Fast-rising social media comedian, Elsa Majimbo has won the 2020 E! People’s Choice Awards under the African Social Star category.
The 19-year-old Kenyan was nominated alongside Dimma Umeh, Lydia Forson, Sho Madjozi, Thuso Mbedu, Wian, Karl Kugelmann, and Zozi Tunzi.
Nigeria’s Dimma Umeh and South Africa’s were runner-ups.
Majimbo rose to fame during the COVID-19 pandemic with her hilarious random videos many of which have gone viral.
The teenage star soon started receiving recognition from international celebrities and snagged an endorsement with Rihanna’s Fenty.
She took to her social media page to announce the news.
I WON THE E! PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD!!!!! I LITERALLY COULD NOT HAVE DONE IT WITHOUT ALL OF YOUR AMAZING SUPPORT.
This year has been a whirlwind of discomfort and confusion for everybody, but for me it’s also brought with it a great lesson, that sometimes even the greatest obstacles in our path can be opportunities in disguise.
A big thank you to the people at @eentertainment for recognizing game
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