Ali Artwork Biography: Wife, Movies, Religion, Awards, Comedy


Ali Muhammad Idris (born January 1, 1992), professionally known as Ali Artwork, is a Nigerian standup comedian and film editor. His movies are top-notch in the Hausa-language cinema. Some of his works include films like Ashabul Khafi and Birnin Masoya. 

Artwork has also acted in many Hausa movies and is taking Kanny-wood to the national level. Though juggling acting was difficult, Ali had to sit and design his schedules.

The multi-award-winning editor is also in the comedy industry. He has grown to be among the best Arewa standup comedians. He has created a website where to display his works to the world.

Ali Artwork
Ali Artwork biography
Ali Muhammad Idris a successful comedian despite being a drop-out.
Quick Facts
Name:Ali Muhammad Idris
Other Name:Ali Artwork
Born:January 1, 1992 (age 30 years)
Place of Birth:Tarauni Local Government, Kano State, Nigeria
Alma mater:Sa’adatu Rimi College of Education, Kumbotso
Occupation:Actor, comedian, producer, script writer
Years Active:2011-date
Award:Best Digital Comedian, Nigerian Youth Achievers Award, 2022

Early Life

Artwork was born Ali Muhammad Idris on January 1, 1992 in Tarauni Local Government of Kano State, Nigeria. He hails from an average Hausa home.


Muhammad attended Unguwa Uku Special Primary School from 1999 to 2005. He studied at Government Junior Secondary School Unguwa Uku. 

Ali completed his secondary school at Government Senior Secondary School, Kundila.

After sitting for the compulsory Secondary School Certificate Examinations, he enrolled to study English at Sa’adatu Rimi College of Education, Kumbotso. He dropped out of school when he was going to NCEII.


After quitting school, Artwork engaged himself in many businesses. He tried tailoring, graphics, editing, comedy, and acting. He met with a film editor Aminu Mu’azu alias Aminu Bacci, who helped him through the process.

Aminu taught him how to edit movies and motivated and advised him. Artwork has worked with many local movie directors like Abba Miko Yakasai, Usman Mu’azu, AbdulAziz Dan Small, and Naziru Dan Hajiya.

Ali has also collaborated with other directors like Abubakar Mai Shadda. He has worked with celebrated actors like Nuhu Abdullahi, Ali Nuhu, Adam A. Zango, and Sadiq Sani Sadiq.

Some of the films he edited include Maja, Gwaska, Ga Fili Ga Mai Doki, Duniya Makaranta, Soyayya Da Shakuwa, Bayan Rai, Raddi, and Ina Mafita.


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  • Bayan Rai, Raddi
  • Ashabul Khafi
  • Ga Fili Ga Mai Doki
  • Dan Marayan Zaki
  • matar police
  • Duniya Makaranta
  • Gwaska
  • Maja
  • sai na auri Zara buhari
  • madakwal
  • Soyayya Da Shakuwa
  • Birnin Masoya
  • bakon amerika
  • kwamandan hisba
  • alhaji ya dawo
  • dan maula
  • bansan tsoro
  • barayin zaune
  • kanjamau
  • sai na zama gaye
  • Birnin Masoya
  • mayene ni
  • kidnapper
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  • kauraye
  • kansilan kauye
  • wasan banza
  • Baban soyayya

Personal Life

Ali Artwork is happily married to Hauwa’u. Ali has shared a picture of them on a flight. 


Ali Muhammad Idris is a recipient of many awards since 2016. He received the Nigerian Youth Achievers Award for Best Digital Comedian in 2022. Other awards include;

2016Best EditorMTN Kannywood AwardWon
2016Best Movie Trailer EditorAMMA AwardWon
2016Best ActorArewa Creative IndustryWon
2022Best Digital ComedianNigerian Youth Achievers AwardWon
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