LOVE YOU AMERICA WITH SARAH SILVERMAN for Hulu and THE NEW NEGROES for Comedy Central. He was selected to participate in the 2019 Sundance Institute Episodic Lab, one of the few training grounds for independent voices to develop an original series and pilot script. He was also chosen as one of JFL’s 2019 New Faces. As a standup, the D.C.-area native performs across the city and has successfully showcased in several festivals, such as District of Comedy (DC), Bridgetown Comedy Festival, SF Sketchfest, and the World Series of Comedy.