About the Host

Learn more about the host of MSG Countdown, Godfrey

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  • Godfrey’s full name is actually Godfrey C. Danchimah Jr.
  • He is the son of Nigerian immigrants and was born in Lincoln, NE on July 21, 1969. He and his family would later move to Chicago.
  • He made his name as a stand-up comic at the All Jokes Aside comedy club in the Windy City before hitting it big after performing at famed New York comedy club Carolines in 1995.
  • He has starred in movies such as Soul Plane, Original Gangstas, Zoolander and Johnson Family Vacation.
  • Godfrey has also been a mainstay on television and has even hosted his own comedy special on Comedy Central, Godfrey: Black by Accident.
  • He was the face of 7Up’s “Make 7 Up Yours” campaign beginning in 2002.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TsXfhnTkCNs