Elsa Majimbo has beaten everyone else in her category to bag the coveted 2020’s E! People’s Choice Awards African Social Star Category.
The Kenyan teen who is an internet sensation beat 7 others, among them the decorated South African Kwaito queen Sho Madjozi.
Other who were nominated alongside Majimbo included Karl Kugelmann, Dimma Umeh, Wian, Lydia Forson, Thuso Mbedu and Zozi Tunzi.
Majimbo took to Twitter after her win, thanking over 1M fans on Instagram and over 230k on Twitter for helping her secure the win.
Her win last evening preceded her interview with the Allure Magazine in which she shares secrets of her uber-simple skin-care routine- petroleum jelly.
I WON THE E! PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD!!!!! 🥳🥳🥳🥳💃🏾💃🏾💃🏾
I LITERALLY COULD NOT HAVE DONE IT WITHOUT ALL YOUR AMAZING SUPPORT!!!
— Elsa Majimbo 🇿🇦 (@ElsaAngel19) November 9, 2020
Majimbo is an internet comedian from Nairobi, Kenya. Her satirical monologues usually feature her crunching potato crisps, leaning back to a pillow and using a tiny 1990s sunglasses as a prop
Her quirky short videos have caught the attention of international stars such as Lupita Nyong’o, Steve Harvey, Snoop Dogg among others.
With a growing fan base, the young comedian recently bagged an ambassadorial role with pop singer, Rihanna’s Fenty where she is to showcase the brand’s glasses in every shade.
“Weekend antics with Kenyan comic Elsa Majimbo wearing every shade of FENTY. Happy Sunday everyone!” read a tweet on Fenty’s official page.